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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
141 Chalmers Hall
1711 Claflin Rd.
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7278 fax

Biotechnology Core Facility
206 Burt Hall
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Biomolecular NMR Facility
37 Chalmers Hall

BMB Department Seminars

Spring 2019

Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in 120 Ackert Hall

Coffee and cookies available at 3:45 p.m.
Note: Time and location may differ; see abstract for more information.

Title/PDF abstract
February 6
Allyson O'DonnellBiological Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
“Ticket to ride: Alpha-arrestin regulation of protein trafficking”
February 13
Luke SzwedaInternal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
"Metabolic Determinants of Cardiac Disease and Renewal"
February 20
Sarah ZandersMolecular & Integrative Physiology
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Stower's Institute for Medical Research
wtf Killer Meiotic Drivers”
February 21

Joshua S. Mylne
Fulbright Professional Scholar

School of Molecular Sciences & The ARC Centre for Excellence in Plant Energy Biology
University of Western Australia
"A seamless process: evolution and biosynthesis of circular peptides in plants"
February 27
Josephine ChandlerMolecular Biosciences
University of Kansas
“Making friends to make war: quorum sensing, cooperation and interbacterial competition”
March 6
Wayne RiekhofSchool of Biological Sciences
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
“Membrane lipid synthesis and remodeling in fungi: Who needs phospholipids, anyway?”
March 13
Spring Break no seminar
March 20
Sung-O Kim
Michelle Munson-Serban Simu Keystone Research Scholar
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kansas State University
"Plasma Endoscopy using Optical Fibers for Cancer Therapy"
March 27
Scott Lovell
Director, Protein Structure Facility
Del Shankel Structural Biology Center
University of Kansas
"A Protein Structure Medley: From Functional Studies to Inhibitor Development"
April 3
Richard ToddPlant Pathology
Kansas State University
“Transcriptional balancing of fungal metabolism: two modes of action for one transcription factor.”
April 10
Hageman Lecture
Harry Klee
Eminent Scholar
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Horticultural Sciences
University of Florida
"The chemistry of tomato flavor: Integrating genetics and biochemistry to elaborate a complex phenotype"
April 17
Rebecca RostonBiochemistry
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
"Cold tolerance sensing in plants may be a continuum rather than a step."
April 24
Gloria Borgstahl
Eppley Institute
University of Nebraska Medical Center
“"Perfect Crystals" of MnSOD for neutron crystallography: Where are the protons?”
May 1
Rita MillerBiochemistry and Molecular Biology
Oklahoma State University
"Two new ways to regulate chromosomal loss"
May 8
Michael McMurrayCell and Developemental Biology
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
“It’s not the destination, it’s the journey: septin protein complexes as a model to understand multisubunit assembly in vivo”