Past Seminars 2017

Date Location Time Visitor Title Host 
Jan. 26 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Dr. Dave Sept, University of Michigan The Structure and Function of Actin Dr. Adrian Elcock
Feb. 2 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Dr. David Gilbert, Florida State University Developmental control of replication timing and chromosome architecture Dr. Lori Wallrath
Feb. 9 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Dr. Jennifer Strande, Medical College of Wisconsin Translating urine into disease relevant model systems: Using iPSCs to study DMD cardiomyopathy Dr. Lori Wallrath
Feb 23 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Dr. Yukiko Yamashita, University of Michigan Stem cells and germ cells: Secrets of immortality Dr. Pamela Geyer (Co-Sponsored with MCB)
Mar. 23 1459 PBDB 10:30 AM Dr. Zhen Yan, Tsinghua University Structural investigation of excitation-contraction coupling Dr. Charles Brenner
Apr. 6 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Dr. S. Saif Hasan,  Purdue University A potent cross-linking human antibody neutralizes zika virus infection Dr. Ernesto Fuentes
Apr. 27 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Dr. Carlos Castaneda, Syracuse University ALS and Ubiquilin-2: Biophysical Insights into Ubiquilin-2 Structure and Function Dr. Catherine Musselman
May 2 1110 MERF 10:30 AM Lata Symposium 13th Annual Gene F. Lata Undergraduate Honors Symposium Biochemistry
May 9 S538 PHAR 4:00 PM Dr. Vance Lemmon, University of Miami Functional Genomics and Spinal Cord Injury Meng Wu (Co-Sponsored with Pharmacy and Iowa Neuroscience Institute)
May 10 2117 MERF 1:00 PM John Brogie, Biochemistry, Thesis Defense Seminar Reconstitution and functional analysis of 7SK snRNP Mentor: Dr. David Price
May 11 5-669 BSB 10:30 AM Jennifer Bays, Biochemistry, Thesis Defense Seminar Mechanisms of E-cadherin Mechanotransduction Mentor: Dr. Kris DeMali
May 12 Aud 2 BSB 9:00 AM Sarah Hengel, Biochemistry, Thesis Defense Seminar Dissecting RAD52 function in DNA repair Mentor: Dr. Maria Spies
Aug 31 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Lokesh Gakhar, University of Iowa Putting Humpty Dumpty Together with Integrative Structural Biology Biochemistry
Sept 7 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Vladmir Uverskey, University of South Florida Intrinsic Disorder and Protein Structure-Function Continuum Sheila Baker
Sept 28 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Anthony Koleske, Yale University Adhesive and cytoskeletal control of synapse development Kris DeMali
Oct 5 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Eric Taylor, University of Iowa Mitochondrial Pyruvate Transport: Fuel to the Fire in Progressive Liver Disease Biochemistry
Oct 17 283 EMRB 12:30 PM Mike Schnieders, University of Iowa Application of Novel Computational Molecular Biophysics Algorithms to Genetic Diseases Biochemistry
Oct 17 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Miles Pufall, University of Iowa Sequence and signaling: Uncovering glucocorticoid specificity to improve disease treatment Biochemistry
Oct 26 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Ilya Finkelstein, University of Iowa From single-molecules to genomes: High-throughput biophysics of CRISPR adaptive immunity Maria Spies
Oct 30 2117 MERF 1:00 PM Liyang Zhang, Biochemistry, Thesis Defense Seminar Linking DNA binding specificity to activity Mentor: Miles Pufall
Nov 2 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Scott Rothbart, Van Andel Inst Molecular Mechanisms of Epigenetic Regulation Catherine Musselman
Nov 9 2117 MERF 10:30 AM James Hagman, National Jewish Health Epigenetic Regulation in Lymphocyte Development Miles Pufall
Nov 30 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Yan Chemla, University of Illinois Molecular switch control of nucleic-acid processing machines Maria Spies
Dec 7 2117 MERF 10:30 AM Marcus Noyes, New York University Low affinity protein-ligand interactions are often overlooked, but critical for biological function Ernesto Fuentes