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Biochemistry Research Workshops are a series of informal scientific workshops for the University of Iowa research community. They are usually held on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. in 1117 MERF however, with the evolving situation with regard to COVID-19, we will be conducting the workshops virtually. If you would like the ZOOM link, please contact abby-t-johnson@uiowa.edu.

Date Location Speaker, Title, Department, Lab Workshop Title
9/22/2020 ZOOM Kathryn Hobbs, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Dr. Ashley Spies Lab Exploring mechanisms of caspase-7 allostery
9/29/2020 ZOOM Dr. Tingting Duan, Postodoctoral Research Scholar, Dr. Pam Geyer Lab Mitosis without nuclear breakdown in germline stem cells
10/6/2020 ZOOM Emily Lavering, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Dr. Daniel Weeks Lab The Roles of Protein Aggregation in Ribosome Biogensis
10/13/2020 ZOOM John Saxton, Storage Systems Administrator, University of Iowa, Host: Dr. Kris DeMali Backing up Research Data
10/20/2020 ZOOM NO WORKSHOP  
10/27/2020 ZOOM Chris Ball, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Dr. David Price Lab

Control of host RNA polymerase II by a multifunctional viral transcription factor

11/03/2020 ZOOM Ryan Mahling, Thesis Defense Seminar, PhD Candidate, Dr. Madeline Shea Lab Recognition of NaV1.2 by Calmodulin and Fibroblast Growth Factor Homologous Factors 
11/10/2020 ZOOM OPEN  
11/17/2020 ZOOM

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

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

11/18/2020 ZOOM 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

Past Workshops