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Past Workshops 2022

Date Speaker, Title, Department Workshop Title
01/25/2022 Dr. Pam Geyer, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology "Disease variants of barrier-to-autointegration Factor alter nuclear structure and genome stability"
02/02/2022 Juan Santana, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Associate, Lab: Dr. David Price "Differential dependencies of human RNA polymerase II promoters on TBP, TAF1, TAF4, TFIIB, and XPB"
02/08/2022 Cade Rahlf, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Undergraduate, Lab: Dr. Madeline Shea "Calmodulin Binding to Intrinsically Disordered Domains of Highly Conserved Intracellular Fibroblast Growth Factors"
03/01/2022 Dustin Bosch, Assistant Professor, Pathology "Competition among Bacteroides species: Ntox15 effectors and immunity proteins"


Divya Bhat, Cancer Biology Graduate Student, Mentor: Dr. Maria Spies "RAD52 inhibition as a new frontier in anti-cancer therapy"


Dr. Brandon Davies, Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology "Dissecting the functions of a key regulator of lipoprotein metabolism"


Dr. Adrian Elcock, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  "Methods for modeling and simulating bacterial macromolecules"
04/05/2022 Kathryn Hobbs, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Graduate Student, Mentor: Dr. Michael Ashley Spies "Allosteric Tuning of Caspase-7 Activity"
04/19/2022 Dr. Michael Schneiders, Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology "Computational Models of Crystals and Missense Variants"


Dr. Jessica Tucker, Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology "Using gammaherpesvirus infection to explore tRNA expression dynamics"


Mortezaali Razzaghi, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Lab: Dr. Maria Spies  "Structural Mechanisms and Pharmacological Targeting of the RAD52 DNA Repair Protein"


Wednesday, February 16, 2022