Students Seminars (BPH 571)

2015 2014 2013

Time & location
Talks
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
Faculty Evaluator - C. Kielkopf
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
Faculty Evaluator - D. Ermolenko
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
Faculty Evaluator - C. Kielkopf
Jerry Madukwe PhD Candidate
Targeting the Mitochondrial Permeability Transition to Protect Against Age Induced Bone Loss
Faculty Evaluator - R. O'Keefe
Feb 17
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619
(Upper S-Wing Auditorium)
Morgan Managhan PhD Candidate
Characterization of Inter-Subunit Interactions in Factor VIIIa
Faculty Evaluator - E. Phizicky
Thomas Hilimire PhD Candidate
N-Methylation of compounds targeting the HIV-1 frameshift stimulatory RNA improves affinity, selectivity, and anti-viral potency
Faculty Evaluator - B. Miller
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
Faculty Evaluator - P. Kammermeier
Matthew Payea PhD Candidate
Degradation in Yeast of tRNAs with Mutations in the Anticodon Stem
Faculty Evaluator - E. Phizicky
Christina Brule PhD Candidate
Defining inhibitory codon pairs in yeast
Faculty Evaluator - E. Grayhack
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
Faculty Evaluator - P. Brookes
Karl Smith PhD Candidate
Modelling the Electrostatic Interactions of Nanoparticles Moving Through Porous Silicon Nanomembranes
Faculty Evaluator - J. McGrath
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
Faculty Evaluator - J. Hayes
Michael Sloma PhD Candidate
Secondary structure prediction: a new focus on predicting the loops
Faculty Evaluator - D. Mathews
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
Faculty Evaluator - D. Turner
Bronwyn Lucas PhD Candidate
SINE-directed Staufen-mediated mRNA decay of orthologous human and mouse genes
Faculty Evaluator - L. Maquat
Mar 24
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619
(Upper S-Wing Auditorium)
Sierra Fox PhD Candidate
Dissecting the Function of Domain-Forming Transcriptional Enhancers
Faculty Evaluator - M. Bulger
Lu Han PhD Candidate
The biology of anticodon stem-loop modifications of yeast tRNAs
Faculty Evaluator - E. Phizicky
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
Faculty Evaluator - M. Dumont
Christopher Goodwin PhD Candidate
The Human Cytomegalovirus UL26 Protein Modulates the NFκB Host Defense Pathway
Faculty Evaluator - J. Munger
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
Faculty Evaluator - C. Kielkopf
Debapratim Dutta PhD Candidate
Structural investigation of a riboswitch with tandem aptamer domains that bind L-glutamine
Faculty Evaluator - J. Wedekind
Apr 14
1:00 PM
MC 1-7619
(Adolph Auditorium)
Mohammad Kayedkhordeh PhD Candidate
Improving nucleic acid design using biased sequence initialization
Faculty Evaluator - D. Mathews
Lingfeng Luo PhD Candidate
The role of Sirtuin 6 (SIRT6) in DNA repair and longevity: clues from comparative biology of rodent species
Faculty Evaluator - V. Gorbunova
Apr 21
1:00 PM
MC 1-7619
(Adolph Auditorium)
Jiyu Wang PhD Candidate
Identification of proteins involved in codon-mediated translational regulation
Faculty Evaluator - E. Grayhack
Leslie Salas Estrada PhD Candidate
Dynamic Ligand-Protein and Lipid-Protein Interactions in Rhodopsin Activation
Faculty Evaluator - A. Grossfield
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
Faculty Evaluator - D. Mathews
Hong Zhu PhD Candidate
Yeast Cell Surface Display of HIV Envelope Glycoprotein for Vaccine Development
Faculty Evaluator - M. Dumont