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2016 BMB Advance

APRIL 28 & 29, 2016
Banff Centre

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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.


BMB Seminars

Dr. Ben Montpetit
Department of Cell Biology
University of Alberta

"Getting the message out: nuclear pore complexes and mRNA export"

Wednesday, 24 February, 2016
11:00 AM, HSC  1405B

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!

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! 

Dec 21 15

Congratulations to Amrita Singh Chandhoke (Bonni lab) for her recent first author publication in Cell Death & Differentiation. Well done, Amrita!

Dec 15 15

Congratulations to Denise Bustard (Jennifer Cobb lab) who successfully defended her thesis “Defining a role for the Smc5/6 Complex component Nse5 in DNA replication and DSB repair”. Way to go, Denise!

Congratulations to Arnab Mandal (Jason de Koning lab) who passed his candidacy exam. Well done, Arnab!

Dec 11 15

Congratulations to Dustin Pearson for receiving the “Achievers in Medical Science Graduate Recruitment Scholarship” from the University of Calgary, Graduate Scholarship office. Dustin is a PhD student in Dr. Aaron Goodarzi’s laboratory.

Dec 10 15

Nathan Bryans has been awarded an Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures award. Congratulations Nathan!

Dec 1 2015

Abhishek Ghosh, a recently graduated PhD student from Savraj Grewal's lab, has been awarded the “Prof PB Sen Memorial Research Prize 2015” from the Physiological Society of India for his PhD publication. Well done Abhishek!

Dec 1 15 2

Congratulations to Kunal Karve (Bonni lab) who successfully passed his candidacy exam today (Dec 1, 2015)! Well done, Kunal.


Contact Information

Graduate Program Inquiries 403-220-8306 Departmental Inquiries         403-220-4483