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HAPPENINGS IN THE DEPARTMENT

SEMINARS

GRADUATE GROUP IN BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS THESIS DEFENSE

Monday, April 20, 2015 • 12:15 PM • 252 Biomedical Research Building II/III

Kathleen S. Molnar, Advisor: William F. DeGrado, Ph.D.
Elucidating the energetics of bacterial signal transduction: Insights from PhoQ

GEORGE W. RAIZISS ROUNDS SEMINAR SERIES

THIS WEEK'S SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

FRIDAY RESEARCH DISCUSSIONS | GENE REGULATION

Friday, April 24, 2015 • 4:00 PM • JF Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building • Refreshments served at 3:45 P.M.

Zhe Lu, Valentina Dimitrova, and Yajamana Ramu | From the Lu Laboratory, Department of Physiology
Developing strategies for treating channelopathies

GRADUATE GROUP IN BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS THESIS DEFENSE

Monday, April 27, 2015 • 1:00 PM • Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute

Adam A. Kraya, Advisor: David W. Speicher, Ph.D.
Autophagy-based unconventional secretion in melanoma

HIGHLIGHTS

Josh Wand has been elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society

Jim Shorter and colleagues investigate the importance of the N-terminal domain of Hsp104 in dissolving prions and misfolded conformers that cause disease. This research may lead to new therapies for brain disorders and has recently been published in Molecular Cell. Penn News Release

Ben Garcia has received a Scholar Award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. This award is given to investigators in the early phase of their careers to help support their research in better understanding and diagnosing cancer in the blood and lymph system, along with developing new options for prevention and treatment.

 

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