Fall 2022 Seminars

Friday September 9, 2022

Topic: “Systematic Chemical to Develop Biological Probes and Therapeutics”
Speaker: Damian Young, PhD, Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Hosted by: Dr. Reuben Harris
In-Person at LSOM 309L

Friday September 23, 2022

Topic: “The BRCA-1PALB2-BRCA2 axis in the DNA damage response and cancer development”
Speaker: Dr. Bing Xia, PhD, Professor
Rutgers University
Hosted by: Dr. Patrick Sung and Dr. Weixing Zhao
In-Person at LSOM 309L

Friday October 7, 2022

Topic: “Insights into the hairpin-rolling replication mechanism by Adeno-Associated Virus Rep proteins”
Speaker: Dr. Carlos Escalante, PhD, Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University
Hosted by: Dr. Yogesh Gupta
In-Person at LSOM 309L

Friday November 4, 2022

Topic: “DNA polymerase theta protects leukemia cells from metabolic-induced DNA damage”
Speaker: Tomasz Skorski, MD, PhD, DSc, Professor
Temple University, Lewis Katz School Medicine
Hosted by: Dr. Alex Mazin
In-Person at LSOM 309L

Friday November 18, 2022

Topic: “The Arvin’s PROTAC Discovery Engine: Insights from discovering and developing molecules that induce targeted protein degradation”
Speaker: Dr. Mikos Bekes, PhD, Associate Director
Arvinas
Hosted by: Dr. Shaun Olsen
In-Person at LSOM 309L

Friday December 9, 2022

Topic: “Unraveling mechanisms of DNA double-stranded break repair”
Speaker: Dr. Kara Bernstein, PhD, Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Hosted by: Dr. Eloise Dray
In-Person at LSOM 309L

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