Events Archive

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm



Speaker: Dr Markus Seeliger, Associate Professor, Stony Brook University

Title: Motions Matter: Dynamics of Protein Kinase Regulation and Drug Binding

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm


Speaker: Dr B. Tracy Nixon, Professor - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Penn State

Title: The Importance of Spatial Organization: Structure / Function Studies of Bacterial Enhancer Binding Proteins and Cellulose Synthases

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm


Speaker: Dr John Gross, Professor - Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California-San Francisco

Title: Order from chaos: how unstructured proteins control RNA decay

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm


Speaker: Dr Elisar Barbar, Professor, Faculty Director of the OSU Biomolecular NMR Facility, and Department Head, Oregon State University

Title: Protein disorder in regulation and assembly of large molecular machines


Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Jack Dunkle, Assistant Professor-Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Alabama

Title: Mechanisms and specificity of Cas10 mediated interference

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Dr Matthew Simon, Associate Professor - Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

Title: Chemical tools to study the dynamics of the transcriptome

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Neha Amatya, ISU
Neha Amatya, ISU

Title: Allosteric regulation of BTK

Abstract: Bruton Tyrosine kinase (BTK) is a cytoplasmic non-receptor tyrosine kinase that is predominantly found in B-cells and is targeted for the treatment of auto-immune diseases and immune cancers.

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Yanxin Liu, Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Title: Molecular mechanism of the Hsp90 chaperone machinery: co-chaperone regulation and client protein maturation

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Greg Martin, Postdoctoral Associate - Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, The Scripps Research Institute

Title: Deciphering the immune response to malaria and novel ion channel biology with cryo-EM

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Halil Aydin, Postdoctoral Scholar - Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California San Francisco

Title: The Structural Basis of Mitochondrial Coenzyme Q Biosynthesis

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: CJ Lim, NIH Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado Boulder

Title: The cryo-EM structure of human CST reveals a two-megadalton decameric assembly bound to telomeric DNA

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Xiaowei Hoi, Senior Research Scientist ​​-  Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Title: Structural studies reveal insights into CRAC channel activation

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Dr Shaotong Zhu, Postdoctoral Fellow - Departments of Neurosciences and Biophysics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Title: Structural Mechanisms of Fast Inhibitory Neurotransmission

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Jennifer Cash, Research Investigator - Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan

Title: Structural and Functional Studies on the Signaling Scaffold P-Rex1, a Metastatic Factor, as a Paradigm for Understanding RhoGEF Regulation

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Yang Yang, Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University

Title: Structural insights into the arms race between viruses and host immune system

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Andrea Berman, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Title: Governing translation: LARP1 regulates protein synthesis at the most fundamental level

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Martin Gruebele

Title: Proteins under pressure

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Speaker: Brodrick Sevart

Title: Exploring a Missing Mechanism that Links Redox Signaling to the Actin Cytoskeleton

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Brad Nolen, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oregon

Title: Activation of Arp2/3 complex by WISH/DIP/SPIN90 family proteins

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Josh Beck, Assistant Professor - Biomedical Sciences, Iowa State University 

Title: Mechanism of Malaria parasite effector protein export to hijack the host cell

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Kashyap Patel, PhD candidate in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology 

Title: Site specific N-glycan analysis of CD16a from human NK cell

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Pam Geyer, Professor - Department of Biochemistry, The University of Iowa

Title: Shaping of nuclear structure during mitosis impacts stem cell survival

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Speaker: Phong Phan

Title: Arms Race Between Bacteria and Virus: Which Side Are You On?

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Doug Barrick, Thomas C. Jenkins Professor - Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University

Title: Using sequence statistics to explore protein cooperativity, evolution and design


Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 4:10pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Priya Banerjee, Assistant Professor - Department of Physics, University at Buffalo - The State University of New York

Title: RNA Controls a Switch-like Liquid Phase Transition of Low Complexity Ribonucleoproteins