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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

Spring 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
Wednesday
February 3
Erika GeisbrechtBiochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Kansas State University
Drosophila Clueless is involved in
Parkin-dependent mitophagy by promoting VCP-mediated Marf degradation
Thursday
February 11
Anna ZinovyevaDivision of Biology
Kansas State University
How to choose the perfect strand: what influences microRNA strand selection?”
Wednesday
February 24
Hageman Lecture
12 p.m.
Town Hall
Douglas Rees
Roscoe Gilkey Dickinson Professor of Chemistry
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology
Ironing Out the Nitrogenase Mechanism
Wednesday
March 2
Daniel Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D
Co-chair Division of Infectious Diseases
Alumnus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Protein Export in Intraerythrocytic Malaria Parasites
Thursday
March 3
Gali PragDepartment of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Institute of Structural Biology
Tel Aviv University
Ubiquitylation-dependent oligomerization regulates activity of Nedd4 ligases
Thursday
March 10
Lynda Bonewald
Director, Bone Biology Program and Kansas City Consortium on Musculoskeletal Diseases
Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
University of Missouri-Kansas City Dental School
The Effect of the Muscle Factor, ß-isoaminobutyric acid, on Osteocyte Viability and Bone Health
Wednesday/
Thursday
March 16/17
Spring BreakNo Seminar 
Thursday
March 24
Yulan XiongAnatomy and Physiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Kansas State University
Molecular underpinnings of Parkinson's disease: a path to new therapies
Wednesday
March 30
Yair Shachar-Hill

Plant Pathology
Michigan State University

Metabolic Flux Analysis in Plant Systems 
Wednesday
April 6
William Nauseef, M.D.Internal Medicine and Microbiology
Carver College of Medicine
University of Iowa
Human neutrophils vs Staphylococcus aureus: standoff in the phagosome
Thursday
April 7
Gregory FinniganMolecular and Cellular Biology
University of California Berkeley
Coordinate action of distinct sequence elements is required to localize Hsl1, a G2/M checkpoint kinase, to the septin collar in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Thursday
April 14
Prajna DharChemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Kansas
Understanding protein aggregation at surfaces and interfaces
Thursday
April 21

Tyrrell Conway
Department Head

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Oklahoma State University
The Restaurant Hypothesis of Intestinal Colonization
Thursday
April 28
Surinder Batra
Department Chair and Stokes-Shackelford Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Nebraska Medical Center
 
Thursday
May 5
David Poole
Director, Cardiorespiratory Excercise Lab
Kinesiology
Kansas State University
Muscle microvascular oxygen transport: Nitric oxide and heart failure