The Department of Molecular Medicine hosts seminars and research Work-in-Progress presentations throughout the year

Spring Seminar Series 2022
4:00 pm via Zoom or in-person (unless otherwise noted)

  • March 29 (Tuesday) - BBS Signature Series Seminar, Zoom LINK 
    Arturo Casadevall, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    On Virulence
    (hosted by Cynthia Leifer, Department of Microbiology and Immunology)
  • April 5 (Tuesday) - BBS Signature Series Seminar, LIVESTREAM in Lecture Hall 4
    Erika Pearce, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Mitochondrial Shape-Shifting in the T cell Response
    (hosted by Ted Clark)
  • April 18 (Monday) - SPECIAL SEMINAR, Lecture Hall 3
    Gunther Hollopeter, Department of Molecular Medicine, Cornell
    Leveraging C. elegans Genetics to Understand Membrane-associated Machinery
    (hosted by Maurine Linder)
  • April 26 (Tuesday) - BBS Signature Series Seminar, Lecture Hall 4
    Douglas Marchuk, Department of Molecular Genetics and Biology, Duke University
    Germline and Somatic Genetics of Cerebral Cavernous Malformations: A Human Genetics Story
  • May 3 (Tuesday, Special time-12:00 pm EST) - BBS Signature Series Seminar, Zoom Link tba
    Françoise Gisou van der Goot, Department of Cell and Membrane Biology, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • May 31 (Tuesday, Special time-12:00 pm EST) - BBS Signature Series Seminar, Zoom Link tba
    Sigoléne Meilhac, Developmental Biology and INSERM Research Director, Institut Pasteur, Paris


2021/2022 Fall/Winter Department Work-In-Progress Series
4:00 pm Mondays Lecture Hall III, unless noted otherwise

  • November 8
    William Katt (Cerione Lab) - Progress in the Design of Small Molecule Inhibitors of Tissue Transglutaminase
  • November 15

    Gwen Beacham (Hollopeter Lab) - A Junctional Phosphatase at the Heart of Jowls
    Cody Alpin (Cerione Lab) - TG2: Structural Insights into an Important Player in Cancer

  • November 22

    Ed Partlow (Hollopeter Lab) - Structural Basis of an Endocytic Checkpoint that Primes the AP2 Clathrin Adaptor for Cargo Internalization
    Cora Demler (Kurpios Lab) - Left, Right, and Center: Characterizing the Novel Midline Barrier of the Dorsal Mesentery and its Effect on Asymmetric Gut Looping

  • December 13 - *Classroom 6*
    Erika Beyrent (Hollopeter Lab) - Investigating the Function of the Inversin Complex
    Thuy Tien Nguyen (Cerione Lab) - Mechanistic Basis for Substrate Binding and Allosteric Activation of Glutaminase C, a Driver Enzyme in Cancer Cell Metabolism
  • January 10 - zoomed
    Myfanwy Adams (Chappie Lab) - Crystal Structure of the Potato Leafroll Virus Coat Protein and Implications for Viral Assembly
  • January 17 - NO WIP, Martin Luther King Holiday
  • January 24 - ZOOM link
    Tyler Rozanitis (Kawate Lab) - Mechanistic Studies of Pannexin 1 Channel Using Pharmacological Inhibition and Lipid Stabilization
    Anthony Bui (Chappie Lab) - The Crystal Structure of LlaI.2 Reveals Nucleotide Binding Promiscuity Among Distant McrBC Homologs
  • January 31 - NO WIP, BBS Recruitment
  • February 7 - in-person, LH III
    Jillian Breault (Sevier Lab) - Investigating the Activity of the Hsp70 Co-chaperone Sil1 using a Structural and Functional Approach
    Derek Wei (Hollopeter Lab) - Investigating the Function of APE-1 and GSP-2
  • February 14
    Jenn Roscoe (Sevier Lab) -Investigating Mechanisms of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) Sensing by the Unfolded Protein Response
    Kuang -Tse Wang (Adler Lab) - Advancing Single-Cell RNA-seq in Planarians
  • February 21
    Bhargav Sanketi (Kurpios Lab) - Developmental Origin of Intestinal Smooth Muscles at Single Cell Resolution
  • February 28
    Brian Aguilera (Kurpios Lab) - TBA
    Jackie Ehrlich  (Kawate Lab) - TBA
MARCH 2022
  • March 7
    Justin Tapper (Adler Lab) - TBA
    Ruizhi Li (Cerione Lab) - TBA
  • March 14