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Please mark your calendars for these upcoming Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminars.

The normal departmental seminar time is Monday from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Under exceptional circumstances (such as job searches), Tuesday from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. is available.

For specific questions, please contact:

 

Spring 2017


February 13, 2017 - Pollard Lecture
Dr. Eva Nogales
University of California, Berkeley
"Molecular Visualization of the Eukaryotic Transcription Initiation Process"
5:00 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Dr. Manuel Llinás (867-3444)


February 14, 2017
Dr. Robert Landick
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Regulation of RNA Polymerase During Transcription of Bacterial Chromosomes"
4:00 p.m. – 101 Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building
Host: Dr. Lorraine Santy (863-6813)


February 20, 2017
Dr. Esteban Mazzoni
New York University
"Establishment of Inherited Hox Chromatin States During Cell Differentiation"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Shaun Mahony (865-3008)


February 21, 2017
Dr. James A. Goodrich
University of Colorado Boulder
"Mammalian mRNA Transcription: Mechanism and Regulation"
4:00 p.m. – 101 Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building
Host: Dr. Manuel Llinas (867-3444)


February 22, 2017
Troy Hubbard
Penn State University
"Ligand Selectivity and Evolutionary Divergence of the Human Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor"
10:30 a.m. – 301D Life Sciences Building
Host: Dr. Gary Perdew (865-0400)


February 23, 2017
Mackenzie Shipley
Penn State University
"Combining Classic Virology with New Technology to Understand Virus-Host Interactions"
10:45 a.m. – 101 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Moriah Szpara (867-0008)


February 27, 2017
Kayla Smith
Penn State University
"The Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Modulates the Inflammatory Response of the Skin"
12:00 p.m. – 301D Life Sciences Building
Host: Dr. Gary Perdew (865-0400)


February 27, 2017 - Stone Lecture
Dr. Paul G. Ahlquist
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"New Structure/Function Insights into Viral RNA Replication Compartments"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Drs. Craig Cameron and Moriah Szpara (863-8705 & 867-0008)


March 2, 2017
Manyu Du
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
10:45 a.m. – 101 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Lucy Bai (863-4824)


March 13, 2017
Dr. Artem Barski
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
"Epigenomics of T Cell Memory"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Anton Nekrutenko (865-4752)


March 20, 2017
Dr. Pei-Yong Shi
University of Texas Medical Branch
"Flavivirus Antiviral and Vaccine Development"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Craig Cameron (863-8705)


March 23, 2017
Andrew Mitchell
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
10:45 a.m. – 101 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Amie Boal (867-2863)


March 27, 2017
Dr. Richard J. Sciotti
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
"Military Medicine, Malaria and Medicinal Chemistry"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Scott Lindner (867-4062)


March 30, 2017
Suprita Singh
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
10:45 a.m. – 101 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Manuel Llinás (867-3444)


April 3, 2017
Dr. Michele Swanson
University of Michigan Medical School
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Paul Babitzke (865-0002)


April 6, 2017
Utsav Pandey
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
10:45 a.m. – 101 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Moriah Szpara (867-0008)


April 10, 2017
Dr. Angela E. Douglas
Cornell University
"Microbiomes Matter"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Timothy Miyashiro (865-1916)


April 13, 2017
Kelvin Kho
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
10:45 a.m. – 101 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Timothy Meredith (867-5909)


April 17, 2017
Dr. Venkat Gopalan
The Ohio State University
"Understanding the Many Hues of RNase P, an Ancient tRNA Processing Enzyme"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Andrey Krasilnikov (865-5050)


April 20, 2017
Anna Basile
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
10:45 a.m. – 101 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Marylyn Ritchie (863-5107)


April 24, 2017
Dr. Bryan Venters
Vanderbilt University
"Transcriptional Control by Epo in Terminal Erythroid Differentiation"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Ross Hardison (863-0113)


May 25, 2017 - Simpson Lecture
Dr. Richard A. Young
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
"New Insights into Gene Control"
4:00 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
Host: Dr. Shaun Mahony (865-3008)

 

Faculty and graduate student discussions can be arranged with speakers -- please contact the host for an appointment.

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This page was last updated on February 15, 2017.