Friday, April 24, 2020

Topic: TBA

Speaker: Dipanjan Chowdhury, PhD, Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School & Professor, Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School

Host: Dr. Burma

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Friday, April 17, 2020,

Topic: TBA

Speaker: Tanja Mittag, PhD, Structural Biology Department St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Host: Dr. Libich

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020,

Topic: TBA

Speaker: James E. Haber, PhD, Director, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University in Boston, Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy,

Host: Dr. Lee, Dr. Sung and Dr. Kraig

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Friday, April 3, 2020,

Topic:  “Using Single Molecule Methods to Reveal Membrane Protein Folding Mechanisms”

Speaker: James Bowie, PhD – (Horowitz Lecture), Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
UCLA-DOE Institute

Host: Quintero

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Friday, March 27, 2020,

Topic: TBA

Speaker: Eric Greene, PhD. Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Host: Dr. Daley and Dr. Sung

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Friday, March 20, 2020,

Topic: TBA

Speaker: Dr. Rachel Klevit, Edmond H. Fischer/WRF Endowed Chair of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Dept. Of Biochemistry.

Host: Dr. Zhao

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Friday, March 6, 2020,

Topic: TBA,

Speaker: Elan Eisenmesser, PhD. University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Host: Dr. Ivanov

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Friday, February 28, 2020,

Topic: “Arrhythmia mechanisms in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy: Role of Connexin43 hemichannels.”,

Speaker: Mario Delmar, MD, PhD, Patricia M. and Robert H. Martinsen Professor of Cardiology Dept. of Medicine and Professor Dept. of Cell Biology.

Location: Room 409L LSOM

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Friday, February 21, 2020,

Topic: “TBA”,

Speaker: Robert Brenner, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physiology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UT Health San Antonio,

Location: Room 409L LSOM

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Friday, February 14, 2020,

Topic: “Etiology of Chromosomal Rearrangements”,

Speaker: Jeremy M. Stark, PhD. Professor, Dept. of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics, Scientific Director, Analytical Cytometry Core Director of Ph.D. Curriculum, Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope.

Location: Room 409L LSOM

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Thursday, February 6, 2020,

Topic: “The atomistic world of the mechanosensitive Piezo channel through computational ‘microscopy”,

Speaker: Yun Luo, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Location: Room 209L LSOM

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Topic: “Measuring phosphorylation state in the human proteme”

UTHSCSA, Brian Searle, PhD, Translational Research Fellow, Institute for Systems Biology – Seattle, WA.

Location: Room 209L LSOM

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Monday, January 27, 2020

BSB Faculty Candidate, Francesca M. Marassi, PhD, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, La Jolla, CA.

Topic: “TBA”

Location: Room 209L LSOM

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

BSB Faculty Candidate, Kai Xu, PhD, Project Team Leader, Vaccine Research Center, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH.

Topic: “Structural Vaccinology: Towards the Development of an Effective HIV Vaccine”

Location: Room 409L LSOM

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Friday, January 17, 2020

UTHSCSA, Dr. Bruce Nicholson, PhD, Professor, Co-Director of Center for Innovative Drug Discovery, Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology.

Topic: “The cellular internet: The good, the bad and the ugly of gap junction coupling in disease”

Location: Room 409L LSOM

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

UTHSCSA, Dr. Tianmin Fu, PhD, Research Associate, Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA.

Topic: “Rotating and Gating: Molecular Mechanism of human TRPM2 Opening”

Location:  Room 309L LSOM

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Friday, December 20, 2019

Dr. Sandeep Burma

UTHSCSA, Vice Chair of Neurosurgery and Professor of Biochemistry

Host: Dr. Patrick Sung

Topic: “Targeting the DNA damage response for glioblastoma therapy”

Location for this Seminar will be held in room 309L.

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Friday, December 13, 2019

Dr. Petr G. Leiman

Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UT Medical Branch, Galveston Campus

Host: Dr. Dmitri Ivanov

Topic: “Transformation of a contractile macromolecular machine in atomic detail”

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Dr. Katsumi Kitagawa

Associate Professor, UTHSCSA, Mol Med/GCCRI

Host: Ajinkya Kawale and Dr. Patrick Sung

Topic: “Centromere Regulation and Cancer”

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Dr. Peng Zhao

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Laboratory of Dr. Alan Saltiel)

Dept of Medicine, Univ. of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Host: TBA

Topic: “At the Crossroads of Metabolism, Inflammation and Apoptosis”

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Dr. Mark Hochstrasser

Yale University, Chair Mol Biophy. & Biochemistry

Host:  Maritza Quintero and Courtney Johnson

Topic: “How endosymbiotic bacteria manipulate reproduction of their eukaryotic hosts”

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Dr. Kirsten J. Lampi

Oregon Health & Science University – Integrative Biosciences & School of Dentistry

Host: Dr. Jean Jiang

Topic: “Aggregation of eye lens proteins due to deamidation, a modification associated with aging and cataracts”

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Dr. Mingjiang XU

UTHSCSA, Professor – Department of Molecular Medicine

Host: Cody Rogers and Dr. Patrick Sung

Topic: “Exploration of the mechanisms by which TET2 mutations leads to hematological malignancies”

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Dr. Junji Iwahara

The University of Texas Medical Branch, Sealy Center for Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

Host: Dr. David S. Libich

Topic: “Dynamics of DNA Recognition by Proteins.”


Friday, September 27, 2019

Dr Francesca Cole

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Science Park)

Host: Dr. Eloise Dray and Dr. Patrick Sung

Topic: “DNA repair by homologous recombination, lessons from mammalian meiosis”


Friday, September 13, 2019

Dr. David Taylor

University of Texas at Austin

Host: Arijit Dutta and Dr. Patrick Sung

Topic: “Snapshots of macromolecular machines in action”


Friday, September 6, 2019

Dr Gaczynska, Maria E & Pawel Osmulski

UTHSCSA, Molecular Medicine

Topic: “From molecules to cells: the power of atomic force microscopy.”


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