2014/15 Seminars + Events


Anthony Khong – Doctoral Exam“Characterization of Cricket Paralysis Virus Virus-Host Interaction and Viral Protein Synthesis,” by Anthony Khong, Doctoral Student in Eric Jan Lab. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 9:00 AM – Room 1410, Life Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Anthony Khong – Doctoral Exam


BMBDG Seminars – PhD Exit Seminars: Brianne Burkinshaw and Matthew Solomonson“Structural and functional characterization of type III secretion system components,”by Brianne Burkinshaw, Doctoral Candidate in Natalie Strynadka Lab                   “Structure, proteolysis, and evolution of secreted tuberculosis virulence factors,” by Matthew Solomonson, Doctoral Candidate in Natalie Strynadka Lab       Monday, July 20, 2015, LSC 3 at […] BMBDG Seminars – PhD Exit Seminars: Brianne Burkinshaw and Matthew Solomonson


Matthew Solomonson – Doctoral ExamThesis title, “Structure, proteolysis, and evolution of secreted tuberculosis virulence factors,” Matthew Solomonson. Monday, July 27, 2015 at 1:00 pm, Rm 5310, Life Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Science Mall           ABSTRACT Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) uses the ESX-1 type VII secretion system to export proteins to its cell surface, which permeabilize the host […] Matthew Solomonson – Doctoral Exam


BMBDG Seminars – Richard E Lloyd“RNA granules at the nexus of stress and innate immunity”, by Richard E. Lloyd, Professor, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminars – Richard E Lloyd


Brianne Burkinshaw – Doctoral ExamThesis title, “Structural and Functional Characterization of Components of Bacterial Type III Secretion Systems,” by Brianne Burkinshaw. Monday, July 20, 2015 at 9:00 am, Rm 203, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road.                 ABSTRACT Many Gram-negative pathogens use a type III secretion system (T3SS) to inject effector proteins […] Brianne Burkinshaw – Doctoral Exam


Bjorn Bean – Doctoral ExamThesis title, “Insights into Cargo Adaptor Function Through The Study of Novel Interactors” by Bjorn Bean. Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 9:00 am in Room 200, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road ABSTRACT In Eukaryotes, luminal and transmembrane proteins are moved to their functional locations by conserved membrane trafficking machinery. In this process, cargo adaptors […] Bjorn Bean – Doctoral Exam


Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Gesa VolkersWeek #4, Friday, June 19 from noon-1:00 pm in LSC 3 Dr. Gesa Volkers Postdoctoral Fellow, Strynadka Lab Molecular Insights into the Polysialylation of Human Cell Surfaces – Structure of ST8SiaIII Sialyltransferase Polysialylation in eukaryotes is catalyzed by sialyltransferases of the ST8Sia family that attach negatively charged sialic acid sugars onto glycoprotein and -lipid acceptors. […] Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Gesa Volkers


Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Patrick ChanWeek #4, Friday, June 19 from noon-1:00 pm in LSC 3. Dr. Patrick Hau Wing Chan,  Postdoctoral Fellow in Thibault Mayor Lab presents, “Proteomic profiling of the [PSI+] yeast prion strain by quantitative mass spectrometry” Prions proteins can adopt a second conformation that induces the formation of amyloid fibrils that are responsible for the transmissible […] Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Patrick Chan


Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Soumya DePostdoctoral Seminar Series Week #3, Friday, June 12 from noon-1:00 pm in LSC 3. Dr. Soumya De a Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Lawrence McIntosh. He is in Vancouver from August 2011. Soumya earned his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from IIT Kharagpur. He joined the doctoral program at Cornell University in Ithaca, USA and […] Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Soumya De


Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Michael YuchiPostdoctoral Seminar Series Week #3, Friday, June 12 from noon-1:00 pm in LSC 3. Dr. Michael Yuchi, Postdoctoral Fellow in Van Petegem Lab presents, “Crystal Structures of Novel RyR Domains Reveal Binding Determinant for FKBP12” Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Michael Yuchi