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Biochemistry Department Retreat 2019

7 September 2019|0 Comments

The 2019 Biochemistry Retreat was a huge success. Members of the department spent September 4th to the 6th up at Geneva Park where they heard talks from students, postdocs, faculty and invited speakers. In the midst of all this, department members partook in a scavenger hunt, fireside singing and other group activities. the department also […]

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BanjoGoBoom! Goes Live

6 March 2019|0 Comments

By Reinhart Reithmeier

John Glover’s acoustic band, BanjoGoBoom!, is on a live Ontario tour in advance of their first CD release of all-original tunes. BGB consists of Kate Murphy (banjo), Bob Birnie, (mandolin), Neil Affleck  (harmonica), Dave Harvey (stand-up bass) and John Glover (guitar).  I caught them at the Free Times Café on Sunday night and they […]

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

20 September 2017|0 Comments

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.

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The second annual Biochemistry Departmental Retreat at the Kempenfelt Centre

31 August 2017|0 Comments

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 […]

2017 Biochemistry Golf Day

15 June 2017|0 Comments

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” […]