Biology Seminars 2021


Department of Biological Sciences Inga Richter Spring 2022 Seminar Series

In memory of a former doctoral student lnga R. Richter. Inga was dedicated to her students and profession. She felt that her teaching responsibilities did not stop in the classroom; they stopped when her students understood. All seminars are held on Mondays in Room 926 North (69th Street between Park and Lexington) at 12:00PM. Refreshments will be served at 11:45AM

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Mon. 7-Feb
Understanding cancer vulnerabilities in pursuit of equity in precision medicine
Dr. Andrew Wolfe
CUNY Hunter College

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Meeting ID: 812 1128 0746

Host: Ben Ortiz

Mon. 14-Feb
Mechanisms of activation and inactivation gating in the bestrophin calcium-activated chloride channel
Dr. Stephen B. Long,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Meeting ID: 816 9788 1655

Passcode: 678791

Host: Jayne Raper


Mon. 28-Feb
Alzheimer's disease: Updates and future directions
Dr. Dongming Cai
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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Meeting ID: 842 8525 1238

Host: Maria Pereira

Mon. 7-Mar
HCN2 ion channels drive neuropathic pain, migraine and tinnitus
Dr. Peter McNaughton
Kings College London
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Meeting ID: 829 0252 1696

Passcode: 765335

Host: Carmen Melendez


Mon. 14-Mar
Oncoprotein duality in cancer and developmental syndromes: Lessons learned from RAS GTPases
Dr. Pau Castel Morales
NYU Langone Health

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Meeting ID: 973 8049 4191
Passcode: BIO
Host: Andrew Wolfe


Mon. 21-Mar
CRISPR screens identify TMEM41B as a pan-coronavirus and pan-flavivirus host factor
Dr. William Schneider
Rockefeller University

Host: Jayne Raper

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Meeting ID: 817 6248 8556

Passcode: 737494

Mon. 28-Mar
Mechanisms and viral inhibition of mRNA nuclear export
Dr. Yi Ren
Vanderbilt University
Host: Hualin Zhong

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Mon. 4-Apr
Culture shock: Regulation of COII mRNA editing as trypanosomes shift environments
Dr Joseph Smith
SUNY Buffalo
Host: Jayne Raper

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Mon. 11-Apr
Calmodulin Interactions with Intracellular Fibroblast Growth Factors and Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels

Dr. Madeline Shea
University of Iowa
Host: Mitch Goldfarb

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Mon. 25-Apr
Coil-to-helix transition at the Nup358-BicD2 iInterface for dynein recruitment and activation
Dr. Sozanne Solmaz
SUNY Binghamton
Host: Hualin Zhong

Mon. 2-May
The ubiquitin proteasome system in Alzheimer’s disease: From mechanisms to the therapeutic opportunities.
Dr. Natura Myeku
Columbia University Medical Center
Host: Maria Pereira

Mon. 9-May
Dr. Joe Giovinazzo
University of Colorado
Host: Jayne Raper


Mon. 16-May
uOttawa PhageHunters: Phage Discovery, Translational Frameshifting and Prophage-mediated Immunity Mechanisms
Dr. Adam Rudner
University of Ottawa
The zoom link is:
Meeting ID: 891 5155 6477
Host: Shirley Raps

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