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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
785-532-6297 fax

Biomolecular NMR Facility
37 Chalmers Hall

BMB Department Seminars

Spring 2022

Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in 120 Ackert Hall or Zoom

Please see weekly abstract for location information.

Title/PDF Abstract
January 26
Jeremy SchmitPhysics
Kansas State University
Biophysical basis of biomolecular condensate functionality
February 2
Huilin LiStructural Biology
Van Andel Institute
Molecular mechanism of proteostasis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
February 9
No Seminar  
February 16
John TomichBiochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Kansas State University
Linear Amphipathic Oligopeptides Stably Encase Low Dielectric Solvents: A New Platform Vehicle for Hydrophobic Therapeutics
February 23
Socrates MunozChemistry
Kansas State University
Simplicity as the Driving Force for New Reaction Invention: Adventures in Organofluorine Chemistry and Catalysis
March 2
Ming-Shun ChenUSDA-ARS
Kansas State University
Sword and Shield:
Roles of Parasite Effectors and Plant Cell Wall during Parasite – Host Interactions
March 9
Pankaj Baral
Kansas State University
Nociceptor Neuron Regulation of Respiratory Viral infection
March 16
Spring Break
No Seminar  
March 23
Leonard DobensGenetics, Development and Evolutionary Biology
University of Misouri, Kansas City
Control of Insulin Sensitivity by the Tribbles Pseudokinase: Lessons from Drosophila
March 30
Mark WilsonBiochemistry
University of Nebraska
New Light on an Old Problem: Time-resolved X-ray Crystallography of Enzymes in Action
April 6-7
Hageman Lecture
Daniel VoytasGenetics, Cell Biology and Development
University of Minnesota
Overcoming Bottlenecks in Plant Gene Editing
Gene Editing Ushers in a New Era in Plant Agriculture
April 13
Nicholas WallaceBiology
Kansas State University
Beta-Genus Human Paillomaviruses and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
April 20

In person

Ronak TilvawalaMolecular Biosciences
University of Kansas
Citrullination and Thrombosis
April 27
Erik HolmstromMolecular Biosciences
University of Kansas
Compaction and folding of RNAs in apolar chemical environments
May 4
Punit PrakashElectrical and Computer Engineering
Kansas State University
Technologies for personalized delivery of energy-based image-guided interventions