June 30, 2015

Dr. Hugh Kim and Dr. Harry Brumer

Biochemistry welcomes two new Associate Members: Dr. Hugh Kim and Dr. Harry Brumer. Dr. Hugh Kim, an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry is a Principal Investigator in The Centre for Blood Research, UBC. Dr. Brumer is a full professor who holds joint appointments in both Chemistry and The Michael Smith Laboratories.       […] Read More

May 6, 2015

Dr. Natalie Strynadka a Fellow to The Royal Society

Congratulations Dr. Natalie Strynadka!  Dr. Strynadka is one of 47 Fellows elected to The Royal Society. “The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.” Read More

April 23, 2015

Natalie Strynadka Awarded 2 New CIHR Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance

New funding for major program to tackle microbial drug resistance Natalie Strynadka has joined with colleagues at UBC, at other Canadian Universities and several centres in Europe to attract major new funding for a Joint Initiative of the Canadian Government (through CIHR) and the European Union.  Natalie has won two grants that are valued at […] Read More

April 23, 2015

Pieter Cullis Awarded Milton Wong Award for Leadership

Dr. Pieter Cullis was awarded Milton Wong Award for Leadership by LifeSciences BC. “This award is designed to recognize an individual outside the direct life sciences and biotechnology industry in British Columbia who has demonstrated a significant contribution to the development of the sector. The award highlights the accomplishments of a person who has impacted […] Read More

April 22, 2015

Patrizio Panelli – Defended MSc Thesis

Congratulations Patrizio! On April 1, 2015, Patrizio Panelli successfully defended his thesis, “Characterization of the Potential Role of Myosin IIa in Parkin Translocation during Mitophagy.”  He has been studying in Dr. Thibault Mayor’s lab. Read More

January 23, 2015

Spence Macdonald – Completed MSc Thesis

Congratulations Spence! In December, Spence successfully defended his MSc thesis, ”A metagenomic search for glycoside phosphorylases using a phosphate dependent 2, 4-dinitrophenyl glycoside colorimetirc assay ” Spence studied in Dr. Withers’ lab. Read More

October 15, 2014

2014 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award

Dr. Michael Yuchi to receive the 2014 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award.                 Award Presentation Michael Yuchi and Roger Page Read More

July 21, 2014

Benjamin Martin at the Commonwealth Games

Benjamin Martin a PhD student in the Howe Lab is representing team Canada in field hockey at the Commonwealth Games. Read More

April 25, 2014

Alym Moosa – Completed MSc Thesis

Congratulations Alym! Alym successfully defend his MSc thesis,”Characterization of cellular abnormalities due to loss of TSC2.” Alym studied in Michel Roberge’s lab. Read More

April 10, 2014

Kristina McBurney and Alym Moosa Awarded Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards

Kristina McBurney and Alym Moosa have been selected to receive the 2013/2014 UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. In recognition of the valuable role that teaching assistants play in our undergraduate programs, the university annually awards teaching prizes to sixteen UBC Teaching Assistants. The award includes a certificate and $1,000 prize. With over 2000 Teaching […] Read More