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BMB Seminars

Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Dr. Peter Stirling
“Deriving mechanisms of genome instability from mutation signatures”

11:00 AM, HSC 1405A

2017 BMB Advance
Banff Centre
April 27 & 28, 2017

Great to see BMB’s Dave Schriemer’s innovative research highlighted in UToday! Congrats, Dave!

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!!

Sept 26 2016

Aaron Mathankeri from Jason de Koning's lab successfully defended his master’s thesis Friday, Sept 23rd, “Rapid Large-Scale Inference of Mutational Heterogeneity”. Aaron is the first student from the BMB Bioinformatics Stream to have defended.

Sep 23 2016

Congratulations to Arash Nabbi from the Riabowol lab. Arash successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled "The role of the ING3 epigenetic regulator in prostate cancer".

Jul 27 16

Congratulations to Corey Arnold (Sarah Childs lab) who successfully defended his PhD thesis “Determining genetic mechanisms of vascular stability: a novel role for FoxF2”! Well done, Corey!

Jul 29 16

Fangwu Wang (Karl Riabowol’s lab) successfully defended her MSc thesis “The role of ING5 in stemness maintenance of brain tumour initiating cells”. Congratulations, Fangwu!

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!


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