Winter 2018 Seminars

Biochemistry Seminar Series 2017-2018: Winter 2018 Mondays @ 1pm in the Feltham room (SN4015) unless otherwise noted.

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

 

Jan 8
Dalshini Kirupananthan (Abstract)
Amino acid and dipeptide uptake in the piglet small intestine

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

Jan 15
A. Madhushika Silva (Abstract)
Role of amino acid substitutions in Atlantic salmon tropomyosin

M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. D. Heeley)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Jan 22
Shreyasi Sarkar (Abstract)
Characterization of trace amine transport properties across human intestinal epithelial cells

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

Jan 29
Gagandeep Kaur (Abstract)
Sparing effect of betaine on methionine availability for PC synthesis in TPN fed neonatal piglets

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

Feb 5*
TBA

Feb 12*
TBA

Feb 19Winter break – no seminar

Feb 26*
TBA

Mar 5
Shrushti Shah (Abstract)
Short chain fatty acids alter lipidomic profile and have sex-specific effects on lipid metabolism of Long Evans rats

M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. S. Cheema)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Mar 12 (12:00-1:00pm)*
Dr. Scott Harding (Abstract)
Modifiable Risk Factors and Cardiometabolic Diseases – Nutrition and Lifestyle: What Should You Modify?
Senior Lecturer (Visiting) in Nutritional Sciences
King’s College London
Adjunct Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Memorial University of Newfoundland
* please note the change in time from our regular seminars

Mar 14 *
Dr. Nafisa Jadavji (Abstract)
How Does Nutrition Impact Stroke Outcome? Understanding the Role of One-carbon Metabolism in Ischemic Stroke
Postdoctoral Fellow and Instructor
Carleton University and
the University of Ottawa
* please note the change in day from our regular seminars

Mar 20 (2:00-3:00pm)*
Dr. Adam Metherel (Abstract)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Toronto
* please note the change in day and time from our regular seminars

Apr 2
Khaled Alawaini (Abstract)
The effects of total parenteral nutrition on glucose metabolism in Yucatan miniature pigs
Ph.D. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. R. Bertolo)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Apr 9
Tasahil Albishi (Abstract)
Ph.D. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. J. Banoub)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Apr 11-20Final exams

Apr 23
Mrunal Dayma (Abstract)
M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. M. Berry)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

April 30 (A-1043)*
Dr. Yvonne Lamers

Vitamins Across the Lifespan – Defining Adequacy for Optimal Growth, Development, and Health

Assistant Professor
Canada Research Chair in Food, Nutrition and Health Program
University of British Columbia
*Please note the change in location from our regular seminar

May 7
Arun Kumar (Abstract)
Trace Amine-Associated Receptor 1 Activation in Pancreatic Beta Cells Increases Glucose-Dependent Insulin Secretion
M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. M. Berry)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

May 14 (Abstract)
Martin Hurley
Restoring Blood Flow to the Neonatal Gut Following IV Feeding: The Roles of Dietary Arginine and Citrulline
M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry - (Dr. J. Brunton)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

May 15 
Dr. David Goodlett 

Please note this seminar has been CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances

May 15 (IIC-2001, 7-9 p.m.)*
Dr. Catherine Field (Abstract)
Can We Feed Our Babies Better to Prevent Allergies?

Professor
Faculty of Agriculture
Life and Environmental Science
University of Alberta
* Please note this is a public lecture


May 16 (ED-1014)*
Dr. Catherine Field (Abstract)
Evidence for the use of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in the treatment of breast cancer

Professor
Faculty of Agriculture
Life and Environmental Science
University of Alberta
* Please note the change in day and location from our regular seminar

Contact

Biochemistry

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