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Seminars

During the academic year, we sponsor a seminar on most Mondays at 4:00 PM, in the Lecture Hall (E501). We pride ourselves on presenting, at almost every seminar, an eminent scholar from around the country or around the globe.

Recent Seminars


Oleg Klykov, PhD
Oleg Klykov, PhD
New York Structural Biology Center
May 10, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"High-resolution in-situ cryo-ET approaches to study Membrane Protein Complexes"


Wayland W. L. Cheng, MD, PhD
Wayland W. L. Cheng, MD, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis
May 2, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Mechanisms of Lipid Modulation of Ligand-Gated Ion Channels"


Xiao Heng, PhD
Xiao Heng, PhD
University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
April 25, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Xinghong Dai, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Beyond reverse transcription initiation -- Structure and function characterization of HIV-1 primer binding site"


Robert Harvey, PhD
Robert Harvey, PhD
University of Nevada - Reno School of Medicine
April 18, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Corey Smith, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Cyclic AMP Signaling: Ubiquitous and Complex"


David W. Piston, PhD
David W. Piston, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
April 11, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Adventures in Glucagon, the Other Islet Hormone"


Maj. Jackson "Slick" Martin
Maj. Jackson "Slick" Martin
United States Air Force
April 5, 2022 10 a.m. - noon
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Michael J. Decker, PhD

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SPECIAL LECTURE

"Physiologic lessons learned while piloting the F35"


Dominic P. D'Agostino, PhD
Dominic P. D'Agostino, PhD
University of South Florida Morsani School of Medicine / Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
POSTPONED
April 4, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"The Science and Application of Therapeutic Ketosis"


Heath Gasier, PhD
Heath Gasier, PhD
Duke University School of Medicine
POSTPONED
March 28, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Rossana Occhipinti, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"GABA transporter inhibition attenuates oxidative tissue injury in the cerebellum and hippocampus of mice exposed to extreme hyperbaric oxygen"


Alexander Mazin, PhD
Alexander Mazin, PhD
University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio, Long School of Medicine
March 21, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Remotely via Zoom
Hosted by: Xinghong Dai, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"RAD52 and RPA in DNA repair: Focus on RNA"


Shrawan Kumar Mageswaran, PhD
Shrawan Kumar Mageswaran, PhD
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
March 15, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"In situ cryo-electron tomography to study membrane remodeling systems"


Yamuna Krishnan, PhD
Yamuna Krishnan, PhD
University of Chicago
March 14, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Remotely only via Zoom
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Quantitative Chemical Imaging of Organelles"


Shiwei Zhu, PhD
Shiwei Zhu, PhD
Yale School of Medicine
March 8, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Cryo-ET Pipeline for Imaging Small Proteins in Large Biological Structures"


Matthias Kretzler, MD
Matthias Kretzler, MD
University of Michigan Medical School
March 7, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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ULRICH HOPFER LECTURE

"Defining Nephron Function and Failure across continents and disciplines"


Xiaojie Zhang, PhD
Xiaojie Zhang, PhD
European Molecular Biology Laboratory / Heidelberg, Germany
March 3, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Expect the unexpected in cellular cryo-electron tomography: molecular basis of stress-induced mumps virus reactivation"


Muyuan Chen, PhD
Muyuan Chen, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
March 1, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Explore the complexity of macromolecular structures using Cryo-electron tomography"


Shyamal Mosalaganti, PhD
Shyamal Mosalaganti, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School
Feb. 28, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Structural Biology in-situ"


Christopher (Chris) Gillen, PhD
Christopher (Chris) Gillen, PhD
Kenyon College
POSTPONED
Feb. 21, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Novel sodium-dependent cation-chloride cotransporters in insects"


Tianmin Fu, PhD
Tianmin Fu, PhD
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Feb. 14, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Xinghong Dai, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"It takes two to tango: mechanisms of lysosomal pH homeostasis"


Jeffrey L. Ardell, PhD
Jeffrey L. Ardell, PhD
University of California -Los Angeles School of Medicine
Feb. 7, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Corey Smith, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Bioelectric therapy: Clinical applications for cardiac disease"


Ardeschir Vahedi-Faridi, PhD
Ardeschir Vahedi-Faridi, PhD
Case Western Reserve University
Jan. 10, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Functional diversity of Channel Proteins" a hybrid Electron microscopic and X-ray crystallographic approach"



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