Molecular Life Sciences Seminar Series

Autumn 2021 schedule

Seminars are held on Tuesdays at 4-5pm in room 170 Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute (DHLRI)

September 7, 2021

Nieng Yan
Princeton University
The molecular choreography of Cav/Nav channels – A mission impossible by today’s AI
Host: Tianmin Fu,

September 14, 2021

Sarah Slavoff
Yale University
Dark matter of the human genome
Host: Michael Kearse,

September 28, 2021

Chuan He
University of Chicago
The trypanosome pre-mRNA splicing machinery and its potential Achilles heel, the cyclin-dependent kinase CRK9
Host: OSBP Students, Chathuri Pathirage,

October 5, 2021,

Arthur Burghes
The Ohio State University
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA): development of effective therapies bench-to-bedside and what is next
Host: Tony Brown,

October 12, 2021

Avery August
Cornell University
Kinase turntablism: Tuning T cell responses
Host: MCDB Students, Emily Franz,

October 19, 2021

Christopher Lima
Sloan Kettering Targeting
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Host: OSBP Students, Chathuri Pathirage,<\p>

October 26, 2021

Tianmin Fu
The Ohio State University
A model of lysosomal pH regulation
Host: Chuck Bell,

November 2, 2021

Geraldine Seydoux
Johns Hopkins
RNA granules: Physics meets Biology
Host: Wen Tang,

November 9, 2021

Jeremy Luban
University of Massachusetts
Deja cu all over again: glycoprotein variants in Ebola virus and SARS-CoV-2
Host: Amit Sharma,

November 16, 2021

Marlene Belfort
SUNY Albany
Three Parallel Paths: Introns, Inteins and Journey of a Mother in Science
Host: David Wood,

November 30, 2021

George Shaw
University of Pennsylvania
Recapitulation of HIV-1 Env-Ab Co-evolution in Rhesus Macques Leading to Neutralization
Host: Shan-Lu Liu,

December 7, 2021

Jeremy Wilusz
University of Pennsylvania
Harnessing endonucleases to control gene outputs
Host: OSBP Students, Brian Scarpitti,