Biochemistry and Biophysics

2014-2015 BCBP Seminar Series

Friday, September 12, 2014.  Professor Erika Taylor, Wesleyan University, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Studies.  "Two Stops on the Path for Converting Lignin into Biofuels."  Merrill Science Center, Lecture Room 4 @ 3:30p.m. (refreshments @ 3:15p.m.)  Co-sponsored with the chemistry department --

Wednesday, October 1, 2014.  Biochemistry/Biophysics Student Thesis Talks.  Merrill Lecture Room 4 @ 6:00p.m.

Friday, February 20, 2015.  Professor Alexander Statsyuk, Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry.  "The Ubiquitin System:  Last Standing Goldmine of 21st Century."  Merrill Science Center, Lecture Room 4 @ 3:30p.m. (refreshments @ 3:15p.m.)  Co-sponsored with the chemistry department. 

Monday, March 2, 2015.  Adam J. Bass, '97.  Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cellular and Molecular Oncology; Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine.  "Learning from the Genome to Improve Cancer Therapy."  Merrill Science Center, Lecture Room 4 @ 4:00p.m.  Sponsored by the biology department. 

Monday, March 9, 2015.  David J. Wynne, '01.  Laboratory of Chromosome and Cell Biology, The Rockefeller University.  "Understanding Kinetochore Dynamics Using Super-Resolution Microscopy."  Merrill Science Center, Lecture Room 4 @ 4:00p.m.  Sponsored by the biology department. 

Tuesday, April 2, 2015.  Thayaparan Paramanathan, Bridgewater State University.  "Drug-DNA Interactions:  A View with Optical Tweezers."  Sponsored by the physics department. 

Monday, April 13, 2015.  Peter Chien.  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department, University of Massachusetts @ Amherst.  "Cell Cycle Regulated Protein Destruction in Bacteria."  Merrill Science Center, Lecture Room 4 @ 4:00p.m.  Sponsored by the biology department.

Saturday, April 25, 2015.  Biochemistry/Biophysics Senior Thesis Research Symposium.  Merrill Science Center, Lecture Room 4 @ 2:00p.m. 

 

2013-14 BCBP Seminar Series

Speaker: Prof. Danielle Dube, Bowdoin College, Department of Chemistry

Date and Time: Friday, September 20, 3:30 PM, Merrill Science Center Lecture Hall 4 (refreshments starting at 3:15 pm)

Title: A chemical approach to discover and target sugars on pathogenic bacteria

Departmental Host: Chemistry

 

Speaker: BCBP Fall Senior Thesis Symposium

Date and Time: Sunday, September 22, 6:00 PM, Merrill Science Center Lecture Hall 4

 

Speaker: Professor Wilfredo Colon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Instittute, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Date and Time: Friday, October 25, 3:30 PM, Merrill Science Center Lecture Hall 4 (refreshments starting at 3:15 pm)

Title: Methods for investigating protein kinetic stability: Biological, biomedical, and biotechnology implications

Departmental Host: Chemistry


Speaker: Professor Patrick Wintrode, University of Maryland at Baltimore, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Date and Time: Friday, November 15, 3:30 PM, Merrill Science Center Lecture Hall 4 (refreshments starting at 3:15 pm)

Title: Resolving complex protein folding mechanisms with mass spectrometry

Departmental Host: Chemistry


 Dates/times for other lectures in the BCBP series to come soon!