Biochemistry Seminar Series, 2016-2017

The NIH Common Fund High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program: Supporting exceptionally creative scientists with highly innovative research ideas at all career stages 

DateSpeaker/TitleHost
Nov. 17 Oleg Volkov, Ph.D.
Instructor, UT Southwestern, Pharmacology
“Allostery in motion: Trypanosoma Brucei Enzyme Brought to Life by a Dead Paralog” 
Meg Phillips, Ph.D.
Dec. 15 Ting Han, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
“Drugging the Undruggable: A Class of Selective Anti-cancer Sulfonamides Function by Promoting the Degradation of a Splicing Factor”
Deepak Nijhawan, M.D., Ph.D.
Jan. 5 Jared Rutter, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Utah
“Allosteric Modulation:  From Preclinical Concepts to Clinical Candidates and Beyond’
Richard Bruick, Ph.D.
Jan. 19 Catherine Grimes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, The University of Delaware
"Peptidoglycan and You: Perfect Together?"
Jennifer Kohler, Ph.D.
Jan. 26 Bin Xu, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
“Selective Rearrangements of Reactive Ylides”
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
Mar. 2 Michelle Chang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
TBA
Jennifer Kohler, Ph.D.
Mar. 16 Masato Kato, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
TBA
Steve McKnight, Ph.D.
Mar. 23 Matthew LaMar.e, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
TBA
Jef De Brabander, Ph.D.
Apr. 20 Yibing Wang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
TBA

Qinghua Liu, Ph.D.

Apr. 27 Gray, Nathanael, Ph.D.
Professor, Harvard Medical School
TBA
Ken Westover, M.D., Ph.D.
May 4 Santanu Panda, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
“Synthetic Utility of Dihydopyridine and Indole Boronate Esters”
Joseph Ready, Ph.D.
May 18 William Israelsen, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
“Lessons in Metabolic Control from Hibernating Mice”
Richard Bruick, Ph.D.
May 24
4 p.m.
Wednesday
A.L. CHILTON LECTURESHIP IN BIOCHEMISTRY

Judith P. Klinman, Ph.D.
Professor, University of California, Berkeley
TBA
Excellence in Education Foundation Auditorium
Simmons Biomedical Research Building
Meg Phillips, Ph.D.