Award Lectures

Saturday, April 21


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

 

Sunday, April 22

Hart


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  

 
Burke


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  

 
Maquat


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

 
Craig


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

Voelker


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

 
Korostelev


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

 
Winzeler


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  

 
Joshua-Tor


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

 
Evans


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

 
 

Tuesday, April 24

Orth


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

 
Sander


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

 
Tsin


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    

 
Clarke


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