2017/18 Seminars + Events


BMBDG Seminar – Bradley Pentelute“Cysteine arylation to engineer and discover proteins,” by Bradley Pentelute, Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Monday, May 28th, 2018 at 3:00 pm, LSC#3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. (Note: Staying in original room LSC #3, as renovation plans are delayed.) BMBDG Seminar – Bradley Pentelute


BMBDG Seminar – Thomas Walz“Electron microscopy approaches to studying lipid-protein interactions,” by Thomas Walz, Professor, the Rockefeller University. Monday, April 30, 2018, at 3:00 pm, LSC#3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Thomas Walz


BMBDG Seminar – Bert Semler“Viral strategies to hijack and alter host cell functions during picornavirus replication.” by Bert Semler, University of California, Irvine. Monday, April 23, 2018 at 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Bert Semler


BMBDG Seminar – Peter Zandstra“Engineering development form stem cells,” by Peter Zandstra, UBC, MSL & School of Biomedical Engineering. Monday, April 9, 2018 at 3:00 pm,LSC#3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Peter Zandstra


BMBDG Seminar – Miroslaw Cygler“Mitochondrial Fe-S Cluster assembly machinery,” by Miroslaw Cygler, University of Saskatchewan. Monday, March 12, 2018 at 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Miroslaw Cygler


BMBDG Seminar – Peter Unrau“Highly fluorescent RNA Mango aptamers for in vitro imaging and RNP purification”,  by Peter Unrau, Professor,  Simon Fraser University. Monday, January 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm, LSC #3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar – Peter Unrau


BMBDG Seminar – Marlys Koschinsky“Lipoprotein(a): The story of Clinical Probability and Scientific Uncertainty”, by Marlys Koschinsky,  Western University. Special seminar to celebrate Dr. Ross MacGillivray’s retirement. Monday, January 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm, LSC # 3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall BMBDG Seminar – Marlys Koschinsky


Adam Crowe – Doctoral Exam“The catabolism of the last two rings of cholesterol by Mycobacterium tuberculosis“, by Adam Crowe, PhD Candidate, Eltis Lab. Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 12:30 pm in Room 203, Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road.   Adam Crowe – Doctoral Exam


BMBDG Seminar: PhD Exit Seminar – Adam Crowe“Cholesterol ring cleavage by Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, by Adam Crowe, PhD Candidate, Eltis Lab, UBC. Monday, December 11, 2017 at 3:00 pm, LSC#3, 2350 Health Sciences Mall. BMBDG Seminar: PhD Exit Seminar – Adam Crowe


November GraduationCongratulations Biochemistry graduates!! UBC will be conferring Biochemistry degrees on Friday, November 24th at 9:00 a.m. in the Chan Centre. November Graduation