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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

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

Biomolecular NMR Facility
37 Chalmers Hall
785-532-2345

Graduate Biochemistry Group Student Seminars

Spring 2016

Mondays at 4:30 p.m. in 114 Burt Hall

Coffee and cookies available at 4:15 p.m. in 168 Chalmers Hall.

Date
Speaker
Title
February 1Dr. Lawrence DavisPlagiarism and research fraud: two sides of a rotten apple with a core of dishonesty 
February 8Susan WhitakerTaxing BAPCs with a Grain of Salt: Ions in BAPC form and function 
February 15Jordan WoehlToward Understanding the Structural Basis of Inhibition of the Classical and Lectin Pathways of Complement by S. aureus Extracellular Adherence Protein 
February 22Mark BoatwrightQuantitative Near Infrared Imaging of Flour Milling Streams Enables Chemically Defined Determination of Endosperm Purity and Distribution of Botanical Parts
February 29Ashish KumarInvestigation of novel therapeutics that inhibit TonB dependent transport by FepA in Klebsiella pneumoniae 
March 7Pavithra NatarajanSupramolecular structure and assembly of Self-Assembling Peptide 2 (SA2) 
March 14 Spring Break - No Seminar
March 21Catherine KornackiManipulating oil seed biochemistry to enhance the production of acetyl-TAGs 
March 28Jacob HodgeKnock-down of ADAM12 attenuates Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) signaling and its downstream effectors in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) 
April 4Xiaorong LiuCoarse-grained model for multi-scale enhanced sampling of disordered protein conformations 
April 11Randi WiseProtein disulfide isomerases in the endoplasmic reticulum promote anchorage-independent growth of breast cancer cells
April 18Nicoleta PloscariuNeutrophils in innate host defense 
April 25 Seminar Canceled
May 2Dr. Brian GeisbrechtThe Art and Science of Writing a Successful Proposal: A Discussion of the Process and How to Enjoy the Challenge