Events

Seminar Calendars

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2015 2014 2013

Date Location Presenter(s) Affiliation Title
Jan 27
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Sarah Loerch PhD Candidate Investigating the Phosphorylation-Sensitivity of SF3b155/Splicing Factor Interactions and its Potential Role in HIV-1 Splicing
Feb 03
1:00 PM
MC 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium) Clarence Ling PhD Candidate Initiation factor 2 stabilizes the ribosome in a semi-rotated conformation during the subunit-joining step of translation initiation
Feb 10
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Rakesh Chatrikhi PhD Candidate Structure and Function of a Phosphorylated Pre-mRNA Splicing Factor Complex
Feb 10
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Jerry Madukwe PhD Candidate Targeting the Mitochondrial Permeability Transition to Protect Against Age Induced Bone Loss
Feb 11
2:00 PM
MC K-307 (3-6408) Wendy Gilbert, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Biology, MIT, Cambridge, MA Regulated mRNA Modification: A New Function for Ancient RNA-Modifying Enzymes
Feb 17
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Morgan Managhan PhD Candidate Characterization of Inter-Subunit Interactions in Factor VIIIa
Feb 17
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Thomas Hilimire PhD Candidate N-Methylation of compounds targeting the HIV-1 frameshift stimulatory RNA improves affinity, selectivity, and anti-viral potency
Feb 18
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Karla Neugebauer, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University How Cells Integrate Transcription and Splicing to Accomplish Gene Expression on Time
Feb 24
1:00 PM
MC Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576) Mallory Scott PhD Candidate Regulation of membrane localization of type two voltage gated calcium channels
Feb 24
1:00 PM
MC Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576) Matthew Payea PhD Candidate Degradation in Yeast of tRNAs with Mutations in the Anticodon Stem
Feb 24
1:00 PM
MC Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576) Christina Brule PhD Candidate Defining inhibitory codon pairs in yeast
Feb 25
2:00 PM
MC K-307 (3-6408) Alexei Korennykh, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ Structural Mechanisms of Sensing dsRNA Via Regulated RNA Decay in Human Cells
Mar 03
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Owen Smith PhD Candidate Slo2.1 Potassium Channels are Involved in the Regulation of Heart Mitochondrial Function
Mar 03
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Karl Smith PhD Candidate Modelling the Electrostatic Interactions of Nanoparticles Moving Through Porous Silicon Nanomembranes
Mar 04
12:00 PM
MC Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425) Matthew Walter, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO Tumor Clonal Heterogeneity: Implications for Biology and Disease
Mar 10
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Amber Cutter PhD Candidate Mapping the Multiple Nucleosome Interaction Sites of Linker Histone H1
Mar 10
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Michael Sloma PhD Candidate Secondary structure prediction: a new focus on predicting the loops
Mar 11
2:00 PM
MC K-307 (3-6408) Stephen Burley, M.D., D.Phil. Director, RCSB Protein Data Bank; Director, Center for Integrative Proteomics Research; Member, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey; Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ Antibiotic Resistance: Evolutionary Tales from the Protein Data Bank
Mar 17
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Kyle Berger PhD Candidate Structural/Thermodynamic Investigation of RNA Internal Loops Flanked by GU base Pairs
Mar 17
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Bronwyn Lucas PhD Candidate SINE-directed Staufen-mediated mRNA decay of orthologous human and mouse genes
Mar 18
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Christine Dunham, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine Mechanisms to Regulate Gene Expression by Disrupting Protein Synthesis
Mar 24
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Sierra Fox PhD Candidate Dissecting the Function of Domain-Forming Transcriptional Enhancers
Mar 24
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Lu Han PhD Candidate The biology of anticodon stem-loop modifications of yeast tRNAs
Mar 25
2:00 PM
MC K-307 (3-6408) Evgeny Nudler, Ph.D. Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator; Julie Wilson Anderson Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Molecular Cooperation in Gene Regulation and Genomic Stability
Mar 31
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Shairy Danial PhD Candidate Dependence of Signaling Responses on Cellular Surface Abundance of Ste2p, a Saccharomyces cerevisiae G Protein-Coupled Receptor
Mar 31
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Christopher Goodwin PhD Candidate The Human Cytomegalovirus UL26 Protein Modulates the NFκB Host Defense Pathway
Apr 01
1:00 PM
MC Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425) Jonathan Weissman, Ph.D. Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco Monitoring Translation in Space and Time with Ribosome Profiling
Apr 07
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Steven Henderson PhD Candidate Role of the U2AF65 inter-RRM linker in Recognizing Degenerate Py Tract Splice Site Signals
Apr 07
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Debapratim Dutta PhD Candidate Structural investigation of a riboswitch with tandem aptamer domains that bind L-glutamine
Apr 08
2:00 PM
MC K-307 (3-6408) Régis Pomès, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Molecular Structure and Function, Hospital for Sick Children; Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto Peptides and Proteins in Lipid Bilayers
Apr 14
1:00 PM
MC 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium) Mohammad Kayedkhordeh PhD Candidate Improving nucleic acid design using biased sequence initialization
Apr 14
1:00 PM
MC 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium) Lingfeng Luo PhD Candidate The role of Sirtuin 6 (SIRT6) in DNA repair and longevity: clues from comparative biology of rodent species
Apr 15
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Susan Ross, Ph.D. Interim Chair & Professor, Department of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Mouse Models for Studying APOBEC3-mediated Restriction of Virus Infection
Apr 21
1:00 PM
MC 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium) Jiyu Wang PhD Candidate Identification of proteins involved in codon-mediated translational regulation
Apr 21
1:00 PM
MC 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium) Leslie Salas Estrada PhD Candidate Dynamic Ligand-Protein and Lipid-Protein Interactions in Rhodopsin Activation
Apr 28
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Zhen Tan PhD Candidate Benchmark of Amber ff12SB force field by comparison of estimated hairpin loop folding stabilities to experiment
Apr 28
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Hong Zhu PhD Candidate Yeast Cell Surface Display of HIV Envelope Glycoprotein for Vaccine Development
Apr 29
2:00 PM
MC K-307 (3-6408) Hashim M. Al-Hashimi, Ph.D. Director, Duke Center for RNA Biology; Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Chemistry, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC How RNA Structures 'Jiggle and Wiggle' at Atomic Resolution: Importance to Function and Drug Discovery
May 06
2:00 PM
MC K-307 (3-6408) Rhiju Das, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Towards RNA Structure/Function from Scratch
May 20
2:00 PM
MC K-307 (3-6408) Javier F. Cáceres, Ph.D. MRC Human Genetics Unit, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM), University of Edinburgh, Scotland Regulation of MicroRNA Biogenesis and Function
Jun 10
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Dr. Gaurav Sharma Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Automating Comparative Sequence Analysis for RNA Secondary Structure Prediction: An Iterative Probabilistic "Turbo Decoding" Framework
Jun 17
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Dr. Juliee Thakar Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology & Biostatistics and Computational Biology Inference of Systems-level Responses to Influenza Infections