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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
141 Chalmers Hall
1711 Claflin Rd.
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6121
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biochem@k-state.edu

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BMB Department Seminars

Fall 2016

Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in 120 Ackert Hall
or
Thursdays at 4 p.m. in 13 Leasure Hall

Coffee and cookies available at 3:45 p.m.
Note: Time and location may differ; see abstract for more information.

Date
Speaker
Affiliate
Title/PDF abstract
Thursday
September 1
Michal ZolkiewskiBiochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Kansas State University
Molecular Chaperone ClpB:
Protein Disaggregase Becomes a Novel Antimicrobial Target
Wednesday
September 7
Herbert WaiteMolecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Adhesive Bio-Interfaces:
Essential Chemical Choreography
Thursday
September 15
Steve CaplanBiochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Molecular mechanisms of endocytic recycling
Thursday
September 22
Smita MohantyChemistry
Oklahoma State University
Pheromone Perception: Structure and Function of Pheromone-Binding Protein
Wednesday
September 28
Ying FangDiagnostic Medicine/ Pathobiology
Kansas State University
A novel mechanism of protein-stimulated trans-activation of ribosomal frameshifting in arteriviruses
Thursday
October 6
Randall WeselakeAgricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
University of Alberta
Biochemical Regulation and Directed Evolution of Type 1 Diacylglycerol Acyltransferase from Brassica napus
Wednesday
October 12
Dana VanlandinghamDiagnostic Medicine/ Pathobiology
Kansas State University
Arboviruses in the Americas
Wednesday
October 19
Govindsamy VediyappanBiology
Kansas State University
Mechanism of hyphal growth inhibition in Candida albicans
Wednesday
October 26
Nicholas WallaceBiology
Kansas State University
Cutaneous-HPV E6 Introduces Genomic Instability by Attenuating Cell Signaling
Wednesday
November 2
Robert UncklessMolecular Biosciences
University of Kansas
Convergence and balancing selection in insect antimicrobial peptides
Thursday
November 10
Harry Mobley
Frederick G. Novy Professor and Chair
Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan Medical School
Redefining Bacterial Virulence in Terms of Evolution, Metabolism, Immune Response, and Gene Expression During Infection
Thursday
November 17
Brian LindshieldFood, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health
Kansas State University
Newly formulated, extruded fortified-blended foods for food aid: the MFFAPP Tanzania efficacy study
Thursday
November 24
ThanksgivingNo Seminar 
Wednesday
November 30
Lawrence DavisBiochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Kansas State University
Phytostabilization using second generation biofuels: an idea whose time will come?
Wednesday
December 7
Anna WhitfieldPlant Pathology
Kansas State University
Dissecting the molecular interplay between viruses and insect vectors