WiPS Schedule for Fall 2016

Work in Progress Seminars (WiPS) for Fall 2016

All WiPS seminars are at 12:00 P.M., MONDAY, 1425 Biomedical Physical Sciences, unless noted otherwise. Seminar Coordinator: Donna Koslowsky

Fall 2016

Date Speaker Lab Title Faculty Evaluator
September 5     Labor Day  
September 12 James Kremer He/Tiedje Arabidopsis and associated microbiota: friends with benefits Hammer
Dazzo
  Jackson Sorensen Shade Assessing seed bank transitions through population diversity changes across a gradient of fire affected soils Hammer
Dazzo
September 19 Jacob Baker Abramovitch Mechanisms of Mtb growth arrest at acidic pH Shade
Adami
  Rajasi Joshi Vieille Improving Succinate Production from Glycerol by Actinobacillus succinogenes Shade
Adami
September 26 Shahnaz Masani, Postdoc Talk Yu The role of DNA ligases in DNA repair and immunoglobulin Class Switch Recombination Koslowsky
Schutte
October 3 Krista Cosert Reguera Scanning probe characterization of self-assembled monolayers fabricated with recombinant pilins from Geobacter sulfurreducens Vielle
DiRita
  Daniel Parrell Kroos Role of ATP binding to SpoIVFB, an intramembrane protease from Pro-sigk during sporulation of Bacillus subtilis Vieille
DiRita
October 10 Michael Maiden Waters Using Drug Repurposing to Develop Better Therapies for Cystic Fibrosis Conrad
Fata-Hartley
  Dylan Frabutt Zheng MAN1A: Potential influence of quality control vesicle components on viral replication Conrad
Fata-Hartley
October 17     MMG Retreat  
October 24 Nate Good, Postdoc Talk Martinez-Gomez Expanding lanthanide-biochemistry beyond methylotrophy Mansfield
Dufour
October 31 Huiqing Zheng Abramovitch Investigation of hypoxia-driven, DosR-dependent Mycobacterium tuberculosis persistence Kroos
Fyfe
November 7 Ahrom Kim Yu Class switch recombination in the absence of the IgH 3' regulatory region Abramovitch
Hausinger
  Laura Kirby Koslowsky The evolutionary advantage of dual coding genes in Trypanosoma brucei

Abramovitch
Hausinger

November 14 Thomas LaBar Adami Computational Experiments on the Evolutionary Dynamics of Small Populations Manning
Marsh
  Natalia Hubbs Parent Making sense of the interactions between bacteriophage Sf6 and its secondary receptors: OmpA and OmpC

Manning
Marsh

November 21 Rajni Goyal, Postdoc Talk Abramovitch Mycobacterium and Metal-ion Stress Mulks
Parkin
November 28 Sue Umthong Cheng Identifying the underlying mechanism of Marek's disease vaccine synergy Schwartz
Schutte
  Yuliya Pepelyayeva Amalfitano The role of ERAP1 in bone metabolism and pathogenesis of Ankylosing Spondylitis Schwartz
Schutte
December 5 Joshua MacCready Osteryoung/Ducat Carboxysomes Koslowsky
Venta
  Doug Wilkinson Garavito The DBI protein; a cytosolic inhibitor of TSPO Koslowsky
Venta