Basic Science Chairs Committee


The Basic Science Chairs Committee is advisory to the Dean and provides guidance and feedback on items relevant to the basic science departments that are presented at meetings held monthly during the academic year.  

Current Membership:

Anne Agur, Acting Chair, Division of Anatomy
Brenda Andrews, Director, Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research
John Bohnen, Senior Advisor to the Dean on Clinical Affairs
Warren Chan, Director, Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
Dev Chopra, Chief Administrative Officer
Meg Connell, Director, Office of the Dean
Leah Cowen, Chair, Department of Molecular Genetics
Richard Hegele, Vice Dean, Research & Innovation (Chair)
Scott Heximer, Interim Chair, Department of Physiology
Patricia Houston, Vice Dean, MD Program
Rita Kandel, Chair, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
Allan Kaplan, Vice Dean, Graduate & Academic Affairs
Thomas Kislinger, Chair, Department of Medical Biophysics
Justin Nodwell, Chair, Department of Biochemistry
Deborah O'Connor, Interim Chair, Department of Nutritional Sciences
Ruth Ross, Chair, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Sal Spadafora, Vice Dean, Post MD Education
Trevor Young, Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Juan Carlos Zúñiga-Pflücker, Chair, Department of Immunology