Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Seminars

Location - Room 3.125
Time - 4:00 PM unless otherwise noted

Date Speaker Host Title

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. 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. 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


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


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

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