Events

Seminar Calendars

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Upcoming 2015 2014 2013

Date Location Presenter(s) Affiliation Title
Jan 17
1:00 PM
CANCELLED
MC G-9425 (Class of '62 Aud.) Phillip Belgrader, Ph.D. R&D Manager, Bio-Rad (formerly QuantaLife) Development of Next-Gen PCR Technologies
Feb 20
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Melissa Moore, Ph.D. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Co-Director, RNA and Neuro Therapeutics Institutes; Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School Assembly and Dynamics of Uber Complex RNPs
Feb 27
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Oliver Ernst, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto Activation of the G Protein Coupled Receptor Rhodopsin: From Femtoseconds to Seconds
Mar 07
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Thomas Cheatham, III, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Utah Assessing and Validating Simulation Approaches to Model Nucleic Acid Structure and RNA-Ligand Interactions
Mar 13
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Chuan He, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Chemistry; Director, Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, University of Chicago Reversible DNA and RNA Methylation in Biological Regulation
Mar 20
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) George Makhatadze, Ph.D. Senior Constellation Chaired Professor in Biocomputation and Bioinformatics; Professor, Department of Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Modulation of Folding Energy Landscape by Charge-Charge Interactions: Linking Experiments with Computational Modeling
Mar 27
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Jozef Dulak, Ph.D. D.Sc. Professor and Head, Department of Medical Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Poland The Role of MicroRNAs in Cancer: Cross-Talk with Antioxidant Genes
Apr 03
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Rachel Green, Ph.D. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine mRNA Surveillance is Driven by Translation
Apr 10
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Ralph DeBerardinis, M.D. Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Genetics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Cancer Metabolism: Cell Biology and Translational Opportunities
Apr 17
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Nikolaus Grigorieff, Ph.D. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Brandeis University Cryo-EM with Movies: Higher Resolution with Optimized Image Contrast
Apr 24
2:00 PM
CANCELLED
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Carlos Simmerling, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook Using Computer Simulations to Investigate Dynamic Aspects of Inhibitor Binding and Potency
May 01
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Anna Marie Pyle, Ph.D. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor, Departments of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology and Department of Chemistry, Yale University The Structure and Viral Recognition Mechanisms of Surveillance Protein RIG-I
May 08
1:00 PM
MC G-9425 (Class of '62 Aud.) Harry Noller, Ph.D. Director, Center of Molecular Biology of RNA, University of California, Santa Cruz Structure and Dynamics of the Ribosome
May 22
2:00 PM
CANCELLED
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Carla Finkielstein, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute Circadian Components as Modulators of Cell Cycle Signaling
May 29
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Shohei Koide, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Chicago Controlling Biology By Protein Design
Jul 15
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Chioma Okeoma, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Molecular & Cellular Biology, The University of Iowa APOBEC3 Proteins: role in sexual transmission of retroviruses
Jul 17
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) James R. Broach, Ph.D. Director, Penn State Hershey Institute for Personalized Medicine, Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State Professor Emeritus of Princeton University Adapting to Stress: Lessons from a Model Organism
Aug 07
10:00 AM
MC 1-6823 (Neuman Conference Room) Yuan Liu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry School of Integrated Science and Humanity Florida International University Trinucleotide Repeat Instability via DNA Base Lesion Repair
Sep 18
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Paul Agris, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Chemistry; Director, The RNA Institute; SUNY Albany The Importance of Being Modified: How Modified Nucleosides Influence Codon Usage
Sep 23
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Gabrielle Rudenko, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Institute; Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology; University of Michigan Medical School Neurexins - Synaptic Organizers Implicated in Neurological Disease
Sep 25
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) W. Lee Kraus, Ph.D. Director, Cecil H. and Ida Green Center for Reproductive Biology Sciences; Professor and Vice Chair for Basic Science, Department of Ob/Gyn; Professor, Department of Pharmacology; Cecil H. and Ida Green Distinguished Chair in Reproductive Biology Sciences; UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas The Role of PARP-1 in Chromatin-Mediated Gene Regulation: Control of Cellular Signaling and Differentiation Programs
Oct 02
2:00 PM
MC G-9425 (Class of '62 Aud.) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Ph.D. Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology; Cambridge Biomedical Campus; Cambridge, England Normal and Unusual Decoding by the Ribosome
Oct 09
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Carla Finkielstein, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences; Virginia Polytechnic Institute Clock Proteins: New Players in DNA-Damage Signaling
Oct 16
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Andrew MacMillan, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biochemistry; University of Alberta Spliceosome Assembly and Activity
Oct 21
3:00 PM
MC 2-6408 (K-207 Aud) Sandra Wolin, M.D.,Ph.D. Professor of Cell Biology and Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Vice Chair of the Department of Cell Biology, Yale University School of Medicine Identification of a New RNA Degradation Machine: A Bedside to Bench Story
Oct 23
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Carlos Simmerling, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Chemistry; SUNY Stony Brook Using Computer Simulations to Investigate Dynamic Aspects of Inhibitor Binding and Potency
Oct 30
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Jessica Tyler, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center When Chromatin Assembly Goes Awry
Nov 06
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Arlen Johnson, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences; The University of Texas at Austin Test Driving the 60S Ribosomal Subunit
Nov 20
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Martha Fedor, Ph.D. Editor in Chief, Journal of Biological Chemistry; Professor, Department of Chemical Physiology, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, and The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology; The Scripps Research Institute RNA Sensors and Global Metabolic Regulation
Nov 21
1:00 PM
MC G-9425 (Class of '62 Auditorium) Martha Fedor, Ph.D. Editor in Chief, Journal of Biological Chemistry; Professor, Department of Chemical Physiology, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, and The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology; The Scripps Research Institute Communicating Science in the 21st Century
Nov 21
3:00 PM
MC 1-9576 (Case Method Room) Martha Fedor, Ph.D. Editor in Chief, Journal of Biological Chemistry; Professor, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA An Unforeseen Path to a Fortuitous End
Dec 18
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Hazel Holden, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biochemistry; University of Wisconsin-Madison Structural Insights into Novel Deoxysugar Biosynthesis in Bacteria