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Plenary and Award Lectures

Saturday, March 28, 2015
   
HERBERT TABOR RESEARCH AWARD
Steitz Joan A. Steitz, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University
Noncoding RNAs: small, large and viral
Saturday, March 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ballroom West, Third Level
 
   
Sunday, March 29, 2015
   
ASBMB PLENARY LECTURE
Bassler
Bonnie L. Bassler, Princeton University
Manipulating quorum sensing to control bacterial pathogenicity
Sunday, March 29
8:00am - 8:45am
Ballroom West, Third Level  
 
   
EARL AND THRESSA STADTMAN DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST AWARD
Dixon Jack E. Dixon, University of California, San Diego
A new "family" of kinases
Sunday, March 29
8:45am - 9:20am
Ballroom West, Third Level 
 
   
ASBMB AWARD FOR EXEMPLARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION
Bell J. Ellis Bell, University of Richmond
Don't teach biochemistry, teach students!
Sunday, March 29
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Room 253 B/C
 
   
MILDRED COHN AWARD IN BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY
Klinman Judith P. Klinman, University of California, Berkeley
Moving through barriers: unlocking the mysteries of how enzymes really work
Sunday, March 29
2:30pm - 3:05pm
Ballroom West, Third Level
 
   
RUTH KIRSCHSTEIN DIVERSITY IN SCIENCE AWARD
Trejo JoAnn Trejo, University of California, San Diego
Untapped potential diversity and the advancement of science
Sunday, March 29
3:05pm - 3:40pm
Ballroom West, Third Level
 
   
ASBMB YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD
OllmannSaphire Erica Ollmann Saphire, The Scripps Research Institute
The molecular toolkit of viral hemorrhagic fevers
Sunday, March 29
This lecture is scheduled during the session, Glycobiology in Infection and Immunity
Room 257 A/B

 
   
Monday, March 30, 2015  
   
PLENARY LECTURER AND ASBMB - MERCK AWARD
Chen Zhijian James Chen, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Enemy within - immune and autoimmune responses to the cytosolic DNA and RNA
Monday, March 30
8:00am - 8:45am
Ballroom West, Third Level
 
   
BERT AND NATALIE VALLEE AWARD IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE
Eisenberg David Eisenberg, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Energy
The amyloid state of proteins in health and disease
Monday, March 30
8:45am - 9:20am
Ballroom West, Third Level
 
   
ALICE AND C.C. WANG AWARD IN MOLECULAR PARASITOLOGY
Cowman Alan F. Cowman, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Moving in and renovating: invasion and remodeling of the human erythrocyte by the malaria parasite
Monday, March 30
9:45am
Room 253 A
Award Symposium Details
 
   
WILLIAM C. ROSE AWARD
Matthews Kathleen Matthews, Rice University
A tale of two proteins
Monday, March 30
2:30pm - 3:05pm
Ballroom West, Third Level  
 
   
AVANTI AWARD IN LIPIDS
Reue Karen Reue, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
The lipins: fat synthesis and beyond
Monday, March 30
3:05pm - 3:40pm
Ballroom West, Third Level
 
 
   
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
   
PLENARY LECTURER AND FRITZ LIPMANN LECTURESHIP
Klevit Rachel Klevit, University of Washington
Structural, functional and mechanistic diversity in protein ubiquitination
Tuesday, March 31
8:00am - 8:45am
Room 253 A/B/C
 
   
DELANO AWARD FOR COMPUTATIONAL BIOSCIENCES
Pande Vijay Pande, Stanford University
Some surprises in the biophysics of protein dynamics
Tuesday, March 31
8:45am - 9:20am
Room 253 A/B/C
 
   
PLENARY LECTURER
Allis C. David Allis, The Rockefeller University
Beyond the double helix: varying the terrain of epigenetic landscapes in development and disease
Tuesday, March 31
2:45pm - 3:30pm
Room 253 A/B/C
 
   
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
   
PLENARY LECTURER
Wilson Ian A. Wilson, The Scripps Research Institute
Structural basis of broad neutralization of viral pathogens
Wednesday, April 1
8:00am - 8:45am
Room 253 A/B/C
 
   
WALTER A. SHAW YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN LIPID RESEARCH
Britta Britta Brügger, Heidelberg University
From lipidomics to cellular functions: lipids as modulators of protein activity
Wednesday, April 1
This lecture is scheduled during the session, Lipid Magic: How Do They Do It?
Room 252 A/B