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New Bioinformatics Specialization!

Starting in fall 2014, graduate students can enroll in the new Bioinformatics Specialization, as part of the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Graduate Program. This unique program at the University of Calgary will provide students with advanced training in the development of computational approaches for understanding large-scale biomedical data. For details click here.

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BMB Seminars

Alice Ford-Hutchinson, PhD, PMP

"TBA"
June 25, 2015 11:00 AM

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Great Breakthroughs Seminar Series

Susan Lees-Miller, PhD
  Professor, Engineered Air Chair in Cancer Research
Cumming School of Medicine

"TBA"

Tuesday, May 26
4:00 pm
Theatre One

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!

Please join me in congratulating Tao Dong, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and a joint member in BMB, for his recent CRC Tier 2 chair award, as well as success at CFI! 

Apr 2 2015

Good news from the results of last fall's NSERC discovery grant competition, announced rather auspiciously on April 1st! 

Four primary BMB members were successful (80% success rate), accounting for 25% of the Cumming School of Medicine's success in this competition! Congrats to Tara Beattie, Shirin Bonni, Peng Huang (Peng is batting 1000 so far in grants applied for - Wow!!!), and Jonathan Lytton. In addition, James Wasmuth, who is primarily appointed in VetMed, was successful.

March 24 2015

Congratulations to the Departmental faculty and trainees who will be presented the following awards for their outstanding contributions during 2014 at the 2015 BMB Advance, April 24th & 25th:
Aaron Goodarzi - winner of the Leon Browder Rising Star Award
Dave Schriemer - winner of the Associate Professor Award
Carol Schuurmans - winner of the Schultz Award for General Excellence (SAGE)
Mike Walsh - winner of the Hans van de Sande Leadership & Service Award
Karolin Klement (Aaron Goodarzi lab) - winner of the Postdoctoral Award
Grey Wilkinson (Carol Schuurmans lab) - winner of the Gordon Dixon Award

Well done all!!

Congratulations to Peng Huang, whose recently successful CFI award was highlighted, among others, by the University!

Jan 13 15

Congratulations to Debbie Kurrasch and her team for their important study on the effects of bisphenols, published in PNAS recently, and highlighted on the University's website and in the Calgary Herald. Great work and great publicity, Debbie!


Apr 13 2015

Ben Ewanchuk (Yates Lab) has been awarded the Beverley Phillips Rising Stars MSc Studentship and MS Society of Canada, MSSOC MSc Studentship. Well done Ben!

Heather Paul (Reimer Lab) was awarded a CHIR Scholarship. Congratulations Heather!

March 30 2015

Congrats to Paniz Davari (Childs lab) who successfully defended her MSc thesis "Characterizing the role of Rasa1 in Vascular Malformations in Zebrafish"!

Mar19 2015

Congratulations to Rhiannon Campden of the Yates lab! Rhiannon has been awarded The Snyder Institute Beverley Phillips Rising Star Program Studentship and a MS Society of Canada Doctoral Studentship.

Jan 23 2015

Congratulations to Anshita Rai (Cross lab) who successfully defended her PhD thesis “Development of trophoblast lined blood spaces in the mouse placenta” on Jan 23, 2015. Well done, Anshita!

Jan 12 15

Congratulations to Uma Rajarajacholan (Riabowol lab) who successfully defended her PhD thesis "Investigation of the role of ING1a in cellular senescence and ING1b in ribosomal DNA transcription"!

December 15 2014 2

Congratulations to Brett Lancaster (McGhee lab) who passed his candidacy exam today! (December 15, 2014)

         

Contact Information

Admission Inquires
403-220-8306
bmbgrad@ucalgary.ca

Departmental Inquires
403-220-4483
bmb@ucalgary.ca