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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminars

Every semester we are proud to host outstanding seminar speakers. All seminars are held at 10:30 AM CST in 1110A MERF.

Spring 2023 Seminar Schedule



Title of Seminar


02/02/2023 Dr. Dustin Updike, MDI Biological Laboratory Germ granules, nucleoli, and new insights from FG- and RG-repeat assemblies in the C. elegans germline Drs. Dan Weeks and Miles Pufall
02/16/2023 Dr. Daniel Conway, Ohio State University Mechanical forces regulate the stability of epithelia: Role of cell-cell adhesions and the nuclear lamina Drs. Lori Wallrath and Kris DeMali (2117 MERF)
03/02/2023 Dr. Michael Wolfe, University of Kansas CANCELED Dr. Kris DeMali
03/23/2023 Thesis Defense: Justin Ling Structures and non-canonical functions of E3 ubiquitin ligases in DNA damage bypass 10:30am, 1110A MERF
03/30/2023 Dr. Michael Guertin, University of Connecticut Kinetic networks identify key regulatory nodes and transcription factors in differentiation cascades Dr. David Price
04/04/2023 Thesis Defense: Kathryn Hobbs Caspase-7 Allostery and Drug Targeting 2:00pm, 2117 MERF
04/06/2023 Dr. Banu Ozkan, Arizona State University   Dr. Ernie Fuentes
04/13/2023 Dr. Jonathan Bird, University of Florida   Dr. Lori Wallrath
04/20/2023 Dr. Ben Major, Washington University Intricacies and Implications of the KEAP1/NRF2 Signaling Pathway in Disease Dr. Miles Pufall
04/27/2023 Dr. Lokesh Gakhar, PAQ Therapeutics   Drs. Todd Washington and Ernie Fuentes
05/03/2023 Thesis Defense: Emily Lavering TBA 11:30am, 2117 MERF
05/04/2023 DNA Symposium   Dr. Maria Spies

Past Seminars