2015/16 Seminars + Events


Kristina McBurney – Doctoral Exam“Chromatin-Targeting Domains and the Divergence of Histone H3” by Kristina McBurney, PhD Candidate, Howe Lab. Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 9:00 am. Room 200, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Ji-Joon Song“Molecular Architecture of Huntingtin’s Disease protein and Beyond”, presented by Ji-Joon Song, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). Monday, January 25, 2016 LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More


BMBDG Seminar – PhD Exit Seminar: Kristina McBurney and Dustin King“Chromatin-Targeting Domains of the NuA3 Histone Acetyltransferase Complex,”presented by Kristina McBurney, Doctoral Candidate in LeAnn Howe Lab.                     “Protecting Our β-lactam Antibiotic Assets: Structural Investigation of β-lactamases,” presented by Dustin King, Doctoral Candidate in Natalie Strynadka lab.     Monday, January 11, 2016, LSC #3 at […] Read More


BMBDG Seminar – D Flemming Hansen“Dynamic hotspots in the von Willebrand Factor and in Histone Deacetylases: Implications for regulation and interactions,” presented by D. Flemming Hansen, Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, University College London. Monday, January 4, 2016, LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Alisdair Borastan“Structural and functional glycobiology: understanding the molecular basis and biological outcomes of microbial carbohydrate metabolism”, presented by Alisdair Boraston, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Microbiology, University of Victoria. Monday, January 18, 2016 LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More


BMBDG Seminar – David Leys“Nature can put 3 and 2 together: an unexpected role for vitamin B2,” presented by David Leys, Professor of Structural Biology, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, Manchester University. Monday, December 14, 2015 LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More


Dustin King – Doctoral ExamThesis title, “Protecting our  β-Lactam Antibiotic Assets: Structural Investigation of β-Lactamases,” by Dustin King, doctoral candidate in Strynadka Lab.  Monday, December 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm in Room 203 of the Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road. Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Stephanie Willerth“Engineering personalized neural tissue,” presented by Stephanie Willerth, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria.  Monday, December 7, 2015 LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More


BMBDG Seminar – Pierre LavigneStructural Biology of the Myc/Max/Mad Network of Transcription Factors and the Development of b-HLH-LZ Domains that Inhibit Tumorigenic Myc in vivo, by Pierre Lavigne, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Université de Sherbrooke. Monday, November 23, 2015 LSC 3 at 3:00 pm, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Read More


11th Annual Michael Smith Distinguished Research Lecture: Dr. David Julius“Natural Products as Probes of the Pain Pathway: From Physiology to Atomic Structure”, presented by Dr. David Julius, Professor, Chair, Physiology, UCSF School of Medicine.  Monday, November 16 at 4:00 pm LSC, #1, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. Poster Read More