2014/15 Seminars + Events


Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Madhavan ChaletPostdoctoral Seminar Series is back, due to popular demand. Week #2, third presentation on Friday, June 5 from noon-12:30 pm in LSC 3. Dr. Madhavan Chalet, Postdoctoral Fellow in R Molday Lab, presents,  “C-terminal domain of Lipid Flippase, ATP8A2: The two-faced autoregulation of protein activity.” Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Madhavan Chalet


Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Julien BergeronPostdoctoral Seminar Series is back, due to popular demand. Featuring 8 speakers over four weeks. First presentation Friday, May 29 from noon-1:00 pm in LSC 3. First Presenter: Dr. Julien Bergeron, Postdoctoral Fellow, Strynadka Lab “Secretion of the third kind: Architecture and assembly of the type III secretion system” Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Julien Bergeron


Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Guillaume LamourPostdoctoral Seminar Series is back, due to popular demand. Featuring 8 speakers over four weeks. First presentation day will be Friday, May 29 from noon-1:00 pm in LSC 3. Second Presenter: Dr. Guillaume Lamour Postdoctoral Fellow, Gsponer Lab “Material properties of prion nanofibrils” Postdoctoral Seminar Series – Guillaume Lamour


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 20th at 8:30 a.m. BSc degrees will be held on Monday, May 25th at 1:30 p.m May Graduation


BMBDG Seminar – Hugh Kim“Platelet signaling and cytoskeleton: implications for inflammatory diseases”, by Hugh Kim, Assistant Professor, Centre for Blood Research, UBC. Monday, May 11, 2015 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Hugh Kim


BMBDG Seminar – PhD Exit Seminar – Marylou Vallejo EspiThesis title: “Hypoxia-induced Carbonic Anhydrase IX regulates invasion and metastasis by interacting with and activating MMP-14 within invadopodia,” by Marylou Vallejo Espi Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:00 pm LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall BMBDG Seminar – PhD Exit Seminar – Marylou Vallejo Espi


Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) for International StudentsVancouver Summer Program – New Courses offered in Summer 2015 by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology The Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) gives international students the opportunity to partake in courses while learning about Canadians practices and culture. The academic program runs for 4 weeks from mid July to mid August. Students enrolled in […] Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) for International Students


BMBDG Seminar – Rohit Pappu“Form and function of intrinsically disordered proteins”, by Rohit Pappu, Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Director, Center for Biological Systems Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis. Monday, April 13, 2015 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall.   BMBDG Seminar – Rohit Pappu


BMBDG Seminar – Harry Brumer“Sweet and savory: Understanding biological systems through structure-activity relationships between carbohydrates and enzymes”, by Harry Brumer, Professor, Michael Smith Lab, UBC. Monday, March 30, 2015 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences. BMBDG Seminar – Harry Brumer


BMBDG Seminar – Andres Aguilera“Connecting R-Loop- and Transcription-Medicated Genome Instability with Chromatin Reorganization and Replication Stress,” by Andrés Aguilera, Professor of Genetics, Head of the Molecular Biology Department, University of Seville, Spain. Monday, March 9, 2015 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Andres Aguilera