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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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“Targeting U2AF: A vulnerable rheostat of pre-mRNA splicing” & “Tumors taking the short cut: CDK12 and CDK13 in early transcription termination and nuclear RNA surveillance”

Clara Kielkopf, PhD, & Paul Boutz, PhD - URMC, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

 Nov 04, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.

Zoom Registration
Host: Dave Mathews, MD, PhD (sponsored by the RNA Society)

Special Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: From Graduate School to Industry: My Journey As A Minority Woman in STEM

Dr. Malika Grayson - Engineer, Speaker, Author

 Nov 09, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom
Host: Ferralita Madere

Structure of the RNase MRP Holoenzyme: More Diversity in the RNase P Family

Andrey S. Krasilnikov, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Center for RNA Biology, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

 Nov 18, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

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

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Seminar Series: What Drives You?

Makaía Papasergi-Scott, PhD - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Laboratory of Georgios Skiniotis, Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

 Nov 19, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.

Zoom Registration
Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Anatomy of the Long Noncoding RNA

Mauro Calabrese, Ph.D. - Director of Graduate Studies; Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

 Dec 09, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Mitchell O’Connell (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

**SPECIAL EVENT** Snapshot presentations by members of the newly appointed External Advisory Committee for the NIH T32 in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences

Anita Corbett, PhD; Kimberly Mowry, PhD; Karin Musier-Forsyth, PhD

 Dec 16, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m.

Zoom
Host: NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences

**SPECIAL EVENT** Snapshot presentations by members of the newly appointed External Advisory Committee for the NIH T32 in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences

Anita Corbett, PhD; Kimberly Mowry, PhD; Karin Musier-Forsyth, PhD

 Dec 16, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m.

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

Transposon-encoded CRISPR-Cas Systems Direct RNA-Guided DNA Integration

Sam Sternberg, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, New York, NY

 Apr 07, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Zoom
Host: Dr. Mitchell O’Connell (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

Visualize and Manipulate Single Allele and RNA in Live Cells

Bin Wu, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

 Sep 22, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Zoom
Host: Dr. Xin Li (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

The Art of Possibility: Weighted Ensemble Simulations of Long-timescale Kinetics

Lillian T. Chong, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

 Sep 29, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Zoom
Host: Dr. Alan Grossfield (co-sponsored by the Bioinformatics Cluster)

TBA

Jeffrey A. Pleiss, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 Oct 06, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

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

RNA Editing by Adenosine Deaminases that Act on RNA (ADARs)

Peter A. Beal, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, CA

 Nov 03, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Zoom
Host: Dr. Yi-Tao Yu (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

TBA

Lynne Elizabeth Maquat, PhD - J. Lowell Orbison Distinguished Service Alumni Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Director, Center for RNA Biology

 Nov 08, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.

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