The ninth annual MBSB research symposium will be held on Friday, May 6th from 9:00am to 5:00pm in the Frick Fine Arts Building. The 2022 symposium will feature Dr. Yifan Cheng as the keynote speaker. Other speakers will include MBSB faculty, current MBSB graduate students, and an MBSB alumnus. Scroll down to see the schedule of events!
The 2022 symposium will feature Dr. Yifan Cheng as the keynote speaker. Other speakers will include MBSB faculty, current MBSB graduate students, and an MBSB alumnus. Scroll down to see the schedule of events!
Dr. Yifan Cheng
"Single particle cryo-EM studies of TRPV1: from atomic structures to mechanism of channel gating"
MBSB Symposium 2021 registration form and abstract submissions should be completed no later than April 22rd, 2022.
Completed forms should be emailed to Ari Selzer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration Form: Click HERE to register!!
Abstract Template: Click HERE to download
Program Details - MBSB Symposium 2022
9:00-9:10 Program Welcome
Morning Session 1:
Chaired by Anna Belford
9:10 am Investigating the activity of G-quadruplex binding protein BG4.
9:30 am Characterization of the ABC methionine transporter from Neisseria meningitidis reveals that lipidated MetQ is required for interaction.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Stanford University
10:15 am Parallel Session: Career Development session for Students
MBSB Faculty Meeting for Faculty
Morning Session 2:
Chaired by Michael Dalton
11:30 am Watching DNA repair in real time: from cells to single molecules.
Ben Van Houten
Richard M. Cyert Professor of Molecular Oncology and is in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology.
12:05 pm Parasitic Adaptation of a CCP-Scaffold to Mimic TGB-Beta Immunosuppressive Signaling
Lunch Break: 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Chaired by Brittani Schnable
1:15 pm Nanoscale Imaging of Biological systems using Molecule Anchorable Gel-enabled Nanoscale In-situ Fluorescence Microscopy.
Yongxin (Leon) Zhao
Eberly Family Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
1:50 pm Developing Spin-labels for In-Cell Measurements and Orthogonal Labelling Schemes.
2:10 pm Atomic-level characterization of SARS-CoV-2 spike activation.
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
2:45-3:45 Poster Session
Chaired by Ari Selzer
3:45 pm Single particle cryo-EM studies of TRPV1: from atomic structures to mechanism of channel gating
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California San Francisco
4:45 pm Reception
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