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Formal Seminars

Spring 2024

Speakers and Titles to be announced. 

Date

Time

Speaker & Host

Title

Format

Jan 5

11:00 a.m.

 

 

Jan 12

11:00 a.m.

 

Jan 19

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Robert Tarran, Chief, new Division of Genetic, Environmental and Inhalational Disease in the Department of Internal Medicine invited by Dr. Chad Slawson. 

 

In-person

Jan 26

11:00 a.m.

 

 

Feb 2

11:00 a.m.

 

Feb 9

11:00 a.m.

 

 

Feb 16

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Carlos Castañeda, Associate Professor
Biology and Chemistry Departments, Program in Neuroscience, Syracuse University, invited by Dr. Jeroen Roelofs.

UBQLN Phase Transitions in Protein Quality Control and Neurodegenerative Diseases

In-Person

Feb 23

11:00 a.m.

 

 

March 1

11:00 a.m.

Spencer Thompson, M.D./Ph.D. Student in the Freudenthal Lab, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center invited by Dr. Christy Hagan

 

Examining the protein scaffold XRCC1 in Base Excision Repair
on Duplex and Nucleosomal DNA

In-Person

March 8

11:00 a.m.

No seminar due to Spring Break

 

March 15

11:00 a.m.

No seminar due to Spring Break

 

March 22

11:00 a.m.

No seminar due to Spring Break

 

March 29

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Gary Meints, Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Missouri State University, invited by Dr. Bret D. Freudenthal.

Damage Perturbs DNA Backbone Energetics: A Role in Repair Enzyme Recognition?

In-Person

April 5

No seminar

 

April 12

Student Research Forum

 

April 19

11:00 a.m.

 

 

April 26

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Julie Ostrander, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, University of Minnesota, invited by Dr. Christy Hagan.

 

In-Person

May 3

11:00 a.m.

Dr. David Ingham, Cryo-EM Specialist, Cryo-Electron Microscopy Facility, University of Kansas Medical Center, invited by Dr. Bret Freudenthal.

Bringing Cryo-Electron Microscopy to KUMC

In-Person

May 10

11:00 a.m.

Alexandra Berkowicz, Graduate Student, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, invited by Dr. Christy Hagan.

Distinguishing Amyloid Variations with Innovative Biosensor Cells

In-Person

May 17

11:00 a.m.

May 24

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Merlin Nithya Gnanapragasam Assistant Professor, Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease (GRHD), Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences, Cleveland State University, invited by Dr. Kenneth Peterson.

In-Person


Fall 2024

Speakers and Titles to be announced. 

Date

Time

Speaker & Host

Title

Format

August 23

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Ameya Mashruwala, Assistant Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, invited by Dr. Christy Hagan.

 

In-Person

August 30

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Sam Myers, Assistant Professor, La Jolla Institute for Immunology, invited by Dr. Chad Slawson.

 

In-Person

September 6

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Paula D. Bos, Associate Professor of Pathology, Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine, invited by Dr. Christy Hagan. 

 

In-Person

September 13

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Maria Mills, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Missouri, invited by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse.

 

In-Person

September 20

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Siva Sankari, Assistant Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, invited by Dr. Christy Hagan.

In-Person

September 27

11:00 a.m.

 

October 4

11:00 a.m.

 

 

October 11

11:00 a.m.

 

October 18

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Neset Ozel, Assistant Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, invited by Dr. Christy Hagan.

 

In-Person

October 25

11:00 a.m.

 

 

November 1

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Alexandria Miller, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa, invited by Dr. Lejla Zubcevic.

 

In-Person

November 8

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Russell A. DeBose-Boyd, Professor, Beatrice and Miguel Elias Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science, Department of Molecular Genetics, UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

 

In-Person

November 15

11:00 a.m.

Dr. Kimberly Reynolds, Associate Professor, Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics/Biophysics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, invited by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse.

 

In-Person

November 22

11:00 a.m.

 

November 29

Thanksgiving-no seminar

No seminar

 

December 6

11:00 a.m.

 

December 13

11:00 a.m.

 

 

December 20

11:00 a.m.

 

Past Formal Seminars

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
1080 HLSIC ,  Mailstop 3030
Kansas City, KS 66160-7421