Department Chair: Chantal Autexier


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

Mechanism and regulation of telomerase and telomere function in mammals.

Bechstedt, Susanne
Associate Professor
PhD (Max Planck Institute)

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

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

Structure, function, and assembly of the eukaryotic flagella.

Coleman, Mette
Assistant Professor
BSc (State University of NY), DSc (Andrews University, Michigan, US)

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

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

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

Guo, Shuaiqi
Assistant Professor
BSc (Mount Allison University), PhD (Queen's University)

Structure and function of microbial nanomachines, adhesins, biofilms.

Lamarche-Vane, Nathalie
PhD (University of Montreal)

Signaling pathways mediated by the Rho family of GTPases.

Mandato, Craig A.
Associate Professor
PhD (Waterloo)

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

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.

Rolian, Campbell
Associate Professor
BSc (McGill University), A.M (Harvard University), PhD (Harvard University)

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.

Stiver, Mikaela
Assistant Professor
PhD (Toronto)

Human kinetics, neuroscience & clinical anatomy.

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
Associate Professor
PhD (Queen's University)

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

Zeroual, Mina
Assistant Professor
MD, Surgery (University Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco), M.Ed. (University of Ottawa)

Innovative Strategy for teaching anatomy. Students' engagement in the anatomy laboratory. interprofessional education and CanMed skill development in the anatomy lab. Development of pedagogical frameworks for medical school teachers.

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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