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Winter 2012 Seminars

Biochemistry Seminar Series 2011-2012: Winter 2012
Wednesdays @ 1pm in the Feltham room (SN-4015).

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

January 11
Dr. Michael Grant (Abstract)
Aging, HIV and Cytomegalovirus: Old Virus Meets New Tricks

Professor,
Division of Biomedical Sciences,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

January 18 - This seminar has been CANCELLED.
Dwane (Brad) Tucker
M.Sc. student,
Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. R. Bertolo),
Memorial University of Newfoundland

January 25
Dr. Gary Paterno (Abstract)
MIER1 and Chromatin Remodeling: Molecule to Mouse
Professor,
Division of Biomedical Sciences,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

February 1
Dr. Ann Dorward (Abstract)
From gene discovery to gene-environment interactions: the mouse as a tool for reproductive physiology research

Assistant Professor,
Division of Biomedical Sciences,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

February 8- This seminar has been CANCELLED.
Dr. Sheila Drover
Associate Professor,
Division of Biomedical Sciences,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

February 15
Dr. Simon Lamarre (Abstract)
Formate provides new insights into folate-mediated one-carbon metabolism

Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. J. Brosnan),
Memorial University of Newfoundland

February 29
Dr. Edward Kendall (Abstract)
Breast screening: pitfalls and potential solutions

Professor,
Discipline of Radiology,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

March 14
Tolulope Ige (Abstract)
Mutagenesis of a Tropomycin Isoform from Atlantic Salmon

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

March 16 (Friday, 1:00pm in S.J. Carew Building (Engineering Building), EN-1054)*
Dr. John Bell
Viral Therapeutics for Treatment of Cancer
Professor
Department of Medicine and Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, & Immunology
Senior Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
University of Ottawa
* Please note the change in day and location from our regular seminars

March 21
Lalani Munasinghe (Abstract)
Mucin-producing tissues are prioritized over other tissues for protein synthesis when dietary threonine is limiting
M.Sc. student,
Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. R. Bertolo),
Memorial University of Newfoundland

March 28
Dr. Satoko Aoki (Abstract)
The role of proline in the membrane re-entrant helix of caveolin-1

Research Associate,
Division of Biomedical Sciences,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

April 4
Greg Morrow (Abstract)
Formate metabolism in vivo in folate-deficient rats

M.Sc. student,
Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. J. Brosnan),
Memorial University of Newfoundland

April 11
Kayode Balogun
Effects of Perinatal and Post-Weaning Dietary Ratios of omega-6 to omega-3 PUFA on Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism
M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. S. Cheema)
Memorial University of Newfoundland
This seminar is for partial fulfilment of the M.Sc. to Ph.D. transfer examination requirements

April 25
Nicole Smith (Abstract)
Molecular Regulation of Adipogenesis by CD24
M.Sc. student,
Department of Biochemistry – (Drs. S. Christian & S. Cheema),
Memorial University of Newfoundland

June 4
Dr. Ramesh K. Goyal (Abstract)
From Concept to reality: Discovery of newer Antidiabetic compounds
Professor
SPP School of Pharmacy & Technology Management
NIMIM University, Mumbai, India

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