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Undergraduate 3MT Winners, 2019November 29, 2019Congratulations to the Undergraduate Biochemistry 3MT winners. The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology department along with the BPP club hosted our 5th annual undergraduate biochemistry 3-minute thesis (3MT) event on November 20.  Students who are currently in biochemistry directed studies (BIOC 448) or biochemistry honours thesis (BIOC 449) were invited to present the concept behind their […] Read More

Full-time Assistant Professor PositionOctober 4, 2019We are now inviting applications for a full-time Assistant Professor, tenure track position.  Application deadline is November, 2019. https://med-fom-biochem.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2019/10/BMB_TenureTrack_Oct2019_Full.pdf Read More

Jason Read – Awarded Killam Teaching PrizeSeptember 25, 2019Congratulations Jason Read! 2019 Faculty of Medicine Award Recipient for Killam Teaching Prize. Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes excellence in teaching.  For this award category, nominees are from students, colleagues, and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching.   Read More

Shoukat Dedhar – Awarded UBC Killam Research PrizeSeptember 25, 2019Congratulations Dr. Shoukat Dedhar! 2019 Faculty of Medicine Award Recipient for UBC Killam Research Prize.  This award is for a full-time faculty member in recognition of outstanding research and scholarly contributions.   Read More

Jennifer Nagel – Defended MSc ThesisAugust 22, 2019Congratulations Jennifer! On August 1st, 2019 Jennifer Nagel successfully defended her thesis, “Exploring the role of chemotherapy induced anastasis in triple negative breast cancer.” Jennifer have been training in Shoukat Dedhar Lab at the BC Cancer Agency.   Read More

Sarah Bowers Awarded UBC Wesbrook Scholar and C.K. Choi ScholarshipFebruary 15, 2019Congratulations to Sarah Bowers!!! Sarah a BSc student in Biochemistry is awarded the prestigious designation of UBC Wesbrook Scholar and is recipient of the C.K. Choi Scholarship.  Only 20 Wesbrook Scholar are given out to senior students with outstanding academic performance, leadership, and involvement in student and community activities. The winners are presented with a […] Read More

Nichalle Brito – Defended MSc ThesisJanuary 4, 2019Congratulations Nichalle!  On December 5th, 2018 Nichalle successfully defended her thesis, “Characterization of the cricket paralysis virus 3C protease and its substrate specificity. Nichalle trained in the Jan Lab. Read More

Vinotheni Rajendran – Defended MSc ThesisJanuary 4, 2019Congratulations Vino! On September 18, 2018 Vino successfully defended her thesis, “The Role of Sodium Hydrogen Exchanger Isoform 5 (NHE5) in Integrin β1 Trafficking”. Vino trained in the Numata Lab. Read More

Undergraduate 3MT Winners, 2018November 26, 2018Congratulations to the Undergraduate Biochemistry 3MT winners. The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology department along with the BPP club hosted our 4th annual undergraduate biochemistry 3-minute thesis (3MT) event on November 15.  Students who are currently in biochemistry directed studies (BIOC 448) or biochemistry honours thesis (BIOC 449) were invited to present the concept behind their […] Read More

2018 Michael John Page Postdoctoral AwardOctober 9, 2018The Michael John Page Postdoctoral Award, established in 2013, honours the memory of UBC alumnus, Dr. Michael John Page. This award recognizes a postdoctoral fellow who reflects. Dr. Page’s academic excellence and his passion for life.                 Dr. Jennifer Grants a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Karsan’s lab, BC […] Read More