Biophysics Seminars

The Department of Biophysics hosts a vibrant seminar series, where senior leaders and rising stars discuss their latest work and spend a day meeting with faculty, postdocs, and students. Seminars are held on the second Thursday of each month.

Lectures are presently held virtually via zoom

DateSpeaker and Seminar Title - 2021-2022 SeasonHost
Sept 9, 2021

Adriaan Bax, Ph.D.– NIH Distinguished Investigator, Biophysical Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Section, Laboratory of Chemical Physics

Title:   “Breathing, speaking, coughing or sneezing: What drives transmission of SARS-CoV-2?”

Zoom Link

Jose Rizo-Rey, Ph.D.
 Oct 7, 2021

Kelly Nguyen, Ph.D.– Principal Investigator, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK

Title: "TBD"

Zoom Link

Jan Erzberger, Ph.D.

Xiaochen Bai, Ph.D.

Nov 4, 2021

Kaspar Locher, Ph.D.– Professor of Molecular Membrane Biology
Department of Biology,  ETH Zurich

Title: "TBD"
Zoom Link
Xiaochun Li, Ph.D.
Dec 2, 2021

Renae Ryan, Ph.D.– Assistant ProfessorProfessor of Biochemical Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, Academic Director of SAGE, University of Syndney, Australia

Title: "TBD"
Zoom Link
Ryan Hibbs, Ph.D.
Jan 6, 2022

Yanhui Xu, Ph.D. – Professor, Fudan University Cancer Institute, China

Title: "The exosome complex: the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide of RNA degradation"

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Diana Tomchick, Ph.D.
Feb 3, 2022

Jerome Gros, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Pasteur Institute

Title: “TBD"

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Konstantin Doubrovinski, Ph.D.
Feb 24, 2022

Brian Kobilka, M.D. Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University


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Punita Kumari, Ph.D.

Biophysics Postdocs

Mar 3, 2022

Gregory Voth, Ph.D. -Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago


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Luke Rice, Ph.D.
Apr 7, 2022    
May 5, 2020

Martin Jonikas, Ph.D. -Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University


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Michael Rosen, Ph.D.