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Seminar
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 10:45am
"Characterization of Zinc Binding Proteins in Bacteria" In the recent years, the world has seen a steep rise in antibiotic resistance that hinders our ability to fight deadly diseases such as tuberculosis and pneumonia1. Over prescription of...
Seminar
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:45am
"Giant Vesicles: Mixing Water, Transducing Energy, Shaping membranes" A fundamental consequence of cellular organization of living systems is that the aqueous milieu, bathing the cell, is also compartmentalized. Although water equilibrates...
Seminar
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 10:45am
"Mechanical Properties at Nanoscale: Making Nanoindentation Quantitative" Physical and mechanical properties of nanoscopic and molecular systems are driven by the chemical composition and environment. For the study and characterization of such...
Seminar
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 10:45am
"Toward a Structural and Functional Model of the Interaction Between the Small GTPase Arf1 and its ArfGAP ASAP1 at the Membrane Surface" ADP-ribosylation factor (Arf) GTPase-activating proteins (GAPs) are multidomain enzymes that need to bind to...
Seminar
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 10:45am
"Dynamic Covalent Bonds in Boronic Ester Self-Healing Polymers" Over the last decade, self-healing materials have become attractive for numerous applications, ranging from electronic skin to recyclable rubbers. The ability to self-heal physical...
Seminar
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 10:45am
"Shine a Light on Nitrides - From Exploratory Research to Application in Advanced LEDs" Due to the omnipresence of oxygen and water on our planet, oxides and related compounds have predominantly been investigated in the past. Contrary, nitrogen...
Seminar
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 10:45am
"Membrane Hydrophobicity Gradients as it Relates to Membrane Protein Stability in Computational Studies" Membrane hydrophobicity has long been considered the driving force in protein stability for membrane proteins inside the lipid bilayer....
Seminar
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 10:45am
"Targeting Antibiotic Efflux of Membrane Barrels: Inhibition and Evolution" Although outer membrane proteins facilitate all the varieties of processes a Gram negative bacterium requires to interact with its environment, all outer membrane...
Seminar
Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 10:45am
"Measuring the Glass Transition Temperature at the Nanoscale using Atomic Force Microscopy" Polymers and other amorphous solid systems can be classified and defined by several features: a notable one being their glass transition temperature....
Seminar
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 10:45am
"Moving protons in competing excited state pathways" The controlled movement of charges is essential to chemical redox processes, including the harnessing of solar energy. The conversion of solar to chemical energy is key for environmental...

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