Seminar Series - Fall 2017-2018 Seminar Series

Thursdays, 4:00 pm, Basic Science Auditorium, 2.212

September 7, 2017 Dr. Muge Kuyumcu-Martinez Host: Dr. Garcia-Blanco
September 14, 2017 Dr. Tanya Paull, Professor in Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Univ. of Texas at Austin “Regulation of stress responses by the protein kinase ATM”
Host: Dr. Maga Rowicka
September 21, 2017 Dr. Brian Black Host: Dr. Muge Martinez
September 28, 2017 Dr. Maga Rowicka Host: Dr. Garcia-Blanco
October 5, 2017 Dr. Monte Pettitt "The hydrophobic effect: what it is and what it is not"
Host: Dr. Wlodek Bujalowski
October 6, 2017
Friday 1:00 pm
Dr. Xi Zhou, Professor and Deputy Directo, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences “Antiviral RNAi Immunity from Insects to Humans”
Host: Pei-Yong Shi
October 12, 2017 Dr. Michael Diamond, Washington University School of Medicine “Zika Virus Pathogenesis and Immunity”
Host: Pei-Yong Shi
October 19, 2017    
October 26, 2017    
November 2, 2017 Dr. Nancy Maizels, University of Washington Medical School "Repair of DNA Nicks: Implications for Cancer, Applications to Gene Therapy"
Host: Dr., Pei Yong Shi
November 9, 2017 Dr. Daniel Duroche, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Sinai Health System
"Charting the Genetic Architecture of the Response to DNA Damage"
Host: Maga Rowicka
November 16, 2017 Dr. Keun Seok Seo, Mississippi State University "Mechanism of immunosuppression by staphylococcal superantigen"
Host Dr. Kay Choi
November 23, 2017 THANKSGIVING  
November 30, 2017 Dr. Paul Ahlquist, UW Carbone Cancer Center "Cryo-EM Tomography Reveals Unsuspected Features of Viral RNA Replication Organelles"Host: Dr. Kay Choi
December 7, 2017    
Tuesday December 12, 2017 Dr. Thomas Horvath, Univ. Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Developmental procedures for creating rugged and robust targeted LC-MS/MS-based bioanalytical methods
Host: Dr. Bill Russell
January 4, 2018    
January 11, 2018    
January 18, 2018 Dr. Patrick Sung, Yale University

“Chromosome Damage Repair and Tumor Suppression via the BRCA Axis”

January 25, 2018 Dr. Stanley Lemon “ESCRT Complexes and Hepatitis A Pathogenesis”
Host: Dr. Mariano Garcia-Blanco
February 1, 2018 Dr. Michael MacCoss "Improving the Robustness and Commutability of Quantitative Protein Measurements"
Host: Dr. Rovshan Sadygov
February 8, 2018    
February 15, 2018    
February 22, 2018 Dr. Shirish Shelinokar, Emeritus Professor,Duke NUS Medical School, Singapore “Stress-mediated Changes in Global mRNA Translation and Chronic Human Disease"
Host: Dr. Mariano Garcia-Blanco
March 1, 2018 Dr. Ondine Cleaver, UT Southwestern Medical Center "Molecular regulation of biological tube formation"
Host: Dr. Muge Martinez
March 8, 2018    
March 15, 2018 Dr. James Wohlschlegel Host: Dr. Rovshan Sadygov
March 22, 2018    
March 29, 2018    
April 5, 2018 Dr. Aillong Ke, Cornell University "Structure and mechanism of RNA-based adaptive immunity, the CRISPR-Cas system"
Host Dr. Kay Choi
April 12, 2018 Dr. Aaron Goldstrohm “Mechanisms of mRNA Regulation by Pumilio Proteins: Master Regulators of Development, Fertility, and Neurological Functions”
Host: Dr. Eric Wagner
April 19, 2018 Dr. Erica Ollman Saphire  
May 1, 2018 Dr. Sam Mesiano “Exploiting the Progesterone Conundrum to Prevent Preterm Birth”
Host: Graduate Student Organization
May 3, 2018 Dr. Karen Adelman “Making sense of non-coding transcription”
Host: Graduate Student Organization
May 10, 2018    
May 17, 2018 Dr. Andy Kudlicki, UTMB "Digital Biology"
Host: Dr. Mariano Garcia-Blanco
May 24, 2018 Dr. Robert Jordan “Remdesavir (GS-5734): A Broad Spectrum Antiviral for the Treatment of Ebola, Coronaviruses, and other Infections with High Outbreak Potential”
Host: Dr. Pei-Yong Shi
May 31, 2018 Dr. Joe DeRisi “Metagenomics for Infectious Diseases”
Host: Dr. Pei-Yong Shi
June 14, 2018 Dr. Sheemei Lok, Duke-NUS Medical School "Zika virus and its antibody structures"
Host: Dr. Marc Morais
Seminar Series Contact Information
Chair Coordinator
Dr. Wlodek Bujalowski
PHONE: (409) 772-5634
FAX: (409) 772-6334
ROUTE: 1068
Rebecca Whitton
PHONE: (409) 772-8071
ROUTE: 1068