2011 Spring Seminars

TUESDAYS at 11:00 AM - unless otherwise noted


January 6: (Thur @ 11 AM)  William Greenleaf, Harvard

“Making Light Work In Biology: Observing Transcription & Rna Folding With Optical Tweezers

Bioinform  1131

Host:  Jack Griffith

January 11:  Oscar Alzate, UNC Cell & Develop. Biology

“The Membrane Bound State Of Cry1a Toxins”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  Leslie Parise

January 18:  Tobin Sosnick, University of Chicago

“Multiple Aspects Of Protein Folding”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  B. Kuhlman

January 20: (Thur @ 2 PM)  Sophie Dumont, Harvard Medical

“Mechanical Forces In Cell Division”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  Barry Lentz

January 25:  Zhucheng Chen, UT Southwestern

“Structure And Control Mechanism Of The Actin Regulatory Wave Complex”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  B. Kuhlman

January 26:  Artem Barski, NHLBI

“Exploring The T Cell Epigenome: Poised Genes And T Cell Memory”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  Brian Strahl

February 1:  Brian Dominy, Clemson University

“Molecular Mechanics Studies Into The Evolution Of Enzyme Function”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  N. Dokholyan

February 7: (Mon @ 4 PM)  Qi Zhang, UCLA

“DNA Activation Of RNA Functions”

Pagano, LCCC

Host:  S. Campbell

February 8:  Rick Assoian, University of Pennsylvania

“Regulation Of The Extracellular Matrix, Tissue Stiffness, And Cell Cycling By Apolipoprotein E And Hdl”

Pagano, LCCC

Host:  Leslie Parise

February 10: (Thur @ 2 PM)  Tomasz Religa, University of Toronto

“The Gating Mechanism Of An Archael Proteasome”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  S. Campbell

February 14: (Mon @ 2 PM)  Sergey Solomatin, Stanford

“Assembly Of Macromolecular Machines: Lessons From Rna Folding Studies”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  N. Dokholyan

February 15:  J. Victor Garcia-Martinez, UNC CFAR

“The Biochemical Basis Of HIV/Aids”

Bioinform  1131

Host: Leslie Parise

February 22:  Anja-Katrin Bielinsky, University of Minnesota

“DNA Damage Signals At The Replication Fork”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  Jean Cook

March 1:  Brenda Temple, UNC Biochemistry & Biophysics

“The Effect Of Dynamic Motion In The Helical Domain On Gα Activation”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  Leslie Parise

March 3: (Thur @ 11 AM)  Gang Wang, Rockefeller

“Epigenetic Regulation Of Differentiation And Development: Histone Methylations And Their Effectors”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  Yi Zhang

March 8:  Joan Steitz, Yale ***Mary Ellen Jones Distinguished Women In Science Talk***

“Noncoding RNA: With A Viral Twist”

2204 MBRB

Host: Students

March 15:  Montserrat Samso, Virginia Commonwealth

“Structure-Function Of The Ryanodine Receptor By Cryo-Electron Microscopy”

2204 MBRB

Host:  G. Meissner

March 22:  Charles Carter, UNC Biochemistry & Biophysics

“Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases: possible origins and molecular mechanisms leading to the evolution of enhanced catalytic activity, specificity, and allostery

Bioinform  1131

Host:  H. Dohlman

March 29:  Michael Hampsey, Rutgers

“Gene Loops And RNA Pol Ii Transcription”

Bioinform  1131

Host: Brian Strahl

April 5:  Rodney Camire, University of Pennsylvania

“Basic And Translational Advances Along The Common Pathway”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  R. Majumder

April 12:  Michael Caplow, UNC Biochemistry & Biophysics

“The End Of Microtubules”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  Leslie Parise

April 19:  Michael Terns, University of Georgia

“A Small-RNA Based Prokaryotic Immune System”

Bioinform  1131

Host:  Bill Marzluff