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Tuesday, August 25

BMB GRADUATE GROUP – THESIS DEFENSE

John Douglas Welsh
Advisors: Lawrence F. Brass, M.D., Ph.D. and Scott L. Diamond, Ph.D.
"A systems approach to hemostasis: how the feedback between thrombus structure and molecular transport regulate the hemostatic response”

9:00 A.M.
252 Biomedical Research Building II/III

Thursday, August 27

BMB GRADUATE GROUP – FACULTY RESEARCH TALKS

252 Biomedical Research Building II/III

3:00 P.M.      
Hua-Ying Fan, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Mechanism of transcriptional memory and chromate remodeling in transcription-coupled DNA repair

3:15 P.M.       
E.  Michael Ostap, Professor of Physiology
Single molecules, molecular motors, and mechanobiology

3:30 P.M.        
Yair Argon, Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Why is the unfolded protein response a double-edged sword?

3:45 P.M.      
Yale Goldman, Professor of Physiology
Single molecule biophysics of molecular motors and the ribosome

4:00 P.M.       
Phong Tran, Associate Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology
Spindle mechanics and chromosome segregation

4:15 P.M.       
Jerry Glickson, Research Professor of Radiology
NMR spectroscopy of cancer

4:30 P.M.       
Erika Holzbaur, Professor of Physiology
Dynamics of motors and mitophagy

4:45 P.M.       
Ravi Radhakrishnan, Professor of Bioengineering
Insilico oncology

Friday, August 28

BMB GRADUATE GROUP – SUMMER 2015 LAB ROTATION TALKS

JF Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building

12:00 noon  
Kevin Janssen (advisor: James Petersson)
Peptide synthesis for identification of readers of N-terminal histone acetylation.

12:15 P.M.
Zach March (advisor: Jeremy Wilusz)
Elucidation of regulatory factors governing circular RNA production

12:30 P.M.
Dillion Fox (advisor: Jeff Saven)
Protein modeling and design

12:45 P.M.
Hannah Richter (advisor: Katy Wellen)
Elucidating the role of ATP-citrate lyase in adipocyte differentiation

1:00 P.M.    
Kristen McKibben  (advisor: Sergei Vinogradov)     
Boron dipyrromethenes (BODIPY) for triplet-triplet annihilation

1:15 P.M.    
Robert Warneford-Thomson (advisor: Roberto Bonasio)
Developing a drug-inducible protein depletion system in embryonic stem cells

1:30 P.M.   B R E A K

1:40 P.M.
Rina Fujiwara (advisor: Ben Garcia)
Characterization of co-eluting isobaric phosphopeptides during EGF stimulation using novel data acquisition methods with mass spectrometry

1:55 P.M.     
Dan McCracke(advisor: Frank Rauscher)
Protein interactions of LMO4 as part of Twist1 complex for EMT in cancer metastasis

2:10 P.M.     
Dan DeHelian (advisor: Skip Brass)
RGS10: applying the brakes to platelet activation

2:25 P.M.
Emily Mattes (advisor: Liz Rhoades)
Determining structural features of tau binding in tubulin and microtubules

2:40 P.M.     
Lauren Paolella (Brad Johnson)
Regulation of telomere function by Dot1

 

Tuesday, September 1

BMB GRADUATE GROUP – FACULTY RESEARCH TALKS

252 Biomedical Research Building II/III

3:00 P.M.        
Jeremy Wilusz, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Unexpected endings in the RNA world

3:15 P.M.       
Shelley Berger, Daniel S. Och University Professor, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology
Chromatin and epigenetics - function and dysfunction

3:30 P.M.        
Skip Brass, Professor of Medicine
A systems approach to platelet biology and the hemostatic response to vascular injury

3:45 P.M.        
Roberto Dominguez, Professor of Physiology
Actin cytoskeleton and membrane dynamics - Understanding how things move from atomic structures to whole cells

4:00 P.M.        
Kenji Murakami, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Structural studies of the eukaryotic transcription machinery using cry-electron microscopy

4:15 P.M.        
Lewis Chodish, Professor of Cancer Biology
Breast cancer progression

4:30 P.M.        
David Speicher, Wistar Institute Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Probing cancer therapy resistance using proteomics.

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