Upcoming Events in the Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Department

Date Speaker Title Location
5/20/2019 Kaylyn Bell
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
The mechanical basis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and stretch activation: two sides of cardiac disease TBA

Past Events in the Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Department

Date Speaker Title Location
5/14/2019 Elizabeth McNally
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Career Development Q&A: From Bench to Bedside and Beyond HSRF 200
5/13/2019 Elizabeth McNally
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Modifiers of myopathy MEC 200
5/6/2019 Sharon Amacher
Ohio State University
Modeling muscle development and disease in zebrafish HSRF 400
4/8/2019 Sozanne Solmaz
SUNY Binghamton
Cell cycle-specific recognition of the cell nucleus as cargo for dynein dependent transport HSRF 400
3/25/2019 Kevin Beussman
University of Washington
Making sense of excitation, contraction, and e-c coupling in human stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes. HSRF 400
3/18/2019 Alexandre Bisson
Harvard University
Standing on the shoulder of tiny polymers — Building and dividing the prokaryotic cell HSRF 300
1/28/2019 Michael Ostap
University of Pennsylvania
Mechanisms of Force Generation and Sensing by Cytoskeletal Motors. HSRF 400
11/29/2018 Henry Higgs
Dartmouth College
Adventures of an endoplasmic reticulum-bound actin polymerization factor: regulation and effects on mitochondria. UVM Silver Pavilion / Alumni House
11/12/2018 Ken Taylor
Florida State University
Structure of native myosin thick filaments from insect flight muscle; insight into the influence of myosin head conformation in the packing of long alpha-helical coiled-coils HSRF 400
10/22/2018 Elizabeth Rhoades
University of Pennsylvania
It takes tau to tangle: functional studies of a dysfunctional protein HSRF 400
10/1/2018 Lee Sweeney,
University of Florida
Role of Myo10 in skeletal muscle HSRF 400
6/21/2018 Motoshi Kaya,
University of Tokyo
5/15/2018 Haein Kim
5/7/2018 Kristen Verhey
University of Michigan Medical School
Structural and functional diversity across the kinesin superfamily. HSRF 400
4/30/2018 Scott Gerber
Dartmouth College
Global Assessment of PLK1 Network Dynamics Identifies Inhibition of PP6 as a Mechanism to Promote Aurora A Activity HSRF 400
4/23/2018 Jonathan King
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Function and Assembly of the Human TriC/CCCT Chaperonin That Folds Cytoskeletal Proteins HSRF 400
4/9/2018 Benjamin Miller
Colorado State University
Mitochondrial Biogenesis With Slowed Aging: Why Cell Proliferation Matters HSRF 400
3/23/2018 Brandon Bensel
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
The Kinesin-2 KIF3C Imparts Unique Stepping Characteristics to KIF3AC HSRF 200
3/21/2018 Jamie Stern
THESIS DEFENSE: Single Molecule Imaging Reveals Tau Structure and Function on the Microtubule Surface MEC 200
2/26/2018 Meredith Weck
Vanderbilt University
Mechanisms of myosin-7b function in brush border assembly HSRF 400
2/13/2018 Andrew Lombardo
THESIS DEFENSE: Cargo Transport by Myosin Va Molecular Motors Within Three-Dimensional In Vitro Models of the Intracellular Actin Cytoskeletal Network MEC 200
2/5/2018 Jonathan Kirk
Loyola University Chicago
Cardiac Dyssynchrony, the Myofilament, and GSK-3B: The Good, The Bad, and The Oxford Comma. HSRF 400
1/22/2018 Anne Murphy
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Functional studies of Troponin I C-terminal phosphorylation and other proteomic adventures HSRF 400
1/8/2018 Arne Gennerich
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Single-Molecule Dissection Of Cytoplasmic Dynein Tension Sensing And Force Generation HSRF 400
12/18/2017 Sakthivel Sadayappan
University of Cincinnati
Molecular Aspects of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Populations of US-South Asian Descendants HSRF 400
12/11/2017 Jianing Li
Capturing the Multiscale Dynamics of Complex Biophysical Systems HSRF 400
12/1/2017 Matthew Tyska
Vanderbilt University
Building the brush border: shaping the cell surface with motors and adhesion. Trapp Family Lodge
11/30/2017 Sanford Bernstein
San Diego State University
Unraveling Myosinopathy Mechanisms Trapp Family Lodge