Biological Chemistry Seminars - Fall 2013
Mondays at 4:00 p.m., Hall-Atwater Laboratories 84 - This is a working draft


Date Speaker Affiliation Title
October 7 David Beveridge Wesleyan University

"How does a signal cross a protein? Allosteric Redux."

October 14 Bharat Lakhani MB&B, Beveridge Group

"Sector Analysis of Proteins Based on Molecular Dynamics Simulations: Role of Atomic Fluctuations in Single Domain Allosterism."

October 21 Fall Break
October 28 Kevin Barry Chemistry, Taylor Group

"Tales of Lignin Catabolism."

November 4 Jie Zhang Chemistry, Russu Group

"Molecular mechanisms of sequence-specific transcription termination."

November 11 Xiaoyu (Zoe) Yu  MB&B, Hingorani Group

"Purification and Characterization of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Msh2-Msh3, a Mismatch Repair Protein with a Dark Side".

November 18 Hari Ranpura Chemistry, Bolton Group

"Structure and dynamics of thrombin binding aptamer and its complexes with drug like molecules."

November 25 Joy Cote Chemistry, Taylor Group "Intrinsic Tryptophan Fluorescence of Heptosyltransferase I."