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Lecture series hosted by junior scientists: Thomas Ward

We invite you to the launch of the new NCCR lecture series hosted by junior scientists, featuring a combined talk and workshop by Prof. Thomas R. Ward (UniBas, Director of NCCR MSE) on artificial enzyme catalysis.

NCCR Lecture series: Philip A. Cole

Prof. Philip A. Cole, Director of the Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Medical School, will give a talk entitled “Chemical approaches to sorting out protein post-translational modifications”.

Lecture series: Jeremy W. Thorner

Our next speaker, Jeremy W. Thorner, will speak about “A Protein Kinase Network Controls Plasma Membrane Lipid Homeostasis”.

Lecture series: Angela Gronenborn

Angela Gronenborn is an internationally renowned specialist in the application of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy for investigating structure, dynamics and folding of biological macromolecules

Lecture series: Dorothea Fiedler

Dorothea Fiedler, Professor of Chemical Biology and newly appointed Director at the Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP), will give a talk about:”Elucidating the functions and mechanisms of inositol pyrophosphate messengers with chemical tools”.

Lectures series: Donald Hilvert

Donald Hilvert, Full Professor of Organic Chemistry and Head of the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences at ETH Zurich, will talk about: “Design and optimization of artificial enzymes: nearer to nature”.

Lecture series: Howard Hang

Dr. Howard Hang, from the Rockefeller University, will give a talk about “Chemical reporters for exploring host-pathogen interactions”.

Lecture series: Luke Lavis

Luke Lavis, group leader at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will talk about “Building brighter fluorophores with azetidine”.

Lecture series: Shana Kelley

Our next speaker will be Shana O. Kelley, a scientist and Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Pharmacy and Faculty of Medicine.

Lecture series: Anne Spang

Anne Spang, Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at the Biozentrum University of Basel, will talk about “Regulation of intracellular transport”.