BMBDG Seminar: Russ Algar, Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm

BMBDG Seminar: Russ Algar, Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm

“Sensing More with Less: New Strategies for Assaying Enzymes with Quantum Dot Bioconjugates”, by Russ Algar, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, UBC.  Monday, February 17th @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Huan Bao – Doctoral Exam, March 19

Huan Bao – Doctoral Exam, March 19

Thesis title: ” The regulatory mechanisms of the maltose transporter,” by Huan Bao. Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm, Room 200, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road.

BMBDG Seminars: George A Mackie Retirement Series

BMBDG Seminars: George A Mackie Retirement Series

A special seminar series to celebrate Dr. Mackie’s retirement, starting February 24th ending May 20th. Featuring: Drs. Sidney Kushner, Stanley Dunn, George Chaconas, and George Mackie.

BMBDG Seminar: William Zagotta – March 24 @ 3:00 pm

BMBDG Seminar: William Zagotta – March 24 @ 3:00 pm

“Molecular mechanisms of ion channel regulation in the heart”, by William Zagotta, Professor, Department of Physiology ad Biophysics, University of Washington. Monday, March 24th @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Yujia Alina Chan – Doctoral Exam, March 11

Yujia Alina Chan – Doctoral Exam, March 11

Thesis title: “DNA:RNA Hybrid Genome-Wide Profiling and Links to Genomic Instability”, by Yujia Alina Chan. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 4:00 pm, Room 200, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road.

Distinguished Medical Research Lectures Event

Distinguished Medical Research Lectures Event

Distinguished Medical Research Lectures Event: January 20th 2014 3:30 -6:00 pm “Chemical biology and drug discovery”, Michel Roberge Event Detail

BMBDG Seminars:  James Lim, Jan 13 @ 3:00 pm

BMBDG Seminars: James Lim, Jan 13 @ 3:00 pm

“Integrin Mediated CAM-DR (Cell Adhesion Mediated Drug Resistance) in T-leukemia: A Tale of Cytoplasmic Tails”, by James Lim, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC, Child and Family Research Instititute.  Monday, January 13th @ 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Faraz Quazi – Doctoral Exam, December 2

Faraz Quazi – Doctoral Exam, December 2

Thesis title: “The Role of Photoreceptor ABC Transporter ABCA4 in Retinal and Lipid Transport and Stargardt Disease”, Faraz Quazi. Monday, December 2, 2013 at 9:00 am Room 203, Graduate Student Centre.  

Leon Chew – Completed MSc thesis

Leon Chew – Completed MSc thesis

Congratulations Leon! Leon successfully defend his MSc thesis,”Structural characterization of the Atg1 kinase complex by single-particle electron microscopy.” Leon studied in Calvin Yip’s lab.

Gary Brayer Research – Cover Art in the journal Glycobiology

Gary Brayer Research – Cover Art in the journal Glycobiology

A recent paper from Gary Brayer’s research lab has proved to be very well-received…in fact the “Most Popular” paper of 2013 in the journal Glycobiology.  See the banner headline on their website  http://glycob.oxfordjournals.org/. The paper is titled, “The structure of the Mycobacterium smegmatis trehalose synthase reveals an unusual active site configuration and acarbose-binding mode“.