FRONTIERS IN BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINARS
12:00 – 1:00 PM
August 11, 1220 MRB III, Emily Hodges, Vanderbilt University, “Decoding the epigenome to reveal drivers of gene regulation in human development, disease, and evolution” (Followed by meet-and-greet luncheon in 618 LH).
September 1, 512 Light Hall, Linlin Zhao, University of California, Riverside, “Old Dog New Tricks – Mitochondrial Transcription Factor A in Mitochondrial Genome Maintenance”
September 29, 202 Light Hall, School of Medicine Basic Sciences Apex Lecture: Michael Rapé, UC Berkeley, HHMI, “Stress Signaling at the Crossroads of Development and Disease” Dr. Rapé’s research and his upcoming visit are highlighted in an article by the School of Medicine Basic Sciences. Click here to learn more.
October 6, 202 Light Hall, The Richard Armstrong Mentoring Award Lecture: David Cortez, Vanderbilt University, “Genome maintenance mechanisms: a personal story of discovery, mentoring, and teamwork”
October 17 – 1220 MRB III, 2:00 pm, Apex Lecture: Katrin Karbstein, University of Florida, “Quality Control During and After Ribosome Assembly”
October 20, 202 Light Hall, Emerging Scholars Lecture: Iris Smith, Cleveland Clinic, “Unraveling PTEN Structural and Functional Dynamic Architecture for Therapeutic Modulation in Cancer and Autism”
November 3, 202 Light Hall, James Dewar, Vanderbilt University, “How to completely copy a genome”
December 1, 202 Light Hall, Xiaochun Li, UT Southwestern, “Molecular basis of Wnt biogenesis, secretion and Wnt7 specific signaling”
December 15, 202 Light Hall, The Richard Armstrong Lecture: Michelle Wang, Cornell University, “DNA Topology and Mechanics of Fundamental Processes”
January 19, 214 Light Hall, K. Jebrell Glover, Lehigh University, “Membrane protein hairpins: Insights into the structure and topology of caveolin and oleosin”
February 13, 1220 MRB III, 2:00 PM, Apex Lecture: Jeanne Stachowiak, University of Texas at Austin
February 16, 214 Light Hall, Denise Okafor, Pennsylvania State University
March 1, 206 PRB, Arthur Laganowsky, Texas A&M University
April 5, 214 Light Hall, Alan Tomkinson, University of New Mexico
April 10, 1220 MRBiii, 2:00 PM, Apex Lecture: Karen Adelman, Harvard University
May 3, 214 Light Hall, Hnilica Lecture: Anjana Rao, La Jolla Institute of Immunology
May 17, 214 Light Hall, Scott Williams, NIH
November 29, Kaitlyn Browning (Merrikh Lab), 9:00 AM, 214 Light Hall: “Conflict-prone Genomes of Bacterial Pathogens During Infection”
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). View a full listing of all Vanderbilt Flexner Discovery Lectures, past and present. Lectures are recorded and may be viewed online.