2020-2021 LSI Virtual Seminar Series Presentations
Dr. Jacky Goetz
October 29, 2021: Dr. Jacky Goetz, research director of Strasbourg University’s Molecular Immunology and Rheumatology Laboratory, and head of the tumor biomechanics team, presents “Forces shape tumor metastasis.”
Dr. Manu Ben-Johny
October 22, 2021: Dr. Manu Ben-Johny, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics at Columbia University presents “Sodium channelopathies: distinct phenotypes, common mechanisms and towards shared therapies.”
Dr. Joshua Sanes
October 15, 2021: Dr. Joshua Sanes, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Director of the Center for Brain Science at Harvard University presents “What transcriptomics tells us about retinal development, disease and evolution.”
Dr. Linda Partridge
June 4, 2021: Professor Dame Linda Partridge DBE, FRS, FRSE, founding director of the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Aging and professor of genetics, evolution and evironment in the Division of Biosciences at the University College London, offered the 17th Copp Lecture, entitled “Aging: a gut feeling.”
Dr. Kurt Haas
March 26, 2021: Dr. Kurt Haas, Professor, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences at the University of British Columbia presents “Experience-driven brain circuit development and the impact of disease-associated missense mutations on protein function.”
Dr. Juliet Daniel
March 12, 2021: Dr. Juliet Daniel, Professor and Cancer Biologist, and Interim Associate Dean of Research and External Relations with the Faculty of Science at McMaster University presents “Dancing from bottoms up: Kaiso roles in colon and breast cancer, and cancer disparities.”
Dr. Carl Hansen
February 26, 2021: Dr. Carl Hansen, Director and CEO of AbCellera Biologics Inc. presents “Building a Biotech Powerhouse,” describing the growth and corporate culture of this highly successful Vancouver biotech firm, followed by a live Q & A.
February 12, 2021: Dr. Christophe Lamaze
Dr. Christophe Lamaze, Director of Research, PI and Head of laboratory, Cellular and Chemical Biology at the Institut Curie, in Paris, France presents “Mechanotransduction by caveolae.” To view this video, please click on this link: https://vimeo.com/514428609
Bioinformatics, FLOW and High Throughput Biology in the LSI: What can we do for you?
Stephan Flibotte (Bioinformatics), Andrew Johnson (FLOW) and Tom Pfeifer (Bio!), managers of three Core Scientific Facilities in the Life Sciences Institute provide an overview of the essential support and capacity to sustain cutting edge research provided by their respective services.
To view the video, click on this link: https://vimeo.com/506367792
The Long and Winding Road to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
Former LSI Director Dr. Pieter Cullis (UBC Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Scientific Director & CEO, NanoMedicines Innovation Network) presents the January 15, 2021 LSI Virtual Seminar, “The Long and Winding Road to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine.” To view the video, click on this link: https://vimeo.com/501285569