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  • Charles Deber wins the 2017 Merrifield Award of the American Peptide Society

    Dr. Charles Deber, Senior Scientist in the Program in Molecular Structure & Function,¬†Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, and Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, has received the 2017 Bruce Merrifield Award…
  • Gilbert named Canada Research Chair in Endogenous Repair

    Biochemistry faculty member Penney Gilbert was named a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Endogenous Repair for her work on understanding the mechanisms that control muscle stem cell fate during skeletal muscle homeostasis and regeneration.…
  • Proton pumping region of rotary ATPases revealed

    In work led by¬†postdoctoral fellow Mohammad T. Mazhab-Jafari, the Rubinstein laboratory used electron cryomicroscopy (cryo-EM) to determine the atomic structure of the membrane-bound region of a eukaryotic V-ATPase. This study, which was published in Nature,…
  • Doctors’ Notes: Changing the way we fight bacteria

    Featured in this week’s Doctors’ Notes column in Toronto Star, Prof. Justin Nodwell re-examines antimicrobial resistance and discusses what our researchers are doing to fight bacteria. Read the full article here.
  • Bamford awarded a 2016 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

    Natalie Bamford, a former University of Toronto Biochemistry Specialist and current PhD student in the Howell lab, was recently awarded a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of…