2013 Distinguished Young Scholars Seminar

Dr. Sarah Perry

The 2013 winner for best DYSS seminar (selected by our students) is Dr. Sarah Perry from Mathew Tirrell’s group at the Molecular Engineering Institute at the University of Chicago.  Her presentation was entitled Stereoregularity Inhibits Complex Coacervation of Polypeptides.


Congratulations Dr. Perry!


2013 Schedule of Speakers:

Date   Speaker and Lecture Title
July 8 John BlazeckGraduate Student
University of Texas – AustinConverting Y. lipolytica into a platform for biofuel and biochemical production
July 15 Nan YiPostdoctoral Scholar
Yale UniversityHeterogeneous Catalysis for Sustainable Energy: Atomically Dispersed Metal Clusters for Hydrogen Production from Methanol and Formic Acid Reactions
July 22 Steven CaliariGraduate Student
University of Illinois – Urbana ChampaignSpatially-graded collagen scaffolds for engineering orthopedic interfaces and regulating MSC fate
July 29 Andrew WhitePostdoctoral Scholar
University of ChicagoDevelopment and application techniques to more closely unify molecular modeling and experiments for applications in biomaterials, protein modeling, and peptide structure-activity relationships
August 5 Wei GaoGraduate Student
University of California – San DiegoSynthetic Micro/Nanomachines and Their Applications: Towards ‘Fantastic Voyage’
August 12 Sarah PerryPostdoctoral Scholar
University of ChicagoStereoregularity Inhibits Complex Coacervation of Polypeptides
August 19 Shukla DiwakarPostdoctoral Scholar
Stanford UniversityCloud-based simulations on Google Exacycle provide novel mechanistic insights into conformational transitions in GPCRs and Kinases
August 26 Kimberly StrokaPostdoctoral Scholar
Johns Hopkins UniversityIntegration of microfabrication, biomaterials, molecular biology, biophysics, and microscopy techniques in order to understand mechanisms of cell migration, adhesion, and mechanotransduction in the context of metastatic cancer and cardiovascular disease.

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