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January 19, 2023

BIOCAPS Spotlight: Maricela Garcia-Castaneda

We are kicking off the 2023 BIOCAPS Spotlight Series with Maricela Garcia-Castaneda, the lab manager in the Van Petegem lab! Maricela’s research background is in Biochemistry and Electrophysiology. She holds a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Centre for Research and Advanced Studies of the IPN in Mexico City, where she started […] Read More



December 6, 2022

2022 BMB Holiday Party Photos

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Holiday Party was held on December 1, 2022 at Sage. Thank you very much for all those who attended. Read More






October 12, 2022

The 2022 Astell Award Winners – Morgan Towriss & Catalina Ionescu

The department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology is thrilled to announce the 2022 Astell Award Winners; Morgan Towriss and Catalina Ionescu! Congratulations! The Astell Award is to recognize trainees at all levels in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at UBC for outstanding commitment to activities related to promoting Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI). Morgan Towriss, Graduate […] Read More