2012/13 Seminars + Events

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

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

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

November ConvocationCongratulations 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. Read More

8th Annual Michael Smith Distinguished Research Lecture: Dr. Tak Mak – Nov 1 @ 4:00 pmNovember 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?” Read More

United Way Pancake Breakfast – Oct 25, 8:00 to 11:00 amCome 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. Read More

BMBDG and MSL Seminar: Dr. Douglas Weibel – Oct 22 @3:00 pmOctober 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.” Read More

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”. Read More

Derek Van Pel – Doctoral Exam – Oct 3 @ 4pmWednesday, 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”. Read More