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Biochemistry & Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks

In order to keep abreast of current developments in Biochemistry & Biophysics, graduate students should attend the weekly Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks.  

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Retreat

Graduate students, postdocs and faculty from the Graduate Program in Biochemistry & Biophysics and from the interdisciplinary program in Quantitative Biology typically gather for their Annual Retreat every fall. This retreat is usually held on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. 

Upcoming Events

Kern -- Evolution of catalysis and regulation over 3.5 billion years- Exploitation for novel cancer drugs

February 28, 2020

Friday, 2/28/2020 11:30 am Rosenstiel 118
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Dorothee Kern
"Evolution of catalysis and regulation over 3.5 billion years- Exploitation for novel cancer drugs"
**Please note later start time.**

Rouskin -- Regulation of Alternative Splicing by RNA structure

March 6, 2020

Friday, 3/6/2020 11:15 am Rosenstiel 118
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Silvia Rouskin (Whitehead Institute, MIT)
"Regulation of Alternative Splicing by RNA structure"
Host: Niels Bradshaw.

Rice -- Mechanism and regulation in microtubule dynamics

March 27, 2020

Friday, 3/27/2020 11:15 am Rosenstiel 118
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Luke Rice (University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center)
"Mechanism and regulation in microtubule dynamics"
Host: Bruce Goode.

Julius & Patapoutian -- Rosenstiel Award Lecture

April 2, 2020

Thursday, 4/2/2020 4 pm Gerstenzang 123
Rosenstiel Award Lecture
David Julius (UCSF)
"Natural Products as Probes of the Pain Pathway: From Physiology to Atomic Structure"
Ardem Patapoutian (Scripps)
"Piezo channels in mechanotransduction: sensory biology to disease"
Host: James Haber. Contact Paula Shelly for more information.
There are two awardees for the 49th annual Rosenstiel Award

Lavis -- Designing brighter dyes for advanced fluorescence microscopy and beyond

April 3, 2020

Friday, 4/3/2020 11:15 am Rosenstiel 118
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Luke D. Lavis (HHMI-Janelia)
"Designing brighter dyes for advanced fluorescence microscopy and beyond"
Host: Jeff Gelles.

Marks -- Learning the Secrets of Sequences with Deep Generative Models

April 17, 2020

Friday, 4/17/2020 11:15 am Rosenstiel 118
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Debora Marks (Harvard Medical School)
"Learning the Secrets of Sequences with Deep Generative Models"
Host: Niels Bradshaw.

Donk -- Natural Product Biosynthesis by Posttranslational Modification

May 8, 2020

Friday, 5/8/2020 11:15 am Rosenstiel 118
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Wilfred van der Donk (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
"Natural Product Biosynthesis by Posttranslational Modification"
Host: Daniel Oprian.