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Guest Lecturer: Prof. Sterghios Moschos , June 2, 2021

Centre for Research on Biomolecular Interactions presents Prof. Sterghios Moschos, Department of Applied Sciences, Northumberia University. Title: Understanding SARS-CoV-2 Airborne Transmission: the Role of Exhaled Breath Abstract: The risk presented by airborne SARS-CoV-2 in the transmission of COVID-19 has been one of the most controversial aspects in managing this pandemic, and arresting superspreader events. This talk […]

Guest Lecturer: Prof. Jeff Chan, April 14, 2021

Centre for Research on Biomolecular Interactions presents Prof. Jeff Chan, Department of Chemistry, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.   Title: Expanding the Chemical Toolbox for Acoustic-based Imaging of Cancer Abstract: Many disease states are characterized by molecular level changes that occur before detectable symptoms have begun to manifest. To maximize treatment outcomes, it is […]

Guest Lecturer: Prof. Chaun He, February 24th, 2021

Centre for Research on Biomolecular Interactions presents Prof. Chaun He, Department of Chemistry and Department of Biochemistry, University of Chicago Title: RNA methylation in gene expression regulation Abstract: Over 150 types of post-transcriptional RNA modifications have been identified in all kingdoms of life. We have discovered two RNA demethylases, FTO and ALKBH5, which catalyze oxidative […]

Guest Lecturer: Prof. Christopher Perry, January 13, 2021

Centre for Research on Biomolecular Interactions presents Prof. Christopher Perry, Faculty of Health in the school of Kinesiology and Health sciences, York University Talk: Pre-clinical development of mitochondrial therapeutics for treating muscle weakness in Duchenne muscular dystrophy Abstract: Duchenne muscular dystrophy causes progressive muscle weakness leading to immobility, respiratory insufficiency, and cardiac dysfunctions. There is […]

Guest Lecturer: Dr. Michael Musheev, November 11, 2020

Centre for Research on Biomolecular Interactions presents Dr. Michael Musheev, Institute of Molecular Biology at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz TALK: THE ORIGIN OF GENOMIC N6-METHYL-DEOXYADENOSINE IN MAMMALIAN CELLS Abstract: DNA adenine methylation (N6-methyl-deoxyadenosine, m6dA) was recently proposed as a novel, heritable epigenetic mark in mammals. However, the origin and biological relevance of mammalian genomic m6dA […]

Guest Lecturer: Prof. Sergei Manzhos, January 24th, 2020

Centre for Research on Biomolecular Interactions presents Prof. Sergei Manzhos, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications (EMT), Varennes (QC) Talk Title: "Ab initio modeling of materials for post-lithium and organic batteries: ab initio inspired design strategies and methodology issues"