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Winter 2013 Seminars

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

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

Jan 11 - (Recscheduled to Feb 8)
Karen Alexander & Holly Tobin
Office of Emergency Management
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Jan 18
Craig Ayre (Abstract)
The Mechanism of CD24-Mediated Apoptosis in Mouse Pro-B Cells
M.Sc. student, Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. S. Christian)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Jan 25
Dr. Sylvain Moineau (Abstract)
CRISPR-Cas, the adaptive immune system of Streptococcus thermophilus
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Bioinformatics
Université Laval

Feb 1
Shemul Dev (Abstract)
Comparative Biochemical Analysis of the Major Yolk Protein in the Sea Urchin Egg and Coelomic Fluid
M.Sc. student, Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. J. Robinson)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Feb 8
Karen Alexander & Holly Tobin
Office of Emergency Management
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Feb 15
Jason Robinson (Abstract)
The role of methyl donors in methionine metabolism in the neonatal piglet
Ph.D. student, Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. R. Bertolo)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Feb 22
No Seminar

Mar 1
Yanbo Yang (Abstract)
The effects of lipoprotein hydrolysis by lipoprotein lipase on human macrophages
M.Sc. student, Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. R. Brown)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Mar 8
Dr. Suzanne Dufour (Abstract)
Host-symbiont attributes in the bivalve family Thyasiridae: insights from a primitive and plastic association
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Mar 15
Priya Ambigaipalan (Abstract)
Impact of heat-moisture treatment of pulse starches on their thermal, rheological and digestibility properties
Ph.D. student, Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. R. Hoover)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Mar 22
Dr. Rodney Russell (Abstract)
Hepatitis C Virus: How it Builds and how it Changes
Assistant Professor, Division of Biomedical Sciences
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Mar 27*
Dr. Anas El-Aneed (Abstract)
Exploring MALDI-MS as an alternative to LC-MS for the ionization and quantitation of small molecule pharmaceuticals
Assistant Professor
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
University of Saskatchewan
* Please note the change in day from our regular seminars

Mar 29
Good Friday – University holiday

Apr 5
Suntharamoorthy Maaran
Structure-Property Relationships in Pulse Starches
M.Sc. student, Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. R. Hoover)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Apr 11*
Dr. Josep Bassaganya-Riera
Immunoinformatics and Therapeutics
Professor, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Professor, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
Director, Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Virginia Tech

Dr. Bassaganya-Riera is a candidate for the position of Head of Biochemistry
*Please note the change in day from our regular seminars

Apr 12 and 19
Final Exams - no seminars

Apr 26
Jonathan Moulton (Abstract)
The Expression and Functional Studies of a Recombinant Surfactant Protein B (SP-B)
M.Sc. student, Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. V. Booth)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

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