Winter 2016 Seminars

Biochemistry Seminar Series 2015-2016: Winter 2016 Fridays @ 1pm in the Feltham room (SN-4015) unless otherwise noted.

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

Jan 8
Rakesh Raghunathan (Abstract)
Hierarchical structure of field pea starches and their impact on physicochemical properties

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

Jan 15
Dr. Sherri Christian* (Abstract)
Tips and Techniques for Effective Scientific Presentations

Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland
* Not a research seminar: presentation on how to prepare and give seminars

Jan 22
Dr. Daryl Pullman (Abstract)
Precision Medicine: Separating Hype from Hope

Professor
Division of Community Health and Humanities
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Jan 29
No seminar

Feb 5
Dr. John Arnason (Abstract)
Trees of life: ethnobotanical and phytochemical discovery of therapeutic natural products

Professor
Department of Biology
University of Ottawa

Feb 12
Dr. Matthew Parsons (Abstract)
Failure to Communicate: Early Alterations in Synaptic Function Precede Cell Death in Huntington’s Disease

Assistant Professor
Division of Biomedical Sciences
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Feb 19
Dr. Meghan Burchell (Abstract)
Isotope Sclerochemistry and Canadian Archaeology

Assistant Professor
Department of Archaeology
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Feb 26
Winter break – no seminar

Mar 4
Narmadaa Thyagarajan (Abstract)
Analysis of differentially regulated gene expression in human macrophages exposed to LPL-hydrolyzed lipoprotein products

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

Mar 11
Rasanjali Egodage (Abstract)
Impact of annealing on the molecular structure and properties of waxy starches of different botanical origins

Ph.D. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. R. Hoover)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Mar 18
Chandani Dinesh (Abstract)
Arginine metabolism and creatine biosynthesis in neonatal piglets

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

Mar 25
Good Friday – no seminar

Apr 1 -  Postponed to a later date
Alaa Al-Jaroudi
M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. J. Brunton)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Apr 11-20
Final Exams - no seminars

Apr 22
Judong Yeo (Abstract)
Effect of food processing on the changes in the antioxidant capacity of lentil cultivars

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

Apr 29
Dr. David Heeley (Abstract)
The tubulin code is a traffic controller

Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Contact

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