Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Seminars

Location - Room 3.125            

Date Speaker Host Title

Dr. H. Ronald Kaback
Distinguished Professor
Department of Physiology
University of California

Dr. Jun Choe Dr. K Chases the Great White Permease

Dr. Tamir Gonen
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Janelia Research Campus

Dr. Min Lu Membrane Proteins at the Interface of Life

Dr. Hunmin Jung
Research Assistant
Center for Structural Biology
Department of Chemistry
Texas A&M University             

Dr. Jun Choe Development of the Selective Inhibitors of M. Tuberculosis and P. falciparum Dihydrofolate Reductase

Dr. Alayna George Thomas
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Arizona

Dr. Jun Choe SYNW0921 is an Iron-sulfur Protein Involved in Copper Homeostasis
 07/22/2014 Dr. John V. Dean
Professor and Chair
Department of Biological Sciences
DePaul University
Dr. Jun Choe Studies on Salicylic Acid Glucosyltransferase and the DePaul Biological Sciences Department

Dr. Arlen Johnson
Department of Molecular Biosciences
University of Texas at Austin 

Dr. Carl Correll Test Driving the 60S Ribosomal Subunit: Quality Control in Assembling a Molecular Machine

Dr. Phoebe A. Rice
Department of Biochemistry &
Molecular Biophysics
University of Chicago                 

Dr. Carl Correll The Machinery of Site-specific Recombination and Transposition

Dr. Lihua Jin
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Chemistry
College of Science and Health
DePaul University, Chicago             

Dr. Carl Correll Isothermal Titration Calorimetric Study of Zn2+ and Ca2+ Binding by Suberoylanilide (SAHA) and the Tetracyclines




Dr. Peter G. Fajer
Professor and Director
Institute of Molecular Biophysics Florida State University

Dr. Kyoung Joon Oh Activation of Muscle Contraction: Molecular Mechanisms and Pitfalls of Spectroscopy


Dr. Patrick Shaw Stewart Douglas Instruments, LTD. 

Dr. David Mueller

Random Microseeding and Multivariate Designs for Successful Protein Crystallization

Dr. Eric Norstrom
Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
DePaul University, Chicago  

Dr. Marc Glucksman In vivo proteomics identifies novel modulators of amyloid precursor protein processing

Dr. Jingjing Kipp
Assistant Professor, Reproductive Biology
DePaul University, Chicago

Dr. Marc Glucksman Roles of retinoic acid and CYP26B1 in the regulation of ovarian follicle development 

Dr. James L. Roberts
Ruth C. and Andrew G. Cowles Endowed Professor of Life Sciences
Trinity University, San Antonio, TX 

Dr. Marc Glucksman Age dependent changes in neuroprotective secretions from mouse astrocytes
05/31/2012 Dr. Anup K. Upadhyay
Postdoc, Department of Biochemistry  
Emory University, School of Medicine  
Dr. Adrian Gross Structural and functional properties of different heme, non-heme and flavin dependent oxidoreductase enzymes

Dr. Toni R. Pak
Assistant Professor of Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology
Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine  

Dr. Marc Glucksman Estrogen signaling in the aging brain
03/14/2012 Dr. Douglas C. Rees
Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
Dr. Jun-Choe          ABC transporters: Structures and mechanics


Dr. George Kenyon

Dr. Ken

Part I: Creatine kinase: Structure & function of an energetic enzyme; Part II: Finding a home at the NSF for your chemical biology proposal


Dr. Katrin Karbstein
Department of Cancer Biology
The Scripps Florida Research Institute

Dr. Carl Correll

Taking apart 40S ribosome assembly


Dr. Gary Rudnik
Professor of Pharmacology
Yale University

Dr. Ronald Kaplan

Mechanisms for membrane transport: lessons from structures of prokaryotic homologoues


Dr. William A. Cramer
Henry Koffler Distinguished  Professor of Biological Sciences
Purdue University

Dr. David Mueller

Impediments in traveling through membrane proteins: problems in bioenergetics and protein import


Dr. Waris Gluam 
Assistant Professor of
Microbiology and Immunology
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science 

Dr. Ronald

Role of lipids in hepatitis C virus pathogensis


Dr. David Everly
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science

Dr. Ronald Kaplan

Regulation of signaling and transformation by latent membrane protein 1 of Epstein-Barr virus


Dr. Adrian Gross
Assistant Professor of
Molecular Pharmacology & Biological Chemistry
Northwestern University

Dr. Ronald

Structural aspects of potassium channel function


Dr. Mike Mueckler
Professor of Cell Biology and Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Jun-yong Choe

Exploring the structure and regulation of mammalian glucose transporters


Dr. Pam Trotter
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Augustana College

Dr. Ronald Kaplan

Probing metabolic crossroads in the yeast saccharomyces cervisiae


Dr. James Bowie
Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
UCLA-DOE Institute for Genomics and Proteomics and Molecular Biology Institute

Dr. David

What drives membrane protein folding?


Dr. Simon Chang
Professor, Emeritus 
Louisiana State University

Dr. Jun-yong Choe

The first crystallographic study of mammalian phosphofructokinase from rabbit skeletal muscle