Biological Chemistry Seminars - Fall 2023
Coordinated by Dr. Colin Smith, Professor of Chemistry 

Seminars held on Mondays at 12 PM in ESC 139
CHEM587 / MB&B587





September 18 Aiden Parente / Alexis Papavasiliou Calter Lab An Interdisciplinary Approach to Glutathione Peroxidase Knockdown
September 25 Alex Hinbest Olson Lab Decoding the Matrix: Structure-Guided Exploration of the V. Cholerae Adhesin-Exopolysaccharide Interaction
October 2 Owen Rogers Smith Lab Alchemical Morphing and MD Simulations of SOD1 Deamidation
October 11 Molecular Biophysics Retreat 
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sua Myong, Boston Children's Hospital at Harvard Medical School
Beckham Hall 
October 16 Kat Blejec Smith Lab Probing the Energy Landscape of De Novo Designed Mini Proteins Through Temperature-Dependent Studies
October 23 Fall Break
October 30 Odette Verdejo-Torres Padilla-Benavides Lab Cysteine Rich Protein 2 (CRIP2) is a Cu+ -Responsive Negative Regulator of Myogenesis
November 6 Andrea Baez-Gonzalez Padilla-Benavides Lab Functional effect of Indole-3 Carbinol in the Viability and Invasive properties of Cultured Cancer Cells 
November 13 Denzel Bonilla Pinto Padilla-Benavides Lab (Calter) OBM Inhibits the Migration and Invasive Capabilities of Cancer Cell lines by inducing Mitochondrial Oxidative stress
November 20 Ishraq Wasif Smith Lab Designing/Optimizing Mini Fluorescent Activating Proteins (mFAPs)
November 27 Ranjuna Weerasekera Olson Lab Vibrio Cholerae Biofilm Dispersal: Investigating the Role of RbmB
December 4 Fernando Caballero Thayer Lab Analyzing the Molecular Dynamics of p53