2015/16 Seminars + Events


BMBDG Seminar – Jim WoodgettThe Centre for Blood Research, Microbiology and Immunology, Cellular and Physiological Sciences, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology invite you to attend a seminar, “Dissecting signaling specificity: why promiscuity is not what it seems”, by Dr. Jim Woodgett, Professor and Director of Research of the Tanenbaum Research Institute Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. Wednesday, July 20, LSC […] Read More


BMBDG Seminars: Florian Heyd and Markus WahlUBC-Freie Universität Berlin Strategic Partnership Initiative Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology present: “Alternative splicing beyond the coding sequence,” by Dr. Florian Heyd           “Design principles of the spliceosome”by Dr. Markus Wahl               Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 2:00-3:00 pm, LSC 1510, 2350 Health Sciences Mall […] Read More


BMBDG Seminar – David Veesler“Structural studies of coronavirus fusion proteins,”  by David Veesler, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington. Monday, June 6, 2016,at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, LSC #3 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 25th at 8:30 a.m. BSc degrees will be held on Monday, May 30th at 1:30 p.m Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Graham Dellaire“CRISPR advances in genome editing,” by Graham Dellaire, Cameron Research Scientist in Cancer Biology, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University. Monday, April 25, 2016, LSC #3 at 3:00 pm,  2350 Health Science Mall Read More


BMBDG Seminar – PhD Exit Seminar: Nikolaus Fortelny“Network analysis in the prediction of proteolytic pathways,” by Nikolaus Fortelny, PhD candidate, Overall and Pavlidis labs, UBC. Monday, April 18, 2016, LSC #3 at 3: 00 pm,  2350 Health Science Mall       Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Mikael Elias“Molecular Promiscuity and Specificity: The Far-from-perfect Enzyme and the Struggle for Survival”, by Mikael Elias, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota. Monday, April 11, 2016, LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More


Nikolaus Fortelny – Doctoral Exam“Generation of Truncated Proteoforms in Proteolytic Networks: Modelling and Prediction in the Protease Web”, by Nikolaus Fortelny. Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 4:00 PM in Room 203 of the Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road   Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Kimberly Reynolds“An Evolutionary Module in Central Metabolism”, Kimberly Reynolds, Assistant Professor, Green Center for Sytems Biology, Department of Biophysics, University of Texas Southwestern. Monday, March 7, 2016, LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Lorraine PillusLinking Metabolic Activities to Chromatin Functions in Epigenetic Processes, presented by Lorraine Pillus, Professor and Chair, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego. Monday, February 22, 2016 LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Read More