Pathology Province-Wide Rounds
Book off 12-1 pm for every Friday for the Pathology Province-Wide Rounds | Location: https://ubc.zoom.us (the same URL for all rounds) . For Zoom information or any questions, please email Heleena Mistry. Rounds are recorded and available here.
Friday, October 21, 2022 from 12pm-1pm: *CLINICAL*
Speaker: Peter Lansdorp, Distinguished Scientist, Terry Fox Laboratory, BC Cancer; Professor, Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia
Topic: “Telomerase and Cell Renewal in the Context of Evolution Biology”
- recognize clinical features of telomere biology disorders ;
- appreciate telomere shortening as a powerful tumor suppressor mechanism that limits cell renewal in the hematopoietic, immune and cardiovascular system;
- consider a novel model to explain why females have longer telomeres and live longer than males.