Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Extraordinary Science in an extraordinary location

Cell Structure and Signalling

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Genomics Proteomics and Bioinformatics

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Molecular and Development Genetics

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Molecular Biology and Disease

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Graduate Studies

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Postdoctoral Studies

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In the News


From cancer to COVID: Med school researchers may hold key to vaccine creation

Doug Mahoney re-focuses experience with viruses on urgent exploration...

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Researchers develop new technology to advance surveillance and treatment of infectious diseases

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UCalgary scholars share expertise with French colleagues on parasite protection, stress transmission, and why we eat

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Department news


Big Congratulations

to Shirin Bonni, Jason deKoning, Justin MacDonald, Maja Tarailo-Graovac & Xi-Long Zheng for NSERC Discovery award success.  

Top 40 Under 40

Congratulations to Marco Gallo. He has been recognized in Avenue Magazine as a Top 40 Under 40 recipient. What an achievement! See More

Dr. Marco Gallo, in collaboration with Princess Margaret Hospital scientists,

unveils the three-dimensional configuration of the genome in glioblastoma and points to ta new way to target glioblastoma stem cells. Read More

BMB ANNOUNCEMENT

Dr. Sarah Childs officially became Department Head of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology on July 1, 2019.

We would like to extend a big "Thank You" to Dr. Jonathan Lytton for his outstanding leadership over the past 10 years. His leadership has been instrumental in creating a great environment for research and training.

Great to see

Sorana, Myriam, and Guang highlighted in UToday for their new CRC Chairs! Well done!! We look forward to watching your careers in Calgary blossom! Read more.

Congratulations

to Xi-Long Zheng and Joint departmental members Doug Mahoney, Tim Shutt, Guang Yang and Yan Shi for obtaining CIHR funding, including three of these with their first time grants. Well done!

Trainee news


It was great to see several of our BMB students recognized

recently by the UCalgary Graduate Student Association for their valuable initiatives which impact students across many programs! Congrats to all of you!

  • Zen Den: Catherine Greene, Rachel Kratofil, and Nancy Adam
  • Method’s Day: Charlene Watterston, Rasha Sabouny, Sophie Briggs, Christina Sandall, Megha Murali, Rhiannon Campden & Rujuta Deshpande

Please join me in congratulating

BMB PhD student Jahanara Rajwani (Doug Mahoney lab) who recently received a Killam Scholarship! Well done Jahanara! See here and here for more detail