Fall Term, 2015

Date: October 7, 2015, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Rick Cooley

Affiliation: Cornell University       *Hosted by: Ryan Mehl

Title: From crystal Structure to cellular physiology: uncovering the basis of bacterial biofilm regulation by a conserved signaling system

Date: October 21, 2015, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Denis Stuehr

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic       *Hosted by: Ryan Mehl

Title: New facets that regulate the maturation of soluble guanylate cyclase, the NO signaling enzyme

Date: October 23, 2015, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Tari Tan & Ian McLachlan

Affiliation: Harvard University      *Hosted by: Kevin Ahern

Title: Tari Tan - Circuit Architecture of a Mammalian Olfactory Subsystem

Ian McLachlan - Assembling cells into organs: glial control of neuron shape in C. elegans

Date: November 4, 2015, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Michele Markstein

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts-Amherst       *Hosted by: David Hendrix

Title: Drug screens on the fly: Learning how stem cells respond to chemotherapy

Date: November 18, 2015, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Sandra Loesgen

Affiliation: Oregon State University-Chemistry      *Hosted by: Ryan Mehl

Title: Microbial natural products in drug discovery - new sources, screens, and targets

Date: December 2, 2015, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Songi Han

Affiliation: University of California-Santa Barbara        *Hosted by: Colin Johnson

Title:Decoding surface water dynamics on biological surfaces for activity and function

Date: December 16, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Rotation Talks

Affiliation: Oregon State University-BB      *Hosted by: Colin Johnson


Winter Term, 2016

Date: January 13, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Aleksandra Sikora

Affiliation: Oregon State University-Pharmacy      *Hosted by: Ryan Mehl

Title: Proteomics-driven reverse vaccinology for gonorrhea

Date: January 27, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Phil Gafken (alumni)

Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center      *Hosted by: Amanda Kelley

Title: Bringing mass spectrometry-based proteomics to the masses

Date: February 10, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Brad Nolen

Affiliation: University of Oregon      *Hosted by: Weihong Qiu

Title: Flipping the levers on Arp2/3 complex, an branched actin filament nucleating machine

Date: February 12, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Andrew Brereton

Affiliation: Oregon State University Third Year Student Seminar

Title: Exploring "impossibilities": Capturing Reality in Protein Structure

Date: February 24, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Jianbo Hu, Shris Stoner

Affiliation: University of Oregon       *Hosted by: Michael Freitag

Title: Industrial Contracts and Technology Licensing at OSU

Date: March 4, 2016, Cancelled

Date: March 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Ana Maria Cuervo

Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine       *Hosted by: Viviana Perez

Title: Selective autophagy: fighting aging one protein at a time

Date: March 18, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Rotation Talks

Affiliation: Oregon State University-BB       *Hosted by: Afua Nyarko


Spring Term, 2016

Date: April 1, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Robby Blizzard

Affiliation: Oregon State University Third Year Student Seminar

Title: Ideal Bioorthogonal Ligations using Tetrazine Amino Acids

Date: April 6, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Kevin Campbell

Affiliation: HHMI-Janelia Research Campus      *Hosted by: Colin Johnson

Title: Novel Glycosylation and Post-translational Processing Required Dystroglycan Function

TSOO KING LECTURES

*Date: April 13, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Peter Walter

Affiliation: University of California-San Francisco Tsoo King Lecture (Kelsey Kean, lead)

(scientific lecture) Title: From Protein Folding to Cognition: the Serendipitous Path of Discovery

*Date: April 14, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – LInC 210 – Speaker: Peter Walter

Affiliation: University of California-San Francisco Tsoo King Lecture (Kelsey Kean, lead)

(public lecture) Title: A Matter of Balance: How Your Cells Cope with Stress

Date: April 20, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Myron Goodman

Affiliation: University of Southern California (USC)      *Hosted by: Chris Matthews

Title: Better Living with Hyper-Mutation

Date: April 27, 2016, 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. – WNGR 245 – Speaker: Daniel Zuckermann

Affiliation: University of Pittsburg      *Hosted by: Heidi Schellman (Physics) and Andy Karplus (Biochemistry and Biophysics)

Title: Biological behavior in a physical world: Understanding and applying the essential chemical physics of biomolecules

Date: April 29, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: John Gamble

Affiliation: Oregon State University Third Year Student Seminar

Title: TBA

Date: May 4, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Huiwang Ai

Affiliation: University of California-Riverside      *Hosted by: Ryan Mehl

Title: Molecular Probes for Redox Signaling and Oxidative Stress

Date: May 13, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Nathan Jespersen

Affiliation: Oregon State University Third Year Student Seminar

Title: TBA

Date: May 18, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Judith Frydman

Affiliation: Stanford University       *Hosted by: Viviana Perez

Title: Protein folding in the cell and the proteostasis network: biological mechanism and disease implications

Date: May 27, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Amanda Kelley

Affiliation: Oregon State University Third Year Student Seminar

Title: TBA

Date: June 1, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: Rhiju Das

Affiliation: Stanford University       *Hosted by: Michelle Wiley

Title: Towards RNA structure/function from scratch

Date: June 10, 2016, 3:30 p.m. – ALS 4001 – Speaker: First Year Grad Student Rotation Talks

Affiliation: Oregon State University-BB      *Hosted by: Phil McFadden