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The Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research

The Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research, named in honour of past IMS Director and Dr. Ori Rotstein, presents current research being explored in the areas of surgery and translational medicine. Past lecturers include Paul, O’Byrne, Lyle Palmer , James E. Mitchell, Michael A. Matthay, Elliot Chaikof and Peter Liu.

In the fall of 2017 we were joined by Dr. Connie Eaves, Professor, Departments of Medical Genetics, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia as she discussed “The Rising Challenge and Thrill of Complexity in Biomedical Research”.

We spoke with Dr. Eaves about stem cell research and the important role women play as researchers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  Learn more in the video clips below:

Dr. Connie Eaves offers advice to graduate students:


On exciting innovations in stem cell research:


On women in STEM fields: