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Department Events

  2014 BMB Advance
May 1 - 2, 2014
Banff Centre
1:30 PM, May 1st to 3:00 PM, May 2nd




BMB Seminars

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology
Mitochondria, Metabolism & Disease

Wednesday, 9 April, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
HSC 1405 A


Great Breakthroughs Seminar Series

Associate Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, & Oncology
University of Calgary
"Ribozymes and Telomerase - The RNA Revolution"

Tuesday, 22 April, 2014
4:00 PM Theatre One

Department News

Congratulations to Jim McGhee as he was recognized this weekend at the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences annual meeting with the "NRC Research Press Senior Investigator Award".

And Congratulations to Susan Lees-Miller, who was also recognized this weekend at the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences annual meeting with the "Jeanne Manery Fisher Memorial Lectureship Award".

Karl Riabowol

Congratulations to Karl Riabowol, and his colleagues Joseph Dort and Don Morris, who were successful in the most recent AIHS CRIO Project-Cancer funding competition!

J MacDonald K Raibowol

Please join me in congratulating Justin MacDonald and Karl Riabowol who were both successful in the most recent and very tough CIHR grants competition!

Justin MacDonald and his colleagues were one of the successful teams in the recent AIHS-Pfizer Translational Research Fund Opportunity! Well done, Justin!

Prospective Graduate Students

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Trainee News

Congratulations to Thomas Whitesell of Sarah Childs' lab, who just published An a-Smooth muscle actin (acta2/asma) zebrafish transgenic line marking vascular mural cells and visceral smooth muscle cells. in PLoS One on March 3!

Please join me in congratulating Jessica Sarthi, who is a postdoctoral fellow with Jennifer Cobb, and who was just highlighted on the University's homepage as one of eight new AITF-Eyes High Postdoctoral Scholars! Read More Well done Jessica & Jennifer!

BMB graduate student Uma Rajarajacholan, a PhD candidate in Karl Riabowol's lab, was just profiled by the Alberta Cancer Foundation. Well done, Uma!! Read More January 2014

Congratulations to Grey Wilkinson (Carol Schuurman's lab) for winning the 1st Author award for a publicaiton in the Journal of Neuroscience. Read More  January 2014

Curtis Hughey just had two papers published from his research on mesenchymal stem cell therapy! Find out more here and here. Congratulations, Curtis! December, 2013

Congratulations to Curtis Hughey (Jane Shearer's lab) who successfully defended his PhD thesis "Characterizing the relationship between energy metabolism and mesenchymal stem cell therapy in the infarcted heart" on November 27, 2013!

Congratulations to Abdulhameed Al-Ghabkari, who passed his PhD candidacy examination on November 27, 2013.

Congratulations to Satbir Thakur (Karl Riabowol lab) whose publication appeared in September 2013 in "Cell Death and Disease". Click here for details.

Congratulations to Osama Refai (Paul Mains and Jeb Gaudet's labs) for his November 2013 paper in the journal "G3"! Click here for details.

Congratulations to Alex Tang (Tony Schryver's lab) who successfully defended his MSc thesis "The development of a novel reporter system to study the interaction between FbpA and FpbBC" August 29, 2013!

Congratulations to Bradley Day (Derrick Rancourt's lab) who passed his PhD candidacy exam August 28, 2013!

Congratulations to Nick Bandy who defended his MSc thesis “Construction and Characterization of a B. burgdorferi strain with Conditional Expression of the Essential Telomere Resolvase,  ResT” in August 2013!

Congratulations to Charlene Downey who defended her PhD thesis “Investigating Murine Models of Non-Small cell Lung Cancer” in August 2013!

Congratulations to Uma Rajarajacholan who published an article “The ING1a tumor suppressor regulates endocytosis to induce cellular senescence via the Rb-E2F pathway” in PLoS Biology in June 2013! See Article


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