Department Chair:  Dr. Craig A. Mandato


Autexier, Chantal
BSc (Concordia), PhD (McGill)

Mechanism and regulation of telomerase and telomere function in mammals.

Bechstedt, Susanne
Assistant Professor
PhD (Max Planck Institute)

Cell biology, biochemistry, and structural biology of microtubules and their associated proteins.

Bui, Khanh Huy
Assistant Professor
BSc (University of New South Wales), MSc (Chalmers), PhD (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich)

Structure, function, and assembly of the eukaryotic flagella.

Davis, Elaine C.
BSc & MSc (Western Ontario), PhD (McGill)

Role of the extracellular matrix in cell signaling, vascular development and disease, intracellular protein trafficking.

wafa.djerboua [at] mcgill.ca (Djerboua, Wafa)
Assistant Professor
M.Ed (Ottawa)
M.D. University of Constantine (Algeria)


Lamarche-Vane, Nathalie
PhD (University of Montreal)

Signaling pathways mediated by the Rho family of GTPases.

Mandato, Craig A.
Associate Professor
Department Chair
PhD (Waterloo)

The role of cytoskeletal components in cell division, cell motility and cellular wound healing.

McWatt, Sean
Assistant Professor
PhD (University of Guelph)

Evaluating learning resources and environments in human anatomy, student approaches to learning, and visuospatial ability.

Morales, Carlos R.
DVM (UNNE, Argentina), PhD (McGill)

Biogenesis of Lysosomes; Lysosomal Sphingolipid Activator Proteins (SAPs) Targeting Mechanisms of Lysosomal Proteins Studies on Reproduction

Ortega, Joaquin
PhD (Autonoma University Madrid)

New antimicrobial targets. Mechanisms of ribosome assembly. 

Presley, John
Associate Professor
PhD (Texas)

Transport and sorting of proteins in the secretory pathway, role of coat proteins in sorting from the Golgi apparatus.

Reinhardt, Dieter P.
MSc (Kaiserslautern), PhD (Munich)

Joint appointment with the Faculty of Dentistry

Dynamics of cell-extracellular matrix interactions in normal and pathological situations. Identification of disease mechanisms in heritable diseases originating in the extracellular matrix.

Strauss, Mike
Assistant Professor
BEd (Trent), BSc (Wilfrid Laurier), MSc (Toronto), D.Phil (Frankfurt)

Structural biology, structural virology, cell biology, electron microscopy

Vali, Hojatollah
PhD (Munich)

Investigation of the interface between organic and inorganic systems relevant to pathological mineralization in human tissue and bacterial induced mineralization.

Venne, Gabriel
Assistant Professor
PhD (Queen's University)

Development of an experimental animal model of mechanically-induced osteophyte formation and radiological evaluation of mature osteophyte microarchitecture.

Ventura, Nicole
Assistant Professor
PhD (Queen's University)

Curriculum design, interprofessional and medical education, imaging in anatomy and the use of 3D printing to generate anatomical models for surgical simulation.

Zeroual, Mina
Assistant Professor
MD (University Hassan II - Casablanca, Morocco)


Zeytuni, Natalie
Assistant Professor

PhD (Ben-Gurion University)

Membrane transporters, bacterial secretion systems, bacterial pathogenesis, cryo-electron microscopy, X-ray crystallography, structure-function studies.


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