Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Graduate Group

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Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Training Program - Spring 2014 Discussions
Wednesdays, 12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m., Johnson Foundation Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building

January 15 Dominguez

Trainee Literature Presentation ( DEBORAH SHRODER)
GRC Protein Folding Meeting Highlights (CHRISTINE JORGE)

January 22 Tommos

Bioethics – NIH ORI (Josh Wand)
Trainee Literature Presentation (GOLDA HARRIS)

January 29 Petersson

Trainee Literature Presentation (RACHEL ROESCH)

February 5 Ostap

“What’s hot in single molecule experiments?” (Mike Ostap)
Trainee Literature Presentation (LUCIE GUO)

February 19 Vinogradov

Trainee Literature Presentation (ROLAND RIVERA-SANTIAGO)

February 26 Speicher

“What’s hot in MS?” (Dave Speicher)
Trainee Literature Presentation (GOLDA HARRIS)

March 5 Penning

Biophysical Society Meeting Highlights (DEBORAH SHRODER, ATRISH BAGCHI)
Trainee Literature Presentation (CHRIS BIALAS)

March 19 Dreyfuss

Trainee Literature Presentation (ROLAND RIVERA-SANTIAGO, ATRISH BAGCHI)

March 26 Dutton

Past Trainee Research Presentation (Evan Smoak)
Trainee Literature Presentation (LUCIE GUO)

April 2 Sweeney

Entrepreneurial Science: Scott Schandler (Longevity)
Trainee Literature Presentation (ATRISH BAGCHI)

April 9 Wand

Bioethics - Data (Josh Wand)
Keystone SB Meeting Highlights (TBN)

April 16 Wand

Past Trainee Research Presentation (Devin Dersh)
Trainee Literature Presentation (RACHEL ROESCH)

April 23 Saven

Past Trainee Research Presentation (Cheryl McCullough)
Trainee Literature Presentation (CHRISTINE JORGE) Note change in location to 1001 Stellar-Chance Labs for this date only

April 30 Englander

“Structural Biology at Big Pharma” (Scott Pesirdis, Glaxo Smith Kline)
Trainee Research Presentation (ATRISH BAGCHI)

May 7 Wehrli

ASBMB meeting highlights (GOLDA HARRIS)
Trainee Research Presentation (CHRIS BIALAS)

May 14 Gai

“What’s hot in fast spectroscopy?” (Feng Gai)
Trainee Research Presentation (LUCIE GUO)

May 21 Garcia

Trainee Research Presentation (GOLDA HARRIS)
Trainee Literature Presentation (DEBORAH SHRODERI)

May 28 Lemmon

Trainee Research Presentation (CHRISTINE JORGE)
Trainee Literature Presentation (CHRIS BIALAS)

June 4 Baumgart

Trainee Research Presentation (ROLAND RIVERA-SANTIAGO)
Trainee Literature Presentation (GOLDA HARRIS)

June 11 Shorter

Trainee Research Presentation (RACHEL ROESCH)
Trainee Literature Presentation (LUCIE GUO)

June 18 Skordalakes

Trainee Research Presentation (DEBORAH SHRODER)
Summary Discussion (Josh Wand)

2013-2014 SBMB Trainees shown in ALL CAPS
*Trainer faculty guide the discussion; Professor Wand will also attend
**Research Presentations by current trainees are formal polished seminar-like Powerpoint presentations of ~30 – 40 minutes on dissertation research that will be critiqued and discussed; Literature presentations are ~10-15 minute presentations of a single or maximally 3 related current literature reports of particular interest to SBMB; “what’s hot” lectures are ~20-30 minutes in length presented by training faculty in areas of particular interest to SBMB; Past Trainee Research Presentations are formal polished seminar-like Powerpoint presentations of ~40 minutes on dissertation research by students previously appointed to the SBMB training program but not yet having completed their PhD degree; Meeting Highlights are summaries of meetings that trainees have attended, each trainee is expected to attend at least one major meeting; Other presentations by outside speakers are of variable length