Month: October 2016

November Pub Night!!

Hi Bicohem,

It’s time for another in our series of pub-nights this year! It will happen on Friday November 4th at 7:00 PM. Just in time to help you recover from Halloween.

This time we will going to McKibbin’s on Bishop Street. You can meet us at 6:45 PM on the Bellini atrium to walk there together, or at the pub after 7:00 PM.

As usual we will offering free appetizers.

PowerPoint Presentation

Hope to see you there!



BUGS Research Awareness Day (RAD)

Hello Biochem,

Here is an invitation from BUGS (McGill Undergraduate Biochemistry Society) specially for graduate students:

The McGill Undergraduate Biochemistry Society (BUGS) invites you to participate in this year’s Research Awareness Day (RAD) on Saturday Nov 19th!

What is RAD?

Well, RAD is an annual event seeking to connect undergraduate students with Biochem research being conducted at McGill, through mini-presentations by professors and roundtable discussions. This year, we’re very excited to expand on the day by having graduate students engage in a Poster Fair and Wine & Cheese, running from 2:30-4PM! During this time, undergraduate students will be filtering through to ask questions about your research and your personal experience working in a biochem lab.

Well we definitely recognize there are many poster fairs already happening this semester and we encourage you to simply re-use a previously made poster. However, the RAD poster fair concept is different from the traditional poster fair. You will not be judged, instead you will have time to casually talk about your research and give back to the undergraduate community over wine and cheese.

… Hmmm, I’m still not entirely sold…

Oh come on, it will be fun! A chance to practice clear communication of science, engage with undergraduates, talk about your personal research experience, win a fantastic raffle prize, and free Wine & Cheese- what could be better?

How do I participate?

Fill out this form ( by November 7th the latest! Don’t forget, the Poster Fair and Wine & Cheese will run from 2:30pm-4pm on Saturday Nov 19th, and we need you there the full time!



It’s Hockey Time (Hockey Pool + McGill Redmen Game)

Hello Biochem!

Now that September is over, classes have started and we’ve all settled back into our routine, it’s time to turn our attention to our favourite pass time – HOCKEY!

1) After the success of last year’s pool, BGSS will again be running a season long NHL hockey pool!

Registration is open until midnight Tuesday October 11th 2016 (season starts on October 12th). Participation is 5$, and those with the highest amount of points at the end of the season win money! As an added bonus, the participant with the least amount of points will get their participation reimbursed.

Please see form for rules and instructions on how to join the pool. Good luck!

You can bring the money and the filled form to:

Valerie (Tremblay lab) – 6th Floor GCRC
Laura (Muller lab) – 5th Floor GCRC
Ariel (Duchaine lab) – 7th Floor McIntyre
Juliana (Gehring lab) – 4th Floor Bellini


2) Additionally, get ready to show your McGill pride and join us at the much anticipated McGill Redmen vs Concordia Stingers game Oct 14th at 7pm. Tickets are only $5 with your McGill ID (Beer is available for $6!).  

Meet us in the GCRC 5th Floor atrium at 6:30 to walk over together or just meet us at the McGill McConnell Arena. Tickets will be bought at the door. Looking forward to seeing you all there!