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Past Seminars 2020

Date Visitor Title Host
1/30/2020 Dr. Jeff Savas, Assistant Professor, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine Impaired turnover of the synaptic vesicle machinery in amyloid beta proteoxocitity  Dr. Sheila Baker
2/6/2020 Dr. Dana Carroll, Distinguished Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine Genome Editing: A view from the edge Drs. Maria Spies and Miles Pufall
2/13/2020 Dr. Daved Fremont, Professor, Pathology & Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine Mechanisms of viral immune evasion Dr. Ernie Fuentes
2/27/2020 Dr. Christy Hagan, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center Progesterone-mediated immune evasion in breast cancer Dr. Miles Pufall
3/5/2020 Dr. Richard Maraia, Senior Investigator, NIH La and the La-related protein-4; tRNA & mRNA metabolism, codon surveillance, and decay Dr. David Price
4/8/2020 Nitija Tiwari, Biochemistry Graduate Student, Thesis Defense Regulatory mechanisms of the S. aureus SrrAB two-component system

Mentor: Dr. Ernesto Fuentes

6/16/2020 Brittany Ripley, Biochemistry Graduate Student, Thesis Defense Seminar Regulated recruitment of translesion synthesis polymerases through direct interactions with Rad6-18 Mentor: Dr. Todd Washington
7/2/2020 Devin Reusch,  Biochemistry Graduate Student, MS Thesis Defense Time lapsed X-Ray Chrystallography of DNA Polymerase ι Mentor: Dr. Todd Washington
9/10/2020 Dr. Antonis Kourtidis, Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina Close encounters of the RNAi kind: the silencing life of the adherens junctions Dr. Kris DeMali
10/8/2020 Dr. Sandipan Chowdhury, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa Understanding multi-state gating of ion channels: lessons from cryo-electron microscopy and thermodynamics Dr. Madeline Shea
11/5/2020 Panelists: Drs. Kris DeMali, Ernesto Fuentes, Madeline Shea, David Price, and Maria Spies "How to Find a Good Post-Doctoral Fellowship"  
11/12/2020 Panelists: Kelli Davie, Alicia Salvi, and Drs. Brandon Davies, Pam Geyer, and Todd Washington "How to Write a Killer Fellowship Application"  
11/19/2020 Panelists:Drs. Xiao Peng, Lacy Barton, Young Joo Sun, Elizabeth Boehm, and Liyang Zhang "What to Expect From the First Year of a Post-Doctoral Fellowship/Scientific Job"