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Discussion of pertinent articles from current literature. Credit/no-credit only.

Spring 2019 Schedule

Coordinator: Mike Guttman

The theme for this quarter will be: Tutorials and Research Practicals

Date Topic Supplemental Information
Apr 8 Making figures, illustrator examples Making Effective Scientific Figures
Apr 15 Publication insights & quick tutorial on PyMOL Publication Notes
PyMOL Basics
Apr 22 3D printers & material compatibility Material Combatibility
3D Printers
Apr 29 Modern approaches to cloning and DNA sequencing Cloning Overview
May 6 Linux and DOS basics Operating Systems
MSDOS
May 13 Model selection and fitting
Excel Example
Model Selection and Fitting
Data Fitting Using Excel
May 20 Rotation talks (20 min each)  
May 27 No meeting (Memorial day)  
Jun 3 Practical aspects and best practices with light spectroscopy  

Winter 2019 Schedule

Coordinator: Libin Xu

The theme for this quarter will be: Focus on grant writing.
Presenter should write a short proposal and present it (white board preferred, powerpoint and/or handouts allowed). Three students serve as primary peer reviewers, but all will have a chance to provide feedback in class.

Please send PDF versions of your papers to Sarah on the Wednesday before MNM.

Date Presenter Paper
(Click title to download PDF)
Supplemental Information
Jan 7 No Meeting    
Jan 14 Libin Xu NIH Grant Writing and Peer Review Peer Review Form
Jan 21 No Meeting MLK Holiday  
Jan 28 Ben Maldonato (Totah) Maldonato Proposal on Canvas site  
Feb 4 Mark Benhaim (Lee) Benhaim Proposal on Canvas site  
Feb 11 John Kowalski (Rettie) Kowalski Proposal on Canvas site  
Feb 18 No Meeting President's Day Holiday  
Feb 25 Amy Li (Xu) Li Proposal on Canvas site  
Mar 4 Eddie Hodge (Lee) Hodge Proposal on Canvas site  
Mar 11 Mike Watson (Guttman) Watson Proposal will be posted on Canvas site  

Autumn 2018 Schedule

Coordinator: Rheem Totah

Please send PDF versions of your papers to Sarah on the Wednesday before MNM.

Date Student Moderator Faculty Moderator Paper
(Click title to download PDF)
Supplemental Information
Oct 1 No Meeting      
Oct 8 Christi Cho Totah Posttranslational regulation of CYP2J2 by nitric oxide  
Oct 15 Hayli Larsen Totah Clinical Measurement of von Willebrand Factor by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy  
Oct 22 Quynh Do Totah Peroxyl Radical Clocks Discussion Questions
Oct 29

Taylor Murphree

Totah A Description of the Glass Electrode and its use in Measuring Hydrogen Ion Concentration. and A formula for correlating pKa values determined in D2O and H2O.  
Nov 5 Tianwei Shen Totah Staphylococcus aureus inactivates daptomycin by releasing membrane phospholipids  
Nov 12 No Meeting   Veteran's Day Holiday  
Nov 19 Clint Vorauer Totah Generation, Characterization, and Epitope Mapping of Neutralizing and Protective Monoclonal Antibodies against Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B-induced Lethal Shock  
Nov 26 Dylan Ross Totah Large-Scale Prediction of Collision Cross-Section Values for Metabolites in Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry and LipidCCS: Prediction of Collision Cross-Section Values for Lipids with High Precision to Support Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry-Based Lipidomics  
Dec 3 Lorela Pa├žo Totah Dissociation Constants of Cytochrome P450 2C9/Cytochrome P450 Reductase Complexes in a Lipid Bilayer Membrane Depend on NADPH: A Single-Protein Tracking Study  

Spring 2018 Schedule

Coordinator: Bill Atkins

Please send PDF versions of your papers to Sarah on the Wednesday before MNM.

The theme for this quarter will be: Papers that changed the way you think about your project other than methodology.

Date Student Moderator Faculty Moderator Paper
(Click title to download PDF)
Supplemental Information
Apr 9 Li Atkins Cholesterol-mediated Degradation of 7-Dehydrocholesterol Reductase Switches the Balance from Cholesterol to Vitamin D Synthesis  
Apr 16 Hodge Atkins The Tetrameric Plant Lectin BanLec Neutralizes HIV through Bidentate Binding to Specific Viral Glycans  
Apr 23 Watson Atkins Molecular Basis of Assembly and Activation of Complement Component C1 in Complex with Immunoglobulin G1 and Antigen Supplemental Info
Apr 30 Paco Atkins Selective Mechanism-Based Inactivation of CYP3A4 by CYP3cide (PF-04981517) and Its Utility as an In Vitro Tool for Delineating the Relative Roles of CYP3A4 versus CYP3A5 in the Metabolism of Drugs  
May 7 Murphree/Shen Atkins   rotation talks
May 14 Do/Cho Atkins   rotation talks
May 21 Vorauer/Larsen Atkins   rotation talks
May 28 No Meeting   Memorial Day Holiday  

 

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