Seminar Series

dThe Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar Series occurs weekly on Fridays between 12:30pm and 1:30pm and will be held virtually on Zoom unless otherwise noted. The Series features talks by Faculty, PhD Candidates, External and Internal guests, all presenting on a variety of topics. Everyone is welcome to attend, for details on a specific seminar see our events calendar or follow the links below. You may also contact anatomy@uwo.ca with any questions or for more information.

All Graduate Students are required to attend the weekly departmental seminar series and all absences are to be reported via the Seminar Registration Form.


Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar Series 2020-2021

Date Speaker Title
January 1, 2021 New Years Day
January 8, 2021 Braeden Medeiros
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Alison Allan
"Elucidating the role of extracellular vesicles in mediating breast cancer metastasis to the lung”
January 15, 2021 Jacky Goetz, PhD
Researcher,
INSERM Strasbourg, France
Host: Patrick Lajoie
Cancelled
January 22, 2021 Caitlin Symonette, PhD
Assistant Professor and Suregeon
Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery,
Western University, LHSC
Host: Alison Allan
“Hyaluronic Acid Phosphatidylethanolamine (HA-PE): A Novel Skin Technology”
January 29, 2021 Austyn Roseborough
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Shawn Whitehead
"Exosome-mediated propagation of inflammation: Implications for age, blood brain barrier dysfunction and white matter pathology"
February 5, 2021

                              New Faculty Lecture Series

February 12, 2021 Cory Lefebvre
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Alison Allan
“Understanding the kinomic contributions of tyrosine kinase inhibitor resistance in triple negative breast cancer”
February 19, 2021 Jenna Kitz
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Alison Allan
“Elucidating the role of complete and partial epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition on circulating tumor cell generation, phenotype, and metastasis in prostate cancer patients”  
February 26, 2021 Paul Trainor, PhD
Professor,
Stowers Institute for Medical Research, USA
Host: Katherine Willmore
“Making faces: neural crest cells and their roles in craniofacial development, evolution and disease”?
March 5, 2021

                              New Faculty Lecture Series

March 12, 2021 Dr. Claudia Bagni, PhD
Professor,
University of Lausanna, Switzerland
Host: Susanna Schmid
"Molecular Complexes Underlying Motor and Social Skill Development"
March 19, 2021

Emily Carrothers, MSW RSW
Wellness and Well-being, Student Experience, Western University
Host: Shawn Whitehead

Wellness and Mental Health Workshop
March 26, 2021 Donna Zhang, PhD
Professor, Musil Family,
Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona
Host: Matthew Borrelli
“The intricacies of NRF2 in Cancer"
April 2, 2021 Good Friday
April 9, 2021

                             New Faculty Lecture Series

April 16, 2021 Mariayan Jeyarajah
PhD Candidate
Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University
Host: Stephen Renaud
"Identifying Novel Transcriptional Regulators in Trophoblast Development"
April 23, 2021 TBA TBA
April 30, 2021 Paula Foster, PhD
Professor,
Medical Biophysics, Western University
Host: Alison Allan
TBA
May 7, 2021

                             New Faculty Lecture Series

May 14, 2020 Soren Nielsen, PhD
Researcher,
University of Aalborg, Denmark
Host: John Kiernan
TBA
May 21, 2021 Victoria Day - Western Holiday
May 28, 2021 John Dick, PhD, FRS
Professor,
University of Toronto
Host: Peeyush Lala
TBA
June 4, 2021 Patricia Martin, PhD
Professor,
Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland
Host: Silvia Penuela
TBA
June 11, 2021 Axel Montagne, PhD
Chancellor's Fellow & UK DRI Group Leader,
The University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Host: Shawn Whitehead

TBA