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Research Spotlight: Carlos Lopez and Tina Iverson

Feb. 7, 2019—CSB researchers Carlos Lopez, Biochemistry, and Tina Iverson, Pharmacology, with Vanderbilt faculty Vsevolod Gurevich, have proposed a “conveyor belt” mechanism to explain how scaffold proteins amplify signal cascades by exchanging active enzymes for inactive ones. Their findings were reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Ray Blind named to editorial position

Feb. 7, 2019—Ray Blind, Dept. of Medicine, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, has been named Jr. Associate Editor for the Journal of Lipid Research for 2019-2021.

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Hassane Mchaourab awarded IES Silver Medal

Feb. 7, 2019—Hassane Mchaourab, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, will receive the 2019 Silver Medal in Biology/Medicine from the International EPR (ESR) Society (IES) for significant contributions to the field of EPR/ESR Spectroscopy. He will receive the award at the 2019 EUROMAR/ISMAR joint conference in Berlin, where he will also be a plenary speaker.

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Caleigh Azumaya receives Karpay Award

Jan. 7, 2019—Congratulations to Caleigh Azumaya for being named the 2019 recipient of The Karpay Award in Structural Biology.  “I am flattered to receive the Karpay award,” Caleigh said. Caleigh joined the Nakagawa Lab in 2014 to learn more about glutamatergic signaling, biochemical and molecular biology and cryo-EM. Her main research interest focuses on the structure and...

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Stephanie Bamberger – Dissertation Defense

Nov. 1, 2018—Stephanie Bamberger, of the Stone Lab, presents: “Characterization of the 2,6-Diamino-4-hydroxy-N5-(methyl)-formamidopyrimidine DNA Lesion” on Thursday, November 15, at 10:00am in 415 Light Hall. Stephanie-Bamberger-Nov-15

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Terry Lybrand presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 11/6/2018

Nov. 1, 2018—Dr. Terry Lybrand, Chemistry, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Water as an allosteric modulator: Are structural waters more than just ‘structural’ elements?” on Tuesday, November 6, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-11-06-Lybrand

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Brian Bender – Dissertation Defense 11/1/2018

Nov. 1, 2018—Brian Bender, of the Meiler Lab, presents: “Knowledge-Based Modeling of G-Protein Coupled Receptors and their Binding Partners” on Thursday, November 1, at 1:00pm in 202 Light Hall. Dissertation-Defense-Flyer-Bender-Brian

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CSB Researcher featured in PBS documentary

Oct. 15, 2018—“Neanderthal”, a two-part series airing next week on PBS, highlights work by Tony Capra, PhD. The series features a “core group of experts from all over the world … who are at the cutting edge of Neanderthal research.” The featured work was enabled by multiple Vanderbilt research shared resources including BioVU (Vanderbilt’s DNA biobank), VANTAGE...

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Keyada Frye presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar on 10/16/2018

Oct. 10, 2018—Keyada Frye, of the Kaverina Lab,  presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Dynamics of Golgi Organization in Proliferating, Motile Cells” on Tuesday, October 16, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-10-16-Frye

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Cynthia Dupureur presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 10/23/2018

Oct. 2, 2018—Dr. Cynthia Dupureur, University of Missouri – St. Louis, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar on Tuesday, October 23, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-10-23-Dupureur

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Chris Bunick presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 10/9/2018

Oct. 2, 2018—Dr. Chris Bunick, Yale University, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Atomic resolution dermatology: structural insights into human skin barrier function” on Tuesday, October 9, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-10-09-Bunick

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Chuck Sanders presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 10/2/2018

Sep. 18, 2018—Dr. Chuck Sanders, Biochemistry, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “How Human KCNQ1 is Both the Cause of Long QT Cardiac Arrhythmia and the Swiss Army Knife of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels” on Tuesday, October 2, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-10-02-Sanders

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Walter Chazin presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 9/25/2018

Sep. 18, 2018—Dr. Walter Chazin, Biochemistry, presents the RCR Special Session on Tuesday, September 25, at 12:20pm-1:20pm in 1220 MRB3.

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Caleigh Azumaya presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 9/18/2018

Sep. 18, 2018—Caliegh Azumaya, of the Nakagawa Lab, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “CryoEM analysis of TRPC ion channels” on Tuesday, September 18, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-09-18-Azumaya

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Jens Meiler presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 9/4/2018

Sep. 18, 2018—Dr. Jens Meiler, Chemistry, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Small Molecule Drug Discovery with Rosetta” on Tuesday, September 4, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-09-04-Meiler

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