Biological Chemistry Seminars - Fall 2014
Mondays at 4:00 p.m., Hall-Atwater Laboratories 84


Date Speaker Affiliation


September 18

Biophysics Retreat
Prof. Dr. Jay Levy

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

"HIV Discovery to Research Achievements and Future Challenges"

September 22

Joy Cote, Graduate

Chemistry, Taylor Group

"Investigation of E. coli Heptosyltransferase-1 Dynamics"

September 29

Dr. Christopher Hickey

Yale University, Mark Houchstrasser Group

"Ubiquitin-dependent degradation of a short-lived transcription factor"

October 13

Prof. Sheila Jaswal

Amherst College

"Exploring Protein Folding Landscapes to Understand Nature's Molecular Origami"

October 20

Fall Break

October 27

Dr. Juan Liu

MB&B, Hingorani Group "Investigation of RFC catalytic mechanism for PCNA clamp loading onto primer-template DNA"
November 3

Bushra Husain, Graduate

UConn, Jim Cole Group

"Factors that influence Protein Kinase R dimerization and activation"
November 10

Bharat Lakhani, Graduate

MB&B, Beveridge Group
"Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies of Protein Sectors: Motional Correlations"
November 17

Tyler Daman, Graduate

UConn, Victoria Robinson Group "Intrinsic Structural Disorder Observed in the Cell Regulatory GTPase Nucleostemin"
November 24

Dr. Sunil Kumar

Yale University, Andrew Miranker Group "Small Molecule Enantiomeric Selection by a Pre-Amyloid Toxin"
December 1

Dr. Miho Sakato

MB&B, Hingorani Group "Nucleotide-dependent regulation of DNA mismatch processing by MutS and MutL"