Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Training Program

Training Schedule

2020-21 Discussions

Virtual (12:00 NOON)

Tier 1

 

Meetings for 2nd year students planning to apply for Appointment to the TG in June 2021

Date

Preceptor(s)*

Topic(s) and Speaker(s)**

September 23, 2020 Kim Sharp & Liz Rhoades Paul Axelsen: Never and Always in Scientific Presentations
October 21, 2020 N/A Evan O'Brien, Ph.D, transitioning to a post-doc 
Tobias Baumgart, What's Hot in Membrane Biophysics
November 18, 2020 N/A

Garrett Alpha-Cobb- consulting and business development 
Nik Sgourakis, presentation topic TBD

December 16, 2020 N/A

Sarah Bond (Trainee 2016-2017), What I've been doing since then  
Greg Van Duyne- The latest in HIV research

January 27, 2021 N/A

Moses W. Haimbodi, Ph.D, My journey to an HBCU 
Mark Goulian, What's Hot in Regulation of Cellular Networks

February 24, 2021 N/A Sabrina Bedard, Ph.D - GlaxoSmithKline
Sergei Vinogradov, What's Hot in Multiphoton Microscopy
March 24, 2020 N/A Scott Shandler, Ph.D., MBA, Biotech entrepreneurship
Megan Matthews, What's Hot in Chermical Biology
April 28, 2020 N/A Dan Scolnick, Ph.D, JD Patent and IP law
Roland Dunbrack- What's Hot in Protein Structure Prediction and (or) Design

Tier 2

 

Meetings for current trainees

September 9, 2020 Kim Sharp & Liz Rhoades Chloe Jones (Research Update) (~35 minutes)
Samantha Sustek (Research Update) (~35 minutes)
October 7, 2020 Ravi Radhakrishnan Neha Srikumar (Research Update) (~35 minutes)
Chris Ostaszewski (Research Update) (~35 minutes)
November 11, 2020

Vera Moiseenkova-Bell & Ben Garcia

Pamela Gallo (Research Update) (~35 minutes)
Amber Yanas (Research Update) (~35 minutes)

December 9, 2020 David Christianson Neha Srikumar (Literature Report) (~35 minutes)
Michael Owens (Literature Report) (~35 minutes)
February 10, 2021 Ronen Marmorstein Hau Truong (Research update) (~35 minutes)
Pamela Gallo ( Literature Report) (~35 minutes)
March 10, 2021 Yale E. Goldman & Ben Black Chloe Jones (Literature Report) (~35 minutes)
Michael Owens (Research update) (~35 minutes)
April 7, 2021 David Christianson Hau Truong ( Literature Report) (~35 minutes)
Chris Ostaszewski ( Literature Report) (~35 minutes)
May 12, 2021  Emmanuel Skordalakes & Jim Shorter Samantha Sustek ( Literature Report) (~35 minutes)
Amber Yanas ( Literature Report) (~35 minutes)

2019-20 Discussions

Johnson Foundation Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building (12:00 NOON)

Tier 1                           

 

Meetings for 2nd year students planning to apply for Appointment to the TG in June 2020

Date Preceptor(s)* Topic(s) and Speaker(s)**

September 25, 2019

Kim Sharp & Paul Axelsen

Introduction to the Training Program (Kim Sharp) (~35 minutes)
Daniel Scolnick, Ph.D, JD Pepper Hamilton LLP (~35 minutes)

October 23, 2019 Kathy Liu & Ronen Marmorstein

Sabrina Bédard, GSK (~35 minutes)
What's hot in RNA (Kathy Fange Liu)(~35 minutes)

November 20, 2019 Amish Patel

Spark Middle School Mentoring Program (~35 minutes)
Nikki Kerstetter (current BMB Student in Spark Program) (~35 minutes)

December 18, 2019   Jessica Anna

What's hot in Cytoskeleton (Roberto Dominguez) (~35 minutes)
Olivia Dickens (Senior BMB student) (Student Outreach Programs) (~35 minutes)

January 29, 2020 Yi-Wei Chang

What's hot in Single Molecules (Mike Ostap) (~35 minutes) 

February 26, 2020 Megan Matthews

Larry Szewczuk, Janssen (~35 minutes) 
What's hot in Membrane Biophysics (Tobias Baumgart) (~35 minutes) 

March 25, 2020 Walter Witschey

John Gledhill, Cognizance Biomarkers (~35 minutes) 
What's hot in MRI (Ravinder Reddy) (~35 minutes) 

April 29, 2020 Ben Black

Scott Pesiridis, GSK (~35 minutes) 
Microscopy in Biophysics, Structural Biology (Melike Lakadamyali)(~35 minutes) 

Tier 2

 

Meetings for current trainees

September 11, 2019  Kim Sharp
E. James Petersson

Introduction to the Training Program (Kim Sharp) (~35 minutes)

October 9, 2019 Vera Moiseenkova-Bell

Faviolla Baez-Cruz (Research Update) (~35 minutes)
Julian Stoute (Literature Report) (~35 minutes)

November 13, 2019 Trevor Penning

Carl Fluck (Research Update) (~35 minutes)
Mary Szurgot (Research Update)(~35 minutes)

December 11, 2019 Felix Wehrli
Mark Goulian

Faviolla Baez-Cruz (Literature Report) (~35 minutes)
Julian Stoute (Research Update) (~35 minutes)

February 12, 2020 Ben Garcia

Jordan Ontiveros (Literature Report) (~35 minutes)
Kristen Fiore (Research Update) (~35 minutes)

March 11, 2020 Greg Van Duyne

Jordan Ontiveros (Research Update) (~35 minutes)
Carolyn White (Practice Talk ACS) (~35 minutes)

April 8, 2020 David Christianson

Kristen Fiore (Practice Talk ACS) (~35 minutes)
Mary Szurgot (Literature Report) (~35 minutes)

May 13, 2020

Feng Gai & Jim Shorter

Josh Allen, Oncoceutics (~35 minutes) 
Carl Fluck (Post Meeting, Biophysical Society or Literature Report) (~35 minutes)
Isabel Yannatos (Post Meeting, Biophysical Society or Literature Report)(~35 minutes)

2018-19 Discussions 

Johnson Foundation Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building (12:00 NOON)

Date

Preceptor(s)*

Topic(s) and Speaker(s)**

September 12, 2018

Josh Wand
& Jeffrey Saven

Introduction to the Training Program (Josh Wand) (~35 minutes)
Past Trainee Literature Presentation (Trevor van Eeuwen) (~20 minutes)
Past Trainee Research Presentation (Evan O'Brien) (~20 minutes)

September 26, 2018

Ronen Marmorstein
& Ben Black

"What's hot in NMR " (Josh Wand)(~35 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Delaine Zayas-Bazan) (~35 minutes) 
Trainee Literature Presentation (Jacque Faylo) (~20 minutes)

October 10, 2018

Vera Moissenkova-Bell
& Yale E. Goldman

The Spark Outreach Program (Dr. Jordan Broutman)(~35 minutes)
Spark B&B (Alfredo Caro) (~10 minutes)  
Spark B&B (Nikki Kerstetter) (~10 minutes)
What's hot in Cryo-EM (Vera Moissenkova-Bell)(~35 minutes)

October 24, 2018

Paul Axelsen
& Benjamin A. Garcia

What's hot in Unnatural Amino Acids (E. James Petersson)(~35 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Nikaela Bryan) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Charlotte Fare) (~20 minutes) 

November 7, 2018

Elizabeth Rhoades
& Kristen Lynch

The Academic Track (Kristen W. Lynch)(~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Jordan Ontiveros) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Carolyn White) (~20 minutes)

November 21, 2018

Mark Goulian
& Paul Janmey

Visualizing Biology at the Nanoscale (Melike Lakadamyali) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Isabel Yannatos) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Kristen Fiore) (~20 minutes)

December 5, 2018

Roberto Dominguez
& Mike Ostap

Biophysics at Janssen: Capabilities and Case Studies (Dr. Larry Szewczuk, Janssen Pharmaceuticals)(~35 minutes)
Federal Grants (Josh Wand)(~35 minutes)

January 16, 2019

Cecilia Tommos 
& Dave Speicher

What’s Hot in Mass Spectrometry (Dave Speicher)(~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Delaine Zayas Bazan) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Jacque Lynn Faylo) (~35 minutes)

January 30, 2019

Melike Lakadamyali
& Yair Argon

SBMB in Pharma (Dr. John Gledhill, Evogen) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Nikaela Bryan) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Charlotte Fare) (~35 minutes) 

February 13, 2019

David Christianson
& John Karanicolas

From Concept to Clinic: Building a first in class medicine to treat cancer (Dr. Scott Pesiridis, GSK) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Carolyn White) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Jacque Lynn Faylo) (~20 minutes)

February 27, 2019

Trevor Penning
& Greg Van Duyne

Pharma, Circular Translation of Discoveries into Therapies: The Never-ending Thesis Project (Dr. Josh Allen, Oncoceutics)(~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Nikaela Bryan) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Kristen Fiore) (~20 minutes)

March 13, 2019

Tobias Baumgart
& Walter Witschey

What’s hot in MRI (Walter Englander)(~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Charlotte Fare) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Jordan Ontiveros) (~20 minutes)

March 27, 2019

Emmanuel Skordalakes
& Ravi Reddy

Candidacy Exam Practice (Jordan Ontiveros) (~20 minutes)
Candidacy Exam Practice (Kristen Fiore) (~20 minutes) 
Trainee Research Presentation (Isabel Yannatos) (~35 minutes)

April 10, 2019

Jessica Anna
& Sergei Vinogradov

What's hot... (TBD)(~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Delaine Zayas Bazan) (~35 minutes)  
Candidacy Exam Practice (Isabel Yannatos)(~20 minutes)

April 24, 2019

Kenji Murakami
& Amish Patel

What’s hot in computation (Kim A. Sharp) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Jordan Ontiveros) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Isabel Yannatos) (~35 minutes)

May 8, 2019

Megan Matthews
& James Shorter

What's hot in cryo EM (Yi-Wei Chang) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Kristen Fiore) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Carolyn White) (~35 minutes)

*Trainer faculty guide the discussion; Professor Wand will also attend.

**Research Presentations by current and past trainees are formal polished seminar-like Powerpoint presentations of ~25 minutes in length plus 10 minutes of questions for a total of ~35 minutes in length, regarding questions on dissertation research that will be critiqued and discussed; Literature presentations are ~15 minute presentations with 5 minutes of questions for a total of ~20 minutes in length discussing a single or maximally 3 related current literature reports of particular interest to SBMB. These will be selected by consensus. ; “What’s Hot” lectures are ~30 minutes in length plus 5 additional minutes for a total of ~35 minutes in length regarding questions presented by training faculty in areas of particular interest to SBMB; Past Trainee Research Presentations are 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 30 minutes in length plus 5 minutes of questions for a total of ~35 minutes in length.


2017-18 Discussions 

Johnson Foundation Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building (12:00 NOON)

Date

Preceptor(s)*

Topic(s) and Speaker(s)**

September 6, 2017

Josh Wand & Jeffrey Saven

Introduction to the Training Program (Josh Wand) (~35 minutes)
Past Trainee Literature Presentation (Evan O'Brien) (~20 minutes)

September 20, 2017

Jessica Anna & David Christianson

"What's hot in crystallography" (David Christianson)(~35 minutes)
Former Trainee Research Presentation (Nick Porter) (~35 minutes)

October 4, 2017

Ronen Marmorstein & Felix Wehrli

The Spark Outreach Program (Dr. Jordan Broutman)(~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Krystal Haislop) (~20 minutes)  
Trainee Research Presentation (Trevor van Eeuwen) (~35 minutes) 

October 18, 2017

Trevor Penning & Elizabeth Rhoades

What's hot in disordered proteins (Elizabeth Rhoades)(~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Karen Acosta) (~20 minutes) 
Trainee Research Presentation (Ryan Cupo) (~35 minutes)

November 1, 2017

Yair Argon & Mark Goulian

SBMB in Pharma (Dr. Larry Szewczhuk- Janssen Pharmaceuticals)(~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Jacque Lynn Faylo) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Nicole Kerstetter) (~35 minutes)

November 15, 2017

Sergei Vinogradov and Paul Axelson

Trainee Literature Presentation (Ryan Cupo) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Delaine Zayas-Bazan) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Austin Zimmet) (~35 minutes) 

November 29, 2017

Cecilia Tommos & Alison Sweeney

Trainee Literature Presentation (Trevor van Eeuwen) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Krystal Haislop) (~35 minutes)

January 17, 2018

Yale Goldman & Dave Speicher

Trainee Literature Presentation (Nicole Kerstetter) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Jacque Lynn Faylo) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Delaine Zayas Bazan) (~35 minutes)

January 24, 2018

Josh Wand

Research Funding in the US (Josh Wand) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Austin Zimmet) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Karen Acosta) (~35 minutes) 

January 31, 2018

Emmanuel Skordalakes & Roland Dunbrack

What's hot in Protein Dynamics and Folding (Feng Gai) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Ryan Cupo) (~20 minutes)

February 14, 2018

Mike Ostap

What's hot in NMR (Josh Wand) (~35 minutes)
SBMB in Pharma (Dr. Sabrina Bedard, Glaxo Smith Kline) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Krystal Haislop) (~20 minutes)

February 28, 2018

James Petersson & Kim Sharp

"What's hot in Biophysical Computation" (Ravi Radhakrishnan)(~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Karen Acosta) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Trevor van Eeuwen) (~35 minutes)

March 14, 2018

Les Dutton & Tobias Baumgart

Trainee Literature Presentation (Jacque Lynn Faylo) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Austin Zimmet) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Ryan Cupo) (~35 minutes)

March 28, 2018

Ravi Reddy & Greg Van Duyne

Trainee Research Presentation (Nicole Kerstetter) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Delaine Zayas Bazan) (~35 minutes) 

April 11, 2018

Roberto Dominguez and Ben Garcia

Trainee Literature Presentation (Trevor van Eeuwen) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Krystal Haislop) (~35 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Jacque Lynn Faylo) (~35 minutes)

April 25, 2018

Kristen Lynch & Kenji Murakami

Trainee Literature Presentation (Nicole Kerstetter) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Karen Acosta) (~35 minutes) 
Trainee Research Presentation (Delaine Zayas Bazan) (~35 minutes) 

*Trainer faculty guide the discussion; Professor Wand will also attend.

**Research Presentations by current and past trainees are formal polished seminar-like Powerpoint presentations of ~25 minutes in length plus 10 minutes of questions for a total of ~35 minutes in length, regarding questions on dissertation research that will be critiqued and discussed; Literature presentations are ~15 minute presentations with 5 minutes of questions for a total of ~20 minutes in length discussing a single or maximally 3 related current literature reports of particular interest to SBMB. These will be selected by consensus. ; “What’s Hot” lectures are ~30 minutes in length plus 5 additional minutes for a total of ~35 minutes in length regarding questions presented by training faculty in areas of particular interest to SBMB; Past Trainee Research Presentations are 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 30 minutes in length plus 5 minutes of questions for a total of ~35 minutes in length. 


2016-17 Discussions

(12:00 Noon) Johnson Foundation Library 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building

Date

Preceptor(s)*

Topic(s) and Speaker(s)**

September 14, 2016

Josh Wand & Alison Sweeney

Introduction to the Training Program (Josh Wand)
Past Trainee Research Presentation (Lucie Guo) (~40 minutes)

September 28, 2016

Ronen Marmorstein & Jim Shorter

"What's hot in crystallography" (Ronen Marmorstein)(~30-40 minutes)
Former Trainee Literature Presentation (Evan O'Brien)

October 12, 2016

Paul Axelsen & Felix Wehrli

"The World of the Biotech Start-Up" (Dr. John Gledhill- Evogen)
Trainee Research Presentation (Martin Iwanicki) (~40 minutes)

October 26, 2016

 

Sergei Vinogradov & Elizabeth Rhoades

 

Trainee Research Presentation (Dylan Marchione) (~40 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Stephen Meloni) (~20 minutes)
Spark Outreach Program (Dr. Jordan Broutman)

November 9, 2016

 

David Christianson & Roland Dunbrack

 

Trainee Research Presentation (Krystal Haislop) (~40 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Sarah Bond) (~20 minutes)
MS-HX in Big Pharma (Dr. Sabrina Bedard- GlaxoSmithKline)

November 23, 2016

Yair Argon & Ben Black

Trainee Literature Presentation (Emily Kraus) (~40 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Trevor van Eeuwen) (~20 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Simon Kelow) (~20 minutes) 

December 7, 2016

James Petersson & Greg Van Duyne

Trainee Research Presentation (Simon Kelow) (~40 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Martin Iwanicki) (~20 minutes)

December 14, 2016

Location change: 255 Anatomy- Chemistry Building

Yale Goldman & Jessica Anna

Trainee Research Presentation (Emily Kraus) (~40 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Trevor van Eeuwen) (~20 minutes)
"What's hot in single molecule research" (Dr. Yale Goldman)(~30-40 minutes)

January 11, 2017

Roberto Dominguez & Trevor Penning

Trainee Research Presentation (Sarah Bond) (~40 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Krystal Haislop) (~20 minutes)
Academic Biotech Start-ups (Dr. Trevor Penning)

January 25, 2017

Emmanuel Skordalakes & Benjamin Garcia

Trainee Research Presentation (Trevor van Eeuwen) (~40 minutes)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Emily Kraus) (~20 minutes)
"What's hot in MS in SB & MB" (Dr. Ben Garcia)(~30-40 minutes)

February 8, 2017

Jeffery Saven & Mark Goulian

Trainee Literature Presentation (Sarah Bond) (~20 minutes)

February 22, 2017

David Speicher & Ravi Radhakrishnan

 

 

Trainee Research Presentation (Dylan Marchione) (~40 minutes)

 

 

March 8, 2017

Ravinder Reddy & Kim Sharp

 

Trainee Research Presentation (Krystal Haislop) (~40 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Sarah Bond) (~40 minutes)
"What's hot in theory and simulation" (Dr. Kim Sharp)(~30-40 minutes)

 

March 22, 2017

Walter Englander & Mike Ostap

Trainee Research Presentation (Martin Iwanicki) (~40 minutes)
"Faculty Recruitment" (Dr. J. Kevin Foskett)(~30-40 minutes)

April 5, 2017

Tobias Baumgart & Paul Janmey

Trainee Research Presentation (Simon Kelow) (~40 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Emily Kraus) (~40 minutes)
Structural Biology in Big Pharma (Dr. Scott Pesiridis) (GlaxoSmithKline)

April 19, 2017

Cecilia Tommos & Feng Gai

Trainee Research Presentation (Stephen Meloni) (~40 minutes)
Trainee Research Presentation (Trevor van Eeuwen) (~40 minutes)

*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 ~15-20 minute presentations of a single or maximally 3 related current literature reports of particular interest to SBMB; “what’s hot” lectures are ~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.


2015-16 Discussions

Johnson Foundation Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building (12:00 NOON)

Date Preceptor (s) Topic(s) and Speaker(s)
September 9 Walter Englander & Josh Wand 

"What's hot in protein folding?" (Walter Englander )

September 23 David Speicher Trainee Research Presentation (Christopher Walters)
October 7 Paul Axelsen & James Petersson

"What's hot in amyloid?"(Paul Axelsen)
Trainee Research Presentation (Evan O'Brien)

October 21 Ravi Radhakrishnan & Kim Sharp Trainee Research Presentation (Nicholas Porter)
November 4 Jeff Saven & Felix Wehrli

"What's hot in protein design" (Jeff Saven)
Trainee Research Presentation (Abigail Cember)

November 18 Ben Black & Roberto Dominguez Trainee Research Presentation (Ellen Reed)
December 2 Jessica Anna & Sergei Vinogradov "What's hot in fast spectroscopy" (Jessica Anna)
Trainee Research Presentation (Benjamin Roose)
December 16 Jim Shorter & Greg Van Duyne Trainee Research Presentation (Dirk Auman)
Trainee Research Presentation (Jacquelyn Blum)
January 13 David Christianson & Ben Garcia Trainee Literature Presentation (Evan O'Brien)
January 27 Kenji Murakami & Gideon Dreyfuss "What's hot in electron microscopy?" (Kenji Murakami)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Nicholas Porter) 
February 3 Trevor Penning & Emmanuel Skordalakes  Trainee Literature Presentation (Jacqueline Blum)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Ellen Reed)
February 17 Mark Goulian & Ronen Marmorstein "What's hot in signaling?" (Mark Goulian)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Benjamin Roose)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Christopher Walters)
March 2 Alison Sweeney Trainee Literature Presentation (Dirk Auman)
Trainee Literature Presentation (Abigail Cember)
March 16 Roland Dunbrack & Cecilia Tommos Trainee Research Presentation (Evan O'Brien)
Trainee Research Presentation (Abigail Cember) 
March 30 Feng Gai & Ravi Reddy Trainee Research Presentation (Nicholas Porter)
Trainee Research Presentation (Benjamin Roose)
April 13 Yair Argon & Yale Goldman "Structural biology and molecular biophysics at big pharma" (Scott Pesiridis)
Trainee Research Presentation (Ellen Reed)
Trainee Research Presentation (Christopher Walters) 
April 27 Tobias Baumgart Trainee Research Presentation (Dirk Auman)
Trainee Research Presentation (Jacqueline Blum)

 


Fall 2014-15 Discussions 

Johnson Foundation Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building (12:00 NOON)

Date Preceptor Topic(s) and Speaker(s)

September 17

Wand

Organizational
What’s Hot in NMR (Wand)

September 24

Marmorstein

Literature Presentation (Christine Jorge) 
Trainee Research Presentation (Deborah Shroder) 

October 1

Englander

Startup Biotech (Dr. John Gledhill, Longevity)
Literature Presentation (Golda Harris) 

October 8

Skordalakes

What’s hot in EM (Dr. Dewight Williams)
Trainee Research presentation (Atrish Bagchi)

October 15

Saven

Federal Funding (Wand)
Trainee Research Presentation (Jarrett Remsberg)

October 22

Sharp

Literature Presentation (Atrish Bagchi)
Trainee Research presentation (Evan O’Brien) 

October 29

Lemmon

What’s hot in FEL Crystallography (Van Duyne)
Trainee Research Presentation (James Townsend)

November 5

Tommos

Literature Presentation (Jarrett Remsberg)
Trainee Research presentation (Christopher Walters)

November 12

Van Duyne

Literature Presentation (Evan O’Brien)
Biophysics at Big Pharma (Dr. Jim Kranz, GSK)

November 19

Wehrli

Literature Presentation (James Townsend)

December 3

Black

Academic Track (Lemmon)
Literature Presentation (Christopher Walters)

Date Preceptor Topic(s) and Speaker(s)

January 14

Speicher

What’s Hot in MS-HX (Dr. Ben Black)
Literature Presentation (Golda Harris)

January 21

Argon

RCR (Christine Jorge)
Literature Presentation (Deborah Shroder)

January 28

Radhakrishnan

What’s Hot in MS not HX (Dr. Ben Garcia)
Literature Presentation (Christine Jorge)

February 4

Petersson

Postdoc Overview (Dr. Trevor Penning)

February 18

Vinogradov

Outreach (TBD)
Literature Presentation (Jarrett Remsberg)

February 25

Christianson

Literature Presentation (Evan O’Brien)

March 4

Ferguson

Structural Biology at Big Pharma (Dr. Scott Pesiridis, GSK)
Literature Presentation (James Townsend)

March 18

Dutton

What’s Hot in Computational Biophysics (Dr. Ravi Radhakrishnan)
Literature Presentation (Christopher Walters)

March 25

Ostap

Literature Presentation (Deborah Shroder)
Literature Presentation (Atrish Bagchi)

 

April 1

Sweeney

What’s Hot in Unnatural Amino Acids (Petersson)
Literature Presentation (Golda Harris)

April 8

Gai

Trainee Research Presentation (Christine Jorge)
Trainee Research Presentation (Christopher Walters)

April 15

Dominguez

Trainee Research Presentation (Golda Harris)
Trainee Research Presentation (Atrish Bagchi)

April 22

Axelsen

Trainee Research Presentation (Jarrett Remsberg)
Trainee Research Presentation (Evan O’Brien)

April 29

Shorter

Trainee Research Presentation (James Townsend)
Trainee Research Presentation (Deborah Shroder)

*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 ~15-20 minute presentations of a single or maximally 3 related current literature reports of particular interest to SBMB; “what’s hot” lectures are ~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.


Fall 2013-14 Discussions

Johnson Foundation Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building (12:00 NOON)

Date Preceptor* Topic(s) and Speaker(s)**
September 11 Wand Organizational Meeting (Josh Wand)
September 18 Sharp

Outreach: IPraxis (Meagan Hopkins-Doerr)
“What’s hot in computation & theory?” (Kim Sharp)

September 25 Marmorstein

Outreach: UPenn Upward Bound (Ed Marshall) 
Past Trainee Research Presentation (Matt Stetz)
Trainee Literature Presentation (CHRISTINE JORGE)

October 2 Goulian

Past Trainee Research Presentation (Nick Bessman)
Trainee Literature Presentation (ROLAND RIVERA-SANTIAGO, RACHEL ROESCH)

October 9 Axelsen

“Federal funding of SB & MB” (Paul Axelsen)
Trainee Research Presentation (LUCIE GUO, ATRISH BAGCHI)

October 16 Ferguson

“IP and the University” (Bob Schenkel, CTT)
Trainee Research Presentation (GOLDA HARRIS)
Trainee Research Presentation (CHRIS BIALAS)

October 23 Janmey

Trainee Research Presentation (CHRISTINE JORGE)
Trainee Literature Presentation (DEBORAH SHRODERI)

October 30 Argon

Scientific Incubation (Kristin Hart, University Science Center)
Trainee Literature Presentation (CHRIS BIALAS)

November 6 Reddy

“What’s hot in quantitative imaging?” (Ravi Reddy)
Trainee Research Presentation (CHRIS BIALAS)

November 13 Van Duyne

“Biophysics at Big Pharma” (Jim Kranz, Glaxo Smith Kline)
Trainee Research Presentation (DEBORAH SHRODER)

November 20 Goldman

“What’s hot in single molecule experiments?”(Yale Goldman)
Trainee Research Presentation (RACHEL ROESCH)

December 4 Christianson

“What’s hot in crystallography?” (David Christianson)
Trainee Literature Presentation (LUCIE GUO)

December 11 Black

Trainee Literature Presentation (ATRISH BAGCHI)
Trainee Literature Presentation (GOLDA HARRIS)

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