VIEW SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Department of Biochemistry

Spring 2015
Date Time Room Notes
Fri, Jan 16

Dr. Brian F. Volkman, Dept. of Biochemistry, Medical College of Wisconsin. "Biased agonism and structure-based inhibition of chemokine activity "

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Andrew P. Hinck
Fri, Jan 23

Dr. Borries Demeler, Biochemistry Department, UTHSCSA. "Next Generation Hydrodynamic Analysis - Multi-wavelength Detection, Custom Grids, and Science Gateways" (Abstract)

12:00-1:00 pm 309-310L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce Nicholson
Fri, Jan 30

CANCELED-To be rescheduled-Dr. Franklin A. Hays, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, The Univ. of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City. "Deciphering the Molecular Basis for ShcA Function"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Borries Demeler
Fri, Feb 13

Dr. Paul F. Fitzpatrick, Professor, Biochemistry Department, UTHSCSA.. "The Biochemistry of Aromatic Amino Acid Hydroxylation"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce Nicholson
Fri, Feb 20

Dr. Eileen M. Lafer, Professor, Biochemistry Department, UTHSCSA. "The Synaptic Vesicle Cycle: Achieving Closure"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce Nicholson
Fri, Feb 27

Dr. Rui J. Sousa, Professor, Biochemistry Department, UTHSCSA. "The 20 Watt Challenge: Harnessing Fluctuations"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson
Fri, Mar 6

Dr. Karl-Heinz Krause, Pathology & Immunology Dept., The Univ. of Geneva, Switzerland. "Phagocyte NADPH oxidase and mycobacterial infection"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson
Fri, Mar 20

Dr. Dmitri Ivanov, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry Department, UTHSCSA. "Molecular mechanisms of intrinsic cellular immunity to retroviruses"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson
Fri, Mar 27

Dr. Donald Kurtz, Department of Chemistry, UTSA. "Microbial detoxification of diatomic oxygen and nitrogen species by non-heme iron enzymes"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Paul Fitzpatrick
Fri, Apr 3

Dr. Jung-Ja P. Kim, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. "Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenases: The Family Business is Expanding"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bettie Sue Masters
Fri, Apr 10

Dr. Robert A. Greenberg, Dept. of Cancer Biology, The Univ. of Pennsylvania. "Schistosome ion channels and drug transporters as candidate therapeutic targets"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Philip LoVerde
Fri, Apr 17

POSTPONED for a Later Date to be Announced. William R. Alley, Asst. Professor, Department of Chemistry, UTSA. "Analytical Glycobiology: Methods and Applications "

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Susan Weintraub
Fri, May 1

Dr. Sharon Campbell, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. "Post-translational regulation of Ras activity in cancer"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Dmitri Ivanov
Fri, May 8

Dr. Franklin A. Hays, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK. "Deciphering the Molecular Basis for ShcA Function "

12:00-1:00 pm 309-310L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Borries Demeler
Fri, May 15

Xiao-Dong Chen, MD, PhD, Professor and VA Research Health Scientist, Dept. of Comprehensive Dentistry Regenerative Medicine Program, Dept. of Physiology, UTHSCSA. "Tissue-specific Extracellular Matrix Controls the Fate of Mesenchymal Stem Cells"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Philip Serwer
Wed, May 20

2015 Biochemistry Dept. Science Retreat & Poster Session. "Keynote Speaker: Dr. Celia A. Schiffer from The University of Massachusetts Medical School "

9:00 am - 5:00 pm GCCRI Commons Area/Auditorium
Fri, May 22

Dr. Yan Xiang, Assoc. Prof., Microbiology & Immunology, UTHSCSA. "Immune Evasion Mechanisms of Poxviruses"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. John C. Lee

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