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Kit Pogliano, “How to build an endospore and develop faster ways to find antibiotics”

As part of our Connell Seminar series, Kit Pogliano, Professor and Dean of the Graduate Division of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego, spoke to us about using high trough-put imaging of sporulating bacteria to discover how antibiotics work.

31 January 2018|

Andy Martin “Substrate processing and mechanochemical coupling of the 26S proteasome – a fine-tuned molecular machine”

As part of the Connell Lecture Seminar Series, Prof. And Martin from UC Berkeley gave a seminar on how proteasomes recognize and degrade ubiquitinated proteins.

25 October 2017|

Bob Varelas, “Polarity regulated Hippo Pathway signaling in lung development and disease”

As part of the Connell Lecture Seminar Series, Bob Varelas from Boston University spoke to us on how the Hippo Pathway regulates various aspects of lung development.

4 October 2017|

Wolfgang Baumeister, “The Molecular Machinery of Protein Degradation – Structural Studies ex situ and in situ”

As part of the Connell Lecture Seminar Series, Prof. Wolfgang Baumeister from the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry gave a seminar on a cryo-EM based investigation of proteasomes in cells.

20 September 2017|

The second annual Biochemistry Departmental Retreat at the Kempenfelt Centre

The second annual Biochemistry Departmental Retreat was held at the Kempenfelt Centre on August 30-31st, 2017. The retreat not only allowed the Department to celebrate our newest scientific discoveries, but also to allow everyone to see old friend and meet new colleagues. It also allowed incoming graduate rotation students to sample all of the exciting science that is happening throughout the Department. This year, the retreat focused on grad students […]

31 August 2017|

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|