Seminar Series

Recording links: You must have an SFU login to access these the seminar recordings.

OCTOBER 1, 2020

Highlighting the diversity of COVID-19 research being conducted by FHS researchers:

Have COVID, Will Travel:  What role for crossborder measures during a global pandemic
Dr. Kelley Lee, Professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Global Health Governance, FHS

The Gender & COVID-19 Project: a global mixed method study
Dr. Julia Smith, University Research Associate, FHS

Developing SARS-CoV-2 detection and sequencing assays to improve diagnostics and outbreak investigation
Dr. Zabrina Brumme, Professor and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar, FHS & Laboratory Director, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS


OCTOBER 15, 2020

Iraqibacter and the Phage Whisperer:  The Story Behind the first Dedicated Phage therapy Center in North America to Combat Superbugs
Dr. Steffanie Strathdee, Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences, Harold Simon Professor of Medicine, and Co-Director of the Center for Innovative Phage Applications and Therapeutics, UC San Diego
Dr. Tom Patterson, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Diego


OCTOBER 29, 2020

“It means everything”: Indigenous student persistence through Canadian higher education
Dr. Michelle Pidgeon, Associate Professor and Co Chair of the Indigenous Education Reconciliation Council, Faculty of Education, SFU; Director, Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership & Policy
Pathways Project Executive Summary
Presentation Slides - Please note that the slides reflect updated data and, thus, differ slightly from the data presented.

NOVEMBER 12, 2020

What’s sex got to do with it? HIV transmission and Pathogenesis
Dr. Eric Hunter, Professor, Emory Vaccine Center and Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine; Eminent Scholar, Georgia Research Alliance & Co-Director of the Emory Center for AIDS Research


NOVEMBER 26, 2020

Transforming Care for Advanced Prostate Cancer: From Genomics to Clinical Practice
Dr. Kim Chi, Professor of Medicine, UBC & Chief Medical Officer, BC Cancer


DECEMBER 3, 2020

Community-engaged research with migrant communities
Dr. María Luisa Zúñiga, Professor and Campus Director, Joint Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Research on Substance Use, School of Social Work, San Diego State University