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CSB Co-sponsored Seminars 2021-2022

SeminarSpeakerDate
Frontiers in BiochemistryTanja Mittag, PhD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
September 24, 2021
Frontiers in Biochemistry Seminar
The Richard Armstrong Mentoring Award Lecture
Chuck Sanders, PhD
Biochemistry
October 1, 2021

MBTP/CSB Seminar Series 2021-2022

The 2021-2022 seminars will be held in-person in 1220 MRB3, as long as it is safe to do so.
Please note the new meeting time: 12:20pm - 1:10pm.
DateSpeakerTitle
September 7, 2021Ben Spiller, PhD
Pharmacology
"The Human IgE Response to Peanut Allergens: First Steps"
September 21, 2021Eli McDonald
Plate and Meiler Labs
"Molecular Chaperone Evaluation of CFTR Folding"
September 28, 2021
Postdoc Seminar
Pankaj Sharma, PhD
Iverson Lab
"Assembly of respiratory complex II"
October 5, 2021Allison Walker, PhD
Chemistry
"Predicting Natural Product Activities with Machine Learning"
October 19, 2021James Hayes
Burnette Lab
"A role for non-muscle alpha-actinins in cardiac myocyte sarcomerogenesis"
October 26, 2021
Postdoc Seminar
Rachana Tomar, PhD
Stone Lab
"Deciphering the mutagenic signature of aflatoxin B1 damage to the genome"
November 2, 2021Walter Chazin, PhD
Biochemistry and Chemistry
"What is integrative structural biology and how is it used for understanding dynamic protein machinery?"
November 16, 2021Natalie Wallace
Jackson Lab
November 30, 2021
RCR Special Session
Borden Lacy, PhD
Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
"RCR in the Climate of Climate Change"
December 7, 2021Ray Blind, PhD
Biochemistry and Medicine
December 21, 2021Abigail Neininger
Burnette Lab
"A novel automated image analysis tool uncovers the role of myosin II-based contraction in cardiac myocyte sarcomere assembly"
January 11, 2022Yi Ren, PhD
Biochemistry
January 18, 2022
Karpay Award Presentation
TBA
January 25, 2022
RCR Special Session
Will Wan, PhD
Biochemistry
“Access and Transparency in Academic Publishing”
February 1, 2022Erkan Karakas, PhD
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
February 15, 2022Maddie Johnson
Lang Lab
February 22, 2022
RCR Special Session
Hassane Mchaourab, PhD
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
“Statistical significance: Dos and Don’ts”
March 1, 2022John Yang, PhD
Chemistry
March 15, 2022Clint Holt
Georgiev Lab
March 22, 2022Chuck Sanders, PhD
Biochemistry
March 29, 2022
Special Seminar
Kaitlyn Ledwich, PhD
Chemistry
April 5, 2022Mike Stone, PhD
Chemistry
April 19, 2022John Cordoba
Chazin Lab
May 3, 2022Brandt Eichman, PhD
Biological Sciences
May 17, 2022Matthew Petrovich
Eichman Lab
May 24, 2022
RCR Special Session
QJ Zhou, PhD
Cell and Developmental Biology
June 7, 2022Lauren Jackson, PhD
Biological Sciences
June 21, 2022Matt Rogers
Zanic Lab
June 28, 2022
RCR Special Session
July 7, 2022Richard Sando, PhD
Pharmacology and Vanderbilt Brain Institute
July 19, 2022Velia Garcia
Chazin Lab
July 26, 2022
RCR Special Session
August 2, 2022Jens Meiler, PhD
Chemistry
August 16, 2022Kayla Hess
Buchanan Lab
August 30, 2022
RCR Special Session
September 6, 2022Teru Nakagawa, PhD
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
September 20, 2022Shannon Smith
Meiler Lab
September 27, 2022
RCR Special Session

CSB Faculty Meeting

The CSB Faculty Meeting will be held via Zoom at 12:00pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month until it is safe to meet in-person. In-person meetings will be held in 5131 MRB3 at 12:00 pm, unless otherwise noted.
DateFaculty Presenter
July 13, 2021Business Meeting
August 10, 2021Ingrid Verhamme, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
September 14, 2021CANCELLED
October 12, 2021Walter Chazin, Biochemistry and Chemistry
November 9, 2021Nancy Carrasco, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
December 14, 2021John Yang, Chemistry
January 2022CANCELLED