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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


August 26, 2019
Dr. Nadav Ahituv
University of California, San Francisco
"Functional Characterization and Therapeutic Targeting of Gene Regulatory Elements"
4:00 p.m. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Shaun Mahony (865-3008)


September 9, 2019
Dr. Thomas J. Silhavy
Princeton University
"A Small Molecule Inhibitor of Outer Membrane Protein Assembly that Acts at the Cell Surface"
4:00 p.m. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Ms. Roberta Dollinger (865-3795)


September 16, 2019
Dr. Helen M. Lazear
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Viral and Host Determinants of Zika Virus Pathogenesis"
4:00 p.m. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Moriah Szpara (867-0008)


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. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Katsuhiko Murakami (865-2758)


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 1, 2019
Manyu Du
Penn State University
"Long-distance gene regulation in budding yeast"
2:00 p.m. - 125 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Lu Bai (863-4824)


October 7, 2019
Dr. Antonina Roll-Mecak
National Institutes of Health
"New Paradigms in Microtubule Biology: Information Encoding and Dynamics"
4:00 p.m. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Melissa Rolls (867-1395)


October 14, 2019
Dr. Jianping Hu
Michigan State University
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. - 201 Thomas 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. - 201 Thomas 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 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. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Manuel Llinás (867-3444)


December 2, 2019
Dr. Melanie McReynolds
Princeton University
"title to be announced"
4:00 p.m. - 201 Thomas 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. - 201 Thomas Building
Host: Dr. Wendy Hanna-Rose (865-7904)

 

 

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 15, 2019.