2005-2006 Archive

Date/Location
Host Division
Invited Speaker
Host Faculty

Wed., Sept. 7
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

SBB

Dr. David Fushman, University of Maryland


Structure, dynamics, and ligand interactions of polyubiquitin chains. Clues to functional diversity of polyubiquitin.

Kylie Walters

Wed., Sept. 14
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

MBB

Dr. Patrick Higgins, University of Alabama, Birmingham


Organization of Bacterial Chromosome Domains and their Re-Organization by Transcription

Arkady Khodursky

Wed., Sept. 21
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

RB

Dr. Xiaoli Chen, FScN, University of Minnesota


Understanding the Endocrine Role of Adipose Cells in Metabolic Diseases.

David Bernlohr

Wed., Sept. 28
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

MB

Dr. Vinay Pathak, HIV Drug Resistance Program, CCR, NCI, Frederick, MD


Mechanisms of HIV-1 Antiviral Drug Resistance and Host Restriction Factor APOBEC3G.

Reuben Harris & Louis Mansky (IMV)

Wed., Oct. 5
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

MBB

Dr. Daniel Bond, University of Minnesota


Harnessing abilities of metal-reducing bacteria.

Larry Wackett

Wed., Oct. 12
105 Cargill
4-5 PM

Dagley Lecture

Dr. Perry Frey, University of Wisconsin, Madison


A story of hydrogen bonding: The low-barrier hydrogen bond in chymotrypsin.

Larry Wackett

Thur., Oct. 13
105 Cargill
4-5 PM

Dagley Lecture

Dr. Perry Frey, University of Wisconsin, Madison


Science and Antiscience.

Larry Wackett

Wed., Oct. 19
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

SBB

Dr. Donald M. Bers, Loyola University in Chicago


Regulation of intracellular [Na]: Na/Ca Exchange, Na/K-ATPase and local control

David Thomas

Wed., Oct. 26
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

MB

Dr. Trevor Archer, NIH/DHHS


Hormone induced transcription: Where chromatin remodeling and the proteasome meet.

Michel Sanders

Tues., Nov. 1
2-650 Moos Tower
12:20 PM

Lerner Lecture
 

Dr. Arnold W. Strauss, MD, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Cancelled

David Bernlohr

Wed., Nov. 9
3-120 MCB
4:00-5:00 pm

RB

Dr. Jared Rutter, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City


Regulated glucose partitioning by PAS kinase.

Do-Hyung Kim

Wed., Nov 16
105 Cargill
4:00-5:00 PM

Henderson Lecture

Dr. Samuel W. Cushman
EDMNS, DB NIDDK NIH,Bethesda, MD 

Bianca Conti-Fine (BMBB) and
Dan Gallaher (FScN)
Wed., Nov. 23
 

No Seminar

 
Wed., Nov 30
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM
SBB

Dr. Paul R. Carey, Case Western Reserve University


The Molecular Basis of Drug Resistance in Beta-Lactamase Enzymes Determined by Raman Crystallography.

Carrie Wilmot

Wed., Dec. 7
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

MB/MBB

Dr. Susan M. Rosenberg, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


Those are the breaks:  new views of adaptive mutation and spontaneous DNA damage and repair.

Reuben Harris

Wed., Dec. 14
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

RB

Dr. James Ervasti, University of Wisconsin, Madison


Dystrophin and utrophin: sequence homologues with distinct functional mechanisms.

David Thomas
Wed. Dec. 21
 

No Seminar

 
Wed., Dec 28
 

No Seminar

 
Wed., Jan 4
 

No Seminar

 

Wed., Jan 11
105 Cargill
12-1 PM

Faculty Search Seminar

Dr. Elizabeth Boon, University of California, Berkeley


Ligand selectivity in the H-NOX family:  from soluble guanylate cyclase to bacterial nitric oxide sensors

BMBB/BTI Faculty Candidate
Thurs., Jan 12
342 Gortner
9-10 AM
Chalk Talk

Dr. Elizabeth Boon, University of California, Berkeley

 

Wed., Jan 18
239 Gorther
4-5 PM

Faculty Search
Seminar

Dr. Reza Ghiladi, Univertsity of California, San Francisco


Mycobacterium tuberculosis Catalase-Peroxidase (KatG): Insights into Isoniazid Resistance Pathways in TB and the Role of the Met-Tyr-Trp Crosslink in Catalysis

BMBB/BTI Faculty Candidate
Thur., Jan 19
342 Gortner
9-10 AM
Chalk Talk

Dr. Reza Ghiladi, Univertsity of California, San Francisco

 
Wed., Jan 25
 

No Seminar

 
Mon., Jan 30
105 Cargill
4-5 PM
Faculty
Search
Seminar

Dr. Joseph Emerson, University of Minnesota


Dioxgen Activation in Mn- and Fe-Dependent Extradiol Dioxygenase Enzymes

BMBB/BTI Faculty Candidate
Tues., Jan 31 342 Gortner
9-10 AM
Chalk Talk

Dr. Joseph Emerson, University of Minnesota

 
Wed., Feb 1
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM
Faculty Search
Seminar

Dr. Mark Morais, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


Building a dsDNA Bacteriophage: the Pseudoatomic Structore of Phi29

SBB Faculty Candidate

Thur., Feb 2
6-135 Jackson
8:30-9:30 AM

Chalk Talk

Dr. Mark Morais, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

 

Mon., Feb 6
2-137 Jackson
4-5 PM

Faculty Search
Seminar

Dr. Gregory J. Miller, NIDDK, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD


Specificity and Mechanism in Inositol Signaling: Insights from Structures of Inositol Polyphosphate Kinases.

SSB Faculty Candidate

Tues., Feb 7
6-135 Jackson
8:30-9:30 AM

Chalk Talk

Dr. Gregory J. Miller, NIDDK, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD

 

Wed., Feb 8
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

Graduate Student- Hosted
Seminar

Dr. James J. Manfredi, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY

Laura Antos
(Potter Lab)

Thur., Feb 9
2-137 Jackson
4-5 PM

Faculty
Search
Seminar

Dr. John Pascal, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


Anatomy of a mammalian DNA ligase and structural insights into the DNA end-joining reaction.

SBB Faculty Candidate

Fri., Feb 10
6-135 Jackson
8:39-9:30 AM

Chalk Talk

Dr. John Pascal, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

 

Mon., Feb 13
105 Cargill
4-5 PM

Faculty
Search
Seminar

Dr. Jamie Bacher, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA


The Crucial Role of Ambiguity in Genetic Code Evolution.

BMBB/BTI Faculty Candidate

Tues., Feb 14
342 Gortner
9-10 AM

Chalk Talk

Dr. Jamie Bacher, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

 

Wed., Feb 15
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

Goldberg Lecture

Dr. Christopher B. Newgard, Stedman Nutrition Center, Duke University


Comprehensive metabolic analysis to identify mechanisms of diabetes and obesity.

 

Wed., Feb. 22
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

MB

Dr. Anindya Dutta, University of Virginia, School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Anja-Katrin Bielinsky

Thur., Feb 23
2-650 Moos
4-5 PM

Faculty
Search
Seminar

Dr. Roberto Dominguez, Boston Biomedical Research Institute, Watertown, MA

SBB Faculty Search

Fri, Feb 24
6-135 Jackson
8:30-9:30 AM

Chalk Talk

Dr. Roberto Dominguez, Boston Biomedical Research Institute, Watertown, MA

 

Wed, Mar 1
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

MB

Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Heyer, University of California, Davis


Rad54: The Swiss Army Knife of Recombination?

Eric Hendrickson

Thur, Mar, 2
2-137 Jackson
4-5 PM

Faculty
Search
Seminar

Dr. Stevan Hubbard, Skirball Inst. Biomolecular Med., New York University School of Medicine, NY


Structural Basis for Protein Recruitment to the Activated Insulin Receptor.

SSB Faculty Search

Fri, Mar 3
6-135 Jackson
8:30-9:30 AM

Chalk Talk

Dr. Stevan Hubbard, Skirball Inst. Biomolecular Med., New York University School of Medicine, NY

 

Wed, Mar 8
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

SBB

Dr. James Bardwell, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Catalysis of Disulfide Bond Formation
Cancelled

Vivian Bardwell

Thur., Mar., 9
2-137 Jackson
4-5 PM

Faculty
Search
Seminar

Dr. Cheryl Kerfeld, University of California, Los Angeles


The Carboxysome: A Case Study in the Structure and Function of Prokaryotic Organelles.

SBB Faculty Search

Fri, Mar., 10
6-135 Jackson
8:30-9:30 AM

Chalk Talk

Dr. Cheryl Kerfeld, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Wed., Mar., 15

 

No Seminar

 

Wed., Mar., 22
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

RB

Dr. Sandra Lobo, BMBB (Bernlohr Lab), Boyer-Peter Award recipient (2005-6)


Fatty Acid Influx in Adipocytes: Functional Analysis Using FATP1 Knockdown 3T3-L1 Adipocytes.

David Bernlohr

Wed., Mar. 29
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

MB

Dr. Ellen Fanning, Vanderbilt University/HHMI


Choreographing DNA Replication: Structural Mechanisms of a Simple Replication Machine.

Anja-Katrin Bielinsky

Wed., Apr., 12
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

SBB

Dr. Michael Rossmann, Purdue University


Tailed Bacteriophages: Structure, Function and Evolution.

Doug Ohlendorf

Wed., Apr., 19
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

MB

Dr. Peter Lansdorp, University of British Columbia, Vancouver


Helicase-like Proteins Required to Maintain G-rich DNA in C. elegans and Mice.

Eric Hendrickson

Wed., Apr. 26
3-120 MCB
4-5 PM

RB

Dr. William Smith, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

David Bernlohr

Wed., May 3
2-101 NHH
1:30-5 PM

Bollum Smposium

The Science of Aging

Dr. Leonard P. Guarante, MIT, Boston

Dr. Holly Van Remmen, University of Texas, San Antonio

Dr. Richard A. Miller, University of Michigan

Dr. Richard Weindruch, University of Wisconsin

BMBB Dept.