BMB Seminars

August 31, 2018

Dr. Jack Johnson,

The Scripps Research Institute

“Three Dimensional Structures of Viruses Determined by CryoEM: Past, Present, and Future”  

Host: Dr. Andrew Routh

September 4, 2018

Linda Kenney, PhD, Edna Hu, PhD,
Felix Margadant, PhD and
Michael Sheetz, PhD

“Super-Resolution Microscopy:
Discovering How Molecules Work In Vivo”

Special Seminar

September 6, 2018

Dr. Junji Chen

Host: Dr. Satya Prakash

September 13, 2018



September 19, 2018

Dr. Erica Ollman Saphire

“Broad ebolavirus and Lassa virus neutralization: key sites and engineering for improved activity”  

Host: Graduate Student Organization

September 27, 2018

Dr. Lawrence Sowers

"Developments toward the pharmacological management of glioblastoma"
Host: Dr. Wlodek Bujalowski

October 4, 2018

Dr. Andrew Sikora

“The chicken egg chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) as a versatile platform for cancer research”
Host: Dr. Stanley Watowich

October 11, 2018

Dr. Tuli Mukhopadhyay

“Our lab’s journey to inhibit Alphavirus assembly”
Host: Dr. Andrew Routh

October 18, 2018

Dr. James C. Lee

“Asymmetric structural- and energetic-landsacpe in regulating the nature of allostery in a homo-dimeric protein”
Host Dr. Kay Choi

October 26, 2018

Dr. Yoel Sadovsky

"Placental-maternal-fetal communication via packaged molecular signals" 
Host: Graduate Student Organization

November 1, 2018



November 8, 2018



November 15, 2018

Dr. Eda Yildirim

“Balancing X chromosome Dosage: Mechanistic Insights and Impact on Cancer”
Host: Dr. Muge Kuyumcu-Martinez

November 22, 2018



November 28, 2018

Dr. Ben Stanton

"New insights into altered epigenetic repression and topology: studies of chromatin remodeling in cancer"
Faculty Candidate Seminar

November 29, 2018

Dr. Richard Kuhn

"Assembly, maturation and infectivity of flaviviruses"
Host:Dr. Pei Yong Shi

December 6, 2018

Dr. Kristen Lynch

"RNA Processing and the Human Immune System - a story of CELF control"
Host: Dr. Mariano Garcia-Blanco

December 20, 2018



January 3, 2019



January 10, 2019

Dr. Philip Scherer

"The Multifaceted Roles of Adipocytes: Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes and Beyond"
Host: Dr. Stan Watowich

January 15, 2019

Dr. Jeffrey Liu

Faculty Candidate Seminar

“G Protein-Coupled Receptor Biased Signaling Illustrated at Multiple Levels”

January 17, 2019

Dr. Charles Brenner

“Boosting Metabolism with Nicotinamide Riboside: Full Circle From Milk”

Host: Dr. Stan Watowich

January 22, 2019

Dr. Shannon Stephens

Faculty Candidate Seminar

“Regulation and Function of Kisspeptin Neurons: lessons from mouse models”

January 24, 2019

Dr. Adam Lauring

“RNA virus mutation rates, another spandrel?”
Host: Dr. Andrew Routh

January 31, 2019

Dr. William "Ted" Diehl

Faculty Candidate Seminar

February 7, 2019

Dr. Mythreye Karthikeyan

Faculty Candidate Seminar




February 18, 2019 Monday 4PM

Dr. Rachel Arey

Faculty Candidate Seminar

February 25, 2019 Monday 9AM

Dr. Anthony Mustoe

Faculty Candidate Seminar

February 28, 2019 4PM

Dr. Cunqi Ye

“An unforeseen metabolic function for phospholipid and histone methylation”
Faculty Candidate Seminar

March 5, 2019 Tuesday 4PM

Dr. Michelle Ward

Faculty Candidate Seminar

March 14, 2019

Dr. E. Brad Thompson

"Glucocorticoids, Allostery and Apoptosis"

March 26, 2019

Dr. Joyce Wong

"The Henipavirus Cell Entry Machinery: from Structure to Function"

Faculty Candidate Seminar

March 28, 2019



April 1, 2019 Monday 4PMDr. Jennifer CashFaculty Candidate Seminar
April 4, 2019

Dr. Satya Prakash

“Roles and mechanisms of human translesion synthesis DNA polymerases” 
Host: Dr. Wlodek Bujalowski

April 18, 2019

Dr. Yu-Hsiu (Eric) Wang

"Phosphoinositides, actin and DNA repair: Roles of nuclear phosphoinositides in early DNA damage signaling"
Host: Michael Sheetz

April 25, 2019



May 2, 2019

Dr. Micah Luftig

“A New Temporal Model for EBV-Mediated B-Cell Transformation”
Host: Dr. Mariano Garcia-Blanco

May 9, 2019



May 16, 2019



May 23, 2019



May 30, 2019



Seminar Series Contact Information


Dr. Kay Choi
Phone: (409) 747-1402
Route: 0647


Gloria Avery
Phone: (409) 747-8600
Route: 1061