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Fall 2014

All seminars are Fridays at 4:00 p.m.
JF Library, 248 Antatomy-Chemistry Building
Refreshments served at 3:45 p.m.

Protein Complexes and Their Function

SEPTEMBER 19
Eric Babiash, Anna Maria Pinto
Laboratory of Gideon Dreyfuss | Biochemistry & Biophysics
Function and biogenesis of U1 snRNP: an overarching mRNA regulator

SEPTEMBER 26
Scott Ugras
Laboratory of Harry Ischiropoulos | Pediatrics
Alpha synuclein aggregation perturbs phosphorylation signaling

OCTOBER 3
Cory Rice
Laboratory of Emmanuel Skordalakes | Gene Expression and Regulation Program, Wistar Institute
CST dependent telomere length regulation

OCTOBER 10
Alec Ricciuti, Wenbing Hu
Laboratory of Walter Englander | Biochemistry & Biophysics
Protein interactions studied by HX MS (hydrogen exchange and mass spectrometry)

OCTOBER 17
Matt Stetz, Kyle Harpole
Laboratory of Josh Wand | Biochemistry & Biophysics
Proteins, conformational entropy and the magical complexity of allostery

OCTOBER 24
Robert Magin, Allison Haigney
Laboratory of Ronen Marmorstein | Biochemistry & Biophysics
Protein complexes and their function in protein acetylation

OCTOBER 31
Glennis Logsdon, Samantha Falk
Laboratory of Ben Black | Biochemistry & Biophysics
The CENP-A nucleosome, the proteins that bind to it, and the mechanisms of centromere establishment and maintenance

Modeling

NOVEMBER 7
David Speicher, Roland Rivera-Santiago
Laboratory of David Speicher | The Wistar Institute
Structural mass spectrometry using zero-length crosslinks

NOVEMBER 14 THIS SEMINAR WAS CANCELLED
Alison Sweeney, James Townsend, Tom Dodson
Laboratory of Alison Sweeney | Physics and Astronomy
Multi-scale molecular modeling: generating physical insights when experiments are hard or impossible

DECEMBER 5
Ravi Radhakrihnan (intro), Joe Jordan, Ryan Bradley , RIchard Tourdot
Laboratory of Ravi Radhakrishnan | Bioengineering
Minimal models across multiple scales – from proteins to cells – mechanisms, constraints, and predictive power

DECEMBER 12
Les Dutton (intro), Nate Ennist, Chris Bialas
Laboratory of Les Dutton | Biochemistry and Biophysics
Modeling solar-activated charge-separation in bird navigation and photosynthesis

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