Peptide Bond formal on March 10, 2017

You've been waiting. We've been waiting. Dr. Vulcu and Dr. Brown have been waiting. The Bond … Peptide Bond formal is the Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences event of the year. The McMaster Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences Society and Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization Society are beyond excited to unite to make Peptide Bond a night that will leave you shook, not stirred. Read more →

Find Careers events throughout the university with the updated calendar

With this summer (or even ~graduation~) just months away, now is the season to go to careers events, network, and search for jobs. Check out the updated careers calendar, which includes events on all things careers and draws from various sources like the SCCE, OSCARplus, the Student Success Centre, and other places on campus!

Broteins need your help: Fill out this mandatory survey in 2 minutes before ...

The survey is mandatory for all participants (both mentors and mentees). Your VP Broteins Amy and Michelle want to make the program the best it can be, and you can help by taking about two minutes to fill out a quick survey – even if you can't think of anything to say off the top of your head.

Here's how to register for Winter 2017 intramural co-ed volleyball

Happy New Year! Just wanted to let everyone know that the BBSS has a PlayFun volleyball intramural team for the winter season. This is a great opportunity to kick off the new year with regular physical activity after an unhealthy exam and holiday period. Games are from 5:00-6:00pm every Sunday starting January 8th! We play to have a good time and ANYONE is welcome to join. Here are instructions for how.

UPDATED: Biochemistry Research & Thesis Night to take place on January *16th

Excited by the thought of a volunteer position, summer job, or a project or thesis course involving biomedical science research? If yes, you chose a fantastic university and program, but the process of finding a position can be daunting and difficult – especially if this is your first search. Come to Thesis & Research Night to hear about what what supervisors look for, how to apply, and have the opportunity to ask questions and receive tips and tricks.

2L06 project proposal peer-editing session this Wednesday Nov 30th

Term 1 of BIOCHEM 2L06 is at its end and it's time to get those project proposals done (or at least started probably someday sometime soon). Regardless of how far along in the process you are, Brotien mentors will be around to give you tips and tricks on how to impress the ever-feared Marking Mentor® who has been assigned to have a look at your proposal. We can help you with anything: introduction, methods, or even making an aesthetically pleasing flowchart.

(Disclaimer: While Broteins are here to help, always be sure to consult with said Marking Mentor® if possible when you have specific questions about their expectations.)

Keep up with the event on Facebook.

Review session for BIOCHEM 2B03 midterm #2 on November 17

Let Brotein mentors guide you and answer your questions about the second BIOCHEM 2B03 midterm. This course isn't easy: it'll test your brain's limits for memorization and understanding of essential biochemistry concepts that are crucial to know during your future studies. Come eat snacks with us while we get to know the material inside and out.

The session will be held in MDCL 3023 on November 17th from 7-9pm.

Careers Night: Figure out what to do with your degree on November 15th

Your degree can pave the way for a unique career, but at this point in your life, how can you be sure of what you want to do with it? Listen to some amazing people talk about what they did with their biomedical sciences degree and have the opportunity to learn more about where your degree can lead you.

Broteins Bonfire Social happening on November 4th

Bond making is an exothermic process. Energy is released when new bonds are formed. Come release some stress whilst bonding with your Brotein and other biochemistry students! We will be enjoying s'mores, hot beverages, hotdogs and other snacks over the combustion reaction.

Follow our Facebook event page here and let us know if you're going!

Meet The Profs Night 2016 scheduled for November 27th

Network with professors and explore their research at Meet the Profs Night — an event hosted by the McMaster Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences Society in collaboration with the Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization Society. Faculty including Lori Burrows, Michelle MacDonald, Richard Epand, Felicia Vulcu, Karun Singh, Sandeep Raha, Karen Mossman, Yingfu Li, Matthew Miller, and more are excited to get to know you. We are also providing pizza and appetizers!