Award Lectures

Saturday, April 21

Tang Prize Award Lecture
6:00 P.M.
Harnessing nature's diversity for gene editing and beyond


Sunday, April 22


ASBMB Meeting Welcome, Business Meeting and Herbert Tabor Research Award Lecture
8:00 A.M.
Nutrient regulation of signaling and transcription
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  


Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research
10:00 A.M.
Probing the structure, dynamics, and regulation of lipid signalling enzymes and their role in human disease
University of Victoria  


FASEB Excellence in Science Award Lecture
8:55 A.M.
Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay and human disease: genome guardian and executor
University of Rochester  


Award for Exemplary Contributions to Education Lecture
2:30 P.M.
Promoting hypothesis-driven thinking in the undergraduate biochemistry lab
Rochester Institute of Technology  


Monday, April 23


Avanti Award in Lipids
8:00 A.M.
Phospholipid regulation of inflammatory processes and viral infection
National Jewish Health  


Stadtman Young Scholar Award Lecture 
9:00 A.M.
Visualizing translation by ensemble cryo-EM
University of Massachusetts Medical School  


Alice and C. C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology
2:30 P.M.
Using in vitro evolution and chemogenomics to explore the malaria parasite drug-able genome
University of California, San Diego  


Mildred Cohn Award Lecture
8:30 A.M.
The origin recognition complex: Where it all begins  
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, HHMI  


2017 Vallee Award Lecture  
10:00 A.M.
Corralling pancreatic cancer through epigenetic reprogramming  
Salk Institute, HHMI   


Tuesday, April 24


ASBMB-Merck Award Lecture 
8:00 A.M.
Black spot, Black Death, black pearl: the tales of bacterial effectors 
UT Southwestern, HHMI    


DeLano Award Lecture 
9:00 A.M.
Solutions to the computational protein folding problem 
HMS and DFCI   


Ruth Kirschstein Award Lecture  
8:30 A.M.
Vision cycle proteins: Their function, structure and links to retinal disease  
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine   


Wednesday, April 24

de Lange

Bert and Natalie Vallee Award in BioMedical Science
8:00 A.M.
How telomeres solve the chromosome end-protection problem
Rockefeller University    


William C. Rose Award
8:30 A.M.
What can protein methylation tell us about histones, ribosomes, translation factors and the biology of cancer and aging?
University of California, Los Angeles