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BMB Seminars

Wednesday, 19 October 2016
11:00 AM, HSC 1405A

2017 BMB Advance
Banff Centre
April 27 & 28, 2017

Jun 23 16

The results from the most recent (fall 2015) NSERC discovery grant competition have just been made public. Please join me in congratulating BMB member Savraj Grewal as well as our joint members Jay Cross, Ina Dobrinski, Tao Dong, Debbie Kurrasch, Minh Dang Nguyen, Derrick Rancourt, Raylene Reimer, Tony Schryvers, Yan Shi, and Tim Shutt, all of whom were successful! Well done all!

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 Education 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%. 

Jul 4 16

I am delighted to announce the winners of our inaugural “BMB Graduate Student Leadership & Service” award, recognizing contributions to the BMB program, University community and beyond. Congratulations to Beth Barretto, Fintan Stanley, Heather Paul, Sara Turner, & Tom Whitesell!

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

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


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