DiRusso to deliver biochemistry, redox biology seminar series

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DiRusso to deliver biochemistry, redox biology seminar series

UNL's Beadle Center

The Department of Biochemistry and Redox Biology Center continues its 2015 seminar series with a Sept. 22 presentation by UNL’s Concetta DiRusso. The talk is 4 p.m. in the Beadle Center, room N172.

DiRusso, George Holmes University Professor of Biochemistry, will discuss “Anchored in Fat: Mechanisms to Resolve Diseases Caused by Malnourishment in Obesity and Starvation.” All talks in the series are free and open to the public.

Remaining seminars in the series, all of which begin at 4 p.m. in the Beadle Center, are:

  • Sept. 29, Jeffrey Brodsky, professor of biological sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, “Endoplasmic Reticulum Associated Degradation and Protein Conformational Diseases: Lessons from Model Systems and Novel Therapeutics.”

  • Oct. 6, Armen Petrosyan, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, “Tug of War in the Golgi: Fight Between Compact and Fragmented Phenotypes.”

  • Nov. 10, Amanda Bird will present with information to be announced.

  • Oct. 13, Changcheng Xu, biochemist from the Brookhaven National Laboratory, “Role of Triacylglycerol Metabolism in Energy Balance and Lipid Homeostasis in Plants.”

  • Oct. 27, Shelley Copley, professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology at University of Colorado, Boulder, “Promiscuity, Serendipity and Metabolic Innovation.”

For more information, go to http://redoxbiologycenter.unl.edu/weeklyseminars.

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