Trainee Awards 2016

2nd Annual Meeting of the BSC, Winnipeg, June 2016

Undergraduate Student Poster Award

Jaryd Sullivan

  • Honours Biochemistry student, University of Manitoba, Department of Chemistry
  • Supervisor: Dr. Mazdak Khajehpour, University of Manitoba, Department of Chemistry
  • Work presented: Understanding the hydrophobic effect using beta-cyclodextrin as a model system

Brief Description of Work

Graduate Student Poster Awards

1st Place: Elham Salimi

  • PhD Candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba
  • Supervisor: Dr. Greg Bridges, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba
  • Work presented: Dielectrophoresis Study of Electroporation Induced Changes in Internal Conductivity of CHO Cells

Brief Description of Work

2nd Place: Besian Sejdiu

  • PhD candidate in Biophysical Chemistry at the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary
  • Supervisor: Dr. Peter Tieleman, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary
  • Work presented: Computational Studies of Lipid-Protein Interactions

Brief Description of Work

3rd Place (Tie): Edis Dzananovic

  • PhD Candidate in Chemistry, University of Manitoba
  • Supervisor: Dr. Sean A. McKenna, Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba
  • Work presented: Biophysical characterization of interaction between dsRNA-binding protein kinase and its inhibitor Adenovirus virus-associated (VA) RNA I

Brief Description of Work

3rd Place (Tie): William Jennings

  • Biochemistry MSc Candidate, McMaster University, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
  • Supervisor: Dr. Richard Epand, McMaster University, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
  • Work presented: The Structural and Enzymatic Characterization of Purified Human Diacylglycerol Kinase Epsilon

Brief Description of Work

Postdoctoral Fellow Poster Award

Thibault Brulé

  • Post-doctoral Fellow in Department of Chemistry, Université de Montréal
  • Supervisor: Dr Jean-François Masson, Department of Chemistry, Université de Montréal
  • Work presented: Optophysiology: A dynamic SERS nanosensor for monitoring cell secretion events

Brief Description of Work

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