Formal Seminars

FALL 2014
all seminars in 1025 Orr Major, 11-12 noon, unless otherwise noted*
* location change
(click on highlighted names to be directed to a speaker's website)

Aug 29

11:00 am

David B. Volkin, Ph.D.
University of Kansas - Lawrence
(hosted by Dr. Mark Fisher)

"New Analytical Approaches to Probe the Interrelationships between Protein Higher-Order Structure, Formulation Composition, and Pharmaceutical Stability"

Sept 5

11:00 am

TBA 

TBA

Sept 12

11:00 am

Ralf Langen, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
(hosted by Dr. Alexey Ladokhin) 

"Membrane Remodeling by BAR and amyloid proteins in health and disease"

Sept 19

11:00 am

Gerald Hazelbauer, Ph.D.
University of Missouri - Columbia
(hosted by Dr. Mark Fisher)

"Selective Allosteric Coupling of Transmembrane Signaling in Bacterial Chemotaxis"

Sept 26

11:00 am

Michael Wolfgang, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine
(hosted by Dr. Chad Slawson)

"Fatty acid metabolism in the nervous system: nutrients and neurodegeneration"

Oct 3

11:00 am

TBA

TBA

Oct 10

11:00 am

Mary Markiewicz, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center
(hosted by Dr. Mark Fisher)

 "Novel Mouse Models Give New Insight into the Role of NKG2D and its Ligands in Immunity"

Oct 17 

11:00 am

Karolin Luger, Ph.D.
Colorado State University
(hosted by the Graduate Students)

 "Histone Chaperones in Transcription and DNA Repair: the usual and unusual suspects"

Oct 24

11:00 am

Tomoo Iwakuma, MD, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center
(hosted by Dr. Joseph Fontes)

"Targeting oncogenic mutant p53 cancer therapy"

Oct 31

11:00 am

Yana Bromberg, Ph.D.
Rutgers University
(hosted by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse) 

"The last straw did not break the camel's back: searching for causative variants of polygenic disease disregards individual predisposing genomic differences"

Nov 7

11:00 am 

Mauricio Vargas Uribe, Graduate Student
University of Kansas Medical Center

"pH-Triggered Membrane Insertion of Proteins" 

Nov 14

11:00 am

Christine Jacobs-Wagner, Ph.D.
Yale University
Sponsored by the Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics & Immunology

"DNA Segregation in Bacteria"

Nov 21*

2:00 pm
Lied Auditorium

George R. Stark, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University

"Novell Aspects of STAT and NFkB activation in Cancer"

Nov 28

 

 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Dec 5

11:00 am

Jeffrey Bose, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center
(hosted by Dr. Mark Fisher)

"The fatty acid kinase of Staphylococcus aureus regulates virulence"

Dec 12

11:00 am

Joanna Slusky, Ph.D.
University of Kansas - Lawrence
(hosted by Dr. Alexey Ladokhin)

"The ins and outs of membrane proteins"

Dec 19

11:00 am

Jianhan Chen, Ph.D.
Kansas State University
(hosted by Dr. Mark Fisher)

"The Orderly Chaos of Proteins"

 

 

 

 

SPRING 2015
all seminars in 1025 Orr Major, 11-12 noon, unless otherwise noted*
* location change
(click on highlighted names to be directed to a speaker's website)

Jan 23

11:00 am

Francesca E. Duncan, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Medical Cente
(hosted by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse)

TBA

Jan 30

11:00 am

Matthew Auton, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
(hosted by Dr. Aron Fenton)

TBA

 Feb 6

11:00 am

TBA 

TBA 

 Feb 13

11:00 am

TBA 

TBA 

 Feb 20

11:00 am

TBA 

TBA 

 Feb 27

11:00 am 

Thomas Rutkowski, Ph.D.
Univ. of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
(hosted by Dr. Joe Fontes)

TBA 

 Mar 6

11:00 am

TBA 

TBA 

 Mar 13

11:00 am

TBA 

TBA 

 Mar 20

 

No Seminar - Spring Break 

 

 Mar 27

 

No Seminar -Student Research Forum

 

 Apr 3

11:00 am

Gregory A. Grant, Ph.D.
Washington University School of Medicine
(hosted by Dr. Aron Fenton)

TBA 

 Apr 10

11:00 am

TBA

TBA 

 Apr 17

11:00 am

Mary Ashley Rimmer
Graduate Student
University of Kansas Medical Center

TBA 

 Apr 24

11:00 am

Jeffery L. Miller, M.D.
NIDDK National Institutes of Health
(hosted by Dr. Ken Peterson)

TBA 

 May 1

11:00 am

Zhen Zhang
Graduate Student
University of Kansas Medical Center

TBA 

 May 8

11:00 am

Marina Ramirez-Alvarado, M.D.
Mayo Clinic
Hosted by Dr. Swint-Kruse

TBA 

 May 15

11:00 am

TBA

TBA

 

 

 

 


Past Formal Seminars

 

 

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