Holy Krebs! The Memorial University Biochemistry Department will be 50 years’ old this year.
To mark the occasion, we are putting the call out to all graduates for an all years celebration weekend. Whether you graduated with a Biochemistry, Dietetics, Food Science or Nutrition undergraduate or graduate degree, save the dates Friday September 8 – Sunday September 10, 2017.
The Dean of Science Office is pleased to announce its Science Undergraduate Research Award (SURA) program will be offered again this year. The SURA program is created to provide undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science with more opportunities for hands-on research experience. The duration of the SURA work period is 16 weeks and must take place in the Faculty of Science during the 2017 spring/summer semester.
Dr. Phil Davis retired at the end of December after a long and illustrious career. Dr. Davis first came to Memorial in 1968 and during his time here was an undergraduate student, technician, graduate student, faculty member, researcher, and department head. We wish him a long, healthy, enjoyable retirement.
Drs. Robert Brown and Fereidoon Shahidi, Department of Biochemistry, and Dr. Chris Parrish, Department of Ocean Sciences, secured $211,876 for a facility focused on metabolomic analysis. The CFI funding will provide the research team with high-tech equipment, allowing the team to discover new food supplements, screening methods for diseases and new affordable treatments for diseases.
You can read the complete story on the Faculty of Science news page.