Fall 2017 Seminars

Biochemistry Seminar Series 2017-2018: Fall 2017 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 11
Kristen Roberts (Abstract)
Career Development Services for Science Students and Graduates

Science Career Development Coordinator
Career Development and Experiential Learning
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Sept 18
Won Young Oh (Abstract)
Resveratrol and its lipophilized derivatives: structures, antioxidant and biological activities

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

Sept 25
Dr. Sherri Christian (Abstract)
Tips and techniques for effective scientific presentations

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Oct 2
Abrehem Abad (Abstract)
Importance of Minor components to the Oxidative Stability of camelina, chia, and sophia seed oils

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

Oct 9 - Thanksgiving Monday – no seminar

Oct 16
Nidhi
Kuksal (Abstract)
Examination of the importance of ROS release from complex I in ischemia-reperfusion injury
M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. R. Mailloux)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Oct 30
Tharindu Senadheera (Abstract)
Value added utilization of sea cucumber (Cucumaria frondosa) by-products: collagen and protein hydrolysates

Ph.D. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Drs. D. Dave & F. Shahidi)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 2**
Tadiwos Getachew (Abstract)
Expression and Characterization of Recombinant Lung Surfactant Protein-B (rSP-B)

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

Nov 6
Dr. Graham Fraser (Abstract)
Oxygen Mediated Blood Flow Regulation in Microvascular Networks

Assistant Professor
Division of Biomedical Sciences
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 13* - Remembrance Day holiday – no seminar

Nov 17*
Dr. Joe Banoub (Abstract)
A critique on the structural analysis of lignins, sequencing of lignin oligomers and lignomics

Adjunct Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nov 20
Jenika Marshall (Abstract)
Lipoprotein lipase hydrolysis products are associated with Akt signalling in THP-1 macrophages

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

Nov 27
Mahesha Asiriwardhana (Abstract)
Methionine Requirement to Maximize Protein Synthesis and Transmethylated Products Synthesis in Neonatal Piglets

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

Dec 6-15 - Final Exams

* Note: the University will be closed on Nov. 13; all Monday lectures/seminars will be scheduled for Nov. 17

 ** Please note the change in day from our regular seminars

Contact

Biochemistry

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

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