Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series


Our seminar series attracts leaders from across the United States and the globe. Weekly seminars are an important aspect of the rich academic environment that is cultivated in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 

Unless otherwise indicated in the chart, seminars are Thursdays at 4 p.m.

Date Speaker / 
Title  Host Location
Sept. 2, 2021 Bing Ren
University of California San Diego
Interpreting Disease Risk Variants with Single Cell Epigenomics Rui Chen
Oct. 14, 2021  Dan Hershlang
Stanford University
After a century of study, why don't we understand how enzymes work? And what can we do about it? Tony Mustoe
Oct. 21, 2021 Joshua Riback
Baylor College of Medicine
Composition dependent form and function of biological condensates Koen Venken Kleberg Auditorium
Oct. 26, 2021 (Tuesday) Anne West
Duke University
Chromatin regulation of neuronal maturation Nick Young and Jin Wang Kleberg Auditorium
Nov. 4, 2021 Edward Yu
Case Western Reserve University
Structural and functional diversity of RND transporters Zhao Wang
Nov. 11, 2021 (10 a.m.) Mark Howarth
Power to the protein: analyze, build, protect with Spy and Neiss superglues Koen Venken Zoom*
Nov. 18, 2021  Joseph Mindell
Protons to patients: evaluating the role of the chloride transporter ClC-7 in lysosomal function Ming Zhou
Dec. 2, 2021 Randy Stockbridge
University of Michigan
The molecular basis of antiseptic resistance in bacteria Ming Zhou
Kleberg Auditorium
Dec. 9, 2021 (10 a.m.) Miguel Garcia-Diaz
Stony Brook University
MTERF proteins and mammalian mitochondrial biogenesis Monica Pillon
Kleberg Auditorium
Jan. 20, 2022 Catherine Eichhorn
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  Monica Pillon
Kleberg Auditorium
Jan. 27, 2022 Anna-Karin Gustavsson of Rice University   Furqan Fazal Kleberg Auditorium
Feb. 24, 2022 Zheng (Jake) Chen
UT McGovern Medical School
  Francis Tsai Kleberg Auditorium
March 24, 2022 Bret Freudenthal
University of Kansas Medical Center
  Monica Pillon Kleberg Auditorium
April 14 2022 Crina Nimigean
Cornell University
  Ming Zhou Kleberg Auditorium
April 21, 2022  Jonathan Friedman
UT Southwestern Medical Center 
  Monica Pillon
Kleberg Auditorium

*For information on virtual Zoom meetings, please contact the host. Watch this page for updates.


Prior Years Seminar Series Speakers


2020-2021 BMB Seminar Series Schedule 

This list encompasses all the speakers who presented at the BMB Seminar series in 2020-2021.

2019-2020 BMB Seminar Series Schedule 

This list encompasses all the speakers who presented at the BMB Seminar series in 2019-2020.