VIEW SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Department of Biochemistry

Spring 2014
Date Time Room Notes
Fri, Jan 10

Dr. Philip LoVerde, Professor, Biochemistry & Pathology Department, UTHSCSA. "Schistosoma mansoni: Genetic basis of drug resistance, drug mode of action and drug repurposing "

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson
Fri, Jan 31

Dr. Matthew Hart, Department of Biochemistry, UTHSCSA. "From bench to drug and back: Understanding signaling pathways to prevent or treat disease"

12:00-1:00 p.m. 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson
Fri, Feb 7

Dr. Linda Roman, Department of Biochemistry, UTHSCSA. "NO Control: Nitric Oxide Synthase in Skeletal Muscle"

12:00-1:00 p.m. 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson
Fri, Feb 14

Dr. Martin Adamo, Professor, Biochemistry Department, UTHSCSA. "Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 and the Healthspan"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson
Fri, Feb 21

Dr. Jim Nelson, Department of Physiology, UTHSCSA. "Using Genetic Variation to Probe the Lifespan Modulating Mechanisms of Dietary Restriction"

12:00 - 1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Martin Adamo
Fri, Feb 28

Dr. Yan Jessie Zhang, Chemistry Department, The University of Texas at Austin. "CTD code: a combinatorial code for eukaryotic transcription"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Paul F. Fitzpatrick
Fri, Mar 7

Dr. Andreas Kuhn, Dept. of Microbiology & Molecular Biology, Univ. of Hohenheim, Germany. "Membrane insertion of a single bacterial protein in real time" (Abstract)

12:00-1:00 p.m. 409-410L Hosted by: Dr. Philip Serwer
Fri, Mar 21

B.S. Kasinath, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology. "Signaling regulation of kidney protein synthesis in diabetes"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. John C. Lee
Fri, Mar 28

Dr. Barton Slatko, Genomic Biology Div., Molecular Parasitology Group, Head, DNA Sequencing Group, New England Biolabs, Inc., Ipswich, MA. "The Wolbachia Endosymbiont as a Drug Target For Control of Human Filariasis Disease"

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

HOROWITZ Lecture: Dr. Stephen C. Harrison, Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Professor of Basic Medical Sciences, Harvard Medical School. "Structural Biology of Viral Cell Entry"

4:00-5:00 p.m. 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: The Biochemistry Department Graduate Students
Fri, May 2

Biochemistry Dept. Science Retreat & Poster Session. "Guest speaker: Dr. Stephen C. Harrison, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital. Title: "Molecular Dissection of Kinetochores"

10:00am - 5:00 p.m. CCRI Commons Area/Auditorium Children's Cancer Research Institute, Greehey Campus
Wed, May 7

Dr. Erwin London, The State University of New York at Stony Brook. "Applying New Approaches for Analyzing Membrane Domain Organization "

12:00-1:00 pm 114/116/118-AAB Hosted by: Dr. Jean X. Jiang
Fall 2014
Date Time Room Notes
Fri, Sep 12

Tyler J. Curiel, M.D., Daisy M. Skinner President's Chair in Cancer Immunology Research, Medicine, Hematology & Medical Oncology. "Biochemical Aspects of Cancer Immunotherapy: Why Aren't Biochemists More Involved?"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Yuzuru Shiio
Fri, Sep 19

Dr. Zhiqiang An, Professor & Robert A. Welch Distinguished University Chair in Chemistry, Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine, Director, Texas Therapeutics Institute, UT Health Science Center at Houston. "Counteracting Tumor Evasion of Antibody Immunity by a Novel Therapeutic Strategy"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Jean X. Jiang
Fri, Oct 10

Dr. Owen Pornillos, Asst. Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville. "Title: To be noted. "

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Dmitri Ivanov
Fri, Oct 17

Dr. Marc Morais, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX. "Title: To be noted."

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Philip Serwer
Fri, Oct 24

Dr. Adam Urbach, Department of Chemistry, Trinity University, San Antonio. "Title: To be noted."

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Martin Adamo
Fri, Nov 14

Dr. David R. Borchelt, Dept. of Neuroscience, Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease, Gainesville, FL. "Title: To be noted."

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. John Hart
Fri, Nov 21

Dr. Andrew L. Lee, Division of Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. "Title: To be noted"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. John C. Lee
Fri, Dec 5

Dr. Brian Volkman, Medical College of Wisconsin. "Title: To be noted."

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Andrew P. Hinck
Summer 2014
Date Time Room Notes
Fri, Jun 27

Dr. Francis T.F. Tsai, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine. "To disaggregate, or not to disaggregate - Structure and mechanism of a protein remodeling machine"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Drs. Bruce Nicholson and Andrew Hinck
Fri, Jul 18

Dr. Jerry L. Workman, Investigator, Director of Postdoc Affairs, Stowers Institute for Medical Research. "Histone modifications during sense and antisense transcription"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson
Fri, Aug 22

Dr. Jens Wohnert, Institute of Molecular Biosciences & Center for Biomolecular Magnetic Resonance (BMRZ), Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany. "Adventures into ribosome assembly" (Abstract)

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Andrew P. Hinck
Fri, Aug 29

Marius Clore, M.D., Ph.D., NIH Distinguished Investigator, Chief, Protein NMR Section, Laboratory of Chemical Physics. NIDDK, NIH. "Unveiling "dark matter" in biology"

12:00-1:00 pm 309-310L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Andrew P. Hinck

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