Biochemistry

  • Past Workshops 2011

    Date Speaker, Department/Institution Workshop Title
    1/4/11 Ruth Welti, Director of the Kansas Lipidomic Research Center; Co-sponsored by the Center for Gene Therapy Everything you always wanted to know about Lipidomics
    1/18/11 Thomas J Hund, Asst. Professor, Medicine & Biomedical Engineering, Dept. Internal Medicine, Univ. Iowa A betaIV-spectrin/CaMKII signaling complex is essential for vertebrate membrane excitability
    1/25/11 Ku-Kuang Wen, Asst. Res. Scientist, Rubenstein lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa Rescue of a mutant-actin associated phenotype by a mutant profilin
      Tiandao Li, Postdoctoral scholar, Price lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa New methods to map chlP-seq data and accurately find peaks
    2/1/11 Rebecca Fagan, Postdoctoral scholar, Khademi lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa Activity and inhibition of DNA methyltransferase 1
      John Pryor, Graduate student, Washington lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa Efficient bypass of an Abasic site by DNA polymerase Rev1
    2/8/11 Michael Wright, Assistant Professor, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Univ. Iowa Mapping androgen-dependent co-regulators of androgen receptor-mediated transcription: "finding new links to disparate pathways"
    2/15/11 Szu-Chieh (Christy) Mei, Postdoctoral scholar, Brenner lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa NAD Metabolism & Lifespan Control in Yeast
      Ugur Akgun, Postdoctoral scholar, Khademi lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa Solue recruitment, selectivity, & gating in Rh/Amt/MER superfamily
    2/22/11 Jerrold Weiss, Professor, Internal Medicine, Univ. Iowa Pattern recognition of Gram-negative bacterial endotoxins
    3/1/11 Liping Yu, Research Scientist, NMR Facility, Univ. Iowa NMR Studies of Molecular Structure, Function, and Recognition of Drugs, Proteins, and Oligosaccharides
    3/8/11 Cathy Hass, Graduate student, MCB Program, Wold lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa New Insights into Repair-specific DNA-binding of Replication of Protein A
      Alexey Soshnev, Graduate student, MCB program, Geyer lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa A new look at an old chromatin insulator taking cues from Drosophila germline development
    3/22/11 Amit Choudhury, Assistant Professor,
    Anatomy & Cell Biology, Univ. Iowa
    Role of syntaxin 6 in trafficking of angiogenic receptors and angiogenesis
    3/29/11 Seth Brown, Postdoctoral scholar, Brenner lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa The role of CHFR homologs in cell growth
      Monika Joshi, Postdoctoral scholar, Fuentes lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa Studies on PHnCCEx domain of Tiam1 and its interaction with Par
    4/5/11 Sheila Baker, Asst. Professor, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa The trafficking of membrane proteins in photoreceptors
    4/19/11 Bryce Plapp, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa Biochemical Basis for Growth of "Filter" Yeast in the Presence of Allyl Alcohol
    4/26/11 Christine Kondratick, Asst. Res. Scientist, Washington lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa PCNA modifications and their effect of genome stability
      Andrew Thomas, Postdoctoral scholar, Elcock lab, Dept. Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa Histone tails and condensed DNA: molecular modelling of nucleosome array
    5/3/11 Madeline Shea, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Univ. Iowa Recognition and Regulation of Sodium Channels by Calmodulin
    8/23/11
    Alexey Soshnev, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Geyer Lab Beyond the Genome Punctuation: The Non-canonical Function of an Insulator Protein in Transcriptional Regulation
    9/13/11 Bernd Fritzch, Professor and Chair, Biology The molecular basis for making and derailing neurosensory development of the ear
    9/20/11 Bridget Lear, Assistant Professor, Biology Role of the NARROW ABDOMEN ion channel and its putative subunits in promoting behavioral rhythms in Drosphila
    9/27/11 Chris Adams, Associate Professor, Endocrinology Investigating causes and treatment of skeletal muscle atrophy
    10/4/11 Mishtu Dev, Assistant Professor, Chemistry Structural and biochemical investigation of metalloenzyme mechanisms
    10/11/11 Patrick Schlievert, Professor & Head, Microbiology Staphylococcus aureus Exotoxins Cause Serious Human Illnesses
    10/18/10 Karina Kruth, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Rubenstein Lab Deafness-causing actin mutations affect Arp2/3-dependent actin regulation
    10/18/10 Christy Mei, Postdoc, Biochemistry, Rubenstein Lab NAD Metabolism and Lifespan Control in Yeast
    10/25/11 John Pryor, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Washington Lab Structure of the Rev1 BRCT domain and its role in the error-prone replication of damaged DNA
    10/25/11 Lacy Barton, Graduate Student, Biochemistry, Geyer Lab Functions of the nuclear lamina in a germline stem cell niche
    11/1/11 Anne Kwitek, Associate Professor, Pharmacology The Metabolic Syndrome in the LH Rat: Do These Genes Make Me Look Fat?
    11/8/11 Seongjin Seo, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Science Molecular Pathophysiology of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome: Biochemical, Cell biological, and Genetic Approaches
    11/15/11 James Gloer, Professor, Chemistry Bioactive Natural Products from Fungi: Recent Results and Future Prospects
    11/29/11 Biochemistry Undergraduate Honors Talks

    Min Jung Choi: Non-invasice delivery of macromolecules to brain

    Steven Linden: The expression and purification of the urea channel in helicobacter pylori