Biochemistry Seminar Series 2014–15

All seminars are at noon Thursdays in room L4.176 (Unless otherwise noted).

DateSpeaker and
Lecture Title
Dec. 4 Kevan M. Shokat, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
University of California, San Francisco

"Chemical strategies for treating cancer and neurodegeneration in an allele-specific manner: K-Ras G12C and PINK1"
Joe Ready, Ph.D.
Jan. 29 Wilfred A. van der Donk, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Illinois
John MacMillan, Ph.D.
March 5 Ronald Breaker, Ph.D.
Professor, Yale University

“Prospects for riboswitch and ribozyme discovery”
Richard Bruick, Ph.D.
March 19 Dirk Trauner, Ph.D.
Professor, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
Jef De Brabander, Ph.D.
April 2 Joseph P. Noel, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Nick Grishin, Ph.D.
April 14 (Tues.) Suzanne Walker, Ph.D.
Professor, Harvard Medical School

“The split personality of O-GlcNAc transferase”
D. Nijhawan, M.D., Ph.D.
April 15 (Wed.) A.L. Chilton Lectureship in Biochemistry 

Takao Kondo, Ph.D.
Professor, Nagoya University  
"Measuring time of a day in cyanobacteria by circadian clock protein KaiC"

Location: Excellence in Education Foundation Auditorium,
Simmons Biomedical Research Building 
April 16 Rachel Green, Ph.D.
Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Ribosome profiling and biochemistry uncovers mechanisms of mRNA surveillance”
Ben Tu, Ph.D.