Current Topics in Membrane Biology

Membrane biology seminars are given by members of the Center on Thursdays at 5:30 pm in the Snyder Conference Room 314. Pizza and soft drinks are served at 5:15.

Date Seminar Speaker Lab Sponsor
September 27, 2012 Salem Faham “Protein design by fusion.” Faham
October 11, 2012 Brad Bennett “Regulation of Gap Junction Channels: New Structures, Old Questions”. Yeager
October 25, 2012 Ryan Oliver “Detergent micelles as membrane mimics: Implications
for membrane protein structure and dynamics”
November 8, 2012  Peter Kasson “Probing influenza viral fusion mechanisms via simulation and experiment.” Kasson
December 6, 2012 BIOP8401 Mini Symposium
January 10, 2013 Volker Kiessling “From complex to simple and back:   Mimicking synaptic vesicle fusion with supported membranes.” Tamm
January 24, 2013 Brant Isakson, “Unexpected role for a hemoglobin-based macromolecular complex in the blood vessel wall.” Isakson
February 21, 2013 Sun-Tae Yang “Interaction of HIV fusion domain with lipid rafts in HIV membrane fusion” Tamm
March 7, 2013 Jiang He, Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, “Molecular Imaging in Targeted Therapy Development”
March 21, 2013 Tiandi Zhuang, “Ensemble calculation reveals the conformational changes of NMR-invisible loop 6 of outer membrane protein G” Tamm
April 18, 2013  Eddie Pryor “Structural mechanism for CaaX processing by the integral membrane protein Ste24p”. Wiener
May 2, 2013 Alex Lohman “TNF alpha-induced ATP release from endothelial cell pannexin 1 channels regulates leukocyte interactions with the venous blood vessel wall” Isakson
 February 6, 2014  Peter Kasson, “Membrane dynamics and lipid interactions of influenza fusion proteins” Kasson