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Thursday, March 23

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Leveraging Chemistry for Biology and Therapy: New amination strategies to access biologically important molecules
Speaker: Qiu Wang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Duke University
Host: Ryan Shenvi, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: RSV Vaccine Development: A Paradigm for Structure-Guided Antigen Design
Speaker: Barney Graham, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/Vaccine Research Center, National Institutes of Health
Sponsor: Dept. of Immunology & Microbial Science
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Monday, March 27

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Bicoastal Faculty Candidate Seminar: “Structural Mechanisms of Cell Cycle Regulation by the Anaphase-Promoting Complex/Cyclosome”
Speaker: Nicholas G. Brown, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Host: Joseph Kissil, Ph.D.
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall
Notes:

4:00 PM EDT  Classroom B159 TSRI Florida


Tuesday, March 28

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Clinical Implications of Gene Mutations in MDS
Speaker: Rafael Bejar, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology & Oncology, UCSD Moores Cancer Center
Host: Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The CANCER AFFINITY GROUP (CAG)
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Wednesday, March 29

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Bicoastal Faculty Candidate Seminar: “A New Approach to Genome Editing”
Speaker: Alexis Komor, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
Host: Donna Blackmond, Ph.D.
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Notes: 4:00 PM EDT  Classroom B159 TSRI Florida

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Distinguished CMBAG Lecture: "Protein-protein interaction network in DNA damage response and tumorigenesis"
Speaker: Junjie Chen, Ph.D., Professor & Chair, Dept. of Experimental Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Host: Xiaohua Wu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Distinguished CMBAG Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, March 30

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Distinguished Lecture Series: “From Host-Guest Chemistry to the Nucleosome: Studies in Biomolecular Recognition”
Speaker: Marcey L. Waters, Ph.D., Gordon and Bowman Gray Distinguished Term Professor, DepT. of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Notes: 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: An Outbreak of Ebola in the Lassa Fever Zone
Speaker: Robert F. Garry, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Tulane University School of Medicine
Sponsor: Dept. of Immunology & Microbial Science
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, March 31

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Novel mechanisms for biased activation of protease activated receptors
Speaker: Laurent Mosnier, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Molecular Medicine, TSRI
Host: Jeffery Kelly, Ph.D.
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Unconventional Thinking Drives Efficient Synthesis of Novel Therapeutics
Speaker: Yongkui Sun, Ph.D., Co-founder and CEO, Ionova Inc.
Host: Donna Blackmond, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Monday, April 3

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Bicoastal Faculty Candidate Seminar: “Ubiquitin Signaling in the DNA Damage Response”
Speaker: Andrew Elia, M.D., Ph.D., Dept. of Genetics, Harvard Medical School; Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Host: Ian MacRae, Ph.D. & Bruce Torbett, Ph.D.
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall
Notes: 4:00 PM EDT, Rodney B. Fink Auditorium, Scripps Florida

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Functional dynamics of membrane protein by NMR
Speaker: Ichio Shimada, Ph.D., Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Host: Kurt Wüthrich, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Structure and Computation Affinity Group (SCAG)
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, April 7

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Precursor-directed biosynthesis of complex polyketides and terpenes
Speaker: Gavin Williams, Ph.D., Dept. of Chemistry and The Comparative Medicine Institute, North Carolina State University
Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Protein dynamics by NMR with a sample shuttle. Is it rocket science?
Speaker: Fabien Ferrage, Ph.D., Research Director at CNRS and Associate Professor, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France
Host: Peter Wright, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Structure and Computation Affinity Group (SCAG)
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Monday, April 17

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Structure, function, and antigenicity of the enigmatic HIV envelope glycoprotein
Speaker: Andrew Ward, Ph.D., Associate Professor, DiscoBio, TSRI
Host: Ian Wilson, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept.of Integrative Structural & Computational Biology
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Notes:

4:00pm EDT, Classroom B159, Scripps Florida


Thursday, May 4

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Chemistry Distinguished Lecture Series: "The Discovery and Development of Lipitor: Would anyone make this molecule today?"
Speaker: Bruce Roth, Ph.D., Vice President of Discovery Chemistry, Genentech
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: Valerie Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Green Hospital

Wednesday, May 10

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Faculty Lecture Series: "TBA"
Speaker: Bill Schief, Ph.D., Professor, Immunology & Microbiology Dept., TSRI
Sponsor: TSRI Faculty Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Wednesday, June 14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Faculty Lecture Series: "CryoEM and Structure Based Vaccine Design"
Speaker: Andrew Ward, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Integrative Structural & Computational Biology Dept., TSRI
Sponsor: TSRI Faculty Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

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