2015/16 Seminars + Events


16th International Conference of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology16th International Conference of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, to be held July 17 – 21, 2016 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The 2016 Conference is jointly organized by the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB), the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB) and the Pan-American Association […] Read More


Kristina McBurney – Doctoral Exam“Chromatin-Targeting Domains and the Divergence of Histone H3” by Kristina McBurney, PhD Candidate, Howe Lab. Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 9:00 am. Room 200, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Ji-Joon Song“Molecular Architecture of Huntingtin’s Disease protein and Beyond”, presented by Ji-Joon Song, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). Monday, January 25, 2016 LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More


BMBDG Seminar – PhD Exit Seminar: Kristina McBurney and Dustin King“Chromatin-Targeting Domains of the NuA3 Histone Acetyltransferase Complex,”presented by Kristina McBurney, Doctoral Candidate in LeAnn Howe Lab.                     “Protecting Our β-lactam Antibiotic Assets: Structural Investigation of β-lactamases,” presented by Dustin King, Doctoral Candidate in Natalie Strynadka lab.     Monday, January 11, 2016, LSC #3 at […] Read More


BMBDG Seminar – D Flemming Hansen“Dynamic hotspots in the von Willebrand Factor and in Histone Deacetylases: Implications for regulation and interactions,” presented by D. Flemming Hansen, Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, University College London. Monday, January 4, 2016, LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Alisdair Borastan“Structural and functional glycobiology: understanding the molecular basis and biological outcomes of microbial carbohydrate metabolism”, presented by Alisdair Boraston, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Microbiology, University of Victoria. Monday, January 18, 2016 LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More


BMBDG Seminar – David Leys“Nature can put 3 and 2 together: an unexpected role for vitamin B2,” presented by David Leys, Professor of Structural Biology, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, Manchester University. Monday, December 14, 2015 LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More


Dustin King – Doctoral ExamThesis title, “Protecting our  β-Lactam Antibiotic Assets: Structural Investigation of β-Lactamases,” by Dustin King, doctoral candidate in Strynadka Lab.  Monday, December 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm in Room 203 of the Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road. Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Stephanie Willerth“Engineering personalized neural tissue,” presented by Stephanie Willerth, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria.  Monday, December 7, 2015 LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Pierre LavigneStructural Biology of the Myc/Max/Mad Network of Transcription Factors and the Development of b-HLH-LZ Domains that Inhibit Tumorigenic Myc in vivo, by Pierre Lavigne, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Université de Sherbrooke. Monday, November 23, 2015 LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More