Dr. George W. Raiziss Biochemical Rounds

Spring 2018

January 11    
Lynne Maquat, Ph.D.
University of Rochester • Host: Jeremy Wilusz, Ph.D. 
Tudor-SN-mediated endonucleolytic decay of human cell microRNAs promotes G1/S phase transition

January 18    
Yi Wei Chang, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology • Faculty Candidate 
Structural biology in vivo through electron cryotomography

January 25    
Juan Mendoza, Ph.D.
Stanford University • Faculty Candidate
Enhancing the therapeutic potential of cytokines through protein engineering

February 1    
Mia Huang, Ph.D
University of California, San Diego • Faculty Candidate 
Chemical control of the cellular glycocalyx to modulate biological functions

February 8    
Nikoleta Tsvetanova, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco • Faculty Candidate 
Functional diversification of signaling by GPCR localization  

February 15
Roy Parker, Ph.D.
University of Colorado • Host: Jeremy Wiliusz, Ph.D.
RNP granules in health and disease

February 22     
Andrew Holland, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University • Host: Ben Black, Ph.D.
Mechanisms controlling centrosome homeostasis 
and their dysregulation in disease

March 1    
Meng Wang, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine • Host: Jim Shorter, Ph.D.
Metabolic Drivers in Longevity Regulation

March 8    
Zaver M. Bhujwalla, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University • Host: Jerry Glickson, Ph.D.
Molecular imaging and theranostics of cancer

March 15    
John L. Rubinstein, Ph.D.
University of Toronto • Host: Kenji Murakami, Ph.D.
Electron cryomicroscopy of rotary ATPases

March 22     
Carlito B. Lebrilla, Ph.D.
University of California, Davis • Host: Ben Garcia, Ph.D.
Elucidating the roles of glycans in human milk and on the surfaces of cancer cells

March 29    
Dan Jarosz, Ph.D.
Stanford University • Host:  Jim Shorter, Ph.D.
Mapping biochemical drivers of phenotypic change

April 5    
Jeffrey S. Kieft, Ph.D.
University of Colorado at Denver • Host: Jeremy Wilusz, Ph.D.
Structured Viral RNAs: Master Manipulators of Molecular Machinery

April 12    
Yifan Cheng, Ph.D.
University of California, San Franisco • Host: Yale Goldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Structures of TRP ion channels by single particle cryo-EM

April 19    
Manny Ares, Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Cruz • Host: Kristen Lynch, Ph.D.
Mechanisms of intron branchpoint selection by the spliceosome: Implications for disease and evolution

April 26    
Patricia Kiley, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin • Student Host: Jeffrey Carey
Oxygen regulation of iron homeostasis

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