Chemistry

Biological Chemistry Seminars - Spring 2015
Mondays at 4:00 p.m., Hall-Atwater Laboratories 84

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
January 26 No seminar  
February 2 Prof. Patrick Williamson
Cancelled due to weather.
Amherst College

"ATP-dependent transport of phospholipids: cramped quarters and able assistants"

February 9 Biophsical Society Meeting  
February 16 Shreya Sawant, Graduate Wesleyan University, Hingorani Lab "Study of the kinetic mechanism between SecA and signal peptide interaction"
February 23 Katie Kaus, Graduate Wesleyan University, Olson Lab "Hemolysin III: A Transmembrane Protein of Mystery"
March 2 Bo Song, Graduate Wesleyan University, Hingorani Lab "Studying the influence of PCNA on FEN1-catalyzed flap cleavage in DNA replication and repair"
March 23 Yan Li, Graduate Wesleyan University, Mukerji Lab  "Investigation of Global and Local Conformation of Mismatched Duplex DNA upon Msh2-Msh6 Binding using Steady-State and Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy"
March 30 Prof. James Blair Williams College "Development of histidine kinase inhibitors as potential antibiotics"
April 6 Swastik De, Graduate Wesleyan University, Olson Lab "Indentification of the key residues in Vibrio cholerae cytolysin (VCC) involved in membrane recogniton/binding"
April 13 Sudipta Lahiri, Graduate Wesleyan University, Mukerji Lab "Binding Dynamics of Yeast MutS Homologs Msh4-Msh5 with the Holliday Junction"
April 20 Kinjal Dave, Graduate Wesleyan University, Pratt Lab Inhibitian of high molecular mass bacterial DD-Peptidases by a substrate analog"

April 27

Dr. Thomas Christian Yale University, Konigsberg Lab "Investigating the Nucleotide Selection Mechanism of Bacillus stearothermophilus DNA Polymerase I using Förster Resonance Energy Transfer"

May 4

Brandon Case, Graduate Wesleyan University, Hingorani Lab The Dual Role of Msh2-Msh3: Understanding the Mechanism for Initation of Mismatch Repair and Triplet Nucleotide Repeat Expansion"