Dr. Jeff Biernaskie : “Examining The Impact of Injury and Advanced Age On Dermal Progenitor Function ”

THE BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CENTRE SEMINAR SERIES Presents

Dr. Jeff Biernaskie, Ph.D.

Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society Chair in Skin Regeneration and Wound Healing

Dept. of Comparative Biology and Experimental Medicine

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

University of Calgary

Calgary, Canada

 

“Examining The Impact of Injury and Advanced Age On Dermal Progenitor Function ”

Dr. Biernaskie is an Assistant Professor of Stem Cell Biology and course lecturer in developmental neurobiology, cell biology, embryology and is also the coordinator for the graduate course in Regenerative Medicine. His research focuses on dermal stem cells located within hair follicles and exploiting these cells to develop novel therapies for improved wound healing after burn injury. His lab also studies peripheral glial cell biology and development of treatments for improved nervous system repair.

 

Hosted by Dr. Michael Underhill

tunderhi@brc.ubc.ca