Events

FRONTIERS IN BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINARS
         12:00 - 1:00 PM, 214 Light Hall

                2017 - 2018 SEMINARS

2017
August 18:  Chuan He, University of Chicago, HHMI, "RNA methylation in gene expression regulation"

August 25: Craig Lindsley, "The curious case of mGlu1 PAMs - the forgotten Group I mGIuR with New Life"

September 15: Shu-ou Shan, Cal Tech, "Molecular mechanism of membrane protein targeting: chaperone cascades and protean clamps"

October 20: Enrique De La Cruz, Yale University/NSF, "How Cells Use Chemistry and Physics to Break the Bones that Power Their Movement"

November 10: Armstrong LectureJeremy Thorner, UC Berkeley/NAS: Armstrong Lecture, "A Protein Kinase Network Controls Plasma Membrane Lipid and Protein Homeostasis"

December 1: Cohen LectureErin O’Shea, HHMI President, Harvard University

December 8: Anna Marie Pyle, Yale University/HHMI

December 15: Angela Gronenborn, University of Pittsburgh

 

2018

March 16: Armstrong LectureZhijian “James” Chen, UT Southwestern / HHMI / NAS

March 23: Hao Wu, Harvard / NAS

April 6: Lin He, UC Berkeley

April 13: John Denu, University of Wisconsin

April 20: Houra Merrikh, University of Washington, "“The multifaceted impact of replication-transcription collisions on bacterial life”

April 27: Karlene Cimprich, Stanford University / AAAS Fellow

 

Click here for a full listing of previous Biochemistry Frontiers in Biochemistry Seminar Speakers.”

BIOCHEMISTRY DISCOVERY/FLEXNER LECTURE
        4:00 - 5:00 PM, 208 Light Hall

The next scheduled Biochemistry Flexner Discovery Lecture is TBD. Please check back here for updates.

In recent years, the Department of Biochemistry has hosted such illustrious speakers as: Jennifer Doudna, Peter Agre, Karl Deisseroth, Joan Steitz, NIDA Director Nora Volkow, Nancy Andrews, and several Nobel Prize winners (Sydney Brenner, Tom Cech, Andrew Fire, Bengt Samuelsson, Kurt Wuthrich, Sir Paul Nurse, and in 2017 Eric Kandel). Click here for a full listing of all Vanderbilt Flexner Discovery Lectures, past and present. Lectures are recorded and may be viewed online.

 

FALL 2017 & WINTER/SPRING 2018 STUDENT COLLOQUIUM

4:00 - 5:00 P.M.    512 Light Hall

2017

September 5: Welcome Back, BSA Officers

September 19: TBD

October 3: Manny Ascano, PI

October 17: Emily Hodges, PI

October 31: Johanna Schafer (Postdoc)

November 14: Tyson Reitz, 3rd Year & Justin Marinko (3rd Year)

November 28: Lorena Infante (4th Year)

December 12: Biochemistry Holiday Party

 

Biochemistry Student Associatoin Events

Please join us for the first Whine and Cheese Happy Hour of the 2017-2018 academic year. The Happy Hour will be at 4:30PM on August 25th in the Light Hall 6th floor lounge. There will be whine, cheese, dried meats, crackers, and sparkling water. Hope to see you there!

The BSA Whine and Cheese Committee