University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Biophysics Seminar

semester, 2019

Thursday, January 24th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
There will be no seminar this week.
Thursday, January 31st 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
There will be no seminar this week.
Thursday, February 7th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker:  Karunya Kandimalla, Associate Professor at Department of Pharmaceutics of the University of Minnesota
Subject: Nanovehicles for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Blood-Brain Barrier Dysfunction in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Thursday, February 14th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Jiali Gao, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Subject: Allosteric Regulation of Biological Function of Photoreceptor proteins
Thursday, February 21st 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Gordon Smith, Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, UMN
Subject: Development of large-scale networks in visual cortex.
Thursday, February 28th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Paul Jardine, Associate Professor, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, UMN
Subject: Using Model Systems to Drive Methods Development – The Tale of a Viral RNA
Thursday, March 7th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
No speaker this week.
Thursday, March 21st 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Spring Break - No speaker this week.
Thursday, March 28th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Jerome C. Mertz, College of Engineering, Boston University
Subject: Fast, volumetric imaging with microscopes
Faculty Host: Jochen Mueller
Thursday, April 11th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Mark Sanders, Program Director, University of Minnesota Imaging Centers
Subject: Frontiers in Imaging Technologies and Strategies for Researchers at University Imaging Centers
Thursday, April 18th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Erin Sheets, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SEMINAR FOR THIS WEEK IS CANCELLED
Faculty Host: Elias Puchner
Thursday, April 25th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Siddarth Karuka, PhD student in Jochen Mueller’s lab, School of Physics and Astronomy
Subject:  Progress Report: Axial Super-Resolution with Two-Photon Microscopy
Thursday, May 2nd 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Prof. Louis M. Mansky, Director, Institute for Molecular Virology, University of Minnesota
Subject: "Biophysical and Molecular Studies of Human Retroviral Assembly"
Thursday, May 9th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Angel Mancebo, University of Minnesota
Subject: Mitigating phototoxicity in (super-resolution) fluorescence microscopy using precisely calibrated feedback illumination
Thursday, May 16th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
There will be no seminar this week.
Thursday, September 5th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
There will be no seminar this week.
Thursday, September 12th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Chiranjib Banerjee, University of Minnesota
Subject: Quantitative super-resolution analysis of ULK1 oligomeric states and cellular localization
Thursday, September 19th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Chiranjib Banerjee, UMN, Puchner Lab
Subject: Quantitative super-resolution analysis of ULK1 oligomeric states and cellular localization
Faculty Host: Elias Puchner
Thursday, September 26th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Jan Huisken, Investigator, Morgridge Medical Engineering and Visiting Professor, Integrative Biology
Subject: Putting advanced light sheet fluorescence microscopy in the hands of biologists with modular and portable instruments
Thursday, October 3rd 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Ryan Marshall, UMN, Noireaux Lab
Subject: An E. coli cell-free transcription-translation system: modeling gene expression and characterizing CRISPR elements and gene circuits
Thursday, October 10th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Asset Khakimzhan, UMN, Noireaux Lab
Subject: CRISPR in TXTL: Statistical Mechanics of CRISPR Target Recognition
Thursday, October 17th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Jared Hennen, UMN, Mueller Lab
Subject: Protein mobility and local volume fluctuations identify membrane binding of proteins within the sub-resolution structure of the nuclear envelope
Thursday, October 24th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Rayna Addabbo, UMN
Subject: The complementary role of co- and post-translational events in de novo protein synthesis
Thursday, October 31st 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Jacob Ritz, UMN, Puchner Lab
Subject: Progress Report - Development of diffusion contrast Photo-Activated Localization Microscopy (dcPALM) to study sparse and transient protein interactions in live cells.
Thursday, November 7th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Comert Kural, Ohio State University
Subject: Curvature Generation by Endocytic Clathrin Coats: Super-resolution Imaging Resolves Forty Years of Controversy
Faculty Host: Jochen Mueller
Thursday, November 14th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: TBA
Thursday, November 21st 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: TBA
Thursday, November 28th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
No seminar - Thanksgiving Break
Thursday, December 5th 2019
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
There will be no seminar this week.

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