Molecular Life Sciences Seminar Schedule

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Autumn 2022

MLS Seminars will be held in room 170 Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute (DHLRI) this semester. 

OSBP Specific Seminars will be held in 165 DHLRI as indicated from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

 

AUTUMN 2022 MLS Seminar Schedule

 

August 30, 2022

Polly Fordyce & Daniel Herschlag
Stanford University
The joys, challenges and rewards of collaboration: A revolutionary new approach to understanding enzymes and a new friend?
Host: OSBP Students, Brian Scarpitti, scarpitti.21@osu.edu

September 6, 2022 - OSBP Specific Seminar

Canceled - Rescheduled to Nov. 29th 

Sunil Sukumaran
Perfect Day, Chief Tech Officer
Diversifying your scientific research portfolio or a deep dive into an unknown yet fascinating world: excerpts from the travelogue of a scientific opportunist
Host: Venkat Gopalan, gopalan.5@osu.edu

September 13, 2022

Jae Jung
The Cleveland Clinic
Proinflammatory Programmed Cell Death
Host: Jian Zhu, Jian.Zhu@osumc.edu

September 20, 2022

Jim Kadonaga
University of California-San Diego
New Explorations in Chromatin Dynamics and Transcription by RNA Polymerase II
Host: Dario Palmieri, Dario.Palmieri@osumc.edu

September 27, 2022

Christopher Lengner
University of Pennsylvania
Probing lineage in cancer metastasis
Host: Christoph Lepper, Christoph.Lepper@osumc.edu

October 4, 2022 - OSBP Specific Seminar

Theonie Anastassiadis
altRNA, Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer
How one seminar changed my career from academia to venture creation
Host: Venkat Gopalan, gopalan.5@osu.edu

October 11, 2022

Stephen Goff
Columbia University
Silencing of Retroviral DNA Expression Before and After Integration
Host: Amit Sharma, sharma.157@osu.edu

October 18, 2022

Keiko Torii
University of Texas-Austin
Breaking the Silence: How to Make Small Plant Mouths that Support Our Sustenance
Host: Kotaro Nakanishi, nakanishi.9@osu.edu

October 25, 2022

Jan Lammerding
Cornell University
Squish and squeeze – nuclear mechanobiology in cell migration and muscle disease
Host: MCDB Students, Emily Franz, franz.147@osu.edu

November 1, 2022 - OSBP Specific Seminar

Anne Wojcicki
23 and Me, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
TBD
Host: Venkat Gopalan, gopalan.5@osu.edu

November 8, 2022

Enrique De La Cruz
Yale School of Medicine
How cells use chemistry and physics to break and remodel the bones that power their movements
Host: Sarah Heissler, Sarah.Heissler@osumc.edu

November 15, 2022

Benjamin Gewurz
Harvard Cancer Center & Bringham & Women's Hospital
Epigenetic and Metabolomic Programming of Epstein-Barr virus Latency States
Host: Jian Zhu, Jian.Zhu@osumc.edu

November 29, 2022 - OSBP Specific Seminar

Sunil Sukumaran
Perfect Day, Chief Tech Officer
Diversifying your scientific research portfolio or a deep dive into an unknown yet fascinating world: excerpts from the travelogue of a scientific opportunist
Host: Venkat Gopalan, gopalan.5@osu.edu

December 6, 2022

Yifan Cheng
University of California-San Francisco
Single particle cryo-EM of TRPV1: from atomic structures to gating mechanism
Host: Tianmin Fu, fu.978@osu.edu

 

Save the Date!

May 23, 2023
Life Sciences IGP Annual Symposium
at The Ohio Union

 

The MLS series is the joint seminar series of OSBP and MCDB. Travel arrangements for MLS seminar are by Franci Brink (614-292-1463), who can be reached at mlsseminar@osu.edu. Schedules are coordinated by the host. Contact the chair of the MLS Seminar Committee, Guramrit Singh (singh.734@osu.edu), with speaker suggestions and policy questions. Speaker nominations of Nobel laureates, NAS members, and HHMI investigators are typically granted without further documentation. Nominations of other speakers doing cutting edge research of broad appeal should include a short justification and CV or similar website link. We strongly encourage nominations of emerging young investigators, women, and under-represented minorities. We also encourage nominations from MCDB and OSBP graduate students.