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Formal Seminars

 

SPRING 2019
all seminars in 1050 SON, 11 - 12 noon, unless otherwise noted* (location change)
(click on highlighted names to be directed to speaker's website)

January 11

 11:00 am

Joshua Bembenek, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
(hosted by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse)

"Investigating mechanisms of cytokinesis during embryo development"

January 18

 11:00 am

No Seminar

 

January 25

 11:00 am

Rebecca Wates, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center
(hosted by Dr. Bret Freudenthal)

"Mitotic Kinesins as Therapeutic Targets in Cancer"

February 1

 11:00 am

Changwei Liu, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Denver
(hosted by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse)

 "Investigating functions of deubiquitinases USP9X and USP35"

February 8

 11:00 am

Heng Du, Ph.D.
University of Texas - Dallas
(hosted by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse)

"Molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease: Mitochondrial biochemistry, Ghrelin receptor and Microglia-neuron crosstalk"

February 15

11:00 am

Blake Mertz, Ph.D.
West Virginia University
(hosted by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse)

"Biophysics at the cellular interface: using simulations to understand an atypical membrane-active peptide"

February 22

11:00 am

Jeroen Roelofs, Ph.D.
Kansas State University
(hosted by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse)

"The Life Cycle of a Proteasome; from assembly to degradation"

March 1

11:00 am

Erika R. Geisbrecht, Ph.D.
Kansas State University
(hosted by Dr. Aron Fenton)

 "Metabolic defects promote pathogenesis in a muscular dystrophy model"

March 8

11:00 am

Nicole Ellis
Graduate Student, Freudenthal Lab
Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

"Dissecting the Numerous Functions of
AP-Endonuclease 1, a Biomolecular Swiss Army Knife"

March 15

11:00 am

No Seminar - Spring Break

 

March 26
TUESDAY

10:00 am
NOTE TIME

Lejla Zubcevic, Ph.D.
Duke University School of Medicine
(hosted by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse)

 "Mechanisms of TRPV ion channel gating"

March 29

11:00 am

Alan Tomkinson, Ph.D.
University of New Mexico
(hosted by Dr. Bret Freudenthal)

 "Insights into DNA ligase functions from small molecule inhibitors"

April 5

11:00 am

Max Fairlamb
Graduate Student, Freudenthal Lab
Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

 "Investigations into the Step-toStep Coordination
of Base Excision Repair"

April 12

11:00 am

TBD

 

April 19

11:00 am

Minae Mure, Ph.D.
University of Kansas - Lawrence
(hosted by Dr. Christy Hagan)

"Post-translational modifications of lysyl oxidase-like 2 and their effects on catalytic activity"

April 26 11:00 am Anthony W. G. Burgett, Ph.D.
University of Oklahoma
(hosted by Dr. Aron Fenton)
 "Novel Anti-Viral and Precision Anti-Cancer Therapeutic Development Through Targeting the Oxysterol-binding Proteins (OSBP/ORPs)"
April 30*
(no seminar
May 3rd)
12:00 noon
Wahl Hall West
Auditorium
Michael Overholtzer, Ph.D.
Sloan Kettering Institute
co-sponsored with Cancer Center
(Biochemistry host Dr. Chad Slawson)
"Cell Death in Development and Disease"

FALL 2019

all seminars in 1025 Orr Major, 11 - 12 noon, unless otherwise noted* (location change)
(click on highlighted names to be directed to speaker's website)

September 6

 11:00 am

September 13

 11:00 am

 

 

September 20

 11:00 am

 

September 27

 11:00 am

 

October 4

 11:00 am

 

 

October 11

 11:00 am

 

October 18

 11:00 am

October 25

 11:00 am

Kurt Piepenbrink, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska
(hosted by Dr. Aron Fenton)
 TBD
November 1

 11:00 am

November 8

 11:00 am

November 15

 11:00 am

No Seminar - Fisher Symposium
November 22

 11:00 am

November 29

 11:00 am

No Seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday
December 6

 11:00 am

December 13

 11:00 am


 
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