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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:

 

Fall 2017


August 21, 2017
Dr. S. Cenk Sahinalp
Indiana University
"HIT'nDRIVE: Cancer Driver Discovery Through a New Facility Location Problem Formulation"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Paul Medvedev (865-2733)


August 28, 2017
Dr. Aaron C. Goldstrohm
University of Minnesota
"Mechanisms of mRNA Regulation by Pumilio Proteins: Master Regulators of Development, Fertility, and Neurological Functions"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Scott Lindner (867-4062)


September 11, 2017
Dr. Ankur B. Dalia
Indiana University
"Molecular Dissection of Natural Transformation and Exploiting it as a Genetic Tool to Study Vibrio cholerae"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Timothy Miyashiro (865-1916)


September 18, 2017
Dr. Nils G. Walter
University of Michigan
"Single Molecules Come Into Focus: Understanding RNA-Driven Regulation From First Principles"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Andrey Krasilnikov (865-5050)


September 25, 2017
Dr. Gia K. Voeltz
University of Colorado, Boulder
"The Role of ER Membrane Contact Sites in Regulating the Structure of Other Organelles"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Melissa Rolls (867-1395)


September 28, 2017 - Pollard Lecture
Dr. Richard Henderson
Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology (United Kingdom)
"The cryoEM Revolution in Structural Biology"
4:00 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Dr. Song Tan (865-3355)


October 2, 2017 - Simpson Lecture
Professor Sir Shankar Balasubramanian FMedSci FRS
University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
"Decoding Human Genomes on a Population Scale"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Craig Cameron (863-8705)


October 9, 2017
Dr. Blanton S. Tolbert
Case Western Reserve University
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Craig Cameron (863-8705)


October 16, 2017
Dr. Sandra L. Schmid
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
"A Dual Role for Dynamin in Clathrin-mediated Endocytosis"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Drs. Greg Ferry & Xin Zhang (863-5721 & 863-3732)


October 23, 2017 - Stone Lecture
Dr. Michael T. Laub
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Specificity and Evolution of Bacterial Signaling Proteins"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Timothy Miyashiro (865-1916)


October 30, 2017
Dr. Lu Bai
Penn State University
"Genome-wide Study of Nucleosome-Depleting Factors in Budding Yeast"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Wendy Hanna-Rose (865-7904)


November 6, 2017
Dr. Santhosh Girirajan
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Wendy Hanna-Rose (865-7904)


November 13, 2017
Dr. Andrea J. Berman
University of Pittsburgh
"LARP1 Controls Global Protein Synthesis at the Most Fundamental Level"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Philip Bevilacqua (863-3812)


November 27, 2017
Dr. Paul Medvedev
Penn State University
"Assembly of Big Genomic Data"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Wendy Hanna-Rose (865-7904)


December 4, 2017
Dr. Stephen P. Goff
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Columbia University
"Retroviral Silencing: Transcriptional and Post-Transcriptional Regulation"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Moriah Szpara (867-0008)

 

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 August 17, 2017.