Summer Student News

Summer students program announcements and summer students news.

2017 Biochemistry Golf Day

15 June 2017|

It was a dreary day on June 13th but it would take more than a few showers to dampen the spirits of 24 intrepid biochemists who headed out to the Flemingdon Park 9-hole Golf Course in Midtown Toronto for our annual Golf Day. Each team had its share of beginners and ringers playing a “best ball” format that allowed everyone to contribute to their team. Despite spending more than a little time […]

2016 Biochemistry Golf Day

9 August 2016|

August 9th dawned hot and steamy but that didn’t deter our hardy biochemists from heading out to Flemingdon Park 9-hole Golf Course in Midtown Toronto for our annual Golf Day. Each team had its share of beginners and ringers playing a “best ball” format that allowed everyone to contribute to their team. Despite the 32 degree heat and sticky humidity the competition was fierce with the Dead Ringers pulling out […]

The annual poster session of the Biochemistry Summer Student Research Program.

Undergraduate Summer Students Share their Research

22 July 2016|

Each summer, the competitive Biochemistry Summer Student Research Program provides outstanding students with the unique opportunity to engage in research throughout the department. On Thursday July 21, 2016 students were able to share their findings in an annual poster session, outlining the goals of their project and describing their results.

Biochemistry – Immunology Baseball Challenge 2015

25 September 2015|

Mutants Win the Big Game!!!!

As reported in our last correspondence, the Biochemistry Department fielded a softball team aptly named The Mutants this year. Despite our winning name, we had an awful season. We lost our first 6 games, tied the next, and then lost the last game which gave us a record of 0-7-1. Despite the losses, […]

2015 Biochemistry Golf Day

14 July 2015|

July 14th saw the Biochemistry Department gathering once again for an exciting day of golf. Held at the Flemingdon 9-hole Golf Course in Midtown Toronto the threat of rain didn’t deter our intrepid golfers. Eight teams composed of beginners and experienced players enjoyed a “best ball” format that ensured that all golfers were able to contribute to their team’s effort. And it was a squeaker with the Pathological Lab Mates […]

The Men and Women of Summer are Back! The 2015 Biochemistry Mutants

7 July 2015|

The Mutant Roster
Top Row, Left to Right: Mostafa, Martin, Steve, Brandon, Tomas, Eric, Emad, Marko, Bonnie, Graeme
Bottom Row, Left to Right: Sian, Renee, Trevor, Glenna, Baby Jude, David, Kristina, Tara

The Biochem Softball Team is together again after a two-year hiatus! The Mutants had their first game on May 22nd against the Iguanas. Despite the best efforts of the Mutants, they lost the game by 1 point. The team’s weakest inning […]

Research Day 2015

21 May 2015|

More than 200 attendees and 80 posters contributed to another highly successful Research Day. Held in the Medical Sciences Auditorium with posters in the Stone Lobby, we also enjoyed a BBQ lunch on the “patio” in between.

As always, the calibre of science was extremely high, featuring research talks from trainees and our newest faculty members, as well as excellent poster presentations. We also enjoyed our annual Theo Hofmann Lecture (this year by […]

Summer students participate in Research Day 2014

12 June 2014|

Summer student Peiran Su explains the intricacies of proteasome dynamics like a seasoned pro.

Research Day 2014

12 June 2014|

200 attendees and 65 posters combined to make the 2014 Research Day a great success. This year we stayed close to home and hosted the event in the Medical Sciences Auditorium with posters in the Stone Lobby and lunch al fresco between the two.

Once again the cailber of science was extremely high, featuring research talks from trainees and faculty members, poster presentations, our annual Theo Hofmann Lecture (this year by […]

Roula Andreopoulos Wins Teaching Award!

24 March 2011|

We were delighted to learn that Senior Lecturer Dr. Roula Andreopoulos has won the 2011 Faculty of Medicine Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in Life Sciences Award.

This award is presented each year to a faculty member in recognition of sustained excellence in the teaching, coordination and development of undergraduate courses in Arts and Science offered by the Basic Sciences Departments in the Faculty of Medicine.

The award will be presented at the […]