Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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Molecular and Development Genetics

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Molecular Biology and Disease

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In the News


UCalgary iGEM innovators push the boundaries of synthetic biology in the lab and beyond

From food systems to planetary health, we celebrate the work of these undergraduates on International Youth Day...

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Study shows BPA exposure below regulatory levels can impact development of the brain's sleep centre

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Researcher develops blood test for diagnosing congenital heart defect

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Competition focuses on microscopy images that help colour-blind researchers

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Department news


Congratulations

to Mayi Arcellana-Panlilio for receiving a “Hall of Fame” SU teaching award this year! Mayi continues to be recognized for her outstanding teaching and mentorship. Her contributions to iGem, BHSc, and the department have been extraordinary.

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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.

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