The Catholic University of America


Biology Graduate Student 'Monday' Seminars

McCort Ward, Room 215. 11:10 am




January 27th, 2014

Dr. Eric Freed

Virus-Cell Interaction Section, HIV Drug Resistance Program, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, NIH, Frederick, MD

"Recent progress in developing HIV maturation inhibitors"

February 3rd, 2014

Dr. Mohammad Zahidul Islam

postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Rao's lab, Department of Biology, The Catholic University of America

"Determination of important residues of gp37 required for T4 bacteriophage host specificity" 
February 10th, 2014

Dr. Dan Foltz,

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

"Epigenetic inheritance and chromatin assembly at human centromeres"

February 17th, 2014

Dr. Shaun Brinsmade,

Department of Biology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

"Hierarchical expression of the CodYregulon in Gram-positive bacteria"
 February 24th, 2014

 Dr. Xiaolong Luo

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Catholic University of America

"Biofabrication in Microfluidics to Explore Bacterial Cell-Cell Signaling"
March 24th, 2014

Dr. Radoslav Goldman

Associate Professor
Department of Oncology; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology; Director, Proteomics Shared Resource

"Unusual Glycoforms of Proteins in Liver Disease"
March 31st, 2014

Dr. Young-sam Lee

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
Johns Hopkins University

"Identification of protein-metabolite interactions: SAICAR and PKM2"
April 14th, 2014

Dr. Kathryn Sandberg,

Director, CSD
Professor,Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Medicine, PhD Program Director, Physiology & Biophysics, Georgetown University

"How uptown turns the beat around in downtown:  Regulation of the angiotensin receptor signaling, trafficking and action by an upstream short open reading frame in the 5' leader sequence"
April 28th 2014

Dr. Frank Shewmaker

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

"Non-targeted identification of prions and amyloid-forming proteins from yeast and mammalian cells"