VIEW SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology

Spring 2018
Date Time Room Notes
Thu, Jan 18

Dr. Seung Joong Kim, Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco. "Structural and Functional Anatomy of a Nuclear Pore Complex (NPC)"

12:00-1:00 pm Room 2.160-GCCRI Auditorium
Thu, Jan 25

Dr. Aviv Paz, Department of Physiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles. "Deciphering Ligand Induced Conformational Changes in Sodium Dependent Sugar Transporters"

12:00-1:00 pm Room 2.160-GCCRI Auditorium
Wed, Jan 31

Dr. Nami Tajima, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Keck Structural Biology Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. "Molecular mechanisms of NMDA receptor function and regulation"

12:00-1:00 pm Library 2.039/2.048 Combo Rooms
Fri, Feb 2

Dr. Xiaodong Cheng, Professor, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Molecular & Cellular Oncology, Houston, TX. "On the Mechanisms of Generation, Recognition, and Erasure of DNA and Histone Modifications"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Yogesh Gupta
Fri, Feb 23

Dr. Yuzuru Shiio, Associate Professor, GCCRI and Biochemistry & Structural Biology. "Cytokine Signaling in Pediatric Cancers"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Philip LoVerde
Fri, Mar 9

Dr. Paul Sorgen, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Medicine, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Omaha. "Signaling in a cardiac connexin: Role of cytoplasmic domain dimerization and phosphorylation "

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce Nicholson
Fri, Mar 23

Dr. Margaret Phillips, Professor and Chairman, Department of Biochemistry, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. "Dr. Phillips is The Sam G. Winstead and F. Andrew Bell Distinguished Chair in Biochemistry, "Targeting dihydroorotate dehydrogenase for the treatment of malaria""

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Paul Fitzpatrick
Fri, Mar 30

Dr. Tatyana I. Igumenova, Director of the Biomolecular NMR Facility, Texas A&M University, College Station. "Not just ionic mimicry: biophysics of toxic metal ion interactions with their peripheral membrane targets"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Dmitri Ivanov
Fri, Apr 6

Dr. Mikhail Nikiforov, Professor of Oncology, Department of Cell Stress Biology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY. "New metabolic targets in melanoma"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Rui J. Sousa
Fri, Apr 13

SEMINAR POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE. Dr. Jennifer S. Brodbelt, Norman Hackerman Endowed Chair in Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin. "Development of Ultraviolet Photodissociation Mass Spectrometry for Characterization of Proteins and Protein Complexes"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Susan Weintraub
Fri, Apr 20

Dr. Janis M. Burt, Professor, Department of Physiology, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tuscon. "Mechanisms underlying modulation of cancer cell phenotype by Cx37"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Jean X. Jiang
Tue, Apr 24

Doctoral Dissertation Defense presented by: Huynh Nga (Nancy) Nguyen, Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology, Long School of Medicine. "Dietary 23-Hydroxy Ursolic Acid Protects Against Atherosclerosis and Obesity by Preventing Dyslipidemia-Induced Monocyte Priming and Dysfunction"

1:00-2:00 pm 209-210L (Medical School Bldg.) Mentor and Professor: Dr. Reto Asmis
Fri, May 4

Dr. Richard E. Davis, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO. "Programmed DNA Elimination"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Philip LoVerde
Tue, May 8

Dr. Gregory Reinhart, Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. "Using Fluorescence Phasors to Illuminate an Alternate View of Allosteric Communication "

1:00-2:00 pm 209-210L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Paul Fitzpatrick
Wed, May 9

Crystal Khan, Doctoral Dissertation Defense, Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology. "Regulation of Phenylalanine Hydroxylase "

10:00-11:00am 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Mentor and Professor: Dr. Paul Fitzpatrick
Fri, May 11

Dr. Sandeep Burma, Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. "DNA repair pathways as targets in glioblastoma therapy"

12:00-1:00 pm 2.160-GCCRI Auditorium Hosted by: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson

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