Spring & Summer 2014 Seminars

Biochemistry Seminar Series 2013-2014: Spring & Summer
Dates, times and locations as noted

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


Apr 25 (1:00-2:00pm in SN4015)
Dr. Peter Trnka (Abstract)
What may Philosophy (of science, of morality) contribute to the Life Sciences Today?
Department of Philosophy
Memorial University of Newfoundland

May 6 (1:00-2:00pm in SN4015)
Dr. Vasanthy Narayanaswami (Abstract)
Oxidative Stress and Apolipoprotein E - Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State University, Long Beach

May 16 (1:00-2:00pm in SN4015)
Nishani Perera (Abstract)
Lipophilized Derivatives of Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG): Preparations and Bioactivities

M.Sc. student
Department of Biochemistry – (Dr. F. Shahidi)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

June 13 (1:00-2:00pm in SN4015)
Dr. Matthias Mack (Abstract)
The antibiotic roseoflavin from Streptomyces davawensis: Biosynthesis, mechanism of action and resistance
Dean, Faculty for Biotechnology
Institute for Technical Microbiology
Mannheim University of Applied Sciences

June 16 (1:00-2:00pm in SN4015)
Dr. Deepika Dave (Abstract)
Bioprocessing Strategy and Biorefinery Approach for Sustainability

Research Scientist
Centre for Aquaculture and Seafood Development
Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland



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