News Archive

December 6, 2016

SFU researchers work to fine-tune collagen growth
MBB Postdoc Tuba Altindal is one of the co-authors.

October 4, 2016

Understanding how the "blood-brain barrier" is breached in bacterial meningitis
Simon Fraser University researcher Lisa Craig is part of an international team that has uncovered...

September 16, 2016

SFU researchers develop new tools to combat infectious diseases
New funding from Genome Canada will help SFU scientists specializing in health informatics develop ways to...

September 15, 2016

Researchers develop new health research data-sharing resource
Two Simon Fraser University professors are close to realizing their vision of...

September 12, 2016

MBB alum and Vancouver writer Kristi Charish puts the magic back in zombies (The Province)
Vancouver writer Kristi Charish got the idea for her latest novel from...

July 13, 2016

SFU to help advance HIV cure research with NIH funding
Nearly 37 million people in the world live with HIV/AIDS and, since its discovery, 39 million have died...

June 21, 2016

Dr. Kovalyova receives the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize
The three winners of the second-annual Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, which highlights Canadian authors...
Link to the Globe and Mail article

June 6, 2016

Grad faces tough choice: Olympics vs medical school
Cameron Proceviat is convocating this month with a B.Sc. in molecular biology and biochemistry (MBB)... 

May 25, 2016

Dr. Verheyen receives 2016 Grant and Moens Award of Excellence in Genetics
From Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences awards page.

APRIL 25, 2016

SFU spin-off tackles Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Alzheimer’s Disease
Almost 10 years ago, long-time friends David Vocadlo and Ernest McEachern met over coffee at...

APRIL 20, 2016

MBB Major Student Mackenzie Field Tops GNAC All-Academic Team
Senior Mackenzie Field from the Great Northwest Athletic Conference champion Simon Fraser University women's golf team is the top student athlete...

APRIL 18, 2016

B.C.-led salmon genome collaboration published in Nature 
SFU professors Willie Davidson and Steven Jones are part of an international research team shedding new light on genome evolution...

April 10, 2016

Dr. Brinkman - Finding better preventative and treatment options for TB
You’ve likely heard of tuberculosis (TB), but you may not be aware that it still one of the deadliest diseases in our world today

March 29, 2016

2016 BC Book Prizes
Dr. Kovalyova's "Specimen" shortlisted for 2016 BC Book Prizes... read more

January 28, 2016

Outstanding Alumni Award - Dr. Jennifer Gardy
On Thursday, March 3, 2016, listen to inspirational stories from the 2015 Outstanding Alumni Award recipients who have made exceptional contributions to their local and global communities... read more

January 26, 2016

Monsters and Mutants: A Breadth course uses science fiction to teach science
Irina Kovalyova, senior lecturer in MBB, created BISC 111 in response to a call by the Faculty of Science for new Breadth courses that could attract non-science students... read more