Biological Chemistry Seminars - Spring 2018
Coordinated by Prof. Manju Hingorani
Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Hall-Atwater Laboratories 84 - 12:00 p.m. - Mondays





February 19 Bo Song Hingorani Lab “Positioning of the 5' flap junction in the active site limits the rate of FEN1-catalyzed DNA cleavage”
February 26 Juan Liu Hingorani Lab "How to build a kinetic model for RFC-catalyzed PCNA loading mechanism"
March 5 Katie Kaus Olson Lab "Structural Investigation of Bacterial Virulence Factors"
March 12 Spring Break
March 19 Spring Break
March 26 Xiaoming Ren, PhD Pyle (Yale) "Structural basis for recognition of IL-1α by a modified DNA aptamer that specifically inhibits IL-1α signaling"
April 2 Brandon Case Hingorani Lab "Coordinated Actions of Two Pairs of ATPase Sites on UvrADuring Initiation of Nucleotide Excision Repair"
April 9 Anne Kaplan Alexandrescu (UCONN) "Protein Yoga. Conformational Flexibility of a Novel Fold"
April 16 Sudipta Lahiri Mukerji Lab "Elucidation of the Structural and Functional Role of MutSγ in Meiotic Recombination using Structural Modeling and Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy"
April 23 Zane Lombardo Mukerji Lab “Characterizing the Binding Interactions of Mouse Linker Histone H1 with Nucleosomes”
April 30 Tithi Banerjee Oliver Lab "Elucidation of the Dynamics of SecA-SecYEG interactions and its role in pre-protein translocation in Escherichia coli"
May 7 [No seminar]