Now accepted for publication: “Protein kinase C in the wood frog, Rana sylvatica: reassessing the tissue-specific regulation of PKC isozymes during freezing”

It's been a lengthy process requiring several rounds of revisions, but we're pleased to announce that "Protein kinase C in the wood frog, Rana sylvatica: reassessing the tissue-specific regulation of PKC isozymes during freezing" has been accepted for publication in the journal PeerJ. The publication stems from work that Chris completed as a graduate student in … Continue reading Now accepted for publication: “Protein kinase C in the wood frog, Rana sylvatica: reassessing the tissue-specific regulation of PKC isozymes during freezing”

“Protein kinase C in the wood frog, Rana sylvatica…” is now available at PeerJ PrePrints

Chris has recently submitted a new manuscript to the online journal PeerJ entitled "Protein kinase C in the wood frog, Rana sylvatica: reassessing the tissue-specific regulation of PKC isozymes during freezing." Presented with an interesting option, he also chose to submit it to the accompanying preprint service, PeerJ PrePrints. The manuscript is therefore now also published in … Continue reading “Protein kinase C in the wood frog, Rana sylvatica…” is now available at PeerJ PrePrints

Our 2014 Honours Students convocate!

Today was a very bittersweet day for the Dieni Research Group. While we have been, are, and always will be extremely proud of our two honours students- Patrick Gormley and Neal Callaghan- they are, in fact, no longer our students at all. May 12th, 2014, marked Mount Allison University's 151st convocation. It also marked the … Continue reading Our 2014 Honours Students convocate!

“Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure…” is now online

Our recently-accepted publication, "Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure in the white sucker, Catostomus commersonii" is now available on the ScienceDirect site for Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology. As of April 5th - the paper is available in its unformatted, uncorrected version http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpc.2014.03.009 As of April 18th - the paper … Continue reading “Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure…” is now online

Chris delivers Biology seminar at the University of New Brunswick

Chris has just delivered a seminar entitled: "Trail of breadcrumbs: Discovering the molecular mechanisms of nanotoxicity in fish" at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). The seminar was part of the UNB Biology Seminar Series, a weekly event organized by UNB Biology graduate students. The seminar focused mainly on some of the purported mechanisms of … Continue reading Chris delivers Biology seminar at the University of New Brunswick

Manuscript receives final acceptance by Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology

It's official! Our provisionally-accepted manuscript, "Physiological hepatic response to zinc oxide nanoparticle exposure in the white sucker, Catostomus commersonii," was revised and has now received final acceptance in the journal Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology. We're proud to say that the editors informed us of the good news a little over … Continue reading Manuscript receives final acceptance by Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology

Neal is featured in the latest “Honours Profile” of The Argosy

Neal Callaghan has been featured in the latest "Honours Profile" instalment of The Argosy, Mount Allison University's student publication. Congratulations on this recognition! The article is currently available online here: http://www.argosy.ca/article/honours-profile-neal-callaghan Alternatively, a PDF version can be viewed here. Note: regrettably, while Neal certainly deserves every bit of the attention (and more), the article itself has some … Continue reading Neal is featured in the latest “Honours Profile” of The Argosy

“Spherical Gold Nanoparticles Impede the Function of Bovine Serum Albumin In vitro” is now online

Update (December 19, 2013): the article is now Open Access and has a functional DOI. Update (December 1, 2013): we have submitted payment for Open Access publishing, and hope to have this processed as soon as possible. In the meantime, please find a free courtesy corrected proof available, hosted by chrisdieni.com. The DOI is still not yet … Continue reading “Spherical Gold Nanoparticles Impede the Function of Bovine Serum Albumin In vitro” is now online

Neal and Pat present at ARCP 2013

Neal Callaghan and Pat Gormley have both delivered research presentations at the 6th Annual Atlantic Regional Comparative Physiology Workshop this past weekend, October 18th-20th, held at the Huntsman Marine Science Centre in beautiful St. Andrews, New Brunswick. On Saturday, Pat delivered an oral presentation entitled "In vitro effect of cerium oxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles … Continue reading Neal and Pat present at ARCP 2013

Manuscript accepted at Journal of Nanomaterials & Molecular Nanotechnology

Update (December 19, 2013): the article is now Open Access and has a functional DOI. Update (December 1, 2013): we have submitted payment for Open Access publishing, and hope to have this processed as soon as possible. In the meantime, please find a free courtesy corrected proof available, hosted by chrisdieni.com. The DOI is still … Continue reading Manuscript accepted at Journal of Nanomaterials & Molecular Nanotechnology