Seminars 2008-09

Therapeutic Potential of Culinary Products for Hepatoprotective and Anti-Ulcer Activity

Dr.Tejal R.Gandhi

Professor and Head
Anand Pharmacy College
Anand,Gujarat, India

Wednesday, April 29, 2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

Impact of Heat Moisture Treatment on the Structure and Properties of Normal and Waxy Potato Starches

Varatharajan Vamadevan

Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, April 22, 2009
1:00 P.M.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

This seminar is presented in partial fulfillment for the requirements of the degree of Master of Science

Slow Skeletal Muscle Actin

Robert Mercer
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, April 15, 2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

This seminar is presented in partial fulfillment for the requirements of the degree of Master of Science

Abnormal Intracellular Ca2+ Handling in Cardiac Conduction System: A Source of Life-Threatening Arrhythmias

Dr. Bruno Stuyvers
Associate Professor
Cardiac Cellular & Molecular Physiology Division of BioMedical Sciences Faculty of Medicine Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, April 8, 2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

 

Beyond Clonal Selection: Post Selectional Modification of the CD8+ T Cell Repertoire by HIV Infection

Dr. Michael Grant
Professor of Immunology
Division of BioMedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, April 1, 2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

Bioactive Fatty Acids and Metabolic Syndrome in Rodent Models

Dr. Roger S. McLeod
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry &
Molecular Biology
Dalhousie University

Wednesday, March 25, 2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room SN-4015

Antioxidant Phenolics from Millet

Anoma Chandrasekara
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Monday, March 23, 2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

*This seminar is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the transfer of the degree of Master of Science to Doctor of Philosophy

 


Smelt GPDH: Isozymes, Transcripts, and Shuttles

Jason Robinson
Department of Biochemistry
Ocean Sciences Center
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, March 18, 2009
1:00 p.m.

L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015
*This seminar is presented in partial fulfillment for the requirements of the degree of Master of Science.


Green Tea Polyphenols:
Structure Modifications and Applications in Food and Natural Health Products

Ying (Joy) Zhong
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, March 11, 2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

Dietary Fat Consumption During Prenatal and Postnatal Time Period: Impact on the Development of Cardiovascular Disease

Kanta Chechi
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, March 4, 2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

Structure and Dynamics of a Membranous Interface: Lipid Rafts, Bugs and Lung Disease

Dr. Kaushik Nag
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, February 25, 2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

 

MIER1 and Nuclear Hormone Gene Expression: It's All About the Code...
Histone Code that is!

Dr. Gary Paterno
Professor of Oncology,
Division of BioMedical Sciences
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, February 11, 2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

From Skinny Flounder to Plump Goldfish: Some Aspects of the Endocrine Regulation of Appetite in Fish.

Dr. Hélène Volkoff
Associate Professor
Department of Biology and
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, February 4, 2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Rhizobium Plasmids: Accessory Genome, Compartmented Genome or Both?

Dr. Michael Hynes
Professor, Biological Sciences
University of Calgary


Friday, January 30, 2009
4:00 p.m.
Science Building, SN-2105

* Please note change in day, time, and location from our regular seminars

* This is a joint seminar with the Department of Biology


"Progress, challenges and clinical utility of genome-wide association scans"

Dr. Proton Rahman,
Professor of Medicine,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, January 28,2009
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN- 4015


"Redox-sensitive proteome and antioxidant strategies in wheat control"

Dr. NataliaBykova
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, December 10, 2008
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

"Packing up DNA Methylation"

Tamara Smith
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, December 03,2008
1:00p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN- 4015

"Developmental Origins of Cardiovascular Disease in the Yucatan
Miniature Pig"

Semone Myrie
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

“Gut Reaction: A New Model of Small Intestinal Adaptation In Newborns”

Elaine Dodge, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland


Wednesday, November 19, 2008
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

"Proteins that Mess Up Membranes: structural mechanisms behind the functions of antimicrobial peptides and lung surfactant proteins".


Dr. Valerie Booth
Assistant Professor and
Canada Research Chair in Proteomics
Department of Biochemistry and
Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, October 29, 2008
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

"On the Hunt for a Killer...The Story of the Discovery of the Gene Causing Sudden Cardiac Death in Newfoundland"

Dr. Terry Lynn Young
Assistant Professor and
Canada Research Chair
Discipline of Genetics
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


"Cerebrovascular Dysfunction Associated with Hemorrhagic Stroke"

Dr. John Smeda
Professor
Faculty of Medicine
Co-ordinator of the Renal/Cardiovascular
Program in BioMedical Sciences
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, October 15, 2008
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

"Mammalian Arginases: The Swiss Army Knife of Arginine Metabolism"

Dr. Sidney Morris
Professor
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday, October 8, 2008
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

"Anaerobic Operation of Plant Mitochondria and Nitric Oxide Metabolism"

Dr. Andrei Igamberdiev
Associate Professor
Department of Biology
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, October 1, 2008
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

"Biochemical Characterization and Functional Analysis of the Major Yolk Protein in the Sea Urchin Egg and Embryo"

Dr. John Robinson
Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, September 24, 2008
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

"High-throughput Iterative DNA 'Re-sequencing' on Microarrays for Genomic Phylogeography of Newfoundland Species"

Dr. Steven Carr
Professor
Department of Biology
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, September 17, 2008
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

"Acute Response of Substrate Metabolism to Normobaric Hypoxia Exposure in Overweight Sedentary Males"

Dr. Fabien Basset
Assistant Professor
School of Human Kinetics and Recreation
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, September 10, 2008
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

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