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Biochemistry Summer Symposium 2014

The fourth annual Biochemistry Summer Symposium was held on August 13, 2014, at the Fluvarium.  The keynote address was delivered by Dr. Alain Nepveu, Professor of Biochemistry at McGill University.  This year, graduate students were competing for the L.M. Stead Oral Competition Award for Best Oral Presentation. This award was generously donated by Dr. Lori Stead and by Dr. René Jacobs, both alumni of the department.


Biochemistry welcomes a new Head of Department

Dr. Mark Berry

The Department of Biochemistry welcomes Dr. Mark Berry as its new Head of Department.  Educated at Sunderland University and the University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Berry joins Memorial from Brandon University were he served as Chair of Chemistry (2010-2013).  Dr. Berry's research interests are in the biochemistry of trace amines and their possible roles in human neurophysiological diseases.



May 2014 News

The department celebrated the May 2014 Convocation by inviting graduates and their families in for a light lunch.  Some departmental awards were given at the event.  See related story for more details, as well as more May news.

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