2017/18 Seminars + Events


BMBDG Seminar – Alexey Pshezhetsky“Mammalian Neuraminidases in regulation of signaling an metabolism”, by Alexey Pshezhetsky, Pediatrics and Biochemistry, Université de Montréal, Anatomy and Cell Biology McGill University, Director of Elisa Linton Sanfillippo Research  Lab, Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Center. Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 at 3:00 pm, LSC#3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Alexey Pshezhetsky


BMBDG Seminar: PhD Exit Seminar – Benjamin Martin“RNAPII-dependent targeting of histone acetylation to transcribed chromatin,” by Benjamin Martin, PhD Candidate, Howe Lab. Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 3:00 pm, LSC #3 BMBDG Seminar: PhD Exit Seminar – Benjamin Martin


Vivienne Chan – Doctoral Exam“Tools and Applications for Manipulating Platelet Function”, by Vivienne Chan, PhD Candidate, Kastrup Lab. Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 12:30 pm, Room 200 Graduate Student Centre , 6371 Crescent Road. Vivienne Chan – Doctoral Exam


Jayesh Kulkarni – Doctoral Exam“Structural and Functional Studies of Lipid Nanoparticles”, by Jayesh Kulkarni, PhD Candidate, Cullis Lab. Friday, April 27, 2018 at 12:30 pm in Room 200 Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road Jayesh Kulkarni – Doctoral Exam


Benjamin Martin – Doctoral Exam“Targeting of Histone Acetylation to Transcribed Chromatin,” by Benjamin Martin, PhD Candidate Howe Lab. Monday, March 19 at 12:00 pm Room 1416, Life Sciences Centre, 2345 Health Sciences Mall. Benjamin Martin – Doctoral Exam


May GraduationCongratulations Biochem graduates!! May Graduation, we have 2 separate days to celebrate your achievements. UBC will be conferring: MSc and PhD degrees on Wednesday, May 23rd at 8:30 am BSc degrees will be held on Thursday, May 31st at 11:00 am May Graduation


BMBDG Seminar – Maria Barna“Specialized Ribosomes: A New Frontier in Gene Expression and Organismal Biology,” by Dr. Maria Barna, Stanford University. Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 at 3:00 pm, LSC#2, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Maria Barna


BMBDG Seminar: PhD Exit Seminar – Cecilia Perez-Borrajeo and Florian Heinkel“Fuzzy interactions: Phosphorylation-enhanced DNA binding autoinhibition of Ets1,” by Cecilia Perez-Borrajeo, PhD Candidate, McIntosh Lab. “Phase separation of a virulent ABC transporter in Mycobacterium tuberculosis,” by Florian Heinkel, PhD Candidate, McIntosh Lab. Monday, March 5th, 2018, at 3:00 pm, LSC#3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall BMBDG Seminar: PhD Exit Seminar – Cecilia Perez-Borrajeo and Florian Heinkel


Craig Kerr – Doctoral Exam“Anatomy of an RNA virus: dissecting the host virus interactions that govern Dicistrovirus gene expression and transmission,” by Craig Kerr, PhD Candidate, Jan and Foster Labs. Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 9:00 am, Room 200, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road. Craig Kerr – Doctoral Exam


BMBDG Seminar: PhD Exit Seminar – Craig Kerr“Anatomy of an RNA virus: dissecting the mechanisms of Dicistrovirus gene expression and transmission,” by Craig Kerr, PhD Candidate, Jan and Foster Labs. Monday, February 26, 2018 at 3:00 pm, LSc #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall.   BMBDG Seminar: PhD Exit Seminar – Craig Kerr