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

Chris gives a TEDx talk at TEDxCarletonU

Last night, Chris was one of 12 speakers to deliver a talk at TEDxCarletonU (update: the TEDxCarletonU website is no longer online). Below are some multimedia and social media snippets leading up to (and extending into) the event. The video can be found at the bottom of this page. https://www.facebook.com/TEDxCarletonu/photos/a.843364939054702.1073741825.438369046220962/891024020955460/?type=1&permPage=1 https://www.facebook.com/TEDxCarletonu/photos/a.843364939054702.1073741825.438369046220962/894297430628119/?type=1&permPage=1 https://www.facebook.com/TEDxCarletonu/photos/a.843364939054702.1073741825.438369046220962/895380757186453/?type=1&permPage=1 https://www.facebook.com/TEDxCarletonu/photos/a.843364939054702.1073741825.438369046220962/895380760519786/?type=1&permPage=1 Note: Chris' title … Continue reading Chris gives a TEDx talk at TEDxCarletonU

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!

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

Chris receives nomination for 2014 J.E.A. Crake Teaching Award

Chris has just been informed that he has been nominated for the 2014 J.E.A. Crake Teaching Award in the Faculty of Science at Mount Allison University. Up to three awards are offered each year, one for each faculty: Science, Arts, and Social Sciences. The 2013 J.E.A. Crake Teaching Award in the Faculty of Science was … Continue reading Chris receives nomination for 2014 J.E.A. Crake Teaching Award

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