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HAPPENINGS IN THE DEPARTMENT

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BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS GRADUATE GROUP THESIS DEFENSE

Monday, September 26, 2016 • 1:30 PM • Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building

Michael Soo (Advisor: James Shorter, Ph.D.)
"Potentiated Hsp104 variants suppress the toxicity of most overexpressed dosage-sensitive yeast genes"

DR. GEORGE W. RAIZISS ROUNDS SEMINAR SERIES

Thursday, September 29, 2016 • 12:00 NOON • Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Reseach Building

Randal Halfmann, Ph.D., Assistant Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Assistant Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, The University of Kansas School of Medicine
"Quantitative prion biology"

DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOPHYSICS SPECIAL SEMINAR

Thursday, September 29, 2016 • 4:00 P.M. • Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building

John M. Denu, Ph.D., Professor of Biomolecular Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison
"Linking metabolism and the epigenome"

FRIDAY RESEARCH DISCUSSIONS

Friday, September 30, 2016 • 3:30 PM • JF Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building • Happy hour follows

Roberto Bonasio and Robert Warneford-Thomson | From the Bonasio Laboratory
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
"Mapping RNA contact sites in chromatin-associated protein complexes"

DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOPHYSICS SPECIAL SEMINAR

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 • 4:00 P.M. • Gaulton Auditorium, Biomedical Research Building II/III

Michael B. Yaffe, M.D., Ph.D., David H. Koch Professor of Science, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Protein modules, systems biology, and cancer therapy"

CURRENTLY

2016 Departmental / Graduate Group Retreat is November 17-18 at Skytop Lodge. Register now

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AWARDS & HONORS

BEN GARCIA has won the 2016 Protein Science Young Investigator Award from the Protein Society. This award recognizes a scientist in the first eight years of an independent career who has made an important contribution to the study of proteins. It will be presented this summer at the 29th Annual Symposium of the Protein Society in Barcelona, Spain.
Read the Penn News Release.

 

2016 – TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA