Chris is a finalist for the 2016 Capital Educators’ Award

Recently, Chris was nominated by two of his past students for the 2016 Capital Educators' Award. Following that nomination, he was evaluated alongside other nominees from Carleton University; Carleton would then select their six institutional finalists, who would attend EduGala and potentially receive one of the awards. At the end of last week, Chris received a … Continue reading Chris is a finalist for the 2016 Capital Educators’ Award

Chris humbly accepts nomination for 2016 Capital Educators’ Award

Chris has been nominated for a 2016 Capital Educators' Award, an award that recognizes excellence in teaching, across the entire educational spectrum from elementary to post-secondary, within Canada's National Capital Region. The nomination was confirmed today by a letter from Dr. Joy Mighty, Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) at Carleton University. Chris' nominators for the 2016 Capital … Continue reading Chris humbly accepts nomination for 2016 Capital Educators’ Award

Chris resumes teaching at Carleton University

Today marks Chris' first class of the Fall 2015 semester at Carleton University. Chris will once again be teaching Biophysical Techniques and Applications (BIOC 3202), a required course for Bachelor of Science (BSc) Major and Honours degrees in Biochemistry, Computational Biochemistry, and Biotechnology. He previously taught this course last year (i.e. Fall 2014) to positive … Continue reading Chris resumes teaching at Carleton University

Student evaluations of teaching for Biophysical Techniques and Applications are in

Last semester (Fall 2014), Chris taught at Carleton University a 3rd-year Institute of Biochemistry course called Biophysical Techniques and Applications (BIOC 3032). As with all courses at Carleton- and many other universities- students marked the end of the semester by evaluating the course and the instructor himself. These evaluations have recently been tabulated and returned to … Continue reading Student evaluations of teaching for Biophysical Techniques and Applications are in

Chris begins teaching at Algonquin College

Chris has begun an appointment as Professor (Part-Time) for the Winter 2015 semester, in the School of Advanced Technology at Algonquin College. He is teaching two required courses for the "Biotechnology - Advanced" program: Biochemistry II Laboratory (BCH2402) Pharmacology and Nutraceuticals (BCH3404) The appointment follows a successful Contract Instructorship at Carleton University over the Fall 2014 … Continue reading Chris begins teaching at Algonquin College

Chris begins teaching at Carleton University

Chris has begun a Fall 2014 Contract Instructor appointment in the Institute of Biochemistry at Carleton University. He will be teaching a required 3rd-year biochemistry course, Biophysical Techniques and Applications (BIOC 3202), with his first lecture scheduled for later today. The appointment follows the completion of Chris' previous 2-year term as the Margaret and Wallace McCain … Continue reading Chris begins teaching at Carleton University

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

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