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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

Pinaki Bose,
Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics & Oncology
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary


Wednesday, 16 December, 2015
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! 

Nov 25 15

Congratulations to Ayan Chanda (Shirin Bonni’s lab) for successfully completing his candidacy exam today! Well done Ayan!

Nov 19 15

Congratulations to Sarvan Kumar (Susan Lees-Miller lab) who successfully defended his thesis today, “A tale of a tail: understanding the role for Ku80 C-terminal region in non-homologous end joining”
Well done Sarvan!

Oct 22 2015

Congratulations to Pavneet Singh (Zheng lab), who successfully defended his PhD thesis “ Regulation of Myocardin Expression and Activity in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells”. Well done Pavneet!

July 20 2015

Congratulations to Elizabeth Barretto (Grewal lab), Wenting Guo & Florian Hiess (Chen lab), and Teja Klancic (Reimer lab) who were all awarded graduate training awards from AIHS in this spring's competition. Well done all!

Jul 15 2015

Congratulations to Jessica Sarthi (Jennifer Cobb's lab), Arjumand Wani (Susan Lees-Miller's lab) and Shiravani Pirahas (Savraj Grewal's lab), who were all successful recipients of postdoctoral fellowships from the most recent Alberta Cancer Foundation Cancer Research competition! Well done all!

May 14 15

Congratulations to Kyle Burns (Schriemer lab) who successfully defended his PhD thesis "Advances in hydrogen exchange mass spectrometry to study microtubules and MAPs"! Way to go, Kyle!


Contact Information

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