2014 – A brief review

Happy early New Year to all supporters of the Dieni Research Group! 2014 was a very busy year for us, and now that it's almost over, we wanted to take a moment to reflect upon everything we accomplished during those 12 months. Publications We had 3 peer-reviewed manuscripts accepted for publication in 2014: Bessemer RA, … Continue reading 2014 – A brief review

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“Protein kinase C in the wood frog…” is now live at PeerJ

Our most recently-published paper, "Protein kinase C in the wood frog, Rana sylvatica: reassessing the the tissue-specific regulation of PKC isozymes during freezing" is now live at PeerJ. Our paper can be reached via this direct link: http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.558 Because PeerJ is an Open Access journal, we also have a free PDF available right here. https://twitter.com/thePeerJ/status/507907027163561984 https://twitter.com/thePeerJ/status/507449913303896064

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

Chris gives invited departmental seminar in Chemistry and Biochemistry on diabetes therapeutics

Chris gave an invited departmental seminar this morning in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Mount Allison University. The seminar was based on tying together Chris' various research projects at several institutes over the past nine years, into one fluid research program Departmental seminars are typically attended by faculty and staff in the Department … Continue reading Chris gives invited departmental seminar in Chemistry and Biochemistry on diabetes therapeutics

Lunch and Learn at the Moncton Public Library

Earlier today, Chris successfully delivered a presentation intended for a general (lay) audience at the Moncton Public Library. The presentation was called "Natural Answers - Defences against human disease in the simplest of places." In this presentation, Chris described highlights of his past, present, and intended future work on animals that adapt to environmental stress, … Continue reading Lunch and Learn at the Moncton Public Library