Fall Term, 2016

Date

Speaker

Presentation Title

Affiliation

Host

October 5, 2016

Michael Freitag "Chromatin - Everything is true but nothing is accurate" Oregon State University Fritz Gombart

October 19, 2016

Justine Liepkalns "Strengthening community: Use of social media in undergraduate classes and career discussions within a graduate student program" Department of Biology Kevin Ahern

November 2, 2016

Viviana Perez "New insights into the cellular mechanisms of aging: implications for health - and life-span" Oregon State University Fritz Gombart

***November 10, 2016
Located in LPSC at 3:00 pm

BB Students Poster Presentations Elisar Barbar

***November 10, 2016
Located in LPSC at 3:30 pm

Angela Gronenborn "Fluorine NMR - protein folding, structure and applications to drug binding"

Department of Structural Biology and Pittsburgh Center for HIV- Protein Interaction,

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Elisar Barbar

November 16, 2016

Colin Johnson “Can you hear me now? Characterizing the essential role of otoferlin in deafness and the molecular biology of hearing” Oregon State University Fritz Gombart

November 18, 2016

Mike Tyka "Proteins and neural networks: Adventures in art and science." Google BB Students

***November 29, 2016
Located in Kearney Atrium
at 5:30 pm

Eric Schreiter "How to see what we are thinking" (Public lecture) Tsoo King Lecture Series BB Graduate Students

***November 30, 2016
Located in ALS 4001
at 3:30 pm

Eric Schreiter "Permanent marking and selective manipulation of active neurons" (Scientific lecture) Tsoo King Lecture Series BB Graduate Students
December 2, 2016 Joerg Bormann “Tame a virus: a novel defense gene controls virus spread in the cereal pathogen Fusarium graminearum." University Hamburg, Biozentrum Klein Flottbek, Molecular Phytopathology Michael Freitag
***December 12, 2016 Located in ALS 4001
at 11:00 am
Chelsea Holman "Initial in vitro and in vivo characterization of the membrane trafficking protein Fer1L6" Oregon State University, Thesis Defense Colin Johnson
***December 13, 2016 Located in ALS 4001 at 9:30 am Sara Codding

“Elucidating the biochemical properties of dysferlin”

Oregon State University, Thesis Defense Colin Johnson
December 14, 2016 Roger Sutton "How homologous proteins can have different functions: Structural and Biochemical differences between Dysferlin and Myoferlin" The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Colin Johnson

***December 16, 2016 in ALS 4001 at 11:00 am

1st Year Grad Students    Oregon State University First Year Grad Student Rotation Talks  

Winter Term, 2017

Date

Speaker

Presentation Title

Affiliation

Host

January 25, 2017 Dr. Kristen Verhey “Engineering Kinesin Motor Proteins” University of Michigan Weihong Qiu
February 8, 2017 Cynthia McMurray "Death by DNA repair: the rise and fall of oxidative damage in Huntington disease" Lawerence Berkeley National Laboratory Students, Alumni Speaker
February 22, 2017 Michael S. Cohen "Decoding Protein ADP-ribosylation Networks in Cells Using Chemical Genetic Approaches" Oregon Health Science University Ryan Mehl
March 24, 2017     Oregon State University First Year Grad Student Rotation Talks  

Spring Term, 2017

Date

Speaker

Presentation Title

Affiliation

Host

April 12, 2017 Nikolaos Sgourakis "Studying dynamics of protein complexes involved in the Immune recognition of viruses and tumors using NMR and computational modeling" Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz Sarah Clark (grad in Barbar lab)
April 26, 2017 Sharyn Endow "Forces and Motors in the Spindle" Professor of Cell Biology, DUMC, Professor of NBD, Duke-NUS Weihong Qiu
April 28, 2017 Erin Dueber "Exploring activation mechanisms: how do key signaling proteins get switched on?" Senior Scientist at Genentech Lillian Padgitt-Cobb
May 10, 2017 Dr. Joerg Gsponer "Intrinsically Disordered Regulators: from Autoinhibition to Protein Phase Separation" University of British Columbia Elisar Barbar
May 24, 2017 Richard Morimoto "Regulation of Protein Quality Control by Proteostasis and the Heat Shock Response" Northwestern Viviana Perez / Bharath
May 26, 2017 Andrew Popchock "Single-molecule studies of the mechanism and regulation of the mitotic Kinesin-14 KlpA” Oregon State University Third Year Student Seminar Weihong Qiu
June 7, 2017 Michael Parra "The Influence of Structural Diversity on Chromatin Dynamics." Heritage University, Yakima, Washington Michael Freitag
June 16, 2017   Oregon State University First Year Grad Student Rotation Talks   Afua Nyarko