Past Workshops 2008

DateSpeaker, Institution/DepartmentWorkshop Title
2/5/08Shahram Khademi, Biochemistry, UIStructural and Functional Assessment of H. pylori Urea Channels
2/19/08Stuart Haring, Biochemistry, UIReplication Protein A: 'Traffic cop' for the cell
2/26/08Mike Feldkamp, Biochemistry, UIStructural and Thermodynamic Transitions of Calmodulin Induced by Drug-Calcium Linkage
3/4/08Theresa Gioannini, Inflammation Program; Biochemstry, UIThe Baculoviral Expression System: Key to functional MD-2, a source of endotoxin:MD-2, the activating ligand for Toll-like receptor 4
3/11/08Keith Bryan, Biochemistry, UIAllele-Specific Effects of Human Deafness γ-Actin Mutations on Actin Function
3/25/08Bryce Plapp, Biochemistry, UIAlcohol Dehydrogenase Dynamics and Catalysis
4/8/08Dan Weeks, Biochemistry, UIThree Nkx2 transcription factors- in vitro predictions andin vivo functions in Xenopus
4/15/08Idil Evans, Biochemistry, UIThermodynamic Selectivity of Calmodulin Binding to Neighboring Sites of L-type Calcium Channel Cav1.2
4/22/08Kris DeMali, Biochemistry, UIA role for vinculin in cell-cell adhesion
4/29/08George Dialynas, Biochemistry, UIDrosophila Lamins: Not Just Structural Components of the Nucleus
9/9/08Tam Frembgen-Kesner, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaSimple Models of Molecular Flexibility and Their Application to Drug Design and Protein Folding
9/16/08Alexey Soshnev, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaContext-specific effects of a Drosophila insulator on transcriptional regulation
9/23/08Claudio Margulis, Dept. Chemistry, Univ. IowaRoom Temperature Ionic Liquids, salts that can dissolve water and whole bananas
9/30/08Amit Choudhury, Dept. Anatomy & Cell Biology, Univ. IowaPost-Golgi Trafficking of Membrane Rafts During Angiogenesis
10/14/08Marc Wold, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaDNA-independent activities of Replication Protein A
10/21/08Ema Stokasimov, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaA Tale of Two Sites
10/28/08Thomas Kislinger, University of Toronto
Ontario Cancer Institute
Global expression proteomics: Points to consider and biological applications
11/4/08Xiao Peng (5th Semester Seminar), Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaVinculin in Epithelial Cell-Cell Adhesion
11/11/08Tyson Shepherd (5th Semester Seminar), Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaStructural and Biophysical Differences Between Two Homologous PDZ Domains
11/18/08Aaron Ver Heul (5th Semester Seminar), Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaThe Molecular Basis of Pathway Selection and Signaling by the Innate Immune Receptor Nod1
12/2/08George Giudice, Dept. Dermatology, Univ. IowaBiology and Pathology of Type XVII Collagen