Other Events & Dates
September through October 2014


September 17, 2014 ( Wednesday )

11:00am - 2:00pm
Genomics Research Center Technical Seminar Series

Life Technologies will present the following topics:

* Introduction to Quant Studio 12k Flex qPCR system and Applications

* Symphoni qPCR Analysis Software: A new tool to help accelerate your research

* A New Era in Gene Editing

* Genetic Analysis Tools for Validating Genome Editing Experiments

Reserve your timeslot now to meet 1:1 with a Field Applications Scientist to answer your questions or troubleshoot your qPCR data (bring files on a USB drive). Office hours will be available throughout the seminar.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to John_ashton@umrc.rochester.edu or Luanne.lavender@thermofisher.com to ensure there is enough seating and food.

Location:  Upper Auditorium, 3-7619

Posted by:  Anne Reed, Shared Resource Laboratories, 11-Sep-14 8:17am ET


12:00pm - 1:00pm
Chemistry Colloquium

Title: A New Way to Degrade Heme: IsdG-like Enzymes Degrade Heme without Release of CO

Professor Masao Ikeda-Saito – Tohoku University - Japan, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials

Host: Prof. Kara Bren

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473, RC

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 26-Aug-14 4:34pm ET


2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Jamie Cate, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Molecular and Cell Biology and Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

"eIF3: a Bridge Between Translation and Transcription"

Host: Dr. Dmitri Ermolenko (Co-sponsored by Graduate Women in Science)

K-307 (3-6408)

Dr. Jamie Cate will also be the speaker for the Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) meeting on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 3 – 4 p.m. in Case Method Room 1-9576 titled "Science for Breakfast".

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 17-Jun-14 10:41am ET


September 18, 2014 ( Thursday )

11:00am - 12:00pm
EHSC Seminar Series: Dr. Jamie J. Bernard, Rutgers University

Dr. Jamie J. Bernard, Rutgers University, Dept. of Chemical Biology, will present a seminar entitled: "Mechanistic studies on parametrial fat pad-promoted skin cancer" as part of the EHSC Seminar Series on September 18, 2014, starting at 11 a.m. in the EHSC Conference Room (4-8820).

Location:  EHSC Conference Room (Med. Ctr. 4-8820)

Posted by:  Judy Havalack, Environmental Medicine, 31-Jul-14 11:17am ET


3:00pm - 4:00pm
Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Meeting

Jamie Cate, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Molecular and Cell Biology and Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

Title: "Science for Breakfast"

Host: Dr. Dmitri Ermolenko

Dr. Jamie Cate will also be presenting a seminar in the Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics seminar series on Wednesday, September 17th titled "eIF3: a Bridge Between Translation and Transcription" at 2:00 p.m. in K-307.

Location:  Case Method Room 1-9576

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 24-Jun-14 11:28am ET


3:30pm - 5:00pm
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology 2014 Yakovlev Colloquium

"Global Sensitivity Analysis for Repeated Measures Studies with Informative Dropout: A Semi-Parametric Approach"


    SPEAKER
    Daniel O. Scharfstein, Sc.D.
    Professor of Biostatistics
    Johns Hopkins University
    Bloomberg School of Public Health

Location:  R HWH 1W-1W-502

Posted by:  Susan Divincenzo, Biostatistics, 3-Sep-14 10:00am ET


September 22, 2014 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Physical Chemistry Seminar

Title: Solvation Dynamics and Vibrational Spectroscopy in Ionic Liquids

Professor Steven Corcelli – University of Notre Dame, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Host: Prof. David McCamant

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473, RC

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 26-Aug-14 4:37pm ET


September 24, 2014 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Kinga Hosszu, Ph.D., Outreach Director – F1000 Americas, Faculty of 1000, New York, NY

"Innovations in Research Impact Measurement and Literature Discovery"

Host: Dr. Dmitri Ermolenko

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 1-Aug-14 12:53pm ET


September 26, 2014 ( Friday )

9:00am - 10:00am
Organic Chemistry Seminar

Oxidative Allene Amination in the Synthesis of Complex Molecular Scaffolds

Professor Jennifer Schomaker – University of Wisconsin, Department of Chemistry

Host: Prof. Daniel Weix

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473, RC

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 26-Aug-14 4:39pm ET


September 29, 2014 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Chemistry Inorganic Seminar

Title: Carbon Dioxide-Olefin Coupling at Zerovalent Metals: Routes Toward Acrylates

Professor Wesley Bernskoetter – Brown University, Department of Chemistry

Host: Prof. Michael Neidig

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473, RC

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 26-Aug-14 4:41pm ET


October 1, 2014 ( Wednesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Colloquium - Chemistry

Title: Underlying Thermodynamics of pH-Induced Allostericity: Is it Time to Stop Blaming the Poor and Overworked Histidines?

Speaker: Professor Adrian Roitberg

University of Florida, Department of Chemistry

Host: Professor Ignacio Franco

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 8-Sep-14 2:54pm ET


2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Jeffrey Kieft, Ph.D., Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine

"Flavivirus (Dengue, West Nile, etc.)-caused Disease Depends on Structured RNA Wrenches Thrown into Protein Machines"

Host: Dr. Joseph Wedekind

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 11-Jun-14 9:24am ET


October 6, 2014 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Inorganic Seminar - Chemistry

Title: Non-Traditional Organometallic Chemistry: Fundamental Studies and Catalytic Applications

Speaker: Professor Zachary Tonzetich

University of Texas - San Antonio, Department of Chemistry

Host: Professor Michael Neidig

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 12-Sep-14 9:49am ET


October 7, 2014 ( Tuesday )

10:00am - 3:30pm
Lung Research & Trainee Day

10-12 pm Poster Session (Morning refreshments provided)

12-1 pm: Guest Speaker- Professor Dr. Victor Thannickal, Director, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care at University of Alabama at Birmingham. (Box lunch provided)

2-3:30 pm Career Development Round Table (Light snack provided)


Location:  Flaum Atrium & Class of '62

Posted by:  Laurie Furibondo, Environmental Medicine, 28-Aug-14 4:58pm ET


October 8, 2014 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Victor Corces, Ph.D., Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

"Transcription and the Three-Dimensional Organization of the Genome"

Hosts: T32 Training Grant Graduate Students (Amber Cutter) & Dr. Lynne Maquat, T32 P.I.

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 1-Aug-14 12:58pm ET


October 15, 2014 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Traci Hall, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Structural Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC

"Long Lost Relatives: The Expanding PUF Protein Family"

Host: Dr. Clara Kielkopf (Co-sponsored by Graduate Women in Science)

K-307 (3-6408)

Dr. Traci Hall will also be the speaker for the Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) meeting on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 3 pm - 4 p.m. in the Case Method Room (1-9576) titled "Personalized Science: The Roles of Heroes, Mentors, and Family in Our Careers".

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 11-Jun-14 9:40am ET


October 16, 2014 ( Thursday )

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Meeting

Traci Hall, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Structural Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC

"Personalized Science: The Roles of Heroes, Mentors, and Family in Our Careers"

Host: Dr. Clara Kielkopf

Case Method Room 1-9576

Dr. Traci Hall will also be presenting a seminar in the Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics seminar series on Wednesday, October 15th titled "Long Lost Relatives: The Expanding PUF Protein Family" at 2:00 p.m. in K-307.

Location:  Case Method Room 1-9576

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 24-Jun-14 11:29am ET


October 22, 2014 ( Wednesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Colloquium - Chemistry

Title: Materials in silico: Theoretical studies of structure and transport

Speaker: Professor Mark Tuckerman

New York University, Department of Chemistry

Host: Professor James Farrar

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 15-Sep-14 2:46pm ET


2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Melanie Cobb, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

"ERKonomics in Metabolic Signaling"

Host: Dr. Mahin Maines

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 4-Aug-14 10:16am ET


October 24, 2014 ( Friday )

9:00am - 10:00am
Organic Seminar - Chemistry

Title: Construction of artificial proteins based on complementary of genetic and synthetic approaches

Speaker: Professor Takashi Matsuo

Nara Institute of Science and Technology: Laboratory of Supramolecular Science and Graduate School of Materials Science

Host: Professor Rudi Fasan

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 15-Sep-14 1:31pm ET


October 27, 2014 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Physical Seminar - Chemistry

Title: The Many-Body Path Towards Predictive Modeling of Molecules and Materials

Speaker: Dr. Alexandre Tkatchenko

The Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Theory Department

Host: Professor Lewis Rothberg

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 12-Sep-14 9:17am ET


October 29, 2014 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Adrian R. Ferré-D'Amaré, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, Bethesda MD

"Structural Analyses of RNA-Small Molecule Interactions: Bacterial Riboswitches and Engineered Devices"

Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 12-Jun-14 10:14am ET

 
 
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