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15TH ANNUAL RETREAT

 

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS PROGRAM Wednesday, September 18, 2014

Wadsworth Mansion – Long Hill Estate

421 Wadsworth Street, Middletown, CT 06457

 

 

9:15 am          Breakfast and Poster setup

10:00 am        Introductory remarks by Provost and VPAA Ruth Striegel Weissman

10:15 am        Edwin Antony (PhD ’05)

     Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, University of Utah

ATP driven Nitrogen Reduction by Nitrogenase - a Two Cylinder Molecular Machine

11.00 am        Colin Aitken (BA ’03)

    Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health

          Intermediate events during eukaryotic translation initiation, and the role of eIF3.

11:45 am        Poster session

12:15 pm        LUNCH

1:15 pm          Psyche Loui

     Assistant Professor, Psychology Dept. Neuroscience and Behavior Program

Action and Perception in the Musical Brain

2:15 pm          Poster session

3:15 pm          Mike Robinson

                      Assistant Professor, Psychology Dept. Neuroscience and Behavior Program

Optogenetically Targeting Desire

4:15 pm          Keynote Speaker – Dr. Jay Levy (‘60)

     Professor, Department of Medicine

     University of California, San Francisco

 HIV Discovery to Research Achievements and Future Challenges

5:30 pm          Reception

Sponsors: NIGMS Molecular Biophysics Training Grant GM08271, Chemistry and MB&B departments