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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 2019


September 23, 2019
Jennifer Thweatt
Penn State University
"Anoxygenic Phototrophic Bacteria from Extreme Environments: Light-Harvesting Pigments and Antenna"
Time changed to 11:00 a.m. - 251 North Frear Laboratory
Host: Dr. Don Bryant (865-1992)


September 23, 2019
Dr. Alexandra M. Deaconescu
Brown University
"Stressed Out: Structural Basis for Regulation of the General Stress Response in Bacteria"
4:00 p.m. - 112 Borland Building
Host: Dr. Katsuhiko Murakami (865-2758)


September 24, 2019
Mohammad Almishwat
Penn State University
"Structural and Mechanistic Enzymology of Nucleotide Incorporation by A-Family DNA Polymerases, and Genome-wide Profiling of a Novel Transcriptional Regulator in Archaea"
3:00 p.m. - W201 Milliennium Science Complex
Host: Dr. Greg Ferry (863-5721)


September 26, 2019
Grace Usher
Penn State University
"Insights into SPOP-substrate behavior through mechanistic studies of Pdx1 and SPOP interaction"
12:05 p.m. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Scott Showalter (865-2318)


September 30, 2019 - Simpson Lecture
Dr. Wendy A. Bickmore
The University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
"3D Chromatin Organisation in Genome Regulation and Disease"
4:00 p.m. – Foster Auditorium in 102 Paterno Library
Host: Dr. Lu Bai (863-4824)


October 3, 2019
Manyu Du
Penn State University
"Long-distance gene regulation in budding yeast"
11:30 a.m. - 112 Boucke Building
Host: Dr. Lu Bai (863-4824)


October 7, 2019
Dr. Antonina Roll-Mecak
National Institutes of Health
"New Paradigms is Microtubule Biology: Information Encoding and Lattice Dynamics"
4:00 p.m. - 112 Borland Building
Host: Dr. Melissa Rolls (867-1395)


October 10, 2019
Hengye Chen
Penn State University
"Systematic investigation of the coordination between nucleosome-displacing factors and chromatin remodelers"
12:05 p.m. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Lu Bai (863-4824)


October 14, 2019
Dr. Jianping Hu
Michigan State University
"Peroxisomes: Regulation of Biogenesis and Role in Stress Response"
4:00 p.m. - 112 Borland Building
Host: Dr. Ying Gu (867-3827)


October 21, 2019
Dr. Timothy Miyashiro
Penn State University
"Microbial Growth and Competition within a Host: Insights from a Natural Animal-Microbe Symbiosis"
4:00 p.m. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Wendy Hanna-Rose (865-7904)


October 28, 2019
Dr. Scott E. Lindner
Penn State University
"Plasmodium is a Planner – Molecular Preparations for Efficient Malaria Transmission"
4:00 p.m. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Wendy Hanna-Rose (865-7904)


November 4, 2019
Dr. Ana Fernandez-Sesma
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
"Immune Modulation Strategies of Dengue Virus"
4:00 p.m. - 112 Borland Building
Host: Dr. Joyce Jose (863-8806)


November 12, 2019 - Pollard Lecture
Dr. Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Janelia Research Campus
"Eukaryotic Organelles: Deciphering their Interdependency, Structure and Dynamics with New Imaging Technologies"
3:30 p.m. – Foster Auditorium in 102 Paterno Library
Host: Dr. Joyce Jose (863-8806)


November 14, 2019
Latisha Franklin
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:05 p.m. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Wendy Hanna-Rose (865-7904)


November 18, 2019 - Pollard Lecture (Rescheduled from March 11)
Dr. David A. Agard
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and University of California at San Francisco
"To Fold or Not to Fold: A Tale of 2 Chaperones"
4:00 p.m. - 112 Borland Building
Host: Dr. Manuel Llinás (867-3444)


December 2, 2019
Dr. Melanie McReynolds
Princeton University
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. - 112 Borland Building
Host: Dr. Wendy Hanna-Rose (865-7904)


December 9, 2019
Dr. Timothy Meredith
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. - 112 Borland Building
Host: Dr. Wendy Hanna-Rose (865-7904)


December 12, 2019
Alana Lesnansky
Penn State University
"title to be announced"
12:05 p.m. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Kathleen Postle (863-7568)

 

 

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 September 19, 2019.