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Biochemistry – May 2022 Newsletter

10 May 2022|

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2022 TATP Excellence Award Recipient – Alexa Fitzpatrick

9 May 2022|

The Department of Biochemistry is proud to announce that Alexa Fitzpatrick is 1 of 5 recipients of the 2022 TATP Excellence Award, recognizing the outstanding achievements of Teaching Assistants at the University of Toronto.  As a TA in BCH210H and BCH311H, Alexa has taught over a thousand students in the life sciences programs, which will have a lasting impact on their careers […]

2021-2022 Class of Biochemistry Specialists!

8 April 2022|

Guess who?!?  Introducing the 2021-2022 Class of Biochemistry Specialists!

Throughout the pandemic, they’ve showed up to embarked on their journey as aspiring scientists. Finally, they were able to begin their training in the BCH242Y labs, while managing both in-person and online learning.  We’ve seen their smiling eyes beneath their masks and look forwarded to seeing their smiling faces and what they achieve […]

April Newsletter 2022

31 March 2022|

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March Newsletter 2022

4 March 2022|

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How to use extracurricular activities to advance your career

23 February 2022|

U of T news! – How to use extracurricular activities to advance your career

Nana Lee of Biochemistry writes that the optimal way to find the right endeavour is to identify something that resonates with you.

A topic that repeatedly arises from my meetings with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows about their professional development is that of extracurricular activities. Those students and fellows regularly ask me, “Do […]

February Newsletter 2022

4 February 2022|

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Arthur Wynne Gold Medal Awarded to Reinhart Reithmeier

4 February 2022|

The Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB) Arthur Wynne Gold Medal is presented by the CSMB to an individual who has made a major contribution to molecular biosciences in Canada over their career.  LINK

All CSMB award winners will present lectures at the 65th CSMB Meeting: Membrane Proteins in Health and Disease, which will take place April […]

December Newsletter 2021

4 February 2022|

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Characterization of a new heme piracy pathway in Acinetobacter baumannii

19 November 2021|

The latest study from the Moraes lab characterized a novel heme uptake pathway in A. baumannii, which is listed by the WHO and CDC as one of the top priority pathogens for research and development of new therapeutics. In response to being in iron restricted environments such as a human host during infection, A. baumannii produces a heme binding protein (HphA) secreted by an outer membrane protein called Slam. This […]

November Newsletter 2021

5 November 2021|

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October Newsletter 2021

12 October 2021|

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