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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Weekly Seminar Program

2017 - 2018

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

Upcoming Seminars

February 26, 2018
Ranjan Sen, Ph.D
National Institute of Aging, Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Immunology

March 5 2018
Daniel Kearns, Ph.D
"Surface motility and the regulation of flagellar number in Bacillus subtilis"
Indiana University, Department of Biology

April 23, 2018
4:00 pm
Becton Dickinson Hall, W1020


James Shorter, M.A., Ph.D
Reversing aberrant phase transitions connected to ALS/FTD"
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Previous Seminars

September 11, 2017
Steven S. An, Ph.D.
"Defining the mechanical phenotype of asthma in airway smooth muscle through the lens of physics"
The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering

September 18, 2017
Vassilios Papadopoulos, D.Pharm., Ph.D., D.Sc. (Hon)
"Regulation of steroidogenesis by hormones, drugs and the environment"
School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California

September 25, 2017
Antony Rosen, M.B. Ch.B., B.Sc. (Hons)
"Cancer in Rheumatic Diseases: Lessons From Drifting Continents"
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine

October 2, 2017
4:00 pm
Sheldon Hall, W1214


Patricia Hunt, PhD
"The environment and the germ cell: a career odyssey"
School of Molecular Biosciences and Center for Reproductive Biology
Washington State University

October 16, 2017
Hiromi Sesaki, PhD
"Freezing Mitochondrial Dynamics"
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Cell Biology

October 23, 2017
Mark Howarth, PhD
"Superglues from bacteria, protein dream-teams, and nanoassemblies to tickle the immune system"
University of Oxford UK, Department of Biochemistry

October 30, 2017
Jian-Ying Wang, MD, PhD
"Posttranscriptional Regulation of Intestinal Epithelial Homeostasis and Barrier Function by Long Noncoding RNAs"
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Surgery

November 13, 2017
Michael J. Wolfgang, Ph.D
"Tissue specific roles of fatty acid oxidation in obesity and diabetes"
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Biological Chemistry

December 7, 2017
Xiaoxia Li, Ph.D
"TLR-IL-1R signaling in Meta-inflammation"
Cleveland Clinic, Department of Immunology

December 11, 2017
Thomas Everett Kehl-Fie, Ph.D
"You are what you don’t eat: Bacterial adaptation to host-imposed nutrient starvation"
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Microbiology

January 8, 2018
Stavroula Mili, Ph.D
"Mechanical Regulation of RNA Localization Contributes to Cell Migration "
Center for Cancer Research, NCI, NIH, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology

January 22, 2018
Don Conrad, Ph.D
"Genetic analysis of human sperm production "
Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics

January 29, 2018
Mark J. Kohr, Ph.D., FAHA
"S-nitrosation and ischemia-reperfusion injury: New insights from the female heart "
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering

February 5, 2018
Tomás R. Guilarte, Ph.D
"TSPO: A Biomarker of Neuroinflammation and Brain Injury Looking for a Function "
Florida International University, Department of Environmental Health Sciences

February 8 2018
4:00 pm
Sheldon Hall, W1214


Myron F. Goodman, Ph.D
"Better Living with Hyper-Mutation "
University of Southern California, Biological Sciences and Chemistry, Head Molecular & Computational Biology

February 12, 2018
Deborah Morrison, Ph.D
"Divide and Conquer: New approaches to disrupt Raf kinase signaling "
National Cancer Institute, Laboratory of Cell and Developmental Signaling

2016 - 2017 Weekly Seminar Program 

2015 - 2016 Weekly Seminar Program 

2014 - 2015 Weekly Seminar Program 

2013 - 2014 Weekly Seminar Program