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Department Seminars

If you would like to speak with any of these people during their visit, or need additional information, please contact Stephanie Scoville.

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DBB Seminar: Catalytic and Non-Catalytic Functions of an 18S rRNA Methyltransferase in Leukemia

Kathy Fange Liu, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 Oct 12, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

DBB Seminar: Insights into the Ribosome Function from the Structures of Non-Arrested Ribosome Nascent Chain Complexes

Yury Polikanov, PhD - Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 Oct 19, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Dmitri Ermolenko (co-sponsored by the Protein Synthesis Cluster and the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

GWIS Seminar: From Ph.D. to podcasts

Madeline (Maddie) Sofia, PhD - Science Communicator, National Public Radio (NPR), Boulder, CO

 Oct 20, 2022 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Class of '62 Aud. (G-9425)

Host: Dr. Elaine Smolock

POSTPONED -- DBB Seminar: Making mRNA - A Tale of Two Spliceosomes

Sebastian M. Fica, PhD - Wellcome Trust and Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, England, United Kingdom

 Oct 26, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m.

VIRTUAL
Host: Dr. Clara Kielkopf (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

DBB Seminar: Structural Basis of Dystroglycan Function and the Pathogenesis of Muscular Dystrophy

Kevin P. Campbell, PhD - Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and of Neurology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

 Nov 02, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Mark Dumont

DBB Seminar: tRNA Modifications in Ribosomal Decoding

Eric Westhof, PhD - Architecture et Réactivité de l'ARN, Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire du CNRS, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

 Nov 03, 2022 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Adolph Auditorium (1-7619)

Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster and the Bioinformatics Cluster)

POSTPONED -- GWIS Seminar (SPECIAL EVENT): NIH T32 CBMS Mini-symposium Roundtable Featuring the T32 External Advisory Committee for the NIH T32 in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences (CBMS)

Anita Corbett, PhD; Karin Musier-Forsyth, PhD; Kimberly Mowry, PhD - Robin Chemers Neustein Professor of Biomedicine; Chair, Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Brown University, Providence, RI; Samuel C. Dobbs Professor, Department of Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Professor and Ohio Eminent Scholar, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 Nov 09, 2022 @ 9:00 a.m.
 Medical Center | Class of '62 Aud. (G-9425)

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (PI) and Dr. Jeff Hayes (Co-PI); co-sponsored by the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences

DBB Seminar: Transcriptional Control by Histone Readers and Writers

Brian D. Strahl, PhD - Oliver Smithies Investigator; Professor & Interim Chair, Faculty Director, Peptide Synthesis and Arraying Facility, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

 Nov 16, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Jeffrey Hayes

GWIS Seminar: Building mentee self-efficacy: a toolbox for wellness and resilience

Kermin Martínez-Hernández, PhD - Associate Professor, St. John Fisher University, Rochester, NY “Building mentee

 Nov 17, 2022 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud (1-7619)

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat and Dr. Paul Boutz; co-sponsored by a supplement to the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences

DBB Seminar: A Novel RNA-Based Approach to Treat Genetic Diseases

Isabel Aznarez, PhD - Co-Founder and Group VP, Discovery Research, Stoke Therapeutics, Inc., Bedford, MA

 Nov 30, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat and Dr. John Lueck (co-sponsored by Graduate Women in Science)

GWIS Seminar: Career alternative splicing: academia or industry?

Isabel Aznarez, PhD - Co-Founder and Group VP, Discovery Research, Stoke Therapeutics, Inc., Bedford, MA

 Dec 01, 2022 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud (1-7619)

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

DBB Seminar: Cryo Electron Microscopy at the Hauptman-Woodward Institute

Devrim Acehan, PhD - Research Scientist, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Buffalo, NY

 Dec 07, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Clara Kielkopf

*SPECIAL EVENT* NIH T32 CBMS Minisymposium Featuring the T32 External Advisory Committee for the NIH T32 in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences (CBMS)

Anita Corbett, PhD; Karin Musier-Forsyth, PhD; Kimberly Mowry, PhD - Robin Chemers Neustein Professor of Biomedicine; Chair, Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Brown University, Providence, RI; Samuel C. Dobbs Professor, Department of Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Professor and Ohio Eminent Scholar, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 Nov 15, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425)

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (PI), and Dr. Jeff Hayes (Co-PI); co-sponsored by the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences