Biological Chemistry Seminars - Fall 2013
Mondays at 4:00 p.m., Hall-Atwater Laboratories 84

(*) Special note: This seminar will be held in Shanklin 107.

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
January 27 Daniel Czyzyk, Graduate Chemistry, Taylor Group  "Investigating the Catalytic Mechanism of E. coli Heptosyltransferase I."
February 3 Dr. Miho Sakato MB&B, Hingorani Group "How does MutS-MutL interaction initiate DNA repair following mismatch recognition."
February 10 Yan Li, Graduate MB&B, Mukerji Group "Global and local conformational studies of mismatched duplex DNA upon Msh2-Msh6 binding by steady-state and time-resolved fluorescence."
February 17 Biophysical Society Conference
February 24 Katie Kaus, Graduate MB&B, Olson Group "Structure and Glycan-Binding Properties of the Vibrio vulnificus Hemolysin β-Trefoil Lectin."
March 3 Shreya Sawant, Graduate MB&B, Hingorani Group "Investigation of the link between DNA replication and mismatch repair."
March 24 Dr. Juan Liu MB&B, Hingorani Group "The role of "switch residues" of RFC in loading PCNA clamps onto replicating DNA."
March 31 Swastik De, Graduate MB&B, Olson Group "Vibrio cholerae cytolysin monomer to pore formation - steps in between." 
April 14 Kinjal Dave, Graduate Chemistry, Pratt Group

"Reactivity of membrane-bound PBPs with small substate analogs."

April 21 Sudipta Lahiri, Graduate MB&B, Mukerji Group

"Investigating the Binding Parameters of Histone H1 to the Holliday Junction."

April 28

Bo Song, Graduate MB&B, Hingorani Groups

"Impact of PCNA-FEN1-DNA interactions on FEN1 activity."

May 5

 Shu Zhang, BA/MA     Chemistry, Bolton Group  

"Masking DNA single-strand break (SSB): new way to approach cancer treatment."