Bioengineering and Toxicology Seminar Academic Year 2020-21

Spring 2021

Feb 5, 2021 - 12:00 PM

Synthetic Genetic Feedback Control Circuits to Reprogram Cell Fate

The Effect of a Probiotic on Mutations Induced by a Methylating Agent

Feb 12, 2021 - 12:00 PM

Identifying Correlates of Tuberculosis Protection Mediated by BCG in Collaborative Cross Mice

Understanding and Re-engineering Enzymes Using Molecular Dynamics

Feb 19, 2021 - 12:00 PM

EGFR Inhibitors as Host-directed Therapies for Tuberculosis

Investigating Extracerebral Influences on Brain Dynamics Using Extended fMRI

Feb 26, 2021 - 12:00 PM

Identifying Intracellular Networks Related to Antigen Presentation in Glioblastoma

Making Sense of Mass – an Ongoing Story on T Cell Buoyant Mass Heterogeneity

Mar 19, 2021 - 12:00 PM

Fall 2020

Sep 4, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Wearable Cell-Free Synthetic Biology

Screening for Lethality: Discovering Therapeutic Strategies Against Antibiotic Tolerant Bacteria

Sep 11, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Identifying Pathways that Control Cell Fate After DNA Damage

Genome Mining for the Discovery of Modular Molecular Systems

Sep 18, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Engineering Plant-microbe Communication

Driving Strong Type I Interferon Signaling for Cancer Immunotherapy

Sep 25, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Identifying ALS Disease Progression Subtypes

A Nucleic Acid Origami Approach to Probing RNA Tertiary Structure

Oct 9, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Selection for Modified Peptide Inhibitors of the SARS-CoV-2 Papain-like Protease

Molecular Computation with FRET-based Neural Networks

Oct 16, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Identifying Neural Network Architectures for Genomics Prediction Tasks Using Simulated Data

Engineering Viruses to Decode and Reprogram Immunity

Oct 23, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Design and Characterization of DNA Origami for Immunostimulation

Isolating Signal Peptide-mediated Selection Bias in Yeast Display

Oct 30, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Mechanistic Characterization of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Signaling Network

PrimeDesign Software for Rapid and Simplified Design of Prime Editing Guide RNAs

Nov 6, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Discovery and Engineering of Acutumine-type Alkaloids In Menispermaceae Plants

Screening for Antibacterial Combination Therapies

Nov 13, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Wastewater Surveillance to Monitor the COVID-19 Pandemic

Protein Delivery with a Bacterial Contractile Injection System

Nov 20, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Engineering Probiotics for the Modulation of Bile Acid Metabolism

Small Animal fMRI Biofeedback

Dec 4, 2020 - 12:00 PM

CRISPR Beyond Adaptive Immunity: RNA-guided Transposition

New (Old?) Tools for Synthetic Biology in Malaria Parasites

Dec 11, 2020 - 12:00 PM

A Low-cost COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Computationally-assisted Discovery and Design of New Antibiotics

Dec 18, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Exploring Virus-like Proteins in Mammalian Genomes

Compromised SARS-CoV-2-specific Placental Antibody Transfer