CMBB Seminar Series

The Fall 2022 series runs on Mondays from 3:30-4:50 p.m. through Zoom.

August 22


September 12


Tod FairbanksTod Fairbanks, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology, Palm Beach State College

"Discover the Way a Biology Degree Can Guide Your Career Path"

Host: David Binninger, Ph.D.

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Burak Veli KabasakalBurak Veli Kabasakal, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator Turkish Accelerator and Radiation Laboratory (TARLA)
Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

"Integrative structural biology approaches for structural studies of protein complexes"

Host: Ilyas Yildirim, Ph.D.

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September 19


September 26

Morgan SlevinMorgan C. Slevin, M.S.
PhD Candidate, Integrative Biology-Neuroscience Program
Department of Biology
Florida Atlantic University

Insights into the songbird gut microbiome and how it predicts health, cognition, and ornamentation

Host: David Binninger, Ph.D.

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October 3


October 10


L. Keith HenryL. Keith Henry, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Biomedical Sciences and Chemistry
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of North Dakota

Host: Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D.


Conrad FischerConrad Fischer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
College of Arts and Science
Barry University

“Dress for success” - Nature-inspired bioengineering from cardiovascular drugs to potent SARS-CoV-2 antivirals design

Host: Howard Prentice, Ph.D.




October 17


October 24


Sureyya Ozcan Kabasakal

Sureyya Ozcan Kabasakal, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


Host: Ilyas Yildirim, Ph.D.



Henry Rodriguez

Henry Rodriguez, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Director, Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research, NCI, NIH

Former Assistant Director, Strategic Health and Cancer Science
The White House

Charting a Federal Career in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Host: Shailaja Allani, Ph.D.







November 14


November 21

Payam GharibaniPayam Gharibani – John Hopkins


Host: Howard Prentice, Ph.D.




Cristina Fenolla-FerrerCristina Fenolla-Ferrer, Ph.D.
Nioinformatics Scientist, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, NIDCD 

"Structural modeling of proteins using computational techniques: Functional impact of pathogenic mutations"

Host: Randy Blakely, Ph.D.






Past Seminars

Spring 2022