Department

Seminars

 

Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Seminar Program 2012/2013

Fridays in MSB 282 12:30pm – 1:30pm (unless otherwise noted)

 

Friday September 7
2012

Dr. Mary Bee
Associate Professor of Anatomy, University of Detroit Mercy, Master Educator of Anatomy, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

“Innovations in Anatomy Education”

Friday September 14
2012



Dr. Max Wicha
Distinguished Professor of Oncology, Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

“Clinical and Biological Implication of Breast Cancer Stem Cells”

Friday September 21
2012

Dr. Jessica Grahn
Assistant Professor, The Brain and Mind Institute and Department of Psychology, Western University

“Motor area engagement during perception of rhythm”

Friday September 28
2012

Dr. Troy Hackett
Associate Professor, Departments of Hearing and Speech Sciences and Psychology, Vanderbilt University

“Using gene and protei n expression to characterize circuits in auditory cortex”

Friday
October 5
2012


Dr. Christian Naus
Professor, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences; Director, Life Sciences Institute, Canada Research Chair in Gap Junctions and Disease, University of British Columbia

“Connexins and Pannexins in Neuroprotection: Two Sides to the Story”

Friday
October 12
2012

Chris Elliott
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University

Graduate Student Meeting

Friday
October 19
2012


Dr. Lynne Postovit
Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University

“Embryogenesis Meets Tumourigenesis: Nodal Points”

 

Thursday
October 25
2012*

19 th Annual Murray Barr Lecture (Thursday)
9:30 a.m., Aud A, UH, LHSC
Autumn Convocation

Dr. Jeffrey Conn
Lee. E. Limbird Professor of Pharmacology, Director, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

“Allosteric modulators of GPCRs as a novel approach to treatment of CNS disorders”

Friday
October 26
2012

Dr. Richard Brown
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

“The translation of research from mouse models of neurodegenerative diseases to humans: What can go wrong and how can it be fixed?”

Friday
November 2
2012

Dr. Steve Laviolette
Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University

“The Role of Cannabinoids in Fear, Paranoia and Schizophrenia”

Friday
November 9
2012

Dr. William Klein
Professor of Neurobiology and Neurology, Northwestern University

“Synaptotoxic Abeta Oligomers: A Molecular Basis for the Cause, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease”

Friday
November 16
2012

 

No Seminar - Retreat

Friday
November 23
2012

Dr. Daniel Dufort
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University

“Multiple role of Nodal signaling in the establishment and maintenance of pregnancy”

Friday
November 30
2012

Dr. Damien Cruse
Post Doctoral Fellow
The Brain and Mind Institute
Western University

“Electroencephalography and disorders of consciousness: old dog, new tricks”

Friday
December 7
2012

Dr. Simon Beggs
Research Associate, Program in Neurosciences & Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Pain

“Microglia-neuronal signaling in neuropathic pain”

Friday
December 14
2012

Friday
December 21
2012

Friday
January 4
2013

Friday
January 11
2013

Friday
January 18
2013

Dr. Richard Robitaille
Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Montreal

“Glial cells detect and modulate basal synaptic transmission in the CNS”

Friday
January 25
2013

Dr. Stanley R. Terlecky
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Wayne State University School of Medicine

“Pleiotropic Protective Effects of a Targeted Antioxidant”

Friday
February 1
2013

Dr. Jeremy Friedberg
Partner and Co-founder, Spongelab Interactive

“Simulation & Game-based Learning: Old ideas in new digital platforms”

Friday
February 8
2013

Monty McKillop
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University

“Conditional Sox9 ablation reduces chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan expression and improves motor function following spinal cord injury”

Friday
February 15
2013

Gap Junction Research Forum Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Brant Isakson

Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics, University of Virginia School of Medicine

“Pannexin 1 channels and their interactome regulate blood pressure”

**Thursday
February 21
2013

Dr. Marlies Knipper
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Tubingen Hearing Research Centre, Germany

“News about the molecular aspects of tinnitus”

Friday
March 1
2013

Lori Lowes
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University

“Molecular Characterization of Circulating Tumor Cells in Metastatic Cancer”

Friday
March 8
2013

Dr. Diane Lagace
Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Neuroscience Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa

“What Regulates the Survival of New Neurons in the Adult Brain”

Friday
March 15
2013

Dr. Robert Tallitsch
Professor of Biology, Augustana College

“The effects of computer-assisted instruction (and other good things) on the teaching of undergraduate Human Anatomy”

Friday
March 22
2013

Dr. Danny Welch
Leonard H. Robinson Professorship of Pathology, Senior Scientist, University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center

“The mitochondrial genome as a genetic contributor to complex diseases”

Friday
March 29
2013

No Seminar – University closed

Friday
April 5
2013

Amee Hall
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western University

“Hierarchical organization within auditory cortex”

Friday
April 12
2013

Dr. David J. Goldhamer
Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, Center for Regenerative Biology, University of Connecticut Stem Cell Institute

“Altered programming of muscle-resident stem cells leads to heterotopic ossification and regenerative failure”

Friday
April 19
2013

Dr. Ilona Skerjanc
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa

“The regulation of Nkx2.5 activity during cardiomyogenesis”

Friday
April 26
2013

Victoria Roach,
Sonya VanNuland,
Laura VonHagen

Graduate students, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University

“Yay Babba Wei: T.I.A. – Student reflections on the state of Medical Education in East Aftrica”

Friday
May 3
2013

Dr. Lauren Flynn
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University

“Soft Tissue Engineering with Adipose-derived Stem Cells”

**Thursday
May 9
2013

2:00 p.m., Aud A, UH, LHSC

6th Annual Suzanne Bernier Memorial Lecture
Dr. Lisa A. Fortier
Associate Professor of Surgery,  Cornell University, Vice President, International Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Society

“Lessons Learned from the Equine Model of Cartilage Injury and Repair”

Friday
May 10
2013

Maria Cernea
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University

“Effects of Prenatal Testosterone on Metabolic and Reproductive Neural Circuitry in the Sheep”

Friday
May 17
2013

Dr. Trevor Shepherd
Assistant Professor, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, and Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University

“AKT, AMPK and Autophagy: uncovering mechanisms of tumour dormancy in ovarian cancer metastasis”

Friday
May 24
2013


Friday
May 31
2013

Scott Findlay
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University

“Characterization of a novel human Nodal isoform”

Friday
June 7
2013

TBA

Friday
June 14
2013

TBA

Friday
June 21
2013

TBA

Friday
June 28
2013

TBA

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