Thanks to Prof. Mark Sansom & his group at Oxford for hosting Jan as a sabbatical visitor!
Congrats to David, Tyler and Aaron - first structural data on the apelin receptor now published in BBA Biomembranes!
Marie and Jan have fun in Tallahassee doing solid-state NMR on spider silk at the NHMFL.
Thanks to an Equipment Grant from the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, our spectrofluorometer will now have time-resolved acquisition capabilities.
Collaborative paper with Dr. Nik Thomas involving alumnus Erica now out in J Bacteriol!
Congrats to Lingling - report of recombinant wrapping silk fibre formation now out in PLoS One!
Adi, Jan, Kyung, Lingling, Marie and Muzaddid present at MOOT in Quebec - Nigel goes along for the road trip (and science)!
Europe beckons: Marie, Muzaddid and Jan present at ICMRBS in Lyon while Kyung is presenting at RegPep 2012 in Copenhagen. Nice work everyone!
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in San Diego.
| Nov 3 11
David gave a great seminar today as winner the 2011 Doug Hogue Award! Way to go David
on winning this well deserved award.
| Oct 21-23 11
Congrats to David, Marie and Muzaddid on great NMR MOOT presentations
in Toronto. Double congrats to Marie for winning a Suraj Manrao Student
Poster Award for the second year in a row!
| Oct 12 11
Marie and Lingling's silk chemical shift assignments
appear in Biomol NMR Assign! Nice work.
| Oct 1 11
Our NSERC Engage Grant with Vive
Nano in Toronto is now underway.
| Sept 11
Welcome to grad school Kyung and Nigel (and Chris at McGill) and thanks
for staying on in the lab Lesley! Matt and Ryan are also ramping up for
| July 14 11
Congrats to Dr. Tyler Reddy on a great defence! Rounding out the day,
Tyler finds out he has been awarded a CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Nice work, all around, Tyler!!!
| June 11
Welcome to Lingling!
| June 5-9 11
Aaron, David, Marie, Muzaddid and Pascaline (& Jan) all gave
great presentations at the CSC in
Montreal. Fun was had by all!
| May 2 11
Marie is featured in a Dal News article on Let's Talk
| Apr/May 11
Welcome to Jordan, Matthew, Nigel and Ryan and welcome back Erica!
| Apr 14 11
Our molecular biology "satellite lab" in 10-H1 is now open for business!
| Apr 9 11
David, Marie, Muzaddid and Pascaline all gave great presentations at
the 10th Chemical Biophysics Symposium
in Toronto. Good work!
| Mar 17 11
We now have a Picassa lab photo sharing website set up. Check it out here!
| Mar 5-9 11
Congrats to David for a great platform presentation and Marie,
Pascaline & Tyler for great poster presentations at Biophysics in Baltimore!
| Jan 11
Our apelin project is now funded for an additional 5 years by the CIHR!
| Nov 7 10
David and Mike's paper on MC-HELAN
is now in press with J Chem Inf Model! Way to go guys!
| Oct 16 10
Congrats to Marie on winning a Suraj Manrao Student Poster Award at NMR MOOT XXIII!!!
| Sept 20 10
Congrats to Marie on her NSHRF
Research Skills Award to attned to the 2010 UK NMR BootCamp in
Birmingham, England! Have fun, Marie!
| Sept 10
Welcome to Aditya!
| July 19 10
Congrats to Aaron on his CIHR
CGS-M scholarship!!! (On top of a Killam
| June 28 10
Welcome to Muzaddid!
| May 15 10
NSERC funds our Engage project
working with Ocean
| May 13-15 10
Pascaline presents at the 2nd
Annual Terry Fox Research Institute Scientific Meeting in
Vancouver. Good work!
| May 1 10
Congrats to Marie for winning an NSHRF
Student Research Award scholarship!!!
| May 1 10
Congrats to Aaron, Caitlin, Erica and Kyung for NSERC
USRA's this summer!!! Welcome also to Chris, Duncan and Lesley for the
| April 15-18 10
David wins both a travel award and a poster presentation award at the
53rd CSBMCB meeting in Banff!
Pascaline, David & Jan present posters and Jan gives a talk.
| April 9-11 10
Aaron & Marie win travel awards to attend the 9th Chemical Biophysics Symposium
in Toronto! Aaron & Marie give talks; Aaron & Jan
| April 10
Marie & Aaron's chemical shifts analysis paper is out in this
month's issue of
J Biomol NMR! Tyler and David both have mini-reviews out in
this month's Biochem Cell Biol. Good work
| Feb 19 10
David wins a Student Travel Award to go to the 54th
Biophysical Society Annual Meeting
in San Francisco.
| Feb 12 10
Tyler wins a Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement to go to the Sansom
lab at Oxford. Sounds like fun, indeed.
| Feb 10
Tyler's NHE1 dynamics paper is finally "officially" in print in BBA Biomembranes! Nice job, Tyler!
| Jan 10
Our 2009 apelin paper in Biochemistry
was the 14th most accessed paper
of 2009. Not too shabby!
| Dec 09
Pascaline is awarded a CRTP Postdoctoral
Fellowship - way to go!
| July 13 09
Our JPK Nanowizard Ultra AFM has been installed! Stay tuned for
exciting results. See
pictures of the instrument on the research page.
| June 09
Marie wins a travel award for the Canadian Society for Biochemistry,
Molecular & Cellular Biology Meeting "Protein Folding in Health
Disease" in Niagara on the Lake. Way to go!
| May 09
Thanks to Bruker,
we have a new E-free, triple-resonance static solids probe for use on
Dal's 700 MHz instrument. Bicelles here we come... A
couple of pictures of the probe are on the research page.
| May 09
Welcome to Aaron and Kyung and welcome back to Mike and Caitlin!
| Apr 09
Marie & David win travel awards for the Chemical Biophysics
Symposium in Toronto. Way to go!
| Apr 09
Big congrats to both David & Tyler for receiving NSERC CGS-D
| Apr 09
Research Tools & Instruments grant will be providing us with an
upgraded HPLC system with diode array detector and fraction collector
this summer. Should be nice!
| Feb 19 09
New 700 MHz with 2 biomolecular NMR cryoprobes officially open! See
the [not entirely accurate] Chronicle Herald coverage.
| Feb 15 09
Our apelin structural paper in Biochemistry appears to be popular!
| Jan-Feb 09
Pascaline & Hiren! (And, welcome to grad school, Marie!)
| Dec 08
Thanks to the DMRF,
we have a new multi-user chemically resistant lyophilizer en route.
| Fall 08
The Rainey lab is happy to have additional operating funding from both CIHR
We are also grateful for critical partnership funding from the Dal
Cancer Research Program.
| Aug 08
David, Tyler and Jan present at the ICMRBS in sunny San
| Aug 11 08
David passes his PhD Candidacy Exam. Good work, David!
| July 5 08
Finally, a few
new pictures up on the research page.
| July 4 08
David receives a Research Skills Award from the Nova
Scotia Health Research Foundation coupled with funding from NANUC to attend the 2008 NMR Boot Camp at UConn in
| July 2 08
Tyler passes his PhD Candidacy. Way to go, Tyler!
| July 2 08
Jonathan chosen to attend "Rising Stars of Research" in Vancouver.
Should be fun!
| June 9 08
Lab wiki underway.
| April 19 08
Dave & Tyler present at the Chemical Biophysics Symposium.
Nice work, guys!
| April 08
Two NSERC RTI grants coming our way: a high-end spectrofluorometer
(with D. Byers & S. Bearne) and a gel documentation/imaging
system (with M. Dobson, R. Singer, R. McLeod & S. Bearne)!
| March 20 08
Tyler & David both awarded NSERC CGSM scholarships! Way to go
| January 30 08
Protein journal club wesite up and running. Click here.
| January 21 08
Rainey lab has 3rd spectrum
of the month in less than a year at NANUC!
| January 10 08
2(!) NMR talks: Muzzadid Sarker from the Booth
Group at MUN is giving a seminar from 2:30-3:30 in Tupper
14B2. This is followed by Ray
Syvitski's Departmental Seminar at 4 pm in Theatre D.
| November 23 07
Canadian Foundation for Innovation
awards $150,000 Leaders Opportunity Fund grant to Dr. Rainey. This will
go towards a sub-basement facility & scanning probe microscope.
| November 3 07
Tyler & David present at the ARMRC
Annual NMR Spectroscopy Workshop. Good work guys!
| August 27 07
Faculty of Medicine funded peptide
synthesizer installed. And works well!
| June 15 07
DMRF funded Langmuir-Blodgett
trough has arrived.
| June 1 07
Thanks to the Dalhousie
University Faculty of Medicine for an Intramural Grant
($20,000) for purchase of a peptide synthesizer.
| May 1 07
NSERC Discovery Grant awarded to
Dr. Rainey ($40,000/yr for five years).
| Mar 19 07
Thanks to the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation
and to the E. Gordon Young Fund for
| Feb 19 07
A few photos of the lab taken from the point
of view of two of the lab iMac's.
| Dec 1 06
Move-in day for the new lab on 10th floor of Tupper. Pictures to follow
| Nov 3 06
Brand new website up and operational under new domain:
|Nov 1 06
Lab "open for business" (temporary digs).