Fall 2016 Seminars

Biochemistry Seminar Series 2016-2017: Fall 2016 Mondays @ 1pm in the Feltham room (SN4015) unless otherwise noted.

Titles and abstracts will be posted 2-3 weeks in advance of each seminar.

 

Sept 12
Alaa Al-Jaroudi (Abstract)
The sparing effects of creatine and its precursor guanidinoacetic acid on protein synthesis in a neonatal TPN piglet model

M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. J. Brunton)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Sept 14 - 2016 Faith Elizabeth Winifred (Rusted) Bailey Nutrition Lecture (3:30pm in the Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation room IIC-2001)*
Dr. Deborah O’Connor
Director, Department of Clinical Dietetics and
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Toronto
* please note the change in day, time and location from our regular seminars

Sept 19
Dr. William Lagor (Abstract)
Liver-directed genome editing for the study and correction of lipid disorders

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Baylor College of Medicine

Sept 26
Scott Bray(Abstract)
Creatine Supplementation of TPN and Sparing of Amino Acids in Neonatal Piglets

M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. R. Bertolo)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Oct 3
Craig Ayre(Abstract)
Characterization of the Extracellular Vesicles Released by B cells Following CD24 Stimulation

Ph.D. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. S. Christian)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Oct 10
no seminar - Thanksgiving Monday 

Oct 17
Dr. Elena Posse de Chaves(Abstract)
A Scientific Journey from the Brain to the Retina led by Isoprenoids and Protein Prenylation

Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of Alberta

Oct 24
Tadiwos Getachew (Abstract)
Structural and Functional Insight into Recombinant Lung Surfactant Protein B (rSP-B)

Ph.D. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. V. Booth)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Oct 31
Alex Trevors (Abstract)
The use of alanyl-glutamine as a source of glutamine for the compromised GI tract in parenterally-fed neonatal piglets

M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. J. Brunton)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 7
Dr. Ross Feldman (Abstract)
Heart Disease in women: new targets, new opportunities

Professor and Chair
Discipline of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 14
Yuanxin Sun (Abstract)
Antioxidant, and Antiviral Activities of Tyrosol (TY), Hydroxytyrosol (HTY) and their Esters

M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. F. Shahidi)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 21
Wonyoung Oh (Abstract)
Lipophilized resveratrol esters: structure elucidation and antioxidant activity determination

Ph.D. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. F. Shahidi)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 28
Dr. Mani Larijani (Abstract)
Taking the long way to solving the structure of a cancer-causing protein: an adventure in the 5th dimension

Associate Professor
Division of Biomedical Sciences
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dec 5
Tasahil Albishi (Abstract)
Phenolic contents of different woods and their antioxidant activities

Ph.D. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. J. Banoub)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dec 7-16
Final exams - no seminars

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