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Native MS: A Structural Biology Tool

Vicki Wysocki, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry NIH Resource for Mass Spectrometry Guided Structural Biology, The Ohio State University

Friday, April 19, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, PG5 134


The 2019 Annual BSI Research Symposium

Robert Sackstein, Ph.D., Dean, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and Senior Vice-President of the FIU Academic Health Center, Keynote Speaker

Friday, April 12, 2019, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, SIPA 103/SIPA Lobby


RNA Interference and Gene Editing: From Basic Science to Applications for Insect Control

Dr. Subba Reddy Palli, Department Chair and State Entomologist, Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky

Monday, April 8, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, WC 130


Lysine Acetylation of Replication Proteins Regulates the Choice of the Lagging Strand Maturation Pathway

Lata Balakrishnan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

Friday, April 5, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, PG5 134


Investigating How Oxidative Stress Accelerates Telomere Loss: Implications for Cancer and Aging

Patricia Opresko, Ph.D., Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

Friday, March 22, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, PG5 134 


Challenges in Discovering Next-Generation Therapeutics for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Ramesh Narayanan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Medicine; Director, Center for Cancer Drug Discovery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Friday, March 8, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, AHC3 214


Nutrient Signals and Regulation of Islet Function

Ernesto Bernal-Mizrachi, M.D., Chief and Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/ Miami VA Health System; and Deputy Director of Beta Cell Biology and Signal Transduction, Diabetes Research Institute

Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, WC 130


G-quadruplex DNA as a Drug Target 

Jonathan B. Chaires, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Louisville

Friday, February 1, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, PG5 134 


Development of an In-Cell Footprinting Method Coupled with Mass Spectrometry for Protein Structural Analysis

Lisa Jones, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, CASE (ECS) 451


Combating Antibiotic Resistance: Drug Repurposing and Nanoantibiotics

Mingdi Yan, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Friday, January 18, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, PG5-134


How to Search 10s of Millions of Synthetic Compounds While Only Requiring the Screening of 300-600 Samples?

Richard A. Houghten, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies

Friday, January 11, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm, PG5-134


Translational Drug Development for Early Stage Oncology Applications

Adam Carie, Ph.D., Director, Product Development, Intezyne Technologies, Inc.

Friday, November 30, 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, AHC3 110


Functions of Bacterial type 1A Topoisomerases

Dr. Marc Drolet, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Montreal

Friday, October 26, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, AHC3 205 (MMC) videoconference to MSB 362 (BBC) 


Molecular Simulations: Coming of Age

Dr. Prem Chapagain, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, FIU

Friday, October 19, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, AHC3 205 (MMC) videoconference to MSB 362 (BBC) 


Introduction to Scripps Florida HTS and Strategies for the Discovery and Advancement of Small Molecule Drug-like Leads

Dr. Louis Scampavia and Dr. Timothy Spicer, Co-Directors, Scripps Research Molecular Screening Center

Friday, September 21, 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, AHC4 202



Mycobacteria: TB and not TB

Dr. Rashmi Gupta, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences

University of Central Florida

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, CP 117


Targeting Next Generation Mass Spectrometry

Dr. Theresa Evans Nguyen, Assistant Professor, University of South Florida

Friday, August 31, 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, WC 130