Seminars

Thursdays, L4.176, at noon, unless otherwise noted.

DateSpeaker/TitleHost/PI
9/27/18
Sebastian Winter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
“Precision Editing of the Gut Microbiota
Anthony Michael, Ph.D.
10/11/18 Ruma Banerjee, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Michigan
“Metabolic Signaling through Hydrogen Sulfide”
Margaret Phillips, Ph.D.
10/17/18
Wednesday
Michael Rout, Ph.D.
Professor, The Rockefeller University
“A Hole New View: Structure and Mechanism of the Nuclear Pore Complex”
Steven McKnight, Ph.D.
10/25/18 Vincent Tagliabracci, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
“Expanding the Kinome”
Margaret Phillips, Ph.D.
11/8/18 Tahir Tahirov, Ph.D 
Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center
“Structure and Function of Human Primosome”
Deepak Nijhawan, Ph.D.
11/15/18 Guy Poirier, Ph.D.
Professor, Laval University
“Cross-talk between covalent and non-covalent PARylation during DNA damage repair”
Yonghao Yu, Ph.D.
11/29/18 *Jennifer Roizen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Duke University
“Masked Alcohols and Amines Guide Position-Selective C–H Functionalization Reactions”
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
12/6/18 Christian Kastrup, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, The University of British Columbia
“Materials and Mechanisms that Control Coagulation and Hemorrhage”
Daniel Siegwart, Ph.D.
12/13/18 Cunqi Ye, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Histones: Tunable methyl repositories by membrane phospholipids and the phosphatase PP2A
Benjamin Tu, Ph.D.
12/18/18 Anthony Burgett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma
Novel Anti-Viral and Precision Anti-Cancer Therapeutic Development Through Targeting the Oxysterol-binding Proteins (OSBP/ORPs)
Joseph Ready, Ph.D.
12/20/18 Sergey Pronin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine
“New methods and strategies in the synthesis of natural products”
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
1/10/19 Andrew Koh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
“The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Modulating the Immune Response in Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant Patients”
Noelle Williams, Ph.D.
1/17/19 Matt Sieber, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
“Examining how dynamic changes in mitochondrial metabolism drive fertility and progeny disease susceptibility”
Benjamin Tu, Ph.D.
2/14/2019 *Tom Snaddon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Indiana University Bloomington
“Enantioselective Chemical Synthesis Methods via Cooperative Catalysis: Design, Development and Application”
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
2/19/18 Brian Stoltz, Ph.D.
Professor, Caltech
“Complex Natural Products as a Driving Force for Discovery in Organic Chemistry”
Joseph Ready, Ph.D.
2/21/19 Tom Maimone, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, The University of California, Berkeley
“Synthesis and Study of Complex Natural Products”
Myles Smith, Ph.D.
3/7/19 Squire Booker, Ph.D.
Professor, Penn State University
“The Biosynthesis of Lipoic Acid: A Saga of Death, Destruction, and Rebirth”
Benjamin Tu, Ph.D.
3/21/19 Elizabeth Nolan, Ph.D.
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Metals and Immunity: Exploring Siderophore Scaffolds for Immunization and Antibacterial Strategies”
Anthony Michael, Ph.D.
3/28/19 David Nagib, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
“C-H and C-O Functionalization via Radical Chaperones”
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
4/4/19 Seminar Canceled  
4/11/19 Karen Allen, Ph.D.
Professor, Boston University
“Adaptation of phosphatases as regulators, catalysts, and housekeepers”
Anthony Michael, Ph.D.
4/17/19
Wednesday
4 p.m.
A.L. Chilton Lectureship in Biochemistry
James A. Wells, Ph.D.

Professor, University of California, San Francisco
“Attacking the Surfaceome of Cancer Cells”
Margaret Phillips, Ph.D.
4/18/19 Steven Malcolmson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Duke University
“New Strategies for the Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of Chiral Amines and Other Challenging Scaffolds”
Joseph Ready, Ph.D.
4/25/19 Youla Tsantrizos, Ph.D.
Professor, McGill University
Engineering Phosphorus-Containing Molecules as Tools for Biochemical Investigations and Asymmetric Catalysis
Chuo Chen, Ph.D.
5/2/19 Canceled  
5/9/19 Shaomeng Wang, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Michigan
Targeting gene transcription by PROTAC for new cancer therapeutics”
Chuo Chen, Ph.D.
5/16/19 Steven Townsend, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University
“Human Milk Oligosaccharides: Defense Against Pathogens”
Jennifer Kohler, Ph.D.