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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 2019


January 21, 2019
Dr. Jeremy G. Bird
Rutgers University
"Insights into a Novel ab initio Mechanism of 5' RNA Capping with NAD(H) and Other Metabolites"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Paul Babitzke (865-0002)


January 24, 2019
Vivian Robert Jeyachandran
Penn State University
"Understanding the Structural Basis for the Mechanism of Lipoyl Synthase"
12:15 p.m. – 105 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Amie Boal (867-2863)


January 28, 2019
Dr. Jarrod B. French
Stony Brook University
"Optimizing the Immune System to Fight Infection” and “The ‘Complex’ Problem of Purine Metabolism"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Ying Gu (867-3827)


January 30, 2019
Dr. Colin C. Conine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
"Transmission of Non-genetic Information by Sperm Small RNAs"
4:00 p.m. – 110 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Ross Hardison (863-0113)


January 31, 2019
Cam Carter
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:15 p.m. – 105 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Xin Zhang (863-3732)


February 4, 2019
Dr. Morgan E. DeSantis
University California, San Diego
"Molecular Mechanisms of Dynein Regulation by Lis1"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Moriah Szpara (867-0008)


February 7, 2019
Corinna Moro
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:15 p.m. – 105 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Wendy Hanna-Rose (865-7904)


February 11, 2019
Dr. Benjamin R. Sabari
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
"A Condensate Model For Gene Activation"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Frank Pugh (863-8252)


February 13, 2019
Dr. Crysten E. Blaby
Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University
"Genomics-guided Discovery of Strategies for Adapting to the Dichotomy of Metal Ions as Nutrients and Toxins"
4:00 p.m. – 110 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Tim Meredith (867-5909)


February 18, 2019
Dr. C. Denise Okafor
Emory University School of Medicine
"Allosteric Mechanisms Driving the Evolution of Specificity in Steroid Receptors"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Craig Cameron (863-8705)


February 21, 2019
Nathan Wasilko
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:15 p.m. – 105 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Tim Miyashiro (865-1916)


February 25, 2019
HOLD


February 28, 2019
Gavin Palowitch
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:15 p.m. – 105 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Amie Boal (867-2863)


March 11, 2019 - Pollard Lecture
Dr. David A. Agard
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and University of California, San Francisco
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Manuel Llinás (867-3444)


March 14, 2019
Nicole Hackenbrack
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:15 p.m. – 105 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Susan Hafenstein (865-5729)


March 18, 2019
Dr. Daniel J. Dwyer
University of Maryland
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Ken Keiler (863-0787)


March 21, 2019
Catherin Sutherland
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:15 p.m. – 105 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Katsuhiko Murakami (865-2758)


March 25, 2019
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 28, 2019
Kelly Rios
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:15 p.m. – 105 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Scott Lindner (867-4062)


April 1, 2019
Dr. Chad M. Petit
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Craig Cameron (863-8705)


April 4, 2019
Han Mei
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:15 p.m. – 105 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Anton Nekrutenko (865-4752)


April 8, 2019
Dr. Alan J. Wolfe
Loyola University Chicago
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. – 108 Wartik Laboratory
Host: Dr. Paul Babitzke (865-0002)


April 11, 2019
Yeonoh Shin
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:15 p.m. – 105 Osmond Laboratory
Host: Dr. Katsuhiko Murakami (865-2758)


April 15, 2019 - Stone Lecture
Dr. Zhijian ‘James’ Chen
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
"title to be announced"
11:15 a.m. – 112 Borland Laboratory
Host: Dr. Moriah Szpara (867-0008)


April 22, 2019 - Marker Lecture
Dr. Susan M. Gasser
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (Switzerland)
"title to be announced"
6:00 p.m. – 100 Huck Life Sciences Building
Host: Dr. Lu Bai (863-4824)


April 23, 2019 - Marker Lecture
Dr. Susan M. Gasser
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (Switzerland)
"title to be announced"
3:15 p.m. – 112 Buckhout Laboratory
Host: Dr. Lu Bai (863-4824)

 

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

Availability of 108 Wartik Laboratory (click here)

This page was last updated on January 17, 2019.