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Department of Molecular Biology

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Departmental Seminars

The Molecular Biology Department’s seminar program is one of the very best on campus. We make a strong effort to bring in visiting scientists who can provide a entertaining, enlightening, and current research report on an important area of molecular biology. Shown below is a listing of the current semester’s seminar speakers.

PLEASE NOTE:  Fall Semester seminars will start at 2:10 pm. and are held in the Berry Center Auditorium - Room 138.

Molecular Biology Fall 2019 SEMINARS

Date   Speaker & Affiliation   Title   Host
9/06/2019   Don Jarvis
University of Wyoming
  Introduction to MOLB Seminar   Don Jarvis 
9/13/2019   Ute Hochgeschwender
Central Michigan University
  Bioluminescent Optogenetics – Molecular control with biological light   Mark Gomelsky
9/20/2019   Stefan Pukatzki
University of Colorado School of Medicine
  Driven to survive: resolving competition strategies of the cholera bacterium   Dan Wall
9/27/2019   Ken Prehoda
University of Oregon
  Dancing on the cortex: Par complex dynamics during neuroblast polarization   Todd Schoborg
10/4/2019   Robert Kotin
University of Massachusetts Medical School
  Orthologous dependoparovirus molecular fossils - a potential source of novel structural motifs and capsids for AAV gene therapy vectors   Don Jarvis
10/11/2019   Shirin Bahmanyar
Molecular, Cellular and Development Biology; Yale University
  Roles for the peripheral endoplasmic reticulum in membrane dynamics at the nuclear envelope   Daniel Levy
10/18/2019   Chris Lazarski
Biotechnology; Children's National Medical Center
  Improving T cell immunotherapies to treat patients with primary immunodeficiences and cancers   Grant Bowman
10/25/2019   David Dunigan
Plant Pathology; University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  Chloroviruses stink, but we love them to death   Don Jarvis
11/1/2019   Tajie Harris
Neuroscience; University of Virginia
  The danger of brain infections: Alarmins and the control of Toxoplasma gondii in the brain   Jason Gigley
11/8/2019   Alex Holehouse
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics; Washington University in St. Louis
  A physical model for the phase separation of low-complexity domains   Thomas Boothby
11/22/2019   Jeffrey Cameron
Biochemistry; University of Colorado Boulder
  Carboxysome Life Cycle: Biogenesis and degradation of carbon-fixing protein organelles in Cyanobacteria at single(sub)-cell resolution   Grant Bowman
12/6/2019   Daniel Herbert
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; University of Massachusetts
  The role of glycans in protein maturation and quality control in the early secretory pathway   Don Jarvis
12/13/2019   Carrie Adler
Department of Molecular Medicine; Cornell University
  Planarians, stem cells, and organ regeneration   David Fay
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