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Bian Li – Dissertation Defense 1/31/2018

Jan. 17, 2018—Bian Li, of the Meiler Lab, presents: “Structure prediction and variant interpretation of membrane proteins aided by machine learning algorithms” on Wednesday, January 31, at 2:00 pm in 5211 Stevenson Center. Dissertation_Defense_Li

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Meredith Frazier receives Karpay Award

Jan. 10, 2018—Please note that the seminar was postponed due to inclement weather.  We are currently working to reschedule this seminar.  Congratulations to Meredith Frazier for being named the 2018 recipient of The Karpay Award in Structural Biology. “I am very honored to be recognized with the Karpay award,” Meredith said. Meredith joined the Jackson Lab in...

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Axel Fischer – Dissertation Defense 1/10/2018

Jan. 10, 2018—Axel Fischer, of the Meiler Lab, presents: “In silico prediction of protein structures and ensembles” on Wednesday, January 10, at 1:00pm in 202 LH. Fischer_Dissertation_2018-01-10

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Yi Ren presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 1/9/2018

Jan. 10, 2018—Yi Ren, Biochemistry, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Molecular determinants of mRNP nuclear export” on Tuesday, January 9, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB 2018-01-09 Ren

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Drew Kellum presents MBTP/CSB Seminar 12/19/2017

Dec. 14, 2017—Drew Kellum, of the Stone Lab, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Structural Studies into Discrimination of O6-Methylguanine from Guanine by the Oligonucleotide Probe ExBIM in Duplex DNA” on Tuesday, December 19, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB 2017-12-19 Kellum

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Bill Martin – Dissertation Defense 12/15/2017

Dec. 14, 2017—Bill Martin, of the Reiter and Egli Labs, presents: “RNA Recognition by the Histone Demethylase LSD1 and Proteinaceous RNaseP” on Friday, December 15, at 1:00pm in 208 Light Hall. Martin-Defense-Flyer

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Walter Chazin presents MBTP/CSB Seminar 12/5/2017

Dec. 14, 2017—Dr. Walter Chazin, Biochemistry, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Function Requires Understanding Structural Dynamics: The Dynamic Structural Gymnastics of Human DNA Primase” on Tuesday, December 5, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB 2017-12-05 Chazin

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Ivelin Georgiev presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 11/28/2017

Nov. 20, 2017—Dr. Ivelin Georgiev, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, presents the RCR Special Session: “Patenting your work: process and challenges” on Tuesday, November 28, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB 2017-11-28 Georgiev RCR

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Borden Lacy elected AAAS fellow

Nov. 20, 2017—Center for Structural Biology core faculty member Borden Lacy, Ph.D., has been elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Lacy, the Edward and Nancy Fody Chair in Pathology in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology and professor of biochemistry, is honored for contributions to the field of bacterial...

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Marilyn Holt presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 11/21/2017

Nov. 20, 2017—Marilyn Holt, of the Chazin Lab, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Optimus Primase: Investigating the transformations of primase during the catalytic cycle” on Tuesday, November 21, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB 2017-11-21 Holt

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Eva Nogales presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 11/14/2017

Nov. 13, 2017—Dr. Eva Nogales, University of California – Berkeley, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Cryo-EM in the Study of Structure, Dynamics and Interactions” on Tuesday, November 14, at 12:20-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB 2017-11-14 Nogales

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Borden Lacy honored with endowed chair

Oct. 26, 2017—Congratulations to CSB core faculty member Borden Lacy, Ph.D., on being named to endowed chairs.  She and other faculty members were honored by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente during an October 23 celebration. An endowed chair is the highest honor that a university can bestow upon its professors.  Dr. Lacy...

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Steven Damo spotlighted for contributions to Fisk University’s scientific research

Oct. 26, 2017—CSB member and Fisk University assistant professor Steven Damo, Ph.D., was recently featured on Nashville Public Radio as one of the institution’s rising research stars. Read the online article on the Nashville Public Radio website.

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Yan Xia – Dissertation Defense 11/15/2017

Oct. 25, 2017—Yan Xia, of the Meiler Lab, presents: “Integrated Structural Biology for Understanding Membrane Proteins: A TSPO Story” on Wednesday, November 15, at 8:00 am in 202 Light Hall. Xia-Defense Flyer

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Chuck Sanders presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 10/24/2017

Oct. 20, 2017—Dr. Chuck Sanders,  Biochemistry, presents the RCR Special Session: “What Should You Expect from Yourself as a PhD Student or Postdoctoral Fellow?” on Tuesday, October 24, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB 2017-10-24 Sanders RCR

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