2008-2009 Archive

Date/Location
Host Division
Invited Speaker
Host Faculty

Wed, Sept 3
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Grad Faculty Candidate

Dr. Louis Mansky, Institute for Molecular Virology, University of Minnesota

HIV therapeutics: viral mutagenesis and novel drug targets.

  BMBB Dept.

Wed, Sept 10
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Grad Faculty Candidate  

Dr. Edgar Arriaga, Chemistry Dept., University of Minnesota

Investigating the roles of Giant
Mitochondria in Aging.

  BMBB Dept.

Wed, Sept 17
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

RB

Dr. Paul Pilch, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Adipocyte caveolae and lipid metabolism.

  David Bernlohr

Wed, Sept 24
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

  BMBB - P&T

Dr. Timothy Griffin, University of Minnesota

New Discoveries in Cancer and Cellular Regulation Via Interdisciplinary Mass Spectrometry-Based Proteomics.

  BMBB Dept.

Wed, Oct 1
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

MB

Dr. Anthony Schwacha, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

MCM2-7: A complicated helicase.

  Anja Bielinsky

Wed., Oct 8
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

MB

Dr. Saba Valadkhan, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Probing into the Dark Matter of the Genome: Lessons from Spliceosome and Neurogenesis.

  Reuben Harris

Wed, Oct 15
105 Cargill
4-5 PM

Dagley Lecture

Dr. Stephen Withers, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Sugars are good for you: their roles as therapeutics.

  BMBB Dept.

Thur, Oct 16
105 Cargill
4-5 PM

Dagley Lecture

Dr. Stephen Withers, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Engineering and evolution of old enzymes for new tasks: glycoside assembly.

  BMBB Dept.

Wed, Oct 22
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

SB

CANCELLED!

Dr. Celia Schiffer, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Combating Drug Resistance: Lessons from HIV-1 Protease.

 Hiroshi Matsuo

Wed, Oct 29
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

MB

Dr. Scott Dehm, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

Michel Sanders

Tues, Nov 4
2-137 Jackson Hall
12:20 PM

 

Lerner Lecture

Dr. Bernhard Hering, Dept. Surgery, University of Minnesota

David Bernlohr

Wed, Nov 12

 

MB

No Seminar

 

Mon, Nov 17
105 Cargill
3 pm

Henderson Lecture

Dr. Jose M. Ordovas
Tufts University, Boston MA

Genome-guided nutrition: fact or fancy

FScN

Wed, Nov 19
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

SB

Dr. Yuri L. Lyubchenko, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Molecular Mechanism of DNA Recombination. Insight from the Single Molecule Studies.

Hiroshi Matsuo

Wed, Nov 26

 

No Seminar

 

Wed, Dec 3
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Grad Faculty Candidate

Dr. Zigang Dong, University of Minnesota, Hormel Institute, Austin, MN

Molecular Mechanism of UV-Induced Skin Cancer.

BMBB

Wed, Dec 10
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

2008 Boyer-Peter Award recipient

Dr. Nathaniel Traaseth (Veglia Lab)

Membrane Protein Structure Determination by Solid-State NMR.

Gianluigi Veglia

Wed, Dec 17

 

No Seminar

 

Wed, Dec 24

 

No Seminar

 

Wed, Dec 31

 

No Seminar

 

Wed, Jan 7

 

No Seminar

 

Wed, Jan 14

 

No Seminar

 

Wed, Jan 21
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

MBB

Dr. Maria Sunnerhagen, Linköping University, Sweden

Ubiquitination and Antibody Binding in Sjögrens Disease: Molecular Regulation of E2-E3 Recognition.

David Bernlohr

Wed, Jan 28
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

RB

Dr. Mondira Kundu, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

Ulk1 and Autophagy in Mitocjondrial Clearance: Using Reticulocytes as a Model.

Do-Hyung Kim

Wed, Feb 4
2-137 Jackson
4-5 PM

SB

Dr. Mei Hong, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Structure and Dynamics of the Influenza M2 Protein in Lipid Bilayers from Solid-State NMR.

Gianluigi Veglia

Wed., Feb 11
2-137 Jackson
4-5 PM

Graduate Faculty Nominee

Dr. Meri Firpo, University of Minnesota

Anja-Katrin Bielinsky

Wed, Feb 18
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

MB

Dr. Marvin P. Wickens, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

mRNA Regulation Finding Partners and Making Memories.

Vivian Bardwell

Wed, Feb 25
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Goldberg Lecture

Dr. Peter Roach, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Glycogen, and old dog new trick? From multisite protein in phosphorylation to glycogen phosphorylation to Lafora disease.

Alex Lange
Wed, Mar 4
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

2008 Boyer-Peter Award Recipient

Dr. Elena Harjes (Matsuo Lab)

Extended Structure of the APOBEC3G Catalytic Domain.

  Hiroshi Matsuo

Wed, Mar 18

Spring Break

No Seminar

 

Wed, Mar 25
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

SB

Dr. P. Andrew Karplus, Oregon State University, Corvillas, OR

Doug Ohlendorf

Wed, Apr 1
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

MB

Dr. John Petrini, Sloan Kettering Institute, New York City, NY

Genetic Analysis of Chromosome Break Metabolism.

Eric Hendrickson

Wed, Apr 8
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

RB

Dr. Edwin Chapman, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Nanomechanics of Ca2+-triggered Membrane Fusion.

Jim Ervasti

Wed, Apr 15
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

2008 Boyer-Peter Award recipient

Dr. Naixia Zhang (Walters Lab)

NMR Studies of Ubiquitin Receptors: S5a and Rpn13.

Kylie Walters

Wed, Apr 22
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

 

Dr. Andrej Sali, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Carrie Wilmot

Wed, Apr 29
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

MB

Professor Matthias Gotte, McGill University, Montreal, CA

Counteracting Resistance to Nucleosiden Analogue Inhibitors of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase.

 

Reuben Harris

Wed, May 6
1-5 PM
Coffman Memorial Union

Bollum Symposium

Dr. Brenda Bass, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Toward a mechanistic understanding of Dicer's different roles in processing dsRNA.

Dr. Ronald Breaker, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Riboswitches- Molecular Relics from the RNA World?

Dr. Simon Wain-Hobson, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France
The pros and cons of viral hypermutation.

Dr. Michael Neuberger, university of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Antibody diversification through DNA deamination.

MB