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Biochemistry Newsletter – Spring 2024

17 April 2024|

Biochemistry Golf Day is back!

30 June 2023|

…and so are we!!!

After a 3 year Covid-induced hiatus, Biochemists were delighted to get out on the links once more for our annual Golf Day. Yes, it was rainy but nothing could dampen the spirits of the 27 students, admins, and Faculty who came out to the beautiful 9-hole Flemingdon Park  Golf Course in mid-town Toronto. Each […]

Biochemistry November 2022 Newsletter

4 November 2022|

2022-23 Biochemistry Specialists

5 October 2022|
Welcome Biochemistry Specialists!
It’s a new year and the Department of Biochemistry would like to welcome this year’s incoming class of Biochemistry Specialists. They’ve begun their training in the introductory biochemistry lab – BCH242Y and are getting ready to be able to actively participate in research at the University of Toronto. Watch out world, here they come!

Connell Lecture on Oct. 19th, 2022

4 October 2022|

Biochemistry Departmental Retreat 2022

30 September 2022|

Our first in person Departmental Retreat in 3 years took place this past week! On September 21st, many of our talented faculty and trainees presented posters at the David Naylor Student Commons. On September 22nd, members of the department traveled to Centre Island to hear talks from our trainees, faculty, and invited speakers. A Biochemistry Olympics event was also held on the island!

Here are some highlights […]

Biochemistry October 2022 Newsletter

30 September 2022|


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Biochemistry Department Awards

31 August 2022|

We are pleased to announce this years winners:

Centennial Award in honour of Sela Cheifetz: Brandon Payliss (Wyatt Lab)

Connell Award for Best All-Round Postdoctoral Fellow: Dixon Ng (Moraes Lab)

Connell Award for Top Graduate Student Publication of 2021: Kamran Rizzolo and Angela Yu (Houry Lab) for their paper
Functional cooperativity between the trigger factor chaperone and the ClpXP proteolytic complex Nature Communications 2021.

David A. Scott Award: Elaine Thai (Julien Lab)

Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis […]

Biochemistry – September 2022 Newsletter

30 August 2022|


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Biochemistry – June 2022 Newsletter

15 June 2022|

Click here to read the full edition: Newsletter – June 2022



Biochemistry – May 2022 Newsletter

10 May 2022|

Click here to read the full edition: Newsletter – May 2022 – FINAL

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 […]