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Seminars of Academic Year 2023-2024

Title: Dynamic Imaging of Live Prostate Cancer Cells: FLIRR Microscopy

Speaker: Dr. Ammasi Periasamy, Ph.D.

Director and founder of WM Keck Center for Cellular Imaging,

Professor of Biology & Biomedical Engineering

Host: Dr. Anne Kenworthy

Refreshments will be served at 11:45


Date: Monday, September 11, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 1st Floor, Building 560, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: Phase Separation in Chromatin Organization and Transcription

Pilong Li, Ph.D.

Speaker:  Pilong Li, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of School of Life Sciences

Tsinghua University

Host: Dr. Ling Qi

Refreshments to be served prior to the event.


Dates: Monday, September 25, 2023 - Monday, September 25, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: UVA Translational Research Building, 2nd Floor, 560 Ray C Hunt, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: Cell surface receptor: from ligand identification to drug development.

Speaker: Yi Miao, Ph.D.

Basic Life Research Scientist

Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University

Host: Dr. Jochen Zimmer

Refreshments will be served at 11:30 a.m.

PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW SEMINAR LOCATION

UVA Ivy Translational Research Building, Fontaine Research Park

560 Ray C Hunt, 2nd floor, 2210,2210A/2210B.

Ample parking or shuttle transportation

Refreshments will be served before the seminar.

Links to the building and images

Directions  and Shuttle Schedule


Date: Thursday, October 5, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Research Building, 560 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: Characterizing and exploiting allostery in G-protein coupled receptors

Speaker: Evan S. O’Brien

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology

Stanford School of Medicine

Host: Dr. Jochen Zimmer

Refreshments will be served at 11:30 a.m.

PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW SEMINAR LOCATION

UVA Ivy Translational Research Building Fontaine Research Park

560 Ray C Hunt, 2nd floor, 2210,2210A/2210B.

Ample parking or Shuttle transportation

Refreshments will be served before the seminar.

Links to the building and images

Directions  and Shuttle Schedule


Date: Monday, October 9, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Research Building, 560 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Fontaine Research Park
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“In Situ Structural Organization of an Autophagy Cargo Receptor Studied with a Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy Pipeline”

Speaker: Sabrina Berkamp, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher
EMBL

Host: Dr. Stefanie Redemann

Refreshments will be served at 11:30 a.m.

PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW SEMINAR LOCATION

UVA Ivy Translational Research Building Fontaine Research Park

560 Ray C Hunt, 2nd floor, 2210,2210A/2210B.

Ample parking or Shuttle transportation

Refreshments will be served before the seminar.

Links to the building and images

Directions  and Shuttle Schedule

 


Dates: Thursday, October 12, 2023 - Thursday, October 12, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: UVA Translational Research Building, 2nd Floor, 560 Ray C Hunt, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: “Structural basis for gating and drug action in the calcium-activated chloride channel TMEM16A”

Speaker: Andy K.M. Lam, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist, Raimund Dutzler Group

University of Zurich

Host: Jochen Zimmer

Refreshments served before the seminar.

 


Date: Monday, October 16, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Research Building, 560 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: The protein quality control pathways around the Huntingtin polyQ disease aggregates by cryo-ET

Speaker: Dorothy Zhao, Ph.D.

Supervisor, Wolfgang Baumeister Lab

Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

Host: Lukas Tamm, Ph.D.


Date: Monday, October 30, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Research Building, 560 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: Visualizing the in situ Structure of Proteins and Macromolecular Complexes by Cryo-electron Tomography

Speaker: Long Gui, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar

Department of Cell Biology

UT Southwestern, Dallas,

Host: Jochen Zimmer


Date: Thursday, November 9, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Research Building, 560 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: Molecular insights from in situ cryo-ET studies of eukaryotic chromatin

Speaker: Lu Gan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Centre for BioImaging Sciences
National University of Singapore

Host: Jochen Zimmer, Ph.D.


Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom
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Title: Imaging Cell Physiology with Molecular Fingerprints

Speaker:Ji-Xin Cheng, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering; Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Boston University

Host: Huiwang Ai


Date: Monday, February 5, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Building
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Title: The role of cortical linkers and the glycocalyx in outward budding: insights from biophysical modeling

Speaker: Padmini Rangamani, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Mechanical Aerospace Engineering

Host: Anne Kenworthy


Date: Thursday, February 15, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Building
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Title: The trafficking and storage of lipids in biology and disease

Speaker: Hongyuan (Robert) Yang, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston

Host: Dr. Ling Qi


Date: Monday, March 11, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Building
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Title: Visualizing cellular force-sensing through the actin cytoskeleton

Speaker: Greg Alushin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

The Rockefeller University

Host: Dr. Seham Ebrahim


Date: Monday, March 25, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Research Building, 560 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: Tales from the deep: How pressure adapted lipidomes maintain critical membrane functions

Speaker: Ed Lyman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Delaware

Host: Dr. Ilya Levental


Date: Monday, April 1, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Research Building, 560 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: Structural Insights into the Activation and Gating of IP3 Receptors through Cryo-EM

Speaker: Erkan Karakas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, Vanderbilt School of Medicine

Host: Dr. Anne Kenworthy


Date: Monday, April 8, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Research Building, 560 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: Differential dynamics of cytoskeletal motors, their adapters, & the mitochondrial outer membrane

Please note that this seminar is on a Thursday.

Speaker: Omar Quintero-Carmona, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology, University of Richmond

Host: Lukas Tamm & Anne Kenworthy


Date: Thursday, April 11, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Research Building, 560 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: Prestin Conformational Dynamics and the Molecular Basis of the Cochlear Amplifier

Speaker: Eduardo Perozo, Ph.D.

Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, The University of Chicago

Host: Dr. Seham Ebrahim


Date: Monday, April 22, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Research Building, 560 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Fontaine Research Park
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Title: Synthetic RNA biology: Imaging and controlling cell biology with genetically encoded functional RNAs

Speaker: Samie Jaffrey, Ph.D.

Professor

Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Cornell University

Host: Dr. Huiwang Ai

 


Date: Monday, April 29, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Building
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Venki Ramakrishnan, Nobel Prize-winning biologist to visit UVa

This opportunity is being organized by the Office of the V.P. for Research.

Details TBA

https://research.virginia.edu/nobel-laureate-lecture-series/venki-ramakrishnan-2024


Dates: Thursday, May 2, 2024 - Friday, May 3, 2024
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: TBD
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Title: TBD

Speaker: Avital Rodal, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Biology, Brandeis University

Host: Dr. Seham Ebrahim


Date: Monday, May 13, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ivy Translational Building
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