Vanessa Auld appointed as UBC’s new Head of Zoology

Professor Vanessa Auld begins a five-year term as head of UBC’s Department of Zoology on July 3.

Internationally recognized for her research in neuroscience, cell and developmental biology, Auld earned her BSc in Microbiology from UBC and her PhD from the University of Toronto. She has twice served as UBC Science’s Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, leading equity and diversity initiatives across the Faculty and at the university level.

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