Weekly Seminar Program
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminars are held Mondays at noon unless otherwise noted. Seminars will be presented online until further notice.
The 2019-2020 seminar series has ended. The 2020-2021 seminar series will begin in Fall 2020.
2019 - 2020 Seminars
September 23, 2019
Wei Guo, PhD
"The Exosomes in Immune Suppression and Tumor Progression"
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Biology
September 30, 2019
Ethan Greenblatt, PhD
"Insights into reproductive and neural disorders from developmentally quiescent oocytes"
Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Embryology
October 7, 2019
Carl Wu, PhD
"Single-molecule dynamics and chromatin accessibility of transcription proteins and epigenomic factors in living yeast"
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
October 21, 2019
LARRY L. EWING DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
Robert E. Braun, PhD
“Mammalian Germline Stem Cells"
The Jackson Laboratory, Department of Mammalian Genetics
October 28, 2019
Kimberly Davis, PhD
"Heterogeneity and Community Behavior in Pathogenic Bacterial Populations"
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
November 11, 2019
Fengtian Xue, PhD
"Small molecule therapeutics for diffuse large B-cell lymphomas"
University of Maryland Baltimore, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
November 18, 2019
"Organ & Tissue Donation Overview"
Organ & Tissue Recovery Washington Regional Transplant Community
December 9, 2019
Vicki Losick, PhD
"Wound-induced polyploidization: an adaptive healing strategy"
Boston College, Department of Biology
January 6, 2020
Adrian Ferré-D'Amaré, PhD
"RNA analogs of GFP: structurally complex aptamers activate small molecule fluorophores"
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH
January 13, 2020
Shuo Gu, PhD
"A tale of tails: How 3’ uridylation alters miRNA function and stability"
National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research
January 29, 2020
Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD
"MYC: Clocking in Cancer Metabolism"
The Wistar Institute, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
February 24, 2020
Elana Fertig, PhD
"Transfer learning for cross-study, cross-species, and spatial single cell analysis"
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Oncology and Biomedical Engineering
March 2, 2020
Xiaolu Yang, PhD
"A novel protein quality control system and its role in neurodegeneration and cancer"
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Cancer Biology
March 9, 2020
Alissa Armstrong, PhD
"The influence of adipose tissue nutrient sensing on organismal physiology"
University of South Carolina, Department of Biological Sciences
May 4, 2020
Diane Barber, PhD
"Intracellular pH Regulation of Protein Dynamics for Cancer and Stem Cell Behaviors"
University of California, San Francisco, Department of Cell and Tissue Biology
May 11, 2020
Monica Mugnier, PhD
"Using high-throughput sequencing to understand the Trypanosoma brucei host-pathogen interface"
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
May 18, 2020
Kun-Liang Guan, PhD
"The Hippo pathway in cell growth, organ size, and cancer"
University of California, San Diego, Department of Pharmacology