Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
141 Chalmers Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6121
785-532-7278 fax
biochem@k-state.edu



Biotechnology Core Facility
206 Burt Hall
785-532-5956
785-532-6297 fax



Biomolecular NMR Facility
37 Chalmers Hall
785-532-2345

BMB Department Seminars

Spring 2015

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
Wednesday
Janurary 21
Michael KanostBiochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Kansas State University
Biochemistry of Blue Blood: Hemolymph proteins in immune responses of Manduca sexta
Wednesday
January 28
Jeffrey ComerAnatomy and Physiology
Kansas State University
Nanotechnology: The New Drug
Thursday
February 5
Bin LiuChemical Engineering
Kansas State University
Computationally Generated Mechanism in Catalyst Design
Wednesday
February 11
Zhilong YangBiology
Kansas State University
Translation in Poxvirus Infected Cell
Wednesday
February 18
Doina CarageaComputing and
Information Sciences
Kansas State University
Semi-Supervised Learning and Domain Adaptation Approaches in Bioinformatics: Challenges and Opportunities
Wednesday
February 25
Dan Dixon
Co-Leader Cancer Prevention Program
Cancer Biology
University of Kansas Medical Center
The Impact of Altered mRNA Decay in Colorectal Cancer
Wednesday
March 4
Timothy DurrettBiochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Kansas State University
Using Sequence Diversity to Explore MBOAT Substrate Specificity and Increase Production of Low Viscosity Oil
Wednesday
March 11
Karyn Esser
Director, Center for Muscle Biology
Physiology
University of Kentucky
College of Medicine
Disruption of the muscle clock; a model of muscle aging?
Wednesay/
Thursday
March 18-19
Spring Break  
Thursday
March 26
Hiroshi MatsuoBiochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Structural and functional studies of HIV-1 restriction factor APOBEC3G
Thursday
April 2
Gabriel CookChemistry
Oklahoma State University
The application of solution and solid-state NMR in characterizing biologically important membrane proteins
Thursday
April 9
Wayne RiekhofBiological Sciences
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Regulation of lipid metabolism by phosphate availability in algae and fungi
Thursday
April 16
Thomas J. Silhavy
Member, National Academy of Sciences
Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology
Princeton University
Outer membrane biogenesis in Gram-negative bacteria
Wednesday
April 22
Joseph CurtisNIST Center for Neutron Research
Research Scientist
Neutron Scattering as a Tool for Structural Biology and Biotechnology
Thursday
April 30
Huan-Xiang ZhouPhysics
Florida State University
Membrane Proteins: From Structure Refinement and Remodeling to Functional Mechanisms
Monday
May 11
Provost Lecture
Randy Schekman
2013 Nobel Laureate
Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley
How cells export proteins