5th Annual Meeting of the BSC, Mississauga, May 2019

Best Poster Awards

Left to right: Adam Yasunaga, Renee-Claude Bider, Daniel Nino, Jacob Monast, Rashik Ahmed, Shuya Kate Huang
Membrane Biophysics: JGP Poster Prize
Rashik Ahmed, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University
  • Supervisor: Dr. Giuseppe Melacini
  • Work presented: Atomic Resolution Map of the Soluble Amyloid Beta Assembly Toxic Surfaces

  • Receptors & Signalling: MCL Poster Prize
    Jacob Monast, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of Ottawa
  • Supervisor: Dr. J. Baenziger
  • Work presented: Mapping the allosteric pathway leading from a pore-lining mutation in the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor to CMS

  • Intrinsically Disordered Proteins: JGP Poster Prize
    Sarah Bickers, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto
  • Supervisor: Dr. V. Kanelis
  • Work presented: Structural Studies Elucidating Substrate Transport and the Role of the Disordered Regulatory Region of Ycf1p

  • Single Molecule Biophysics: JGP Poster Prize
    Daniel Nino, Department of Physics and Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, University of Toronto
  • Supervisor: Dr. J.N. Milstein
  • Work presented: Single-Molecule Counting and Stoichiometric Analysis using Super-Resolution Localization Microscopy

  • Polymers and Cellular Biophysics: MCL Poster Prize
    Adam Yasunaga, Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia Okanagan
  • Supervisor: Dr. I.T.S. Li
  • Work presented: Development of a novel assay for quantifying the forces involved in rolling adhesion

  • Cells & Systems: MCL Poster Prize
    Renee-Claude Bider, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Origins Institute, McMaster University
  • Supervisor: Dr. M. Rheinstädter
  • Work presented: The Origin of Life: Bridging the Gap Between Nucleotides and Protocells

  • People's Choice:
    Shuya Kate Huang, Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Chemical and Physical Sciences, University of Toronto Mississauga
  • Supervisor: Dr. R.S. Prosser
  • Work presented: Activation of G protein by the adenosine A2A receptor

  • Canadian Association of Physicists Congress, Simon Fraser University, June 2019

    Poster Awards, joint CAP-BSC Biomembranes Session

    Left to right: Zoya Leonenko (BSC President), Maikel Rheinstadter (CAP representative), award-winner Jeremy Marvin
    Left to right: Zoya Leonenko (BSC President), award-winner Esther Lin, Maikel Rheinstadter (CAP representative)
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  • Esther Lin, ??
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