BIOC 704 Seminars in Biophysics
Instructor: Kevin Slep (KSlep@bio.unc.edu)
Time: Monday, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Students present seminars coordinated with the visiting lecturer series of the Program in Molecular and Cellular Biophysics.
BCBP Jan 25 11:00 AM
Elizabeth Kellogg (Cornell)
Host: Brian Kuhlman
Research Area: Cryo-EM structural studies of proteins that are important for genomic organization and integrity
BCBP Feb 8 11:00 AM
Peter Penzes (Northwestern)
Host: Patricia Maness
Research Area: The study of signal transduction networks that regulate the structural and functional plasticity of excitatory synapses. Techniques include 3-D SIM.
BCBP Feb 22 11:00 AM
Lydia Contreras (Univ. Texas Austin)
Host: BCBP Students
Research Area: The study of RNA-protein interactions using experimental and computational approaches.
Pharm Mar 8 4:00 PM
Malaviki (Mali) Raman (Tufts Univ.)
Host: Mike Emanuele
Research Area: Protein quality control: how ubiquitinated proteins are targeted for destruction. Recognition of ubiquitin-modified substrates by p97-adaptor complexes.
Pharm Mar 298 4:00 PM
Rachel Klevit (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Research Area: Structural (NMR), biochemical, and molecular biology approaches to understand molecular recognition, with a focus on protein-protein interactions that play important roles in human disease, including BRCA1 and its role in breast cancer.
CBMC Mar 30 12:20 PM
Gunda Georg (Univ. Minnesota)
Host: Jeff Aube
Research Area: Design, semisynthesis, total synthesis, and evaluation of biologically active agents.
BCBP Apr 5 11:00 AM
Peter Walter (UCSF)
Host: Saskia Neher
Research Area: Unfolded Protein Response. Protein quality control in homeostasis and stress. Protein synthesis, folding, and targeting.
BCBP Apr 12 11:00 AM
Lingjun Li (Univ. Wisconsin-Madison)
Host: Xian Chen
Research Area: Mass spec analysis of neuropeptides and neurotrasmitters towards elucidating their role in neural plasticity and behavior
BCBP Apr 19 11:00 AM
Gabriel Rocklin (Northwestern)
Host: Brian Kuhlman
Research Area: Computational modeling: from protein sequence to determining protein fold, conformational dynamics, and stability