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 Characterizatio