Past Workshops 2010

DateSpeaker, Department/InstitutionWorkshop Title
2/9/10George Giudice, Depts. Dermatology & Biochemistry, Univ. IowaThe Role of Collagen XVII in Adhesion and Signaling
2/11/10Ronald Weigel, Depts. Surgery and Biochemistry, Univ. IowaGene Regulation by TFAP2C in Breast Cancer
2/16/10Adrian Elcock, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaMolecular Simulations of the Bacterial Cytoplasm and Prospects for Bigger Things
2/18/10Bryce Plapp, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaAlcohol Dehydrogenase Dynamics and Catalysis: Interpretation of X-ray Crystallography "Temperature" Factors
3/2/10Marc Wold, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaSpecialized functions of Replication Protein A in the cellular DNA-damage response
3/9/10Pam Geyer, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaIntegrity of the nuclear lamina is required for germ line stem cell homeostasis
3/23/10Lori Wallrath, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaHeterochromatin Protein 1 (HP1): Linking Drosophila gene silencing and human breast cancer progression
3/30/10Madeline Shea, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaEF-Hand Shaking: Calcium-Mediated Regulation of Calcineurin
4/6/10Dan Weeks, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaUsing Xenopus embryos to study genes that cause congenital defect in humans
4/20/10Theresa Gioannini, Inflammation Program, Univ. IowaMechanics of Toll-like Receptor 4 activation
5/4/10Todd Washington, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaStudies of proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) and its role in the replication of damaged DNA
5/11/10John Dagle, Depts. Pediatrics & Biochemistry, Univ. IowaGenetic analysis of complications of prematurity
9/14/10Dan Quinn, Professor, Dept. Chemistry, Univ. IowaMechanistic Basis of Cholinesterase Catalytic Power
9/21/10David Murhammer, Professor, Dept. Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, Univ. IowaObstacles to Continuous Baculovirus Production
9/28/10Amy Lee, Assoc. Professor, Dept. Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Univ. IowaAre CaBPs physiological regulators of calmodulin signaling?
10/5/10Kamal Rahmouni, Asst. Professor, Dept. Internal Medicine, Univ. IowaMolecular basis of a human obesity syndrome
10/12/10Tyson Shepherd, Graduate student, Fuentes lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaStructural & Thermodynamic Origins of Tiam- family PDZ domain specificity
10/12/10Larry Gray, Graduate student, Khademi lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaContinuing Functional Analysis of HpUrel
10/19/10Bryan Phillips, Asst. Professor, Dept. Biology, Univ. IowaWnt signaling controls cell fate specification and asymmetric cell division in C. elegans
10/26/10Heather Bartlett, Asst. Professor, Depts. Pediatrics, Biochemistry, Univ. IowaActin mutations in Cardiocascular Disease
11/2/10Sarit Smolikove, Asst. Professor, Dept. Biology, Univ. IowaIdentifying key players in C. elegans meiotic chromosome segregation
11/9/10Xiao Peng, Graduate student, DeMali lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaCombinatory activation of vinculin by alpha-catenin and actin
 Aaron Ver Heul, Graduate student, Piper lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaUbiquitin directly binds to innate immune receptors Nod1 and Nod2
11/16/10Xu Liu, Graduate student, Fuentes lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. IowaProtein-Protein interactions in bacterial signaling
 Shun Zhu, Graduate student, Elcock lab, Dept. Biochemistry,, Univ. IowaComputational and experimental studies of protein kinase-drug interactions
11/30/10Kai Tan, Asst. Professor, Dept. Internal Medicine,
Univ. Iowa
Tissue-specific transcriptional enhancers in human T, B, and ESC cells
12/7/10Andrew Frank, Asst. Professor, Dept. Anatomy & Cell Biology, Univ. IowaStabilizing synapse function in Drosphila