Past Workshops 2020

Date Speaker, Department/Institution Workshop Title

Sarah Wernimont, Postdoctoral & Medical Fellow, Dr. Eric Taylor Lab

Adam Rauckhorst, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr. Eric Taylor Lab

Mitochondrial macronutrient flux and regulation of syncytiotrophoblast differentiation

Hypoxic stress reveals intrinsic non-canonical metabolomic network structures

2/4 Dr. Jared McLendon, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Internal Medicine, Dr.  Boudreau Lab Post transcriptional gene regulation in cardiac biology

Colen Lankford, Molecular Medicine Graduate Student, Dr. Sheila Baker Lab

Shivangi Makarand Inamdar, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Dr. Sheila Baker Lab

Phenotypic analysis of a mouse model for KCNV2 retinopathy

Regulating HCN1 channels

2/18 Meng Wu, Adjunct Professor, Biochemistry In vitro plate-based high throughput assays/screening
2/25 Dominique Limoli, Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology War and Peace: Polymicrobial interactions during cystic fibrosis airway infection
3/3 Jeffrey White, Molecular Medicine Graduate Student, Dr. Ronald Weigel Lab SUMO-responsive Transcriptional Repression from TFAP2A-Occupied Microsatellites
3/10 David Price, Professor, Biochemistry A Unified View of the Sequence and Functional Organization of the Human RNA Polymerase II Promoter
4/14 Kathryn Spitler, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Dr. Brandon Davies Lab ANGPTL4 from adipose, but not liver, is responsible for regulating plasma triglyceride partitioning

Juan Santana, Research Associate, Dr. David Price Lab

Benjamin Spector, Research Assistant, Dr. David Price Lab

Selective temporal depletion of general transcription factors using CRISPR/Cas9 and the dTAG system

DFF ChIP-Seq: exploring the interface of transcription and chromatin on human and cytomegalovirus genomes

9/22 Kathryn Hobbs, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Dr. Ashley Spies Lab Exploring mechanisms of caspase-7 allostery
9/29 Dr. Tingting Duan, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Dr. Pam Geyer Lab Mitosis without nuclear breakdown in germline stem cells
10/6 Emily Lavering, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Dr. Dan Weeks Lab The Roles of Protein Aggregation in Ribosome Biogenesis
10/13 John Saxton, Storage Systems Administrator, University of Iowa, Host: Dr. Kris DeMali Backing up Research Data
10/27 Chris Ball. Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Dr. David Price Lab Control of host RNA polymerase II by a multifunctional viral transcription factor
11/3 Ryan Mahling, Thesis Defense Seminar, PhD Candidate, Dr. Madeline Shea Lab Recognition of NaV1.2 by Calmodulin and Fibroblast Growth Factor Homologous Factors 
11/10 Jade Miller, Biochemistry Undergraduate, Mentor: Dr. Maria Spies
Jacob Lam, Biochemistry Undergraduate, Mentor: E. Dale Abel
Undergraduate Honors Symposium

Alicia Ortiz, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Dr. Kris DeMali Lab

Kelli Davie, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Dr. Brandon Davies Lab

Investigating Metabolic Changes in Response to Force on E-cadherin

Lipase regulation by ANGPTL proteins

11/18 William Hacker, Thesis Defense Seminar, PhD Candidate, Dr. Adrian Elcock Lab Computational modeling of the Escherichia coli chromosome and integrated simulations of bacterial transcription and translation