Spring 2022 Seminars

Friday January 21, 2022

Topic: “Nuclear Import of Histones”
Speaker: Dr. Yuh Min Chook, Ph.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Professor and Mabel and Alfred Gilman Chair in Molecular Pharmacology, Dept. of Pharmacology.
Hosted by: Dr. David Libich
Virtually hosted via Zoom

Friday February 4, 2022

Topic: “The Structural and Functional Landscape of Bacterial Riboswitches”
Speaker: Dr. Ronald Breaker, Ph.D.
Yale University, Professor and HHMI Investigator, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Hosted by: Dr. Patrick Sung
Virtually hosted via Zoom

Friday February 18, 2022

Topic: “Pre-mRNA processing as a regulator of gene output and biomolecular condensation”
Speaker: Dr. Karla Neugebauer, PhD.
Yale University, Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and of Cell Biology; Director of Graduate Studies, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry; Director, Yale Center for RNA Science and Medicine
Hosted by: Dr. Patrick Sung
Virtually hosted via Zoom

Friday March 4, 2022

Topic: “Lockdown – how mutation in penicillin-binding protein 2 confer-cephalosporin resistance to N. gonorrhoeae”
Speaker: Dr. Chris Davis, PhD.
University of South Alabama, Professor
Hosted by: Dr. Shaun Olsen
Virtually hosted via Zoom

Friday April 1, 2022

Topic: “A proteome-centric view of high-grade serious ovarian cancer biology and therapuetic approaches”
Speaker: Dr. Stefani Thomas, PhD.
University of Minnesota, Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Hosted by: Dr. Reuben Harris
Virtually hosted via Zoom

Friday May 13, 2022

Topic: “Structural bases of substrate recognition by ssDNA cytosine deaminase enzymes”
Speaker: Dr. Hideki Aihara, PhD.
University of Minnesota, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics
Hosted by: Dr. Reuben Harris
Virtually hosted via Zoom

Friday May 27, 2022

Topic: “Ubiquitin-mediated transactions in the DNA replication stress response”
Speaker: Dr. Tony Huang, PhD.
New York University, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology.
Hosted by: Dr. Shaun Olsen
Virtually hosted via Zoom

For more information on the virtual seminars, please contact Diane Galvan