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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.

For specific questions, please contact:

 

Fall 2017


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 26, 2017
Catherine Sutherland
Penn State University
"Rifampicin Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Investigating Fitness Cost and Subsequent Compensation"
12:05 p.m. – 107 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Katsuhiko Murakami (865-2758)


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
"Untangling the Complex Genetics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Wendy Hanna-Rose (865-7904)


November 9, 2017
Yeonoh Shin
Penn State University
"Structural and Biochemical Studies of Bacterial RNA Polymerase Engaged in Reiterative Transcription during Transcript Initiation at pyrG and pyrBI Promoters"
12:05 p.m. – 107 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Katsuhiko Murakami (865-2758)


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 16, 2017
Nicky Hackenbrack
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:05 p.m. – 107 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Susan Hafenstein (865-5729)


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)


November 30, 2017
Han Mei
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:05 p.m. – 107 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Anton Nekrutenko (865-4752)


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)

 

Spring 2018


January 8, 2018
Dr. Joseph M. Jez
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Washington University in St. Louis
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Squire Booker (865-8793)


March 12, 2018 - Marker Lecture
Dr. Fred M. Winston
Harvard Medical School
"title to be announced"
5:00 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Drs. Lu Bai & Joe Reese (863-4824 & 865-1976)


March 13, 2018 - Marker Lecture
Dr. Fred M. Winston
Harvard Medical School
"title to be announced"
3:30 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Drs. Lu Bai & Joe Reese (863-4824 & 865-1976)


March 26, 2018
Dr. David Leib
Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Moriah Szpara (867-0008)


April 2, 2018
Dr. Victor Faundez
Emory University
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Santhosh Girirajan (865-0674)


April 5, 2018 - Simpson Lecture
Dr. Clodagh O'Shea
Howard Hughes Medical Institute & Salk Institute for Biological Studies
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – location to be determined
Host: Drs. Shaun Mahony & Lu Bai (865-3008 & 863-4824)


April 9, 2018
Dr. Sushmita Roy
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Shaun Mahony (865-3008)


April 16, 2018
Dr. Nicholas R. De Lay
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Paul Babitzke (865-0002)


April 23, 2018
Dr. Todd Macfarlan
National Institutes of Health
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Craig Cameron (863-8705)


April 30, 2018
Dr. Judith Frydman
Stanford University
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – location to be announced
Host: Dr. Xin Zhang (863-3732)

 

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 October 18, 2017.