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”

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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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