Spring 2017

April 28, 2017
Presenter: Dora Capatos
Razi, A., Guarné, A., and Ortega, J. (2017). The cryo-EM structure of YjeQ bound to the 30S subunit suggests a fidelity checkpoint function for this protein in ribosome assembly. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114, E3396-E3403.
 
April 7, 2017
Presenter: Sarah Schultz
Rubio, M.A.T., Gaston, K.W., McKenney, K.M., Fleming, I.M.C., Paris, Z., Limbach, P.A., and Alfonzo, J.D. (2017). Editing and methylation at a single site by functionally interdependent activities. Nature 542, 494-497.
 
March 31, 2017
Presenter: Rhys Hakstol
Weinberg, B.H., Pham, N.T.H., Caraballo, L.D., Lozanoski, T., Engel, A., Bhatia, S., and Wong, W.W. (2017). Large-scale design of robust genetic circuits with multiple inputs and outputs for mammalian cells. Nat Biotech advance online publication.
 
March 24, 2017
Presenter: Cristina Carvalho Barbosa de Souza
Priye, A., Bird, S.W., Light, Y.K., Ball, C.S., Negrete, O.A., and Meagher, R.J. (2017). A smartphone-based diagnostic platform for rapid detection of Zika, chikungunya, and dengue viruses. Scientific Reports 7, 44778.
 
March 17, 2017
Presenter: Erin Kelly
Chikne, V., Doniger, T., Rajan, K.S., Bartok, O., Eliaz, D., Cohen-Chalamish, S., Tschudi, C., Unger, R., Hashem, Y., Kadener, S., et al. (2016). A pseudouridylation switch in rRNA is implicated in ribosome function during the life cycle of Trypanosoma brucei. Scientific Reports 6, 25296.
 
March 10, 2017
Presenter: Jalyce Heller
Shalev-Benami, M., Zhang, Y., Matzov, D., Halfon, Y., Zackay, A., Rozenberg, H., Zimmerman, E., Bashan, A., Jaffe, Charles L., Yonath, A., et al. 2.8-Å Cryo-EM Structure of the Large Ribosomal Subunit from the Eukaryotic Parasite Leishmania. Cell Reports 16, 288-294.
 
March 3, 2017
Presenter: Dominic Czekay
Zander, G., Hackmann, A., Bender, L., Becker, D., Lingner, T., Salinas, G., and Krebber, H. (2016). mRNA quality control is bypassed for immediate export of stress-responsive transcripts. Nature 540, 593-596.
 
February 24, 2017
Presenter: Abeer Ogailan
Bhamla, M.S., Benson, B., Chai, C., Katsikis, G., Johri, A., and Prakash, M. (2017). Hand-powered ultralow-cost paper centrifuge. Nature Biomedical Engineering 1, 0009.
 
February 17, 2017
Presenter: Davinder Kaur
Yoshida, T., Kakizuka, A., and Imamura, H. (2016) BTeam, a Novel BRET-based Biosensor for the Accurate Quantification of ATP Concentration within Living Cells. Scientific Reports 6, 39618.
 
February 10, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Raja Kamalampeta
Desai, N., Brown, A., Amunts, A., and Ramakrishnan, V. (2017) The structure of the yeast mitochondrial ribosome. Science 355, 528-531.
 
January 20, 2017
Presenter: Harland Brandon
Katoh, T., Tajima, K., and Suga, H. (2016) Consecutive elongation of D-amino acids in translation. Cell Chemical Biology 24, 46-54.
 
January 13, 2017
Presenter: Dylan Girodat
Koenig, P., Lee, C. V., Walters, B. T., Janakiraman, V., Stinson, J., Patapoff, T. W., and Fuh, G. (2017) Mutational landscape of antibody variable domains reveals a switch modulating the interdomain conformational dynamics and antigen binding. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114, E486-E495.