Biochemistry Seminar Series

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
November 17, 2016 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.
December 15, 2016 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.
January 5, 2017 Jared Rutter, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Utah
“Allosteric Modulation:  From Preclinical Concepts to Clinical Candidates and Beyond’
Richard Bruick, Ph.D.
January 26, 2017 Bin Xu, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
“Selective Rearrangements of Reactive Ylides”
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
March 16, 2017 Masato Kato, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
TBA
Steve McKnight, Ph.D.
March 23, 2017 Matthew LaMarche, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
TBA
Jef De Brabander, Ph.D.
April 20, 2017 Yibing Wang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
TBA

Qinghua Liu, Ph.D.

April 27, 2017 Gray, Nathanael, Ph.D.
Professor, Harvard Medical School
TBA
Ken Westover, M.D., Ph.D.
May 4, 2017 Santanu Panda, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
“Synthetic Utility of Dihydopyridine and Indole Boronate Esters”
Joseph Ready, Ph.D.
May 18, 2017 William Israelsen, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern, Biochemistry
“Lessons in Metabolic Control from Hibernating Mice”
Richard Bruick, Ph.D.