Dr. Christian Kastrup – Co-Invents New Adhesive Gel

Dr. Christian Kastrup – Co-Invents New Adhesive Gel

Dr. Christian Kastrup, Assistant Professor co-invents a new gel, which can be used on weakened blood vessels to prevent rupturing. Read more

BMBDG Seminar: Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm – Dr. Andrew Lovering

BMBDG Seminar: Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm – Dr. Andrew Lovering

“Using Structural Biology to Decipher how Bacteria Kill Bacteria”, by Dr. Andrew Lovering, University of Birmingham. December 18 @ 2:00 pm in LSC #3, Health Sciences Mall

Paolo Lobo completed MSc thesis

Paolo Lobo completed MSc thesis

Congratulations Paolo for completing the MSc program!  The title of his thesis is “Ligand and Modulator Binding in the Skeletal Muscle Ryanodine Receptor”. Paolo studied in Filip van Petegem’s lab.

BMBDG Seminar: Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm Jonathan Coleman

BMBDG Seminar: Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm Jonathan Coleman

Jonathan Coleman presents: “P4-ATPase Structure-Function Relationships: Mechanism and Roles of ATP8A2-CDC50A in Aminophospholipid Transport, Protein Trafficking, and Visual Disorders”. December 17, 2012 @3:00 pm. in LSC #3. 2350 Health Sciences Mall, UBC

BMBDG Seminar: Dec 10 @ 3 pm – Dr. Anna Prudova

BMBDG Seminar: Dec 10 @ 3 pm – Dr. Anna Prudova

Dr. Anna Prudova, Post-Doc, Dr. Overall Lab, University of BC “Multiplex in vivo Degradomics: Connecting Proteases to their Functions” December 10, 2012 @ 3:00 p.m. in LSC 3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Jonathan Coleman – Doctoral Exam, January 9, 2013

Jonathan Coleman – Doctoral Exam, January 9, 2013

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., Room 200 Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road Thesis Title: P4-ATPase Structure-Function Relationships: Mechanism and Roles of ATP8A2-CDC50A in Aminophospholipid Transport, Protein Trafficking, and Visual Disorders

BMBDG Seminar, 2012-2013 Boehringer-Ingelheim Lecture: Dr. Joseph Thornton, Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm

BMBDG Seminar, 2012-2013 Boehringer-Ingelheim Lecture: Dr. Joseph Thornton, Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm

December 3, 2012 at 3:00 pm in LSC# 3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Dr. Joseph Thornton, Howard Hugh Medical Institute, Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Oregon “The evolution of protein structure and function: tracing the mechanisms of evolution by resurrecting ancient proteins.” Read more

Dr. Christian Kastrup – Awarded Grand Challenge Grant

Dr. Christian Kastrup – Awarded Grand Challenge Grant

Christian Kastrup has won a grant from Grand Challenges Canada to develop a low-cost, easily-administered treatment for post-partum bleeding for use in low-income countries. The nano sized self-propelling coagulant particles can be used for other bleeding trauma. Read more

BMBDG Seminar: Dr. Lisa Craig, Nov 26 @ 3:00 pm – Type IV pilus dynamics in V. cholerae and enterotoxigenic E. coli colonization

BMBDG Seminar: Dr. Lisa Craig, Nov 26 @ 3:00 pm – Type IV pilus dynamics in V. cholerae and enterotoxigenic E. coli colonization

November 26, 2012 @ 3:00 pm in LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Dr. Lisa Craig, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University “Type IV pilus dynamics in V. cholerae and enterotoxigenic E. coli colonization”

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