Alex Palazzo

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Bill Martin: “The physiology and habitat of the first cells on Earth”

As part of the Connell Lecture Seminar Series, Dr. Bill Martin from the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf gave a seminar on the prebiotic origins of life on earth.

1 May 2017|

David Sabatini: “Regulation of Growth by the mTOR Pathway”

As part of the Connell Lecture Seminar Series, Dr. David Sabatini from MIT gave a seminar on how mTOR signalling, which controls cell growth, is regulated by the metabolic state of the cell.

12 March 2017|

Joseph Mougous: “Bacterial warfare in close quarters: molecular mechanisms underlying interbacterial antagonism”

As part of the Connell Lecture Seminar Series, Dr. Joseph Mougous from the University of Washington gave a seminar on bacterial transport systems that are used for bacterial warfare.

1 March 2017|

Susan Buchanan: “Structural insight into the biogenesis of beta barrel membrane proteins”

As part of the Connell Lecture Seminar Series, Dr. Susan Buchanan from the NIH gave a seminar on bacterial transporter proteins.

22 February 2017|

Dr. Sue Jaspersen “‘Pore-ing’ into the yeast nucleus”

As part of the Connell Lecture Seminar Series, Dr. Sue Jaspersen from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research gave a seminar on how the spindle pole body duplicates in budding yeast, and how membrane-bound proteins enter the inner nuclear envelope.

28 September 2016|

Dr. Stephen Scherer – “Molecular Imbalance in Autism and Related Disorders”

As part of the 25th Anniversary of the Connell Lecture Seminar Series, Dr. Stephen Scherer from SickKids gave a seminar on the newest findings in genomics as applied to the understanding of complex diseases such as autism.

16 September 2016|

The 66th Annual Conference of the Canadian Society of Microbiologists

The local organizing committee (LOC) cordially invites you to the University of Toronto for the 66th Annual Conference of the Canadian Society of Microbiologists, to be held between Sunday June 12th and Wednesday June 15th. The LOC has identified symposia topics that will be of interest to CSM members within the three central themes of the CSM. The conference will start on Sunday with an education and career development workshops. […]

11 June 2016|

Nikolaus Grigorieff: “Optimizing Image Contrast for Cryo-EM”

Nikolaus Grigorieff from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus presented his latest work to the Department in the George Connell Lecture Series.

28 October 2015|

Michael Terns “CRISPR-Cas: Small RNA-Guided Prokaryotic Immune Systems”

Michael Terns from the Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Microbiology at the University of Georgia gave a presentation for our George Connell Seminar Series entitled CRISPR-Cas: Small RNA-Guided Prokaryotic Immune Systems. For more on his work, visit the Terns Lab Website.

 

25 September 2015|

CIHR Foundation Grants Awarded to Four Faculty Members

15 July 2015|

Emad Heidary Arash wins the Beckman Coulter – Molecular Devices Prize

 

Emad Heidary Arash, from the Attisano lab, presented the Beckman Coulter – Molecular Devices Prize talk for the most outstanding paper published in 2014 from a student in the Biochemistry Department.

In this paper Emad and his co-authors identify ARHGEF7, also known as β-Pix, as a new regulator of the Hippo intracellular signalling pathway.   This work was published last year in the EMBO Journal.

21 May 2015|

April Pawluk wins the 2015 Sela Cheifetz Award

The 2015 Sela Cheifetz award for outstanding research for a Biochemistry Graduate Student was awarded to April Pawluk from the Davidson Lab.

April presented her work on the identification and analysis of novel anti-CRISPR genes.

21 May 2015|