2014 Spring Structural Biology/Biochemistry Seminar Series

Date Time Location Event
Tue 21 Jan 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Dr. Gary Pielak Seminar
UNC-Chapel Hill, Host: Dr. Andrew Miklos
Protein Stability in Living Cells
Tue 21 Jan 2014 06:00 PM Special Seminar: Dr. Gary Pielak
Univ. of NC Chapel Hill Location: 1003 CSL
Through a Glass, Darkly; Behind the Scenes at the NSF,
Tue 28 Jan 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Liam Longo & John Spear-Student Seminars
FSU MOB Student
Longo: “Symmetric expansion of the folding nucleus: a novel approach to protein design” and Spear: “Efficient endoplasmic reticulum export of the voltage-gated potassium channel Kv1.3 relies upon a C-terminal acidic motif and the COPII cargo adaptor subunit Sec24a-b isoforms”
Fri 31 Jan 2014 01:00 PM Dr. Xiaowei Zhuang: The Donald L.D. Caspar Lecture in Biophysics
Harvard University; Host: Dr. Peter Fajer—Location: 1003 CSL
Bioimaging at the nanoscale–Single-molecule and super resolution fluorescence microscopy
Tue 04 Feb 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Liaoran Cao Student Seminar
FSU Chemistry Student
Computer Simulation of Enzyme Reaction Pathways: A New Horizon
Tue 11 Feb 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Cristian Escobar & Aguang Dai–Student Seminars
FSU MOB Students
Escobar: “Challenges of membrane protein purification and reconstitution for structural characterization using ssNMR” Dai: “EM structural study of myosin V on F-actin in the ADP.Pi condition”
Tue 18 Feb 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Dale Bosco & Shaoxiong Tian Student Seminars
FSU MOB & Biochem Students
Bosco: “The effect of paclitaxel upon mesenchymal stem cells” and Tian: “R2TP complex: an essential Box C/D snoRNP assembly factor”
Mon 24 Feb 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Special Seminar: Dr. Bernard Brooks
NIH Lab of Computational Biology; Host: Dr. Wei Yang
Recent advances in hybrid quantum-chemical approaches for free energy simulations and constant pH simulations
Thu 27 Feb 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Dr. Maciek Antoniewicz Seminar
Univ. of Delaware; Hosts: Dr. Tim Logan and Dr. Teng Ma
Measuring Metabolic Fluxes in Living Cells using 13C-Tracers and Mass Spectrometry
Fri 28 Feb 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Special Seminar: Dr. Jay Ponder
Washington Univ. St. Louis; Host: Dr. Wei Yang
The AMOEBA Force Field for Biomolecular Simulation
Tue 04 Mar 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Joana Paulino & Anna Wright–Student Seminars
FSU Molecular Biophysics Students
Paulino: “Dynamics of the transmembrane segment of the Influenza A M2 proton channel” and Wright: “Solid state NMR characterization of S31N M2 Ion Channel bound to novel adamantanes with persistent in vitro efficacy”
Mon 10 Mar 2014 01:00 PM KLB 112 Dylan Murray – Dissertation Defense “Structure of a three helix membrane protein in a lipid bilayer”
Tue 18 Mar 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Dr. Vera Moiseenkova-Bell Seminar
Case Western Reserve Univ.; Host: Dr. Scott Stagg
Molecular insight into the structure and function of TRP channels
Tue 25 Mar 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Xubin Li & Anshika Kapur Student Seminars
FSU Biochemistry Students
Li: “Exploring Long-timescale Protein Dynamics towards Protein Function Prediction” and Kapur: “Understanding the self-assembly of nanoparticle-protein/peptide conjugates, and their use in the cytosolic delivery of QDs and Au nanocrystals”
Thu 27 Mar 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Nathalie Munoz & Jennifer Myers Student Seminars
FSU MOB & Biochem Students
Munoz: “Analysis of human mesenchymal stem cell metabolism during proliferation and osteogenic differentiation at different oxygen tensions” and Myers: “Differential Protein Expression as a Contributing Factor to Health Disparity in Human Prostate Cancer”
Tue 01 Apr 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Dr. Audrey Lamb Seminar
Univ. of Kansas Host: Dr. Brian Miller
“Engineering Enzymatic Pericyclic Reactions.”
Tue 08 Apr 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Dr. Richard Kriwacki Seminar
St. Jude Children’s Research Hosp.; Host: Dr. HX Zhou
How does disorder mediate signaling by proteins
Thu 10 Apr 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Tong Chen Student Seminar
Molecular Biophysics Student
“FT-ICR Cell with Dynamic Harmonization, Homogeneous Excitation and Expanded Detection”.
Tue 15 Apr 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Dr. Randal Ketchem Seminar – Kasha Award Speaker
Amgen Biotechnology, Seattle
“Antibody and Protein Engineering: Developing Therapeutics” 1995 MOB Graduate; Winner of the 1996 Kasha Award
Tue 22 Apr 2014 11:15 AM KLB 112 Dr. Christine Cremo Seminar-to be rescheduled
Univ. Nevada, Reno, Host: Dr. Peter Fajer
Mechano-chemistry of smooth muscle myosin filaments