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CSB Co-sponsored Seminars 2022-2023

Apex Lecture SeriesVolker Dötsch, PhD
Goethe University
May 22, 2023
4:00 pm
1220 MRB3
VI4 Seminar SeriesDavid Savage, PhD
UC Berkeley
May 23, 2023
10:30 am
512 Light Hall

MBTP/CSB Seminar Series 2022-2023

The 2022-2023 seminars will be held in-person in 1220 MRB3, as long as it is safe to do so.
Please note the meeting time: 12:20pm - 1:10pm.
September 6, 2022Richard Sando, PhD
Pharmacology and Vanderbilt Brain Institute
"Signaling Mechanisms and Biological Functions of the Adhesion-class GPCRs"
September 20, 2022William Weeks
Buchanan Lab
"Developing nonperturbative spectroscopic approaches for characterizing heterogenous ensembles during protein self-assembly"
October 4, 2022Galina Lepesheva, PhD
"CYP51: evolutionary origins, structural basis for catalytic conservation, and druggability across phylogeny"
October 18, 2022Jenny Tran
Brown Lab
"The structural basis of autoregulation in heme biosynthesis initiation"
October 25, 2022Lauren Jackson, PhD
Biological Sciences
"Feedback: the good, the bad, & the ugly"
November 1, 2022Ray Blind, PhD
Medicine, Pharmacology and Biochemistry
"A novel nuclear receptor drug screen reveals new compounds and new structural mechanisms of LRH-1 regulation"
November 15, 2022Hope Woods
Meiler Lab
"Computational Modeling and Prediction of Deletion Mutations"
November 29, 2022
RCR Special Session
Lauren Buchanan, PhD
Allison Walker, PhD
"Peer Review"
December 6, 2022Breann Brown, PhD
"Structure-Based Insights into Control of Heme Biosynthesis"
December 13, 2022
*Note date change
Haley Stubbs
Iverson Lab
"Structural and biochemical characterization of α2,6 sialyltransferases for future probe development"
January 10, 2023
*Note date change
Gregor Neuert, PhD
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
"Mechanisms of long noncoding RNA regulation during X-chromosome inactivation"
January 24, 2023
Ivette Perez, Iverson Lab
Karpay Award Presentation
"Arrestin Development, next episode?"
January 31, 2023
RCR Special Session
Sun Peck, PhD
Medicine, Biochemistry and Biomedical Engineering
"Considering biological variables across basic science research: what are you missing?"
February 7, 2023Tina Iverson, PhD
"An evolving view of mitochondrial complex II – alternative assemblies, respiration, signaling, and beyond"
February 21, 2023Abraheem Khouqeer
Neuert Lab
"Investigation of Cell Death Signaling in T Cells Under Hyperosmotic Stress"
February 28, 2023
RCR Special Session
Ray Blind, PhD
Medicine, Pharmacology and Biochemistry
"Mentoring Undergraduates in Biomedical Research"
March 14, 2023
* New date*
Walter Chazin, PhD
Director, Molecular Biophysics Training Program
"MBTP/CSB Student Feedback Meeting"
This meeting is for ALL students in MBTP and CSB labs.
March 21, 2023Julissa Burgos
Tyska Lab
"Dissecting mechanisms of actin pedestal formation induced by Enterohemorrhagic E. coli"
March 28, 2023
*Note date change
Ivelin Georgiev, PhD
Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
"Rethinking the spectrum of antibody-antigen specificities"
April 4, 2023Dylan Burnette, PhD
Cell and Developmental Biology
"The role of a-actinin paralogs in cardiac hypertrophy and contractile force production"
April 18, 2023Reecan J. Juarez
Yang Lab
"LassoHTP: a Tool for Lasso Peptide Design and Discovery"
April 25, 2023
RCR Special Session
Jens Meiler, PhD
"ChatGPT: Opportunities and Risks in Research and Teaching"
May 2, 2023Matt Tyska, PhD
Cell and Developmental Biology
"Shaping the cell surface with cytoskeletal assembly"
May 16, 2023Kaeli Bryant
Cover Lab
"New Insights into the Structural Assembly of the Helicobacter pylori Cag Type IV Secretion System"
May 23, 2023
RCR Special Session
Breann Brown, PhD
"Performance under Pressure"
May 30, 2023
Postdoc Seminar
Areetha D'Souza, PhD
Chazin Lab
"The scaffolding role of XPA/RPA in Nucleotide Excision Repair"
June 6, 2023Tim Cover, MD
Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
"Molecular architecture of bacterial type IV secretion systems"
June 20, 2023Tyler Huth
Wan Lab
"Elucidating the Mechanism of Phosphatidylserine Exposure During Ebola Virus Assembly"
June 27, 2023
RCR Special Session
Matt Tyska, PhD
Cell and Developmental Biology
July 11, 2023Brett Kroncke, PhD
"Of Hearts and Heredity: The Fickle Dance of KCNH2 Genetics and the Shadow of Cardiac Catastrophe in Mendelian Heartbreak"
July 18, 2023Mason Wilkinson
Sanders Lab
August 1, 2023Will Wan, PhD
August 15, 2023Jessica Taylor
Brown Lab
August 29, 2023
RCR Special Session
John Yang, PhD
September 5, 2023Walter Chazin, PhD
Biochemistry and Chemistry
September 19, 2023Eli McDonald
Meiler and Plate Labs
September 26, 2023
RCR Special Session
Tina Iverson, PhD
October 3, 2023QJ Zhou, PhD
Cell and Developmental Biology

CSB Faculty Meeting

The CSB Faculty Meeting is held in 5131 MRB3 and via Zoom at 12:00pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise noted.
DateFaculty Presenter
April 11, 2023Business Meeting
May 9, 2023QJ Zhou, CDB
June 13, 2023
August 8, 2023
September, 12, 2023
October 10, 2023
November 14, 2023
December 12, 2023