Prof Peter Watson: Biobaking seminar
Westmead Research Hub Visiting Professor
Location:WIMR Seminar Room C2.20, 176 Hawkesbury Rd Westmead
Peter Watson is a Professor in the Department of Pathology, BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) and the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. He combines a clinical practice as a breast pathologist (20% time) with roles in building research infrastructures as Director of the BCCA Tumor Tissue Repository program and the UBC Office of Biobank Education & Research (30% time), and a research program (50% time) in biology and biomarkers of solid tumour progression. His academic work has been funded by national and international funding agencies since 1993 and has generated over 190 peer reviewed papers and over 40 reviews, book chapters, and letters, including 40 papers in the past 5 years. His Google Scholar h-index is 72. Since 1993, Professor Watson has been the primary supervisor for 7 graduate students, 10 research track post-doctoral fellows and 7 clinician-scientist track trainees.