Dr. Hugh Kim and Dr. Harry BrumerJune 30, 2015Biochemistry 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

Dr. Natalie Strynadka a Fellow to The Royal SocietyMay 6, 2015Congratulations 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

Natalie Strynadka Awarded 2 New CIHR Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial ResistanceApril 23, 2015New 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

Pieter Cullis Awarded Milton Wong Award for LeadershipApril 23, 2015Dr. 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

Patrizio Panelli – Defended MSc ThesisApril 22, 2015Congratulations 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

Spence Macdonald – Completed MSc ThesisJanuary 23, 2015Congratulations 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

2014 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow AwardOctober 15, 2014Dr. Michael Yuchi to receive the 2014 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award.                 Award Presentation Michael Yuchi and Roger Page Read More

Benjamin Martin at the Commonwealth GamesJuly 21, 2014Benjamin Martin a PhD student in the Howe Lab is representing team Canada in field hockey at the Commonwealth Games. Read More

Alym Moosa – Completed MSc ThesisApril 25, 2014Congratulations 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

Kristina McBurney and Alym Moosa Awarded Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant AwardsApril 10, 2014Kristina 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