Michael Kobor: “Genes and Immune System Shaped by Childhood Poverty, Stress”

Michael Kobor: “Genes and Immune System Shaped by Childhood Poverty, Stress”

Michael Kobor looks at how experiences beginning before birth and in the years after can affect the course of a person’s life. His findings were recently published in a special volume of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read more

BMBDG Seminar: Nov 19 @ 3:00 p.m. – Polyphosphate: An Ancient Molecule at the Nexus of Platelets, Coagulation, and Inflammation

BMBDG Seminar: Nov 19 @ 3:00 p.m. – Polyphosphate: An Ancient Molecule at the Nexus of Platelets, Coagulation, and Inflammation

November 19, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Dr. James Morrissey, Professor of Medical Biochemistry in the College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Polyphosphate: An Ancient Molecule at the Nexus of Platelets, Coagulation, and Inflammation  

BMBDG Seminar: Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm – Derek van Pel: Evolutionary conserved synthetic lethal interaction networks (more)

BMBDG Seminar: Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm – Derek van Pel: Evolutionary conserved synthetic lethal interaction networks (more)

November 15, 2012 at 3:00 pm in Michael Smith Labs Room 102, 2183 East Mall Dr. Derk van Pel, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology discusses: “Evolutionary conserved synthetic lethal interaction networks reveal targets for anticancer therapeutic development.”

November Convocation

November Convocation

Congratulations Biochem grads!!  Fall Graduation a time to celebrate your momentous achievements. UBC will be conferring MSc and PhD degrees on Friday, November 23rd at 9:00 a.m.

8th Annual Michael Smith Distinguished Research Lecture: Dr. Tak Mak – Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm

8th Annual Michael Smith Distinguished Research Lecture: Dr. Tak Mak – Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm

November 1, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m. in LSC #1, 2350 Health Science Mall Dr. Tak Mak, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto “Future Anti-Cancer Targets: Put the Cart Before the Horses?”

United Way Pancake Breakfast – Oct 25, 8:00 to 11:00 am

United Way Pancake Breakfast – Oct 25, 8:00 to 11:00 am

Come join us for a pancake breakfast, only $5.00. We are part of the LSI community participating in the United Way Pancake Breakfast. Thursday, October 25th, in LSC West Atrium, from 8:00 to 11:00 am.

BMBDG and MSL Seminar: Dr. Douglas Weibel – Oct 22 @3:00 pm

BMBDG and MSL Seminar: Dr. Douglas Weibel – Oct 22 @3:00 pm

October 22, 2012 @ 3:00 p.m. in LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Dr. Douglas Weibel, Department of Biochemistry & Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison “The localization and regulation of proteins at curved membranes.”

Eric Wong – MSc thesis defence was held on October 12th.

Eric Wong – MSc thesis defence was held on October 12th.

On October 12th Eric Wong successfully defended his thesis on “Electrostatics in Intrinsically Disordered Proteins”.

Natalie Strynadka Receives Senior International Research Scholar Award

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, […]

Derek Van Pel –  Doctoral Exam – Oct 3 @ 4pm

Derek Van Pel – Doctoral Exam – Oct 3 @ 4pm

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 4:00 pm in Room 200 Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road Thesis title: “Evolutionarily Conserved Synthetic Lethal Interaction Networks Reveal Targets for Anticancer Therapeutic Development”.

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