BTP Seminars

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BTP members participate in seminars relevant to their research interests.

 The Chemical and Physical Factors Driving the Self-Assembly of Proteins”

Prof. Jennifer McManus, Maynooth University Department of Chemistry

Date/Time: Jan 19, 2017 – 10:00 a.m.

Location: Conte A110/111

 “Prion Biology: At the Interface Between Protein Misfolding and Its Cellular Environment”

Prof. Tricia Serio, UMass, Amherst Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Date/Time: Jan.25, 2017, 4 p.m.

Location: 221 Integrated Science Building

 “Host-Pathogen Interaction: the Role of the Human Microbiome in Health and Disease Using Next-Generation Sequencing”

Prof. Ravi Ranjan, UMass, Amherst Institute for Applied Life Sciences Genomics Resource Laboratory

Date/Time: February 1, 2017, 4 p.m.

Location: 221 Integrated Science Building

 “Control of Cellular Networks by Structural Disorder”

Professor Nikolay Dokholyan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Date/Time: Thursday, February 9, 2017, 11:30 a.m. (reception at 11 a.m.)
Location: Lederle GRT 1634

  “Enhancing Resistance to Animal African Trypanosomiasis”

Prof. Samuel J. Black, UMass, Amherst Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Date/Time: February, 15, 2017, 4 p.m.

Location: 221 Integrated Science Building

 “RNP Granules in Health and Disease”

Prof. Roy Parker, University of Colorado Boulder

Date/Time: March 7, 2017, 4 p.m.

Location: 221 Integrated Science Building

 “TBA”

Prof. Elaine Fuchs, The Rockerfeller University

Date/Time: March 21, 2017, 4 p.m.

Location: 221 Integrated Science Building

 “Looking at Disease in a New Light: Chemical Biology-Enabled Tools and Platforms for Studying Cancer”

Prof. Michele Farkas, UMass Amherst Department of Chemistry

Date/Time: March 29, 2017, 4 p.m.

Location: 221 Integrated Science Building

“Materials for Therapeutic H2S Delivery”

Prof. John Matson, Virginia Tech Department of Chemistry

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

Location: Lederle GRT 1634

 “The 26S Proteasome: A Highly Coordinated Protein Degradation Machine”

Prof. Andreas Martin, University of California-Berkeley Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Date/Time: April 6, 2017, 11:30 a.m. (reception at 11 a.m.)

Location: Lederle GRT 1634

“Programmed DNA Self-Assembly”
Professor Chengde Mao, Purdue University Department of Chemistry
Date/Time: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 11:30 a.m. (reception at 11 a.m.)
Location: Lederle GRT 1634
 “TBD”

Prof. George Whitesides

Harvard University Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Date/Time: Thursday, April 20, 2017, 11:30 a.m. (reception at 11 a.m.)
Location: Lederle GRT 1634