2014/15 Seminars + Events


BMBDG Seminar – Paul Kaufman“Two unrelated topics: Organizing Human Chromosomes; Disorganizing Fungal Pathogens,” by Paul Kaufman, Professor, Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Thursday, March 12, 2015 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Paul Kaufman


BMBDG Seminar – Barry Stoddard“Structure, mechanism, engineering and application of targeted nucleases for genome engineering,” by Barry Stoddard, Full Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Basic Sciences Division. Monday, March 16, 2015 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Barry Stoddard


Maria de Lordes Vallejo Espi – Doctoral ExamThesis title, “Characterization of the mechanisms by which CAIX facilitates tumour growth and metastasis” by Maria de Lourdes Vallejo Espi. Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 12:30 pm in Room 203, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road Maria de Lordes Vallejo Espi – Doctoral Exam


BMBDG Seminar – David Westaway“The Secret Life of Cellular Prion Proteins,” David Westaway, Professor and Director, Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, University of Alberta.  Friday, February 13, 2015 @ 2:00 pm, Michael Smith Labs, Room #102, 2185 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 BMBDG Seminar – David Westaway


BMBDG Seminar – Suzie Pun“Targeted Biomaterials: Applications in Hemostasis, Immunomodulation and Gene Delivery”, by Suzie Pun, Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington. Monday, February 16, 2015 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Suzie Pun


BMBDG Seminar- Andreas Martin“Constructed to Deconstruct: ATP-fueled Molecular Machines for Protein Degradation”, Dr. Andreas Martin, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley. Monday, February 23, 2015 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar- Andreas Martin


CPS & BMB Joint Seminar – John E Burke“Defining the molecular basis of phosphoinositide kinases regulation, and their role in disease using an integrated biophysical approach,” by John E. Burke, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Victoria. Thursday, February 5, 2015 @ 12:30 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Lipid phosphoinositides are essential regulators of many cellular processes, including growth, proliferation, membrane trafficking, and […] CPS & BMB Joint Seminar – John E Burke


Genevieve Desjardins – Doctoral ExamThesis title, “Structural characterization of DNA binding and auto-inhibition in the Ets1 transcription factor” by Genevieve Desjardins. Revised: Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 12:30 pm in Room 1510, Life Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Genevieve Desjardins – Doctoral Exam


BMBDG Seminar – Peter Stirling“DNA:RNA hybrids and genome instability”, by Peter Stirling, Assistant Professor, BC Cancer Agency, Terry Fox Lab, UBC.  Monday, January 26, 2015 @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Peter Stirling


BMBDG Seminar – Steve Hahn“Mechanisms of RNA polymerase II transcription initiation and activation”, by Steve Hahn, Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Wednesday, January 28, 2015 @ 4:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Steve Hahn