MCB Distinguished Speakers - A great opportunity to hear leading researchers in the scientific community discuss their work

A great opportunity to hear leading researchers in the scientific community discuss their work.

2016-17 Schedule

These seminars are held alternate Wednesdays during the Fall and Winter semesters and headline our new weekly Departmental Seminar Series. Everyone is welcome to attend. Coffee, Tea & Timbits available.

Please note seminar times and locations below.

October 19, 2016 at 10:30 am in SSC 1511 - Dr. Roger Lévesque
Director, Integrative and Systems Biology Institute (IBIS) and Full Professor, Université Laval
(Faculty Host: Dr. Joe Lam and Dr. Cezar Khursigara)

November 2, 2016  at 10:30 am in SSC 1511 - Dr. Peter L. Davies
Professor of Biochemistry, and CRC in Protein Engineering, Queen's University
(Faculty Host: Dr. Steffen Graether)

November 16, 2016 at 10:30 am in SSC 1511 - Dr. Phil Hieter
Professor, Michael Smith Laboratories, Dept. of Medical Genetics and Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia
(Faculty Host: Dr. Krassimir (Joseph) Yankulov

February 1, 2017at 10:30 am in SSC 2315 - Dr. Paul Lasko
Professor, Department of Biology, McGill Cancer Research Centre
(Faculty Host: Dr. Jim Uniacke)

Feb. 15, 2015at 10:30 am in SSC 2315 - Dr. Lynne-Marie Postovit
Associate Professor, Experimental Oncology, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta
(Faculty Host: Dr. Jim Uniacke)

March 1, 2017 at 10:30 am in SSC 2315 - Dr. Jim Woodgett
Director of the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Professor, Dept of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
(Faculty Host: Dr. Nina Jones)

March 29, 2017 at 10:30 am in SSC 2315 - Dr. Harry Brumer
Professor, Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia
(Faculty Host: Dr. Chris Whitfield)

May 17, 2017 at 10:30 am in PAHL 1800 - Dr. Lynne Maquat
Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award, 2015
Director, Center for RNA Biology; Professor, Dept of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Rochester Medical Center
(Faculty Host: Dr. Steven Rothstein)

2016-17 Seminar Committee: Terry Van Raay (chair), David Josephy, Matt Kimber, Chris Whitfield, Gaelen Melanson, Vanessa Breton


Previous years

2015-16
2014-15
2013-14
2012-13
2011-12
2010-11
2009-10
2008-09
2007-08

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