Biochemistry Seminars (Fall 2017)

Biochemistry Seminars (Fall 2017)

September 8 
Kenichi Yokoyama, Duke University Medical Center    Hosted by the Biochemistry Department
Radically Novel Mechanisms in Cofactor and Antibiotic Related Pathways

September 22 
James Wang, Harvard University    Hosted by Professor Paul Modrich
Footnotes and Conjectures in Topoisomerase Studies: In Memory of Dr. Tao-Shih Hsieh
*Hsieh Memorial Lecture – 103 Bryan Research Building at 12:00 noon

September 29
Anthony Vecchiarelli, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor    Hosted by Professors Maria Schumacher and Paul Erickson
The ParA/MinD Family of ATPases Surf Biological Surfaces to Position DNA, Cell Division, and Organelles

October 6 
Shee-Mei Lok, National University of Singapore    Hosted by Professor Richard Brennan
The Structures of Dengue and Zika Viruses  

October 13            
Eduardo Perozo, University of Chicago    Hosted by Professor Hunghe Yang
On Symmetry and the Gating Mechanism of a Ligand-Gated Ion Channel

October 27     
Eva Nogales, University of California, Berkeley    Hosted by Professor Vann Bennett
Mechanistic Insights From the Cryo-EM Structures of Protein Complexes in Regulation of Gene Expression

November 10 
Charles Richardson, Harvard Medical School    Hosted by Professor Richard Brennan
The Replisome of Phage T7: A Remarkable Molecular Machine
*Modrich Distinguished Lecture – 103 Bryan Research Building at 12:00 noon

December 1
Anna Marie Pyle, Yale University    Hosted by Professor Amanda Hargrove
Visualizing the Architectural Features of lincRNA Molecules and Connecting Structure to Function

December 4
Eric Gouaux, Oregon Health & Science University    Hosted by the Biochemistry Students
*Nozaki Memorial Lecture – 103 Bryan Research Building at 1:00 pm

Seminars are held on Fridays in Room 147, Nanaline Duke Building at 12:OO noon. Memorial Lectures are held at 1:30 p.m. in 103 Bryan Research Building. Coffee will be available 15 minutes before the start of each seminar.