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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
785-532-7278 fax
biochem@k-state.edu

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206 Burt Hall
785-532-5956
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37 Chalmers Hall
785-532-2345

BMB Department Seminars

Spring 2018

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
February 8
Stephanie ShamesDivision of Biology
Kansas State University
Elucidating the contribution of Legionella pneumophila effector proteins to pathogenesis and host defense
Wednesday
February 14
Barry BradfordAnimarl Science & Industry
Kansas State University
Peripartum inflammation: pathology or adaptation? Lessons from the dairy cow
Thursday
February 22
Teng-Leong ChewDirector, Advanced Imaging Center
HHMI-Janelia Research Campus
Imaging life with the new frontiers in spatial and temporal resolution
Thursday
March 1
Brian GeisbrechtBiochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
Kansas State University
Evasion of the Complement/Neutrophil Axis by Staphylococcus aureus: a Biochemical Perspective
Wednesday
March 7
Yinglong MiaoMolecular Biosciences
University of Kansas
Accelerated Computer Simulations and Drug Discovery of G-Protein-Coupled Receptors
Thursday
March 15
Gregory FinniganBiochemisty & Molecular Biophysics
Kansas State University
Shifting into second gear: programming CRISPR-based gene drives in budding yeast
Wednesday
March 21
Spring Break No Seminar
Wednesday
March 28
Josh BeckBiomedical Sciences
Iowa State University
Transcending a self-imposed barrier: PTEX function in transport across the Malaria parasite vacuole membrane
Thursday
April 5
Thomas RussoJacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
SUNY University at Buffalo
Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae: the next plague?
Wednesday
April 11
Brian Baker
Rev. John A. Zahm Professor of Structural Biology
Chair
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Notre Dame
Predictive immunology from structural biology: rationalizing receptor specificity and amino acid preferences in antigenic epitopes
Wedsnesday
April 18
Piotr MarszalekMechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Duke University
Mechanical unfolding, misfolding and refolding of multidomain proteins by single-molecule Atomic Force Spectroscopy and computer simulations
Thursday
April 26
Douglas AllenUSDA Research Sicentist
Danforth Plant Sciences Center
Applications of transient isotopic labeling to assess metabolic fluxes of primary metabolism in plant tissues
Wednesday
May 2
Davina RhodesAgronomy
Kansas State University
Nutritional genomics: towards more nutritious food crops