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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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RNA Splicing, Chromatin Modification, and the Coordinated Control of Gene Expression

Tracy Johnson, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; Cecilia and Keith Terasaki Endowed Chair in the Life Sciences; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

 Sep 11, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

Host: T32 Training Graduate Students and Dr. Lynne Maquat (Co-sponsored by the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences, Dr. Lynne Maquat, PI and by Graduate Women in Science)

Making Ends Meet: New Roles of mRNA Secondary Structure in Translation

Dmitri Ermolenko, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

 Sep 18, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

Host: Dr. Dave Mathews

Molecular Mechanisms of Epigenetic Regulation

Tatiana Kutateladze, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

 Sep 25, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

Host: Dr. Jeff Hayes

Small RNAs Play Diverse Roles in Virus-host Interactions

Weifeng Gu, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, UC Riverside, Riverside, CA

 Oct 02, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

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

Enzymatic Manipulation of IgG Fc Glycans - Harnessing Effector Functions for the Next Generation of Immunotherapeutic Antibodies

Eric J. Sundberg, Ph.D. - Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

 Oct 07, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

Host: Dr. Jeffrey Hayes

Elucidating the Biological Roles of ADARs, the RNA Editing Enzymes

Mary O'Connell, Ph.D. - ERA Chair, Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine, CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

 Oct 09, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

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

Transposable Elements as Catalysts of Cellular Innovation

Cedric Feschotte, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 Oct 16, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat and Dr. Amanda Larracuente (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

The Love-Hate Relationship between RNA Viruses and Their Hosts

Mariano A. Garcia-Blanco, M.D., Ph.D. - Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Mildred H Vacek and John R Vacek Distinguished Chair in Honor of President Truman G. Blocker, Jr., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX; Professor, Department of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

 Oct 23, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

Host: T32 Training Graduate Student, Isreal Moreno and Dr. Lynne Maquat (Co-sponsored by the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences, Dr. Lynne Maquat, PI)

RNA Modifications in Gene Regulation and Disease

Richard I. Gregory, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Co-Director, HMS Initiative for RNA Medicine, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, The Stem Cell Program at Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

 Oct 30, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

Host: T32 Training Graduate Student, Monika Tasak and Dr. Lynne Maquat (Co-sponsored by the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences, Dr. Lynne Maquat, PI)

Single Molecule Studies of Homologous DNA Recombination

Eric Greene, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, New York, NY

 Nov 06, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

Host: Dr. Dmitri Ermolenko

Quality Control in 40S Ribosome Maturation

Katrin Karbstein, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Scripps Research Institute; HHMI Faculty Scholar, Jupiter, FL

 Nov 13, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

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

Translation Dysfunction in Neurological Diseases

Susan L. Ackerman, Ph.D. - Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Steven W. Kuffler Chair, Department of Biology; Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Medicine, UC San Diego Medical School, La Jolla, CA

 Nov 20, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky (co-sponsored by Graduate Women in Science)

CryoEM Structure of the P Element Transposase Strand Transfer Complex

Elizabeth Kellogg, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 Dec 04, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307, Room 3-6408

Host: Dr. Mitch O’Connell