BTP Seminars

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BTP members participate in seminars relevant to their research interests.

 “Uncovering the Cryptic Activities of Deubiquitinases

Prof. Eric Strieter, UMass Amherst Department of Chemistry

Date/Time: September 7, 2017, 11:30 a.m. (reception at 11 a.m.)

Location: LGRT 1634

 “Designing and Utilizing Responsive Biomaterials to control cellular microenvironments in the study of tissue regeneration and disease

Prof. April Kloxin, University of Delaware

Date/Time: September 12, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

Location: LGRT 201

“Single Molecule Analysis of Proteins Using Nanopores” 

Prof. Min Chen, UMass Amherst Department of Chemistry

Date/Time: September 14, 2017, 11:30 a.m. (reception at 11 a.m.)

Location: LGRT 1634

“Microengineering Approaches for Tissue Engineering and Developmental Biology” 

Prof. Yibing Sun, University of Massachusetts Amherst Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Date/Time: September 15, 2017, 3:35 p.m.

Location: Conte A110/111

“Single Molecule Analysis of Proteins Using Nanopores” 

Prof. Ben Martin, Stony Brook University

Date/Time: September 19, 2017, 4 p.m.

Location: Morrill 2, R. 222

“Anti-inflammatory Effects of Bacterial Exopolysaccharide”

Prof. Katherine Knight, Loyola University

Date/Time: September 20, 2017, 4 p.m. (reception at 3:45 p.m.)

Location: ISB 221

“SFRP1: Changing the Landscape and Microenvironment of the Breast?”

Sallie Smith-Schneider, Ph. D., Baystate Medical Center

Date/Time: September 27, 2017, 4 p.m. (reception at 3:45 p.m.)

Location: ISB 221

“Visualization of Transcription Dynamics in Living Drosophila Embryos”

Prof. Mike Levin, Princeton University

Date/Time: October 3 27, 2017, 4 p.m.

Location: Morrill, R. 222

 “Genetically Encoding Enabling Chemistry to Read and Write Biology

Prof. Abhishek Chatterjee, Boston College Department of Chemistry

Date/Time: October 10, 2017, 11:30 a.m. (reception at 11 a.m.)

Location: LSL S 330

 “Physiologically Relevant Rat Models of Estrogen-Induced Mammary Cancer Reveal Novel Insights into Genetics of Breast Cancer Risk in Human”

Prof. James Shull, University of Wisconsin

Date/Time: October 17, 2017, 4 p.m.

Location: Morrill, R. 222

 “Global Analysis of Human Promoters Suggests a Mechanism Organizing Genome-wide Transcription”

Prof. Sergei Nechaev, University of North Dakota

Date/Time: October 18, 2017, 4 p.m. (reception at 3:45 p.m.)

Location: ISB 221

 “Physique et Mecanique des Milieux Heterogenes (PMMH)

Prof. Olivia de Roure, ESPCI

Date/Time: October 20, 2017, 3:35 p.m.

Location: Conte A110/111

 “Unraveling the Cryptic Function of Deubiquitinases”

Prof. Erik Strieter, UMass Amherst

Date/Time: October 25, 2017, 4 p.m. (reception at 3:45 p.m.)

Location: ISB 221

 “Cell-Targetable DNA Nanocapsules to Study Fast Signaling in Biology”

Professor Yamuna Krishnan, University of Chicago Department of Chemistry
Date/Time: October 26, 2017, 11:30 a.m. (reception at 11 a.m.)
Location: Lederle GRT 1634

 “Suprmam1_ alters mammary tumor penetrance in Li-Fraumeni Syndrome mouse models”

Prabin Kumar Dhangada Majhi, Ph.D., UMass Amherst
Date/Time: November 1, 2017, 4 p.m. (reception at 3:45 p.m.)
Location: ISB 221

  “Treatment of Rare Genetic Diseases by Small Molecule Allosteric Activators”

Prof. Stefan Gross, Director, Enzymology, Agios Pharmaceuticals

Date/Time: November 2, 2017, 11:30 a.m. (reception at 11 a.m.)

Location: Lederle GRT 1634

  “Treatment of Rare Genetic Diseases by Small Molecule Allosteric Activators”

Prof. Liz Hedstrom, Brandeis University

Date/Time: November 7, 2017, 4 p.m.

Location: Morrill, R. 222

  “The link between microbiome and mental health”

Prof. Alban Gaultier, University of Virginia

Date/Time: November 8, 2017, 4 p.m. (reception at 3:45 p.m.)

Location: ISB 221

 Title TBD

Prof. Lee Lynd, Dartmouth

Date/Time: November 14, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Lederle GRT 1201

 Let’s control the immune response!

Prof. Leonid Pobezinsky, Umass Amherst

Date/Time: November 15, 2017, 4 p.m. (reception at 3:45 p.m.)

Location: ISB 221

 “Designing Probes for the Chemical Genetic Analysis of Proteins in the AAA+ Superfamily”

Prof. Tarun Kapoor, Rockefeller University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Date/Time: November 16, 2017, 11:30 a.m. (reception at 11 a.m.)

Location: Lederle GRT 1634

 Cooperative Regulation of RNA Binding Proteins and Alternative Splicing in CD8 T Cells by Notch1 and PKCtheta

Prof. Lisa Minter, UMass Amherst

Date/Time: December 6, 2017, 4 p.m. (reception at 3:45 p.m.)

Location: ISB 221

 “TBA”

Prof. Brendan Harley

Date/Time: March 20, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Lederle LGRT 201

 Spring 2017  | Fall 2016