CBI-RELATED SEMINARS-SPRING 2009
Date Speaker Time & Location Host & Seminar Department
1/29
Thursday
Professor Yan-Yeung Luk
Department of Chemistry
Syracuse University
Water-Driven Chemoselective Reactions and Amphiphile-Free Templated Synthesis: From Drug Design to Heterogeneous Biocatalysis
11:15 a.m.
1634 LGRT
S. "Thai" Thayumanavan
Chem
2/3
Tuesday
Professor Colin Thorpe
University of Delaware
Biochemistry
Oxidative Protein Folding: New Enzymes and Old Nostrums
4:00 p.m.
ISB 221
Lila Gierasch
MCB
2/5
Thursday
Professor Rohit Pappu
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Washington University, St. Louis
Dissecting the mechanisms of polyglutamine aggregation
11:15 a.m.
1634 LGRT
Lila Gierasch
Chem
2/13
Friday

Professor Ashutosh Chilkoti
Duke University
Biomedical Engineering
Nanostructures of Macromolecules to Direct Biological Function

3:30 p.m.
Conte A110-111
Bermudez & Crosby
PSE
2/26
Thursday
Professor Sean Elliott
Department of Chemistry
Boston University
The Ins and Outs of Bacterial Cytochrome c Peroxidases
11:15 a.m.
1634 LGRT
Mike Knapp
Chem
3/5
Thursday
Professor Steven Block
Departments of Applied Physics and Biology, Stanford University
The Biophysics of Gene Regulation, Studied One Molecule at a Time
CBI STUDENT INVITED SEMINAR
11:15 a.m.
1634 LGRT
Ankit Vahia (Martin Lab),
Lila Gierasch,
Chemistry, MCB
3/12
Thursday
Dr. F. Hal Ebetino/Professor Ray D'Alonzo
Research Fellow, New Drug Development, Procter & Gamble/
Department of Chemistry, UMass
The Discovery of Risedronate for Bone Metabolic Diseases
11:15 a.m.
1634 LGRT
Matt Holden
Chem
3/13
Friday
Professor Julia Babensee
Georgia Tech
Biomedical Engineering
Biomaterial-Based Control of Immune Responses to Combination Products
3:30 p.m.
Conte A110-111
Tew & Santore
PSE
3/24
Tuesday
Professor Josep Rizo
U.T. Southwestern Medical Center
Biochemistry, Pharmacology
Structural Insights into the Mechanism of Neurotransmitter Release
4:00 p.m.
ISB 221
Cassidy Dobson (Garman Lab)/
MCB
3/31
Tuesday
Dr. Marc Ostermeier
Johns Hopkins University
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Protein Switches and Bacterial Band-pass Filters

11:15 a.m.
201 LGRT
Chemical
Engineering
4/14
Tuesday
Professor Thomas Wood
Texas A&M, Department of Chemical Engineering
Interspecies Signal Indole and Archetypal Signal Uracil Control Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Virulence
11:15 a.m.
201 LGRT
Chemical
Engineering
4/14
Tuesday
Professor Scott Strobel
Yale University
Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Chemistry
RNA Catalysis: Ribozymes, Ribosomes and Riboswitches
4:00 p.m.
ISB 221
Bob Zimmerman
MCB
4/16
Thursday
Professor Richard Holm
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University
DISTINGUISHED CHEMISTRY LECTURE
11:15 a.m.
1634 LGRT
Mike Maroney
Chem

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