Spring 2015 Chemical Biophysics Mini-Symposium

Friday, May 1, 2015
Lynch Auditorium, Chemistry Building

1:30 p.m.
Catherine Drennan, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry and Biology, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology
Shake, rattle, & roll: capturing snapshots of metalloenzymes in action

2:20 p.m.
Burckhard Seelig, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
De novo enzymes created in a test tube – what in vitro evolution can teach us about proteins

3:10 p.m. Coffee Break

3:20 p.m.
Brian Fuglestad, Wand Laboratory
Improving fragment based drug discovery by reverse micelle encapsulation of proteins

3:50 p.m.
KEYNOTE: Ronald T. Raines, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry, University of Madison, Wisconsin
Electronic effects on protein structure

5:00 p.m.
Reception, Nobel Hall