October 23, 2012

Photo Contest Winners

Dr. LeAnn Howe is proud to announce the winners of the “Website Revamp Photo Contest”: Dr. Franck Duong (for Duong Lab, a 3D clay model of a nanodisc) Matt Dahabieh (phto map of HIV integration sites in infected cultured T cells) Marta Guarna (collecting bee sampes for proteometics). Each received a $50 gift card from UBC. […] Read More

October 3, 2012

Natalie Strynadka Receives Senior International Research Scholar Award

Congratulations to Natalie Strynadka on the news that she is awarded a Senior International Research Scholar award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).  Natalie is one of only 13 scientists worldwide to be named for this award, as announced on September 26, 2012. Since joining the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 1997, […] Read More

September 7, 2012

Biochemistry Photo Contest

The new Biochemistry website has been launched, but we need your photos!  If you have pictures that highlight the exploits of our department (i.e. people, lab space, cool data, group outings, etc.) please forward them to LeAnn (  Please use your name as the file name as we will be awarding $50 gift cards for […] Read More

September 3, 2012

New website look

We’ve been working on a new website look over the summer, moving content from the existing (previous) site and putting into the new UBC templates in WordPress. The new site will go live late afternoon Tuesday September 4. If you’re looking for something on the new site and can’t find it, or have other comments […] Read More

August 21, 2012

Alexander Wong completes MSc Thesis on PNPase Enzyme

Alexander Wong from the Mackie Lab successfully completed his M.Sc. thesis on studies of the RNA-degrading PNPase enzyme – congratulations! Read More