2017-18 MBTG Monthly Student Seminar Series

First Tuesday of each month. Student talk 4:00 pm-5:00 pm; pizza and beer get-together at 5:00 pm; Leichtag 107. 
Date Trainee Title of Talk
Oct 3, 2017 Noah Kopcho “How the P-glycoprotein interacts with Amyloid beta”
Nov 7, 2017 Canceled Canceled
Dec 5, 2017 Evan Kobori “Conformational States of PKA activation”
Jan 9, 2018 Kevin Sweeney "Lanthanides as cofactors for RNA world-relevant ribozymes"
Feb 6, 2018 Joshua Arriola “Identification of the shortest catalytic motifs from hundreds of ribozymes”
Mar 6, 2018 Colin Deniston “Investigation into the structure of the Parkinson’s disease associated protein LRRK2 and its interaction with microtubules”
Apr 3, 2018 Adam Maloney “A Minimal Eukaryotic Translation System for Studies of FMRP"
May 1, 2018 Hetika Vora "Targeted Depalmitoylation of Proteins in Living Cells by Native Chemical Ligation"
Jun 12, 2018 Bryce Timm “Probing the Molecular Mechanisms of Human Sulfatase Specificity”

2017-18 MBTG Journal Club

Third Tuesday of each month, 4:00 pm, NSB 3211
Date  Trainee Faculty Facilitator Paper Title 
Oct 17, 2017 Riley Peacock Neal Devaraj Development of a Microflow System for In-Cell Footprinting Coupled with Mass Spectrometry
Jan 16, 2018 Hannah Rutledge Ulrich Muller Crystal structure of a novel RNA motif that allows for precise positioning of a single metal ion
Feb 20, 2018 Hetika Vora TBD Light-activated chemical probing of nucleobase
solvent accessibility inside cells
Mar 20, 2018 Bryce Timm Akif Tezcan CRISPR-Cas12a target binding unleashes indiscriminate single-stranded DNase activity
Apr 17, 2018 Kira Podolsky Gourisankar Ghosh Precision glycocalyx editing as a strategy for cancer immunotherapy
May 15, 2018 John Gillies Elizabeth Komives

A biolayer interferometry-based enzyme-linked aptamer sorbent assay for real-time and highly sensitive detection of PDGF

Invited Seminar Speakers

Dr. John Kuriyan

UC Berkeley Dept of Molecular and Cell Biology & Dept of Chem
February 12th, 2018 at 12:00 pm - Leichtag 107
Hosted by Adam Maloney

Special Interest Seminars



Molecular Biophysics Training Grant, NIH Grant T32 GM008326