Physiology Organizational Chart
Chair’s Advisory Committee Group (CAG)
Mandate: To provide advice and consultation for the Chair with regard to strategic planning as well as the day-to-day functioning of the Department
Membership: Chair: S. Matthews, L. Adamson, D. Belsham, S-S Bolz, P. Brubaker, S. Heximer, R. Horner, B. Orser.
Research, Innovations and Space Committee (RISC)
Mandate: To plan and implement research opportunities and research partnerships for the Department. Oversight of Departmental Research Platforms. Overall and integrated considerations of physical resources (e.g. space and research infrastructure). To advise on nomination of faculty for research awards.
Membership: Chair: S.-S. Bolz, A. Giacca, A. Gramolini, A. Jurisicova, W. Kuebler, S. Lye, B. Orser, R. Horner, M.W. Salter, & S. Matthews (ex officio)
Internal Grant Reviews
Mandate: To undertake pre-review of grants submitted by members of the Department.
Membership: Chair: A. Giacca. P. Brubaker, R. Horner, A. Jurisicova, J. Kraicer, L, Wang & S.-S. Bolz (ex officio)
Academic Oversight Committee (AOC)
Mandate: To administer and oversee all aspects of student education programs for the Department. To promote teaching excellence and Faculty Development. To undertake long-term planning of the Department's Academic Mission. To advise on nomination of faculty for teaching awards.
Membership: Chair: P. Brubaker. D. Belsham, M. French, N. Kee, C. Perumalla, M. Wojtowicz, S. Matthews (ex officio).
Appointments & Promotions Committee
Membership: Chair: S. Matthews, C. Bear, D. Belsham, P. Brubaker, S. Heximer, L. Schlichter, D. Tweed.
Promotions Subcommittee: Annual Activity Assessment Committee
Membership: Chair: S. Heximer. D. Belsham, M. Charlton, Z.P. Feng, A. Giacca, A. Gramolini, W. Kuebler, C. Perumalla, Q. Wang
Workload Policy Committee
Mandate: To develop a Workload Policy with respect to teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses for the Department of Physiology, as mandated by the University of Toronto.
Membership: Chair: P. Brubaker, M. French, H. Gaisano, S. Heximer, M. Wojtowicz.
Graduate Studies Committee
Mandate: To administer Graduate Admissions selection process. To consider and advise policy around the Graduate Program of the Department.
Membership: Chair: M. Wojtowicz, J. Belik, D. Belsham, Z.-P. Feng, A. Giacca, R. Jankov, T. Lam, P. Monnier, J. Rocheleau, M. Wheeler, GASP Representative
Graduate Academic Committee
Mandate: 1) To review applications for new graduate appointments in the Department and to provide a regular review of the performance of supervisors with respect to their graduate appointments. 2) To co-ordinate Graduate Level courses and programs
Membership: Chair: D. Belsham.
Graduate Student Appeals Committee
Mandate: To consider formal appeals from graduate students under the relevant guidelines of the
Membership: Chair: J. Duffin. Z.-P. Feng, J. Kraicer, M. Wheeler and GASP representative
a) Graduate Association of Students in Physiology Executive (GASP)
Mandate: The Graduate Association of Students in Physiology is an elected group of graduate students from the Department of Physiology. Our responsibility is primarily to enhance the experience of students in the Physiology Graduate Program, and to encourage interactions between graduate students and with faculty members, whether it is through social events or academic activities like the annual Frontiers in Physiology Research Symposium.
President: Lemieux Luu (Wheeler lab)
Vice Presidents: Melissa Kwan (Lye lab) & Jonathan Menchella (Belsham lab)
Treasurer: Andrew Barszczyk (Feng lab)
Secretary: Vasilis Moisiadis (Matthews lab)