Biological Chemistry Seminars - Fall 2021
Coordinated by Professor Erika Taylor
Professor of Chemistry 

Seminars held on Mondays at 12 PM in HA 84
unless otherwise stated
CHEM587 / MB&B587

 Date

 Name

 Affiliation

 Title

Sept. 6

Welcome Meeting

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Sept. 13

Bakar Hassan

Taylor Lab, Wesleyan University

New Insights Into the Dynamics and Inhibition of Heptosyltransferase I Through Molecular Dynamic Simulations

Sept. 20

 Jay Kim 

Holmes Lab, Wesleyan University

Demonstrating a Role for Histone H2A.Z in DNA Double Strand Break Repair and Chromosome Stability

Sept. 27

Simon Van Deursen 

O'Neil Lab, Wesleyan University

The Impact of the C9ORF72 Repeat Expansion Mutation on hiPSC-derived Astrocytes and Their Role in ALS Pathology

Oct. 4 Clorice Reinhardt Hammes-Schiffer Lab, Yale University 

Conformational Influences on Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Reactions in Ribonucleotide Reductase

Oct. 11 No seminar  -- --
Oct. 13 Molecular Biophysics Retreat
Oct. 18 Oliver Cho  Smith Lab, Wesleyan University 

Modifying Miniprotein EHEE_rd2_0005 to Adopt a Single Conformational State

Oct. 25  Fall Break  --

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Nov. 1 Josh Dudley  Smith Lab, Wesleyan University 

Title of the Colloquium: TBD

Nov. 8 Brynn Assignon  Taylor Lab, Wesleyan University  Taylored Enzymes: Creating Chimeric Protein Libraries for Glycodiversification Through Domain Swapping;  And GtfB Characterization Through CD Spectroscopy
Nov. 15 Mikayla Mclaughlin  O'Neil Lab, Wesleyan University 

Title of the Colloquium: TBD

Nov. 22 Justin Nguyen Smith Lab, Wesleyan University 

Title of the Colloquium: TBD