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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:

 

Spring 2018


February 22, 2018
Tyler Goralski
Penn State University
"Plan B: Identifying a Backup Ribosome Rescue System in Francisella tularensis"
12:05 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Dr. Kenneth Keiler (863-0787)


February 22, 2018
Douglas Baumann
Penn State University
"A Novel Core Promoter Binding Factor Provides Mechanistic Insights Into Transcription Initiation"
2:00 p.m. – 317 Mueller Laboratory
Host: Dr. David Gilmour (863-8905)


February 26, 2018
Utsav Pandey
Penn State University
"Comparative Genomics Provides Insights Into Herpesvirus Transmission, Spread, and Virulence"
11:00 a.m. – W203 Millennium Science Complex
Host: Dr. Moriah Szpara (867-0008)


February 26, 2018
Dr. Christine M. Dunham
Emory University School of Medicine
"Regulation of Protein Synthesis"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Ken Keiler (863-0787)


March 1, 2018
Sara Klee
Penn State University
"The Role of Protein Translation During Host Colonization in the Plant Pathogen Erwinia amylovora"
12:05 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Dr. Timothy McNellis (863-7646)


March 12, 2018 - Marker Lecture
Dr. Fred M. Winston
Harvard Medical School
"Using Yeast Genetics to Study Gene Expression"
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
"Factors that Control Transcriptional Accuracy and Chromatin Integrity"
3:30 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Drs. Lu Bai & Joe Reese (863-4824 & 865-1976)


March 15, 2018
Krista Armbruster
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:05 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Dr. Timothy Meredith (867-5909)


March 22, 2018
Xiaoran Xin
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:05 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Dr. Ying Gu (867-3827)


March 26, 2018
Dr. David Leib
Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine
"Herpes Simplex Virus Pathogenesis: Intrinsic, Innate and Maternal Immunity"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Moriah Szpara (867-0008)


March 29, 2018
Rebecca D'Amico
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:05 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Drs. David Boehr and Scott Showalter (863-8605 & 865-2318)


April 2, 2018
Dr. Victor Faundez
Emory University
"Molecular Mechanisms of Complex Neurodevelopmental Disorders"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Santhosh Girirajan (865-0674)


April 5, 2018
Noah Dunham
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:05 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Drs. Amie Boal, Marty Bollinger, and Carsten Krebs (867-2863, 883-1464, & 865-6089)


April 5, 2018 - Simpson Lecture
Dr. Clodagh O'Shea
Howard Hughes Medical Institute & The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Drs. Shaun Mahony & Lu Bai (865-3008 & 863-4824)


April 9, 2018
Dr. Sushmita Roy
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Inference of Regulatory Network Dynamics in Developmental and Evolutionary Lineages"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Shaun Mahony (865-3008)


April 12, 2018
Ericka Reed
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:05 p.m. – 100 Life Sciences Building
Host: Dr. Timothy Miyashiro (865-1916)


April 16, 2018
Dr. Nicholas R. De Lay
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
"The Paradoxical Role of the RNA Decay Machinery in Promoting Small Regulatory RNA Stability and Action in E. coli"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Paul Babitzke (865-0002)


April 23, 2018
Dr. Todd S. Macfarlan
National Institutes of Health
"The Impact of Retroviruses and Their Zinc Finger Repressors on Mammalian Evolution"
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 February 21, 2018.