Seminar Series

Perceptions of the Cell



Dr. Martin Schwartz Cardiovascular Research Centre, Depts. Of Microbiology & Biomedical Engineering, Prostate Cancer Research Institute University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA "Regulation of Lipid Raft Trafficking by Integrins" March 2007

Dr. Nabil G. Seidah Director, Laboratory of Biochemical Neuroendocrinology Institutes de Recherches Cliniques de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec "The Proprotein Convertases: Cellular Biology and Physiology April 2007

Dr. Rakesh Kumar John G & Marie Stella Kennedy Memorial Foundation Chair Depts. of Molecular & Cellular Oncology and Biochem & Molecular Biology University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas "Cytoskeleton Signaling Moves to the Nucleus" June 2007

Dr. Kevin P. Campbell Roy J. Carver Professor of Physiology & Biophysics, Neurology Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa "Muscular Dystrophy as a Complex Disease: Insight from Mouse Models" September 2007

Dr. Ari Helenius Institute of Biochemistry, ETH Zurich, Switzerland "How Viruses Enter Animal Cells" April 2008

Dr. Peter Roy Dept of Molecular Genetics, Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular & BiomolecularResearch, University of Toronto "How the Genetics of Guided Membrane Extension to the Midline of C.elegansis leading to Critical Insight into OpitzSyndrome in Humans" June 2008

Dr. W. James Nelson Dept of Biological Sciences and the Dept of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA "New Insights into Cell-Cell Adhesion and Development of Epithelial Cell Polarity" June 2008

Dr. David G. Drubin Division of Cell & Developmental Biology Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC BERKELEY, Calif "Harnessing Actin Dynamics for Endocytic Trafficking" February 2009

Dr. Zena Werb Department of Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco "Of Mice and Women: How Studying mammary development gives us insights into breast cancer" November 2009

Dr. Andras Nagy Canada Research Chair in Stem Cells and Regeneration, Mount Sinai Hospital, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Toronto "Transposon-reprogrammed induced pluripotent stem cells are powerful exploratory tools" April 2010



Co-Chairs


Dr. Christian Naus, Cell Biology Group/Dept of Cellular & Physiological Sciences, 2-2498, cnaus@interchange.ubc.ca
Dr. Linda Matsuuchi, Cell Biology Group/Dept. of Zoology, 2-4881, matsuchi@zoology.ubc.ca

UBC sponsorship


Cell and Developmental Biology Research Group (CMD/CELL)
Department of Zoology
Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences
Department of Botany
Deppartment of Microbiology & Immunology
Brain Research Centre
The Life Sciences Institute
The Cell Biology Group
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Science

Corporate Sponsorship


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Last updated 9 March 2010