Biological Chemistry Seminars - Spring 2021
Coordinated by Professor Alison O'Neil
Professor of Chemistry 

Seminars held virtually on Mondays at 12 PM 
unless otherwise stated
CHEM588 / MB&B588





February 15


*Brief Class Meeting*


February 22

Joshua Powell, PhD


Working in Industry Series

March 1

Feodore Price, PhD

5AM Ventures and Harvard University

Working in Industry Series

March 8

Sandra Lopez, PhD

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Working in Industry Series

March 15

Marisa Plescia

Cosmetic Chemist, Bell Laboratories; Chair, Society of Cosmetic Chemists

Working in Industry Series

March 22

Angelika Rafalowski

Dr. Erika A. Taylor Lab

Expansion and Characterization of the Protocatechuate Dioxygenase Superfamily

March 29

Mikayla Mclaughlin

Dr. Alison O'Neil Lab

Investigation of the Biochemical Landscape, Cellular Environment, and Pathogenicity of SOD1, an ALS Linked Protein

April 5

Eric Zanderigo

Dr. Alison O'Neil Lab

Analysis of the Structure, Propagation, and Motor Neuron-Selective Pathogenicity of Misfolded SOD1 in ALS

April 12

Kat Blejec

Dr. Colin Smith Lab

Title of the Seminar: TBD

April 19

Camille Chossis

Dr. Alison O'Neil Lab

The C9ORF72 mutation and its effect on astrocyte inflammation in a Human stem cell model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia

April 26

Brynn Assignon

Dr. Erika A. Taylor Lab

Taylored Enzymes: Creating Chimeric Protein Libraries for Glycodiversification Through Domain Swapping

May 3

Colleen Castro

Dr. Erika A. Taylor Lab

Computationally and Experimentally Determining Inhibitors of Heptosyltransferase I

May 10

Jacob Greene

Dr. Alison O'Neil Lab

A synthetic portal into the genome enables controlled transgenesis in differentiating human stem cells