TCB Seminars

Spring 2014

Thu, Mar 6, 2014 Dr. Constantin Schöler, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munchen, Germany
Ultrastable Mechanically Shielded Receptor Ligand Complex Characterizing the Building Blocks of Cellulosomes in vitro and in silico
Sun, Feb 16, 2014 Jodi Hadden, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
"Unravelling cellulose microfibrils: A twisted tale"
Fri, Feb 14, 2014 Dr. Jerome Henin, Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique, Paris, France
"How do ligand-gated ion channels sense anesthetics and lipids ? A quest facing structural hurdles"
Mon, Feb 10, 2014 Dr. Ariane Briegel, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
“Insights into structure, assembly and function of chemoreceptor arrays by Electron Cryotomography”
Mon, Feb 3, 2014 Dr. Juan Perilla, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
The HIV-1 capsid and its interactions with host cell factors
Mon, Jan 27, 2014 Dr. Tony Lelievre, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, CERMICS, Marne la Vallee Cedex 2, France
"A mathematical viewpoint on some numerical methods used in molecular dynamics"
Fri, Jan 24, 2014 Dr. Tyler Reddy, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Biophysical characterization of full-scale influenza and dengue virions
Wed, Jan 8, 2014 Sriram Subramaniam, Center for Cancer Research National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER: “The promise of cryo-electron microscopy for imaging large molecular assemblies at high resolution”

Fall 2013

Mon, Dec 16, 2013 Prof. Mark Yeager, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
X-ray structures of the human Cx26 gap junction channel reveal an electrostatic mechanism for calcium-mediated ion selectivity and a model for channelopathies
Mon, Dec 9, 2013 Asst. Prof. Alan Grossfield, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Understanding GPCR Function via Computer Simulations at Multiple Resolutions
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 Dr. Andrew Ferguson, UIUC, Urbana, IL
Machine Learning in Soft Materials: Protein folding pathways and materials self-assembly mechanisms
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 Dr. Ilia Solov"yov, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
Quantum Biology of a Magnetic Sense: Physical Principle, Chemical Reality, Biological Purpose
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 Dr. Marcos Sotomayor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
"Mechanisms and Mechanosensitivity: Inner-Ear Cadherins Gone Wild"
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 Prof. Isaac K.O. Cann, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology - UIUC ,
"Clamps and clamp loaders in the archaeal/eukaryotic lineage"
Fri, Nov 8, 2013 Dr. Anton S. Arkhipov, Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, WA
"Architecture and Membrane Interactions of the EGF Receptor"
Mon, Nov 4, 2013 Prof. Dmitry Matyushov, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Protein Electron Transfer
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 Assoc. Prof. Daisuke Kihara, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Prediction of Macromolecular structures of protein Interactions
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 Professor Graham Johnson, University of California, San Francisco, CA
"Cell PACK: A Virtual Mesoscope to Model and Visualize Structural Systems Biology"
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 Dr. Francois Dehez, Nancy University, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
Dangerous liaisons between detergents and membrane proteins. The case of mitochondrial uncoupling protein 2.
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 Dr. Alessandro Senes, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
"Biophysical and comutational analysis of protein-protein interactions in the bacterial divisome and in other systems"
Mon, Sep 30, 2013 Dr. Jeff Comer, CNRS - Nancy Universite, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
"Constructing diffusive models using Bayesian inference. Applications to conduction in synthetic membrane channels and permeability of lipid bilayers"
Mon, Sep 23, 2013 Prof. Gunnar F. Schroder, Institute of Complex Systems (ICS-6), Forschungszentrum Julich, Germany
CANCELLED "Protein structure and dynamics from cryo-EM data"
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 Professor Bo Chen, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
A novel coarse-grain model that captures protein backbone structure and its application to simulate the self-assembly of HIV capsid proteins
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 Dr. Elizabeth Kellogg, University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
"Studying the structural origins of microtubule dynamic instability through combining computational modeling and cryoEM"
Mon, Aug 19, 2013 Dr. Niladri Patra, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL
"Activated and Guided Self-Assembly of Graphene Nanostructure"
Fri, Aug 2, 2013 Ivan Ufimtsev, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
GPU (and Epiphany)-Accelerated Quantum Chemistry

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