• ASBMB 2016 Annual Meeting

ASBMB Plenary and Award Lectures

 

 Saturday, April 2
Roeder_Robert Herbert Tabor Research Award Lecture
Robert G. Roeder

The Rockefeller University
Eukaryotic transcription
mechanisms: from nuclear RNA
polymerases to general initiation
factors, gene-specific activators,
coactivators and chromatin
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 Sunday, April 3
Bassler_Bonnie FASEB Excellence in Science
Award Lecture

Bonnie L. Bassler
Princeton University and
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Quorum sensing and its control
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Walter_Peter ASBMB Plenary Lecture
Peter Walter
University of California, San Francisco,
Howard Hughes Medical Institute 
From protein folding to cognition:
the serendipitous path of discovery

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Brenner_Charles ASBMB Award for Exemplary
Contributions to Education Lecture

Charles Brenner
University of Iowa,
Carver College of Medicine
Biochemistry and molecular biology
education in a transforming academy
and a molecular world

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Marrafini_Luciano Earl and Thressa Stadtman
Scholar Award Lecture

Co-winner: 
Luciano Marraffini

The Rockefeller University
CRISPR-Cas, the prokaryotic
adaptive immune system
 

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August_Avery Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science 
Award Lecture

Avery August
Cornell University,
College of Veterinary Medicine
Chemical genetic analysis
of mast-cell activation

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Farese_Robert Avanti Award in Lipids Lecture
Robert V. Farese Jr.
Harvard Medical School
Mechanisms and physiology
of fat synthesis and storage
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 Monday, April 4
Zhuang_Xiaowei ASBMB Plenary Lecture
Xiaowei Zhuang
Harvard University, HHMI
Illuminating biology at the nanoscale
with single-molecule
and super-resolution imaging

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Rutter_Jared ASBMB Plenary Lecture
Jared P. Rutter
University of Utah, HHMI
Functionalizing the unannotated
mitochondrial proteome
 
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Ferguson_Mike Alice and C.C. Wang Award
in Molecular Parasitology Lecture 

Michael A.J. Ferguson
University of Dundee
Translating the trypanosome surface
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Nogales_Eva Mildred Cohn Award
in Biological Chemistry Lecture

Eva Nogales
University of California, Berkeley, HHMI
Molecular visualization of the eukaryotic
transcription-initiation process
using cryo-EM

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Skiniotis_Georgios Earl and Thressa Stadtman
Scholar Award Lecture

Co-winner: 
Georgios Skiniotis

University of Michigan
Life Sciences Institute,
University of Michigan Medical School
Molecular choreography
of an antibiotic assembly line
 
 
 
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Yeates_Todd DeLano Award for Computational
Biosciences Lecture

Todd O. Yeates
University of California, Los Angeles
Symmetry and computational
methods in the design of
self-assembling protein materials

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Haynes_Cole ASBMB Young Investigator
Award Lecture

Cole Haynes
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Adaptations to mitochondrial dysfunction
via inter-organelle communication
  
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 Tuesday, April 5
Collins_Francis ASBMB Plenary Lecture
Francis S. Collins
National Institutes of Health
Everything that matters in biomedicine
builds on basic science

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Sancar_Aziz Bert and Natalie Vallee Award
in Biomedical Science Lecture

Aziz Sancar
University of North Carolina,
School of Medicine
DNA excision repair map
of the human genome
at nucleotide resolution
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Breaker_Ronald ASBMB–Merck Award Lecture
Ronald R. Breaker
Yale University, HHMI
Prospects for noncoding RNA
discovery in bacteria

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Basarga_Susan William C. Rose Award Lecture
Susan J. Baserga
Yale University, School of Medicine
When good ribosomes go bad
 
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Sligar_Stephen Herbert A. Sober Award Lecture
Stephen G. Sligar
University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign
The nanodisc platform for determining
the structure and function
of membrane proteins

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Ejsing_Christer Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator
Award in Lipid Research Lecture

Christer S. Ejsing
University of Southern Denmark
Functional lipidomics: from lipid timelines
to regulation of metabolic networks

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Wednesday, April 6
Pyle_Anna ASBMB Plenary Lecture
Anna M. Pyle

Yale University, HHMI
Regulation of gene expression
by complex RNA molecules
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Rosen_Michael ASBMB Plenary Lecture
Michael K. Rosen
University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center
at Dallas and the Howard Hughes
Medical Institute 
Physical mechanisms
of cell organization 
on micron length scales 
 
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