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Corey Seacrist receives Dean’s Award for Exceptional Achievement in Graduate Studies

Jul. 10, 2018—Corey Seacrist, of the Blind Lab, is an inaugural recipient of the new Dean’s Award for Exceptional Achievement in Graduate Studies, which honors outstanding graduate students in the School of Medicine who are entering their 4th year of study. The award provides each student $5,000/year of stipend support for two years.

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Research Spotlight: Hassane Mchaourab

Jul. 10, 2018—CSB investigator Hassane Mchaourab and his lab have identified central structural-functional correlations of substrate and ion transport in a key MATE transporter. Read the PNAS paper.

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CSB receives 2018 TIPS Funding for X-ray crystallography initiative

Jul. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt University has awarded funding to the Center for Structural Biology (CSB) Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) initiative: “A Synchrotron-like X-ray Source for Structural Biology at Vanderbilt – VRA.” Initiative participants include CSB faculty, School of Medicine clinical faculty and College of Arts and Science faculty. TIPs awards are either Vanderbilt Initiative Awards (ViAs), seed grants that...

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Marilyn Holt – Dissertation Defense 7/31/2018

Jun. 29, 2018—Marilyn Holt, of the Chazin Lab, presents “Contributions to template priming form the human DNA primase [4FE4S] cluster domain” on July 31, at 3:00pm in 1220 MRB3. Holt-Defense-Announcement-

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Garrett Warren presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 7/17/2018

Jun. 29, 2018—Garrett Warren, of the Eichman Lab, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Conformational dynamics of the RecG replication fork remodeler” on Tuesday, July 17, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-07-17-Warren

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Carlos Lopez presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 7/3/2018

Jun. 29, 2018—Dr. Carlos Lopez, Biochemistry, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “A systems approach to study reaction flux and information flow in an allosteric regulation networks” on Tuesday, July 3, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-07-03-Lopez

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Ray Blind & Zdravka Tzankova present MBTP/CSB Seminar on 6/26/2018

Jun. 21, 2018—Dr. Ray Blind, Dept. of Medicine Diabetes Research Center, and Dr. Zdravka Tzankova, Sociology, present the RCR Special Session: “Can science and technology move too fast?” on Tuesday, June 26, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 214 Light Hall. Please note the different location for this seminar. MBTP-CSB-2018-06-26-Blind-RCR

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Veronica Farmer presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 6/19/2018

Jun. 8, 2018—Veronica Farmer, of the Zanic Lab, presents the MBTP/CSB seminar: “Investigating the role of the GTP hydrolysis rate in regulating microtubule dynamics” on Tuesday, June 19, at 12:20pm-1:20pm in 202 Light Hall. Please note the different location for this seminar. MBTP-CSB-2018-06-19-Farmer

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Diana Chavez – Dissertation Defense 6/12/2018

Jun. 7, 2018—Diana Chavez, of the Eichman Lab, presents: “Replication Fork Remodeling by Helicase-Like Transcription Factor” on Tuesday, June 12, at 2:00 pm in 1220 MRB3. Chavez-Defense-Announcement

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CSB receives 2018 TIPs funding for X-ray crystallography initiative

May. 24, 2018—Vanderbilt University has awarded funding to the Center for Structural Biology (CSB) Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) initiative: “A Synchrotron-like X-ray Source for Structural Biology at Vanderbilt – VRA.” Initiative participants include CSB faculty, School of Medicine clinical faculty and College of Arts and Science faculty. TIPs awards are either Vanderbilt Initiative Awards (ViAs), seed grants that...

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Adrian Olivares presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar on 05/29/2018

May. 24, 2018—Dr. Adrian Olivares, Biochemistry, presents the RCR Special Session: “Finding your Yoda: Lessons on searching for and becoming a mentor in science” on Tuesday, May 29, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-05-29-Olivares-RCR

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Ian Setliff presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar on 5/15/2018

May. 16, 2018—Ian Setliff, of the Georgiev Lab, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Population-level Analysis of Antibody Responses to HIV-1 Infection” on Tuesday, May 15, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-05-15-Setliff

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Dale Wigley presents the Frontiers in Biochemistry Seminar: Stanley Cohen Lecture – May 1

Apr. 25, 2018—Dr. Dale Wigley, Imperial College London, presents The Stanly Cohen Lecture: “Structure and Mechanism of the INO80 Chromatin Remodelling Complex” as part of the Frontiers in Biochemistry Seminar Series.  The seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, May 1, 12:20pm-1:10pm in 214 Light Hall. This Frontiers Lecture is held in conjunction for this one week with the...

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Tony Capra presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 4/24/2018

Apr. 13, 2018—Dr. Tony Capra, Biological Sciences, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Integrating Structural Biology and Population Genetics to Enable Personalized Medicine” on Tuesday, April 24, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-04-24-Capra

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Brennica Marlow presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 4/17/2018

Apr. 13, 2018—Brennica Marlow, of the Meiler Lab, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Modelling cholesterol interactions with membrane proteins” on Tuesday, April 17 at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-04-17-Marlow

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