Seminars 2012- 2013

 

Date/Location

Invited Speaker

Host Faculty
Wed, Sept. 5
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Michael Hecht, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University

Synthetic Biology: From Protein Design to Artificial Genomes

Burckhard Seelig

Wed, Sept. 12
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Lewis Kay, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto

Seeing the Invisible by Solution NMR Spectroscopy

Ian Armitage

Wed, Sept. 19
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Ivaylo Nikolaev Ivanov, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University

Integrative Modeling of Protein/DNA Complexes at the Replication Fork

Hideki Aihara
Wed, Sept. 26
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. David Millar, Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute

Assembly and Conformational Dynamics of Nucleic Acid-Protein Complexes Probed at the Single-Molecule Level

Dave Thomas
Wed, Oct. 3
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Daniel Harki, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota

Reactive Natural Products and Small Molecule Analogues with Interesting Biochemical Applications

 Reuben Harris

Wed, Oct. 10
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Yong Xiong, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

HIV Suppression by Host Restriction Factors and Viral Immune Evasion

 Reuben Harris

Wed, Oct. 16
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dagley Seminar

Dr. Frances Arnold, Professor, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Design by evolution: engineering biology in the 21st century

Claudia Schmidt-Dannert

Thurs, Oct. 17
105 Cargill, St. Paul
4-5 PM

Dagley Seminar

Dr. Frances Arnold, Professor, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Enzyme Engineering by Structure-guided Recombination

Claudia Schmidt-Dannert

Wed, Oct. 31
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Gustavo Caetano-Anolles, Professor, Department of Crop Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

Burckhard Seelig

Wed, Nov. 7
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. David Kwiatkowski, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Clinical Features, Genes, Mouse Models, and Cancer

 Do-Hyung Kim

Wed, Nov. 14
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Gia Voeltz, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado Boulder

The Role of ER Shape and Dynamics in Regulating Inter-organelle Contacts

 Kylie Walters

Nov. 21No Seminar 
Wed, Nov. 28
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. P. Darrell Neufer, Professor, Departments of Physiology & Kinesiology, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University

Insulin Sensitivity from a Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Redox Biology Perspective

 David Bernlohr

Wed, Dec. 12
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Christopher Lynch, Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Penn State University College of Medicine

Branch Chain Amino Acid and Protein Metabolism in Obesity

 David Bernlohr

Wed, Dec. 19
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Bryan Fonslow, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Affinity-based approaches to uncover biological significance with gunshot proteomics

Dept.
Thurs, Dec. 20
6-135 Jackson Hall
9-10 AM
Faculty Candidate Chalk Talk

Dr. Bryan Fonslow, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Dept.
Wed, Jan. 9
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Jason Held, The Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, CA

Redox analysis and targeted PTM characterization: An integrated mass spectrometric and biological approach

Dept.
Thurs, Jan. 10
6-135 Jackson Hall
9-10 AM
Faculty Candidate Chalk Talk

Dr. Jason Held, The Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, CA

Dept.
Wed, Jan.16
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Laurie Parker, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Biosensors for biomarkers--measuring kinase activity using chemical biology

Dept.
Thurs, Jan. 17
6-135 Jackson Hall
9-10 AM
Faculty Candidate Chalk Talk

Dr. Laurie Parker, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Dept.
Wed, Jan. 23
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Erin Green, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Expanding the methylome: Defining novel lysine methylation events in epigenetic and cellular signaling pathways

Dept.
Thurs, Jan. 24
6-135 Jackson Hall
9-10 AM
Faculty Candidate Chalk Talk

Dr. Erin Green, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Dept.
Wed, Jan. 30
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM
Graduate Faculty Nominee

Dr. Hinh Ly, Associate Professor, Veterinary Bioscience, University of Minnesota

Structure-function analysis of Lassa viral nucleoprotein involved in virus replication and host immune evasion

Dept.
Wed, Feb. 5
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Rahul Kohli, Assistant Professor, Medicine and Biochemistry & Biophysics, Perleman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Immunologic and Epigenetic Diversity Accessed Through Targeted DNA Modifying Enzymes

 Reuben Harris

Wed, Feb. 13
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Yue Chen, University of Chicago, IL

Discovery and Proteomic Characterization of Protein Posttranslational Modification Pathways

 Dept.

Thurs, Feb. 14
6-135 Jackson Hall
9-10 AM
Faculty Candidate Chalk Talk

Dr. Yue Chen, University of Chicago, IL

Dept.
Wed, Feb. 20
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Rafael Brüschweiler, George Matthew Edgar Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry & NHMFL, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

From Protein Dynamics to Function by NMR and Computation

 Gianluigi Veglia

Wed, March 6
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Goldberg Lecture

Dr. Sheila Collins, Professor, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute, Diabetes and Obesity Research Center

Converging cyclic nucleotide second messengers regulate fat metabolism

 David Bernlohr

Wed, March 27
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Jane Tao, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University. Houston TX

Orthomyxovirus Ribonucleoprotein Complex

Reuben Harris
Wed, April 3
2-137 Jackson Hall
4-5 PM

Dr. Josh Baker, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada, School of Medicine, Reno, NV

Muscle Contraction and Regulation: From Single Molecules to Cells

 David Thomas

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

Dr. Richard Baxter, Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Yale University

Immunity and fertility in Anopheles gambiae: new molecular targets for malaria control

 Gianluigi Veglia

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

Dr. Neil Hunter, Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Davis

Roles of ubiquitin-like proteins in the designation and implementation of crossover recombination during mammalian meiosis

 Eric Hendrickson

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

Dr. Brandt Eichman, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University

Structural biology of Mcm10, an essential component of the eukaryotic DNA replisome

 Anja Bielinsky

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

Dr. Rommie E. Amaro, Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, Irvine

Enabling Chemical Discovery through the Lens of a Computational Microscope

 Reuben Harris

Wed, May 8
Mayo Auditorium

11:00 am- 5:00 pm

Bollum Symposium

Dr. Oliver , University of California-Davis
Dr. Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, University of Michigan
Dr. Jared Rutter, University of Utah School of Medicine
Dr. Gary Suizdak, The Scripps Research Institute
Regulatory Division