Thesis Defence - Ambreen Ambreen

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 09:00
Senate Chambers, Administration Building
Ms. Ambreen is a candidate for the degree: Master of Science in Biochemistry

Ms. Ambreen's thesis is entitled: "Characterization of Spliceosome Assembly in Cyanidioschyzon Merolae"

Chair: Dr. Loraine Lavallee
University of Northern British Columbia

UNBC student wins award to conduct cancer research

A UNBC biochemistry student will be helping the fight against breast cancer thanks to a prestigious award from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF).

Daud Akhtar, a fourth-year biochemistry and molecular biology major from Prince George, received a 2014 BC Cancer Studentship, sponsored by the CBCF, to work with UNBC biochemistry professor Dr. Chow Lee on a project entitled “Towards Breaking the CRD-BP-GLI1 mRNA interaction as an Potential Approach for the Treatment of Breast Cancer”.

Chemistry & Biochemistry BBQ

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 16:30 to 18:30
Shane Lake
Meet your professors and fellow students
All BCMB and Chemistry Majors, and students interested in BCMB or Chemistry as a major are invited to attend a BBQ at Shane Lake. 

For those students wishing to walk, please meet at the WinterGarden at 4:10pm.  Don't forget to bring a jacket!

Registration is requested to provide a number count of attendees.  Click here to register.


Dr. Todd Whitcombe, Chair, Associate Professor

Chemistry, Environmental Engineering & Environmental Science

Office: Lab 8-439
Tel: 250-960-6678

Educational Background

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program

The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biology B.Sc. Program combines the rigour of chemistry with the fascination of living systems, and is therefore the traditional major for students with biomedical interests.


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