Spring 2017

The biophysics/soft matter journal club/seminars will be held Wednesdays at 1:00 pm in P8445.2 unless otherwise stated.

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 18 Lawrence McIntosh (Chemistry, UBC)

Regulation of ETS transcription factors: auto-inhibition and fuzzy complexes

Feb 1 Peter Ruben (Kinesiology, SFU)

Acidosis, temperature, and calcium: arrhythmogenic triggers in Long QT3 and Brugada Syndromes

Feb 8 Alessia Pallaoro (Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC Santa Barbara)

Mammalian cell analysis and false-free protein detection by quantitative surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS)

Mar 1 Natia Frank (Chemistry, Victoria)

Organic-inorganic hybrid functional materials for switching, sensor, and spintronic technologies

Mar 8 Nathan Baker (Pacific Northwest Natl Lab)

Uncertainty in biomolecular solvation

Mar 22 Kathrin Lehmann (German Cancer Research Center)

Influence of charge-modifying mutations on nucleosome stability studied by single-molecule FRET

Mar 29 Valerie Daggett (Bioengineering, Washington)

Dynameomics: From Simulation of All Protein Folds to the Design of Amyloid Inhibitors and Diagnostics

Apr 5 Nathan Babcock (Physics, SFU)

Model Comparison to Identify Structural Heterogeneity in Proteins by X-ray Crystallography

Apr 28 (Friday, 1pm) Gerald Pollack (Bioengineering, Washington)

The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid, and Vapor