“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

Neal receives departmental award for graduating students

Every year, shortly before graduation, Mount Allison University presents awards to an outstanding student from each department, based on nominations received from that department. This year, the Biochemistry award for an outstanding graduating student from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry went to our very own Neal Callaghan! The announcement was made during "Last Lecture - … Continue reading Neal receives departmental award for graduating students

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

Chris and Neal present at the 2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase

On Saturday, October 26th, the 2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase was hosted at Mount Allison University. The theme of this year's showcase was "Assessment: teaching, learning, and quality." One of the sub-themes was "Making assessment part of learning, not apart from it," and it was under this sub-theme that Chris delivered a 25-minute … Continue reading Chris and Neal present at the 2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase

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

Neal and Pat present at the Mount Allison Summer Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF)

Neal and Pat have both recently presented their summer research at the Mount Allison University Summer Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF), which was held on September 20th, 2013. SURF is an annual student-run event that gives Mount Allison students in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and the humanities, the chance to share and present their research to a … Continue reading Neal and Pat present at the Mount Allison Summer Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF)

2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase

Chris, Neal Callaghan, and another 4th-year Honours Biochemistry student, Alex Whynot, have just had their abstract accepted allowing them to present a pedagogical seminar at the 2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase. The Showcase is an annual event at which instructors and students share and learn about new approaches in teaching excellence. This year's … Continue reading 2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase