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Fall 2012 Seminars

Biochemistry Seminar Series 2012-2013: Fall 2012
Fridays @ 1pm in the Feltham room (SN-4015).

Titles and abstracts will be posted 3-4
weeks in advance of each seminar.

Sept 7
Dr. Sherri Christian (Abstract)
Tips and Techniques for effective scientific presentations

Assistant Professor,
Department of Biochemistry,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Sept 14
Nicholas Fairbridge (Abstract)
Developmental regulation by CECR2 chromatin remodeling
Ph.D. student,
Department of Biological Sciences – (Dr. H. McDermid),
University of Alberta

Sept 21
Erin Alcock (Abstract)
Who needs the library?
Science Research Liaison Librarian,
Queen Elizabeth II Library,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Sept 28
No Seminar

Oct 1
Dr. Erin Connolly
Molecular mechanisms of iron and copper transport across membranes in plants
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
University of South Carolina
Dr. Connolly is a candidate for the position of Head of Biochemistry
Please note the change in day from our regular seminars

Oct 5
Dr. Robert Brown (Abstract)

Killer lipases and phat functions tied to atherosclerosis
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial university of Newfoundland

Oct 12
Dr. Kelley Bromley-Brits (Abstract)
A new role for TMP21 in Alzheimer's Disease pathogenesis
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. R. Bertolo),
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Oct 19
Dwane (Brad) Tucker
(Abstract)
The effects of mucin secretagogues on mucin synthesis and threonine requirements in small intestine of young Yucatan miniature pigs
M.Sc. student,
Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. R. Bertolo),
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Oct 26
No Seminar

Nov 2
Dr. John (Sean) Brosnan (Abstract)
FORMATE: The next big thing in one-carbon metabolism?
Professor,
Department of Biochemistry,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 9
Dr. Loong-Tak Lim (Abstract)
Electrospinning/Electrospraying of Protein Isolate and Alginate Solutions
Associate Professor,
Department of Food Science,
University of Guelph

Nov 16
Matthew Nosworthy (Abstract)
Dipeptide transport in the neonatal Yucatan miniature piglet
Ph.D. student,
Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. J. Brunton),
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 23
Dr. Sheila Drover (Abstract)
Estradiol-modulation of HLA-II in human breast cancer cells
Associate Professor,
Division of Biomedical Sciences,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 30
Dr. Michael Woods (Abstract)
Looking for the light at the end of the tunnel: elucidating hereditary colorectal cancer predisposition
Associate Professor,
Discipline of Genetics,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dec 5-14
Final Exams - no seminars

Christmas break

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