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BMB Seminars

The June 15, 2016 BMB Seminar has been cancelled

Seminars will resume in September

May 9 16

Congratulations to the Departmental faculty and trainees who were presented with the following awards for their outstanding contributions during 2015 at the 2016 BMB Advance in Banff on April 28th & 29th:

Savraj Grewal - winner of the Associate Professor Award
Mike Walsh - winner of the Schultz Award for General Excellence (SAGE)
William Brook - winner of the Hans van de Sande Leadership & Service Award
Mark Bieda- winner of the Leon Browder Rising Star Award
Tobias Wiesenfahrt (Jim McGhee lab) - winner of the Postdoctoral Award
Amrita Singh Chandhoke (Shirin Bonni lab) - winner of the Gordon Dixon Award
Well done all!!

Christian Jacob and the LINDSAY project team won the “Innovation in Information and Communications Technology” award at Friday’s ASTech awards ceremony! Congratulations, Christian!

Congratulations to our own Aaron Goodarzi, who appears on this year’s Avenue Magazine’s top 40 Calgarians under 40 list! Nice job, Aaron!

Colleagues, please join me in congratulating Jay Cross for his selection as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the highest scholarly honour in the country!!

July 17 2015

Please join me in congratulating BMB members, Frank Jirik, Carol Schuurmans and Tao Dong, who were all successful in the most recent CIHR operating grant competition. This one was very tough again, with an overall success rate of just under 15%. 

April 23

Congratulations to Mayi Arcellana-Panlilio and Paul Mains, who were both recognized for their contributions to education in the Bachelor in Health Science undergraduate program!

Mayi received the BHSc Teaching Award for her passionate and encouraging approach to teaching MDSC351 (honours Cell & Molecular Biology). 

Paul received the BHSc Research Mentor Award for his exceptional commitment and support as a research supervisor and mentor.

Well done both - you are role models for the rest of us!

May 12 16 2

Congratulations to Cortt Piett (Susan Lees-Miller’s lab) who successfully defended this MSc thesis “The role of polynucleotide kinase phosphatase in non-homologous end joining”. Nice job, Cortt!

May 12 16

Dustin Pearson (Aaron Goodarzi’s lab) was recently awarded an FGS Dean’s Doctoral Scholarship. Well done, Dustin!

May 9 16 2

Congratulations to Morgan Hepburn (Schriemer lab) who recently passed her candidacy exam! Great work, Morgan!

May 4 16

Congratulations to Vipul Shrivastava (Carol Huang lab) who successfully completed his MSc thesis “Role of PrIR signaling during pregnancy and the molecular mechanisms involved”.

Apr 25 16 2

Please join me in congratulating Amrita Singh Chandhoke (Bonni lab) for successfully defending her thesis “Identifying novel SUMO regulators of TGF-beta-induced EMT and breast cancer invasion” on April 21. Great work, Amrita!

Apr 25 16

Congratulations to Yang Yang (co-supervised by Drs. Riabowol & Bonni) for passing her candidacy examination recently! Well done, Yang Yang!


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