Biochemistry Seminars – Fall 2015





Sept. 16

Uttiya Basu, Asst. Prof., Dept of Microbiology and Immunology

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Non-coding RNA transcription coupled genomic alterations in immunity and cancer

Sept. 23

Yom Kippur

No seminar

Sept. 30

Judith Storch, Prof., Nutritional Sciences

Rutgers University

Mechanisms of cholesterol transport by Niemann-Pick C2 protein

Oct. 7

Nina Papavasiliou, Assoc Professor, Laboratory of Lymphocyte Biology

Rockefeller University


Oct. 14

Filippo Giancotti, M.D., Ph.D., Cell Biology Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Mechanisms governing metastatic dormancy and reactivation of breast cancer

Oct. 21

Tatyana Polenova, Prof., Dept. Chem & Biochem, Dir, NIH-COBRE Mol Design of Adv Biomat

University of Delaware

Structure and Dynamics of HIV-1 and Microtubule-Associated Protein Assemblies: Insights from MAS NMR Spectroscopy and MD Simulations

Oct. 28

Clara L. Kielkopf, Assoc. Prof., Dept Biochem & Biophysics, Center for RNA Biology

University of Rochester Medical Center

The splice of life: Human pre-mRNA splice site recognition and its disease-relevant defects

Nov. 4

Juliette Lecomte, Prof., Biophysics

Johns Hopkins University

Microbial hemoglobins: New chemistry for old proteins

Nov. 11

Ming Tang, Asst. Prof, Chemistry

College of Staten Island

Structure and Mechanism of a Disulfide Bond Generating Membrane ProteinDsbB in the Lipid Bilayer

Nov. 18

Mark Goulian, Prof., Biology

University of Pennsylvania

Bacterial signal transduction – an E. coli view of the world

Nov. 25

Day before Thanksgiving

No seminar

Dec. 2

Kim Lewis, Univ. Dist. Prof, Biology, Dir., Antimicrobial Discovery Ctr

Northeastern University

Antibiotics from the Microbial Dark Matter