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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
141 Chalmers Hall
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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Biomolecular NMR Facility
37 Chalmers Hall
785-532-2345

Graduate Biochemistry Group Student Seminars

Spring 2014

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 2Susan WhitakerThermally Induced Conformational Transitions in Nascent Branched Amphiphilic Peptide Capsules
February 9Lynn SchragNovel evidence that crosstalk between the complement, coagulation and fibrinolysis proteolytic cascades is involved in mobilization of hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells (HSPCs)
February 16Riley EvansTC-PTP directly interacts with connexin43 to regulate gap junction intercellular communication 
February 23Catherine KornackiProgress in the production of improved biofuels: Enhancing the production of acetyl-TAGs in a transgenic oil seed crop
March 2Nicole GreenNSF GK-12 EIDRoP: An inquiry into the remote using Drosophila
March 9Jordan WoehlThe Extracellular Adherence Protein from Staphylococcus aureus Inhibits the Classical and Lectin Pathways of Complement by Blocking Formation of the C3 Pro-Convertase
March 16Spring Break 
March 23Yan ShipelskiyMechanism of Gram-Positive Bacterial Heme Acquisition
March 30Aritri MajumdarTransport and Utilization of Carbohydrates
by Caulobacter crescentus in Nutrient Poor Habitats
April 6Mark BoatwrightQuantitative Near Infrared Chemical Imaging enables Revelation of Milled Wheat Fraction Physical Separation of Botanical Parts Relative to Particle Size. 
April 13Randi WiseEndoplasmic Reticulum Chaperones in Breast Cancer Tumor-Initiating Cells
April 20Karanbir AulakhTRANSPARENT TESTA8 Inhibits Seed Fatty Acid Accumulation by Targeting Several Seed Development Regulators in Arabidopsis
April 27Qasim Al SouhailCharacterization and regulation of expression of an antifungal peptide from hemolymph of an insect, Manduca sexta
May 4Prashant WaniRecognition of Defective Proteasome through Ecm29