Arrivals – staff
Jenny became part of the undergraduate program team as a
Laboratory Technician and Administrative Assistant, filling in for
Shari McCollin who is covering Meagan Heirwegh’s position of
Instructional Assistant while she is on maternity leave.
It was a pleasure to have Tammy join the Department’s Finance
team in November 2014 as our new Accounting Assistant, coming
from the Chair’s Office, Department of Civil Engineering and prior
to that, the Chair’s Office, Department of Medicine.
We were thrilled to add Nancy to our management team
as Program Manager for the new Biomedical Discovery &
Commercialization Program (BDC). Nancy is a Biochem alumnus,
completing her PhD with supervisor Justin Nodwell in 2009.
Arrivals – Faculty
Specialty: C. elegans, diet,
metabolism and microbiota,
Specialty: Genomics &
Specialty: Virology &
A new Biochemist
Assistant Meagan Heirwegh
gave birth to Harper Olivia.
She came into the world on
January 12, 2015 weighing
Jodi Biro accepted the position of Administrative
Assistant, Academic with the BDC program effective
July 27, 2015. Good luck in your new role!
BBS Department Support
The Department is pleased to
support the following:
BBSS – Biochemistry & Biomedical
Sciences Society (undergraduate)
BBSGSA – Biochemistry &
Biomedical Sciences Graduate
HSGSF – Health Sciences
Graduate Students Federation
SIHI – Student International
WISE – Women in Science
The Department of Biochemistry
& Biomedical Sciences is very
grateful for the donations it
received from its former students.
Now you can give online at
We are also pleased to
acknowledge the support of the
following companies for our various
events on campus: