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Fall 2018 Seminars


BCMB 601/615

Wednesdays, 3:35 – 4:30, Mossman 102

(refreshments served at 3:20)

(2018  Fall Seminar schedule)

August 22Pablo Iglesias- The set point of coupled excitable systems: relations to wave propagation and morphology of protrusions in migrating cells

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins (Tian Hong host)

August 29Active shooter presentation (LaShel Brown host)


September 5Xuanzhi (Shawn) Zhan– Molecular Recognition in MAPK Cascades,

TN Tech University (Liz Howell host)

September 12Nina Fefferman– Biological Questions in Self-Organizing Systems

EEB, UTK (Liz Howell host)

September 19Saad Bhamla– Fast, furious and frugal: Exploring extreme cellular motility and low-cost tools for global health

Georgia Tech (Graduate Student Association host)

September 26Jaan Mannik– Coordination between chromosome segregation and cell division in E. coli

Physics, UTK (Elias Fernandez and Liz Howell, hosts)

October 3Sarah Lebeis– Under pressure: factors that shape plant microbiomes

Microbiology, UTK (Barry Bruce host)

October 10Brad Binder- Unconventional Ethylene Receptor Signaling

BCMB, UTK (Promotion presentation)

October 17Elias Fernandez– Mechanisms of Ligand-Mediated Gene Transcription

BCMB, UTK (Promotion presentation)

October 24Tessa Burch-Smith- Title to be determined.

BCMB, UTK (Tenure presentation)

October 31Francisco Barrera– Creating a new class of pH-responsive membrane peptides

BCMB, UTK (Tenure presentation)

November 7Peg AtKisson- Careers in Research Development: How to help good science get done  AtKisson Training Group (Maitreyi Das host)
November 14Guoxun Chen– Roles of vitamin A in the regulation of hepatic and muscular metabolism

Department of Nutrition, UTK (Elias Fernandez host)

November 21No seminar
November 28Mariano Labrador– Architectural Dynamics of the Eukaryote Genome


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