Seminars 2010-11

Interactions of Serum Lipids with Surfactant as Models of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Ashley Hillier
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
1:00 pm
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN4015

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

Genetic and Epigenic Regulation of B Lymphopoiesis

Dr. Marcus Clark
Professor, Dept. of Medicine
Chief, Section of Rheumatology
Knapp Center for Lupus Research
University of Chicago

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
2:00 p.m.
Lecture Theatre A
Health Sciences Centre

 

Novel Phytosterol Derivatives: Enzymatic Synthesis and Properties

Zhuliang Tan
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
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 Doctor of Philosophy

Impact of Heat-Moisture Treatment on the Structure of Pulse Starches at Different Levels of Granule Organization and on their Physicochemical Properties

Priyatharini Ambigaipalan
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Thursday, May 19, 2011
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

Dual Roles for Mcl-1: Apoptosis Inhibitor and Cell Cycle Regulator

Dr. Jacqueline Vanderluit
Assistant Professor
Division of BioMedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

Modeling Covert Stroke: Effects of Chronic Hypoperfusion and Medial Thalamic Stroke on Attention Shifting Abilities in Rats

Dr. Chris Cordova
Division of BioMedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

The Role of Key Amino Acids in the Cold-Adaptation of a Coiled Coil Protein

Korrina Fudge
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
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

Viral Subversion of Autophagy and Senescence

Dr. Craig McCormick
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Faculty of Medicine
Dalhousie University

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

Lipid Profile of Newfoundlanders

Dr. Shabnam Asghari
Epidemiologist,
Assistant Professor
Discipline of Family Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

Impact of Granular, Supramolecular and Molecular Structure of Pulse Starches on their Physicochemical Properties

Priyatharini Ambigaipalan
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
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.

Discovery of a Novel Regulator of Estrogen Receptor Alpha

Dr. Paola Marignani
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Faculty of Medicine
Dalhousie University

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

Bioaccessibility of Millet Phenolics and their Antioxidant Activity

Anoma Chandrasekara
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, March, 9, 2011
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 Doctor of Philosophy

 

Looking at Stroke and Arthritis: The Benefits of AT1 Receptor Inhibitors

Dr. Noriko Daneshtalab
Assistant Professor
School of Pharmacy
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, March 2, 2011
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

 

Discovery of a Novel Regulator of
Estrogen Receptor Alpha

Dr. Paola Marignani
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
and Molecular Biology
Faculty of Medicine
Dalhousie University

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

Following the seminar, graduate students will have
an opportunity to meet with Dr. Marignani

Mechanisms of Genome Mutators Involved in
Adaptive Immunity and Lymphomagenesis

Dr. Mani Larijani
Assistant Professor
BioMedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

"A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using
Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus"

F. Wolfe-Simon et al.
Science, 2 Dec 2010
10.1126/science.1197858

Dr. John T. Brosnan
University Research Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Methyl Group Supply and Demand

Laura McBreairty
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Friday, December 17, 2010
10:30 a.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

Please note change in day and time from our regular seminars

 

Structural Studies of Lung Surfactant Protein B Peptides

Mahzad Sharifahmadian
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, December 1, 2010
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



Secondary Metabolism and Plant Pathogenicity in Streptomyces

Dr. Dawn R.D. Bignell
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, November 24, 2010
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Checkpoints During Antibiotic Biosynthesis: The Coordination of Antibiotic Production and Export in Antibiotic Producing Bacteria

Dr. Kapil Tahlan
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

 

IRES: An Alternative Way of Translation

Dr. Kensuke Hirasawa
Associate Professor
BioMedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of
Newfoundland

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


Investigation of Gas-Phase Chemistry of Bioions
by Tandem Mass Spectrometry

 

Dr. Joseph H. Banoub
Special Projects, Science Branch
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
and
Adjunct Professor
Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


 

Stressed Transcriptomics--Using Genomic Techniques to Study Global Gene Expression Responses to Stress

Tiago S.F. Hori
Ph.D. Candidate
Ocean Sciences Centre
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

 

Tips and Techniques for Effective Scientific Presentations

Dr. Sherri Christian
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015

Please note that this seminar is geared toward and will be especially useful to graduate and honours students, but everyone is welcome to attend.

Walking the Camino: From Burgos to Santiago de Compostella

Dr. John J. Robinson
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland
and
Megan F. Robinson

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
1:00 p.m.
L.A.W. Feltham Room, SN-4015


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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