2013/14 Seminars + Events

BMBDG Seminars – PhD Exit Seminars: Wendy Bernhard and Nancy FangWendy Bernhard – Thesis title, “The effect of YY1 and small molecules on HIV-1 expression.” Nancy Fang- Thesis title, “Good riddance to bad proteins: Identification of novel protein quality control pathways targeting cytosolic misfolded proteins for degradation.” Monday, May 12th @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Read More

BMBDG Seminar: Jonathan Choy“Cellular Regulation of Cytokine and Nitric Oxide Signaling,” by Jonathan Choy, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University.  Monday, May 5, 2014 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More

May GraduationCongratulations Biochem graduates!! May Graduation, we have 2 separate days to celebrate your achievements. UBC will be conferring MSc and PhD degrees on Wednesday, May 21st at 8:30 a.m. BSc degrees will be held on Monday, May 26th at 1:30 p.m Read More

BMBDG Seminar: James McKnight“Making a molecular grease ball:  Early events in the formation of chylomicrons & VLDL” by James McKnight, Professor, Physiology & Biophysics, Boston University School of Medicine. Monday, April 28 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More

BMBDG Seminars: George Mackie Retirement Seminar Series – George MackieOur last seminar in the George Mackie Retirement Series, will be “Fascination with (mRNA) decay: a few vignettes” by Dr. Mackie, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UBC.  Tuesday, May 20th @ 4:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More

Leslie Williams – Doctoral Exam, May 28Thesis title, “Structural Studies of Alpha-Amylase Inhibition” by Leslie Williams. Wednesday, May 28 at 4:00 pm in  Room 200, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road. Read More

BMBDG Seminars – PhD Exit Seminars: Leslie Williams and Huan BaoLeslie Williams – Thesis title, “Structural Studies of Alpha-Amylase Inhibitions” Huan Bao – Thesis title, “The regulatory mechanisms of the maltose transporter” Monday, April14 in LSC #3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Read More

BMBDG Seminars: George Mackie Retirement Seminar Series – George ChaconasOur third seminar in the George Mackie Retirement Series, will be Dr. George Chaconas presenting, “From Molecules to Mice: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Lyme Disease Spirochete”. Dr. Chaconas is from the Department of Biochemistry, University of Calgary.  Monday, April 7th @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Read More

BMBDG Seminar: Herbert Waite“Translating mussel adhesion: Much more than DOPA!” by Herbert Waite, Professor, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology University of California, Santa Barbara.  Monday, March 31st @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Read More

BMBDG Seminar: Scott D Emr, on March 27“Protein quality control at the plasma membrane – Role for the ESCRT machinery and a ubiquitin-ligase adaptor network”, by Scott D Emr, Professor, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Director of the Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, Cornell University.  Thursday March, 27, 2014, @ 11:00 a.m. Michael Smith Labs, Room102. Hosted by: Biochemistry & Molecular […] Read More