Speaking and Teaching

Public Speaking

  • February 2016February 2016

    Let’s Talk about Masturbation: The Brain on Masturbation

    Pat O’Brien, Joshua Koh, Maureen McGrath, and Grace Lee
    In partnership with the Company of Disciples, Meeting of the Minds Spotlight Series, February 24, 2016

  • 20152015

    Build a Success Mindset with Proven Brain Science Principles

    Grace Lee
    Vancouver Business Network, September 15, 2015

  • 2015

    Money and Stress

    Grace Lee and Alphil Guilaran
    In partnership with the Financial Literacy Counsel, Inc., Vancouver Chinese Pentecostal Church Retreat, Chilliwack, BC, February 7, 2015

  • 2015start

    Money and Stress

    Grace Lee and Alphil Guilaran
    In partnership with the Financial Literacy Counsel, Inc., Tenth Avenue Church, Vancouver, BC, January 19, 2015

  • 20152015

    Effective Networking to Further Your Career

    Grace Lee
    Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) Brown Bag Lunch Seminar. UBC Point Grey Campus, Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre Room 224, February 11, 2015

  • 2015start

    Financial Stewardship: Your Brain on Stress and Root Issues on Financial Decisions

    Grace Lee and Alphil Guilaran
    In partnership with the Financial Literacy Counsel, Inc., New Joy Church, Richmond, BC, Canada, January 11, 2015

  • 2014start

    Money, Relationships, and Stress

    Grace Lee and Alphil Guilaran
    In partnership with the Financial Literacy Counsel, Inc., Origin Church, Vancouver, Canada, November 2, 2014

  • 2014start

    Speaking the Brain’s Language: The Elephant in the Brain

    Grace Lee
    Vancouver Board of Trade Company of Young Professionals X, The Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver, Canada, March 11, 2014

  • 20142014

    Creating Career Marketing Tools by Developing your Personal Brand

    Grace Lee
    UBC Life Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Room LSC3, October 28, 2014

  • 20132013

    Socializing the Genome: Self Discovery or Self Destruction?

    Grace Lee
    Neurology grand rounds presentation to medical residents. UBC Faculty of Medicine, November 20, 2013

  • 2011start

    Disease progression with early toxin-induced neuropathology in the ageing mutant SOD1 mouse model of ALS

    Grace Lee and Christopher A. Shaw
    22nd International Symposium on ALS/MND, Sydney, Australia, December 1st, 2011

  • 2010start

    Determination and progression of toxin-induced neuropathology in the ageing mutant SOD1 mouse central nervous system

    Lee, G. and Shaw, C.A.
    21st International Symposium on ALS/MND, Orlando, Florida, December 12th, 2010

  • 2009start

    Exposure to sterylglucosides in vivo contributes to disease progression in the mSODG37R line 29 mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

    Lee, G., Hilton, B., and Shaw, C.A.
    20th International Symposium on ALS/MND, Berlin, Germany, December 9th, 2009

  • 2008start

    Interaction of Als2 gene deficiency with dietary neurotoxin leads to increased pathophysiological features

    Lee, G., Orban, P.C., Hayden, M.R., and Shaw, C.A.
    ALS Society of Canada Fourth Annual ALS Research Forum, Toronto, Ontario, May 5th, 2008

Teaching

  • 20162016

    sample position

    Title: Instructor
    The lectures and applications in this program taught students about a range of topics designed to help improve their understanding of business and management concepts that are transferable across a range of career paths.

  • present2016

    sample position

    Title: Leader and Organizer
    The Company of Rogue Academics is a innovation-oriented platform that ignites passionate individuals who have deep interests in redefining career/academic success and taking their intellectual capital to the next level.

    The group aims to foster intellectual discussions, share cross-disciplinary knowledge, and reflect upon productive mental models to equip its members to grow their networks and approach decision-making as a free agent.

  • 20142014

    Life Beyond Academia Meetup, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Title: Co-organizer and Content Developer, 2014
    Workshops conducted for PhD graduates:

    • A PhD Toolkit for Defining Career Goals and Exploring Career Options
    • Creating Career Marketing Tools by Developing your Personal Brand
    • Work the Room Networking

  • 20142013

    sample position

    Title: Co-organizer and Content Developer, 2013 – 2014
    Workshops conducted for business owners:

    • The Art of Effective Networking
    • 7 Habits of Good Networkers
    • Using LinkedIn to Market a Small Business

Academic Presentations (North America)

  • 2013start

    Academic publication trends on minimally conscious states: A decade of neuroimaging in MeSH

    Lee, G., Garnett, A., and Illes, J.
    International Neuroethics Society 2013 Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, November 7 and 8, 2013

  • 2013start

    Expert perspectives on the clinical actionability of functional neuroimaging for disorders of consciousness

    Lee, G., Mizgalewicz, A., Byram, A.C., and Illes, J.
    Canadian Bioethics Society 2013 Annual Conference, Banff, Alberta, Jun 1st, 2013

  • 2012start

    A framework for assessing the clinical actionability of functional neuroimaging for disorders of consciousness

    Lee, G., Byram, A., Stables, C., Mizgalewicz, A., Ribary, U., Owen, A.M., and Illes, J.
    International Neuroethics Society 2012 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 11 and 12, 2012.

  • 2012start

    Lentiviral-mediated upregulation of progranulin in ameliorating targeted neuronal loss in a genetic model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

    Zwiegers, P., Lee, G., and Shaw, C.A.
    Sixth Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting, Vancouver, BC, May 21st, 2012

  • 2011start

    Neurotoxins and ALS: Can environmental factors induce and/or exacerbate the misfolding of Superoxide Disumutase?

    Zwiegers, P., Lee, G., Liu, H-N., Robertson, J., and Shaw, C.A.
    ALS Society of Canada Seventh Annual ALS Research Forum, Toronto, Ontario, April 30th, 2011

  • 2010start

    Probing for synergy: Does stigmasterol-d-glucoside induce and/or exacerbate superoxide dismutase conformational changes?

    Zwiegers, P., Lee, G., Liu, H-N., Robertson, J., and Shaw, C.A.
    Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, California, November 2009

  • 2009start

    Juvenile-onset amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS2) and the effect of dietary sterol glucosides: an analysis of the interaction between genes and environment

    Lee, G., Sommerfeld, D.D., and Shaw, C.A.
    Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, Illinois, October 20th, 2009

  • 2009start

    Interplay of genes and early exposure to dietary sterols: Bridging the gap between genetic and environmental models of ALS

    Lee, G., Sommerfeld, D.D., Hilton, B.J., and Shaw, C.A.
    ALS Society of Canada Fifth Annual ALS Research Forum, Toronto, Ontario, May 3rd, 2009

  • 2007start

    Characterization of gait analysis, memory, and neuromuscular junction integrity in a mouse model of ALS-PDC

    Lee, G., Cruz-Aguado, R., Banjo, O.C., and Shaw, C.A.
    Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, California, November 2007

  • 2007start

    Do cycad neurotoxins amplify the genetic defect caused by the ALS2 mutations: Characterization of axonopathy in a mouse model of ALS-Parkinsonism Dementia Complex

    Lee, G., Cruz-Aguado, R., Orban, P.C., McCue, S., Hampton, T., and Shaw, C.A.
    ALS Society of Canada Third Annual ALS Research Forum, Toronto, Ontario, March 2007

  • 2006start

    Neurotoxic susceptibility in a mouse model of ALS2 as revealed by behavioural analysis

    Lee, G., Cruz-Aguado, R., Orban, P.C., McCue, S., and Shaw, C.A.
    Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2006