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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

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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

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EARL AND THRESSA STADTMAN DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST AWARD
Dixon
 Jack E. Dixon, University of California, San Diego
Novel kinases which phosphorylate proteins and proteoglycans in the secretory pathway
Sunday, March 29
8:45am - 9:20am

Ballroom West, Third Level
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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
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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
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RUTH KIRSCHSTEIN DIVERSITY IN SCIENCE AWARD
Trejo JoAnn Trejo, University of California, San Diego
Exploring GPCR biased signalling from inside and outside the cell
Sunday, March 29
3:05pm - 3:40pm

Ballroom West, Third Level
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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, HHMI/UT Soutwestern 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
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

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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

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AVANTI AWARD IN LIPIDS
Reue
 Karen Reue, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
The lipin protein family, cellular lipid storage and disease
Monday, March 30
3:05pm - 3:40pm

Ballroom West, Third Level
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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 253B/C
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DELANO AWARD FOR COMPUTATIONAL BIOSCIENCES
Pande
  Vijay Pande, Stanford University
Understanding protein folding yields important insights into protein conformational change: new insights into kinases and GPCRs
Tuesday, March 31
8:45am - 9:20am

Room 253B/C
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PLENARY LECTURER
Allis C. David Allis, The Rockefeller University
Varying the terrain of epigenetic landscapes: Implications for Human Cancer
Tuesday, March 31
2:45pm - 3:30pm

Room 253B/C
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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 253B/C
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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
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