Division of Anatomical Sciences


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The Division of Anatomical Sciences within the Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology coordinates the instruction of human anatomy for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from McGill, as well as external groups from other universities and professional societies.


The Division administers the Anatomy Laboratory, Histology Laboratory, Anatomy Museum, and facilities for the Body Donor Program, all located within the historic Strathcona Anatomy & Dentistry Building. To learn more about these facilities or to request a reservation, please see here.

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In 2017, McGill was ranked the 3rd best university for the study of Anatomy & Physiology in the world by QS World University Rankings.

To make a monetary donation to the Division or to the Body Donor Program, please use the following link


Meet the Members of the Division of Anatomical Sciences

gabriel.venne [at] mcgill.ca (Gabriel Venne)

Director, Division of Anatomical Sciences

Associate Professor

PhD Queen's University

Research:  Medical education, 3D anatomical printing, embalming techniques for competency-based education, fascia anatomy.

Courses:  ANAT 214 (Systemic Human Anatomy), ANAT 514 (Advanced Human Anatomy Laboratory)  

mina.zeroual [at] mcgill.ca (Mina Zeroual)

Assistant Professor (Campus Outaouais)


mikaela.stiver [at] mcgill.ca (Mikaela Stiver)

Assistant Professor

Research:  Human kinetics, neuroscience & clinical anatomy.

Courses: ANAT 314 (Human Musculoskeletal Anatomy), ANAT 323 (Clinical Neuroanatomy)


Dr. Mette Coleman

Mette Coleman

Faculty Lecturer

Research: Clinical anatomy, myofascial pain, interregional continuity of fasciae, interprofessional and health science education

Courses: ANAT 214 (Systemic Human Anatomy), ANAT 314 (Human Musculoskeletal Anatomy)

Dr. Campbell Rolian

Campbell Rolian

Associate Professor

Research: Development and evolution of limb bones in humans, nonhuman primates, and other model organisms using complementary approaches such as microCT imaging, histology, developmental genetics and evolutionary quantitative genetics.

Courses: ANAT 315 (Clinical Human Musculoskeletal Anatomy), ANAT 316 (Clinical Human Visceral Anatomy)

robert.lheureux [at] mcgill.ca (Robert L'Heureux)

Laboratory Coordinator


jamie.brisebois [at] mcgill.ca (Jamie Brisebois)

Chief Medical Anatomy Technician


joseph.p.dube [at] mcgill.ca (Joseph Dubé)

Body Donor Program Administrator



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