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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Weekly Seminar Program

2016 - 2017

Seminars are held in Becton - Dickinson Hall (W1020) at 12:00 PM, unless stated otherwise.

Upcoming Seminars

April 10, 2017
Victoria D'Souza, PhD
"Unraveling viral RNA genomes: One segment at a time"
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

April 17, 2017
Angel Byrd, PhD.
Department of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins University

April 24, 2017
Tomas Guilarte, PhD
Department of Environmental & Occupational Health, Florida International University

May 1, 2017
Tom Misteli, PhD
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute

May 15, 2017
Seth Margolis, PhD
Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University

May 22, 2017
John Cave, PhD
Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine

 

 

Previous Seminars

September 19, 2016
Yumi Kim, PhD
"Molecular control of meiotic chromosome dynamics"
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology

September 26, 2016
Scott Keeney, PhD
"Breaking and chewing DNA in meiosis"
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

October 3, 2016
Martin Schmeing, PhD
"Structural insight into nonribosomal peptide synthetase megaenzymes"
McGill University, Department of Biochemistry

October 10, 2016
Anne Brady, PhD
"Organellar Control of Programmed Cell Death and Inflammatory Signaling"
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Molecular Microbiology

October 17, 2016
4:00 pm
Sheldon Hall, W1214

LAWRENCE GROSSMAN MEMORIAL LECTURE

Thomas J. Kelly, MD, PhD
"DNA Replication, Mutation and Cancer"
Sloan Kettering Institute of Cancer Research
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

October 24, 2016
Jun (Jay) Zhu, PhD
"Vibrio cholerae Genetic Retooling at the Intestinal Interface"
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Microbiology

November 7, 2016
Karen M. Berkowitz, MD
"CHTF18: Novel Roles in Mammalian Meiosis"
Drexel University College of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

November 14, 2016
4:00 pm
Sheldon Hall, W1214
THE 26TH ANNUAL LARRY L. EWING LECTURE
William Wright, PhD
"The Spermatogonial Stem Cell Niche in the Fertile and Infertile Testis"
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

November 28, 2016
Keith W. Caldecott, PhD, MD
"DNA strand breaks and neurological disease"
University of Sussex, UK, Genome Damage and Stability Centre

December 5, 2016
Dennis Thiele, PhD
"The role of copper at the Cryptococcus neoformans – host axis"
Duke University, Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology

December 12, 2016
Donita C. Brady, PhD
"Leveraging Copper Utilization by Kinases as a Novel Vulnerability in Cancer"
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Cancer Biology

January 9, 2017
Daniele Fallin, PhD
"DNA Methylation in Blood:  Hope or Hype for Public Health"
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mental Health

January 30, 2017
Christian Kaiser, PhD
"Studying protein biogenesis at the single-molecule level"
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology

February 6, 2017
Jordan L. Meier, PhD
"New Insights into Protein Acetylation from Chemoproteomics"
National Cancer Institute, Chemical Biology Laboratory

February 27, 2017
Andrew L. Snow, PhD
"Consequences of Imbalanced CARD11 Signaling"
Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Therapeutics
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

March 13, 2017
Fernando Camargo, PhD
"Hippo/YAP Signaling in somatic stem cells and cancer"
Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University

March 20, 2017
John Pascal, PhD
"Structural mechanisms regulating Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerase (PARP) enzymes"
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Université de Montréal 

2015 - 2016 Weekly Seminar Program 

2014 - 2015 Weekly Seminar Program 

2013 - 2014 Weekly Seminar Program