Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
141 Chalmers Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7278 fax

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

Biomolecular NMR Facility
37 Chalmers Hall

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.

Title/PDF abstract
February 3Rohit KamatComparison of 'rapid' decolorization pattern for arylmethane dyes between plants
February 10Alvaro HerreraIn-Cell NMR Characterization of the Secondary Structure Populations of a Disordered Conformation of a-Synuclein within E. coli Cells
February 17Sara Duhachek MuggyLive imaging of prions reveals nascent PrPSc in cell-surface, raft-associated amyloid strings and webs
February 24Weihong ZhengAccelerated Sampling in Atomistic Energy Landscapes Using Topology-Based Coarse-Grained Models
March 3Karanbir AulakhUnderstanding the regulation of TAG biosynthesis in developing seeds
March 10Prashant WaniPba1 and Pba2 Chaperones Ensure Proper Proteasome Core Particle Maturation
March 17Spring Break 
March 24Tam Nguyen Thu ThanUsing directed protein evolution to understand the substrate specificity of the membrane-bound O-acyltransferase (MBOAT) enzyme family
March 31Lorne JordanObservations of TonB-dependent transport using fluorescence
April 7Jessica Kawakami

Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Signaling in Muscle Maintenance

April 14Fei Zhou

Utricular Endolymphatic K+ Concentrations and Inner Ear Enlargement of Pendrin-deficient Mice during Embryonic Development

April 21Sara PengA multicopper oxidase related protein plays a role in insect molting, life span and ovary development
April 28Jammie Layman

Comparative studies in ion transport regulation of epithelial monolayers by amino acid substitutions in the synthetic channel-forming peptide NC1007 for potential use in channel replacement therapy

May 5Sunil Bansal

Defining the substrate specificity of Euonymus alatus Diacylglycerol Acetyltransferase (EaDAcT)