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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Weekly Seminar Program

2013 - 2014

June 30, 2014
Shao-Cong Sun, PhD
"Regulation of T-cell Receptor Signaling by Ubiquitination and a Metabolic Pathway"
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center- Department of Immunology

June 16, 2014
Gideon Dreyfuss, PhD
"Beyond Transcription and Splicing: Global Gene Expression Control by U1 snRNP"
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

June 2, 2014
Beverly Wendland, PhD
"Formin' New Ways to Look at Endocytosis"
Johns Hopkins University- Department of Biology

May 19, 2014
Carl Thummel, PhD
“Studies of metabolism and diabetes in Drosophila”
University of Utah School of Medicine- Department of Human Genetics

May 12, 2014
Dr. Cassandra Extavour
"From egg to immortality: The evolution of reproductive capacity"
Harvard University - Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

May 5, 2014
Shyam Biswal, PhD
“The dark side of Nrf2:Antioxidants to cancer”
Johns Hopkins University- School of Medicine

April 21, 2014
James Berger, PhD
“Running Rings (and Spirals) Around DNA: Molecular Mechanisms for Initiating and Controlling Replication”
Johns Hopkins - School of Medicine

March 31, 2014
Laura Banaszynski, PhD
“Modifying the epigenetic landscape with histone variants"
Rockefeller University - Laboratory of Chromatin Biology & Epigenetics

March 26, 2014
David Long, PhD
“The role of homologous recombination and BRCA1 in DNA crosslink repair"
Harvard Medical School - Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

March 24, 2014
Jacqueline Barlow, PhD
"A Novel Class of Early Replicating Fragile Sites Contribute to Genome Instability in B Cell Lymphoma"
National Cancer Institute - Laboratory of Genome Integrity

March 10, 2014
Steven Roberts, PhD
“Dissecting sources of genome instability in cancer”
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - Laboratory of Molecular Genetics

February 24, 2014
Dr. Andre Catic, PhD
“Transcriptional Dynamics: How Nuclear Proteolysis Adapts Cell Function”
Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Department of Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine, Center for Regenerative Medicine

February 17, 2014
Karen Schindler, PhD
“Determining the roles of the Aurora Kinases during Meiosis”
Rutgers University

February 10, 2014
Songon An, PhD
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

February 3, 2014
Gideon Dreyfuss, PhD
Beyond Transcription and Splicing: a New U1 snRNP-Controlled Gene Expression Mechanism
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

January 27, 2014
Se-Jin Lee, PhD
Johns Hopkins University - School of Medicine

January 13, 2014
Tung-Tien Sun, PhD
"Membrane specialization during urothelial differentiation: 2D crystal formation, structure, and function"
New York University - Langone Medical Center

January 6, 2014
Erin Goley, PhD
"Cytokinesis in bacteria: cytoskeletal regulation of cell wall remodeling"
Johns Hopkins University - School of Medicine

December 9, 2013
Dr. Marisa Bartolomei, PhD
"Genomic Imprinting: ART and Science"
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

December 2, 2013
Steven Rokita, PhD
"Reversible Alkylation and Crosslinking of DNA by Quinone Methide Intermediates"
Johns Hopkins University - School of Medicine

November 25, 2013
Paul Chang, PhD
"Parps as regulators of protein and mRNA homeostasis"
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

November 18, 2013
Herschel Wade, PhD
"Dissecting the connections between signal recognition and signal control"
Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine

November 11, 2013
Radhika Atit, PhD
"Wnt signaling in skin development and disease"
Case Western Reserve University

November 4, 2013
Phil Cole, PhD
"Chemical Approaches to Understanding and Modulating Cell Signaling"
Johns Hopkins 

October 28, 2013
Stuart Yuspa, MD
"CLIC4, TGFbeta and Cancer: Suprising Connections"
National Institutes of Health

October 14, 2013
Cynthia Sears, PhD
"The Microbial Induction of Human Colorectal Cancer"
JHU School of Medicine

September 30, 2013
Eddy Arnold, PhD
"Structure-based drug design targeting HIV and influenza: overcoming resistance via strategic flexibility"
Rutgers University

September 23, 2013
Monica Driscoll, PhD
"C. elegans Secrets for Healthy Aging: Elaborating Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Longevity and Healthspan"
Rutgers University

September 16, 2013 
Paul Roepe, PhD
"Drug Resistance in P. falciparum Malaria: Insight Into New Therapy"
Georgetown University