Bioengineering and Toxicology Seminar Academic Year 2021-22

Spring 2022

Feb 11, 2022 - 12:00 PM 32-155

Engineering Endogenous Virus-like Proteins for mRNA Delivery

Computational Models Describe Pathogen Evolution Across Fitness Valleys

Feb 18, 2022 - 12:00 PM 32-155

Lost in Translation: Predicting Human Vaccine Response from Preclinical Animal Models

Protein Delivery with a Bacterial Contractile Injection System

Feb 25, 2022 - 12:00 PM 32-155

Sequence-to-function Machine Learning for Biological Sequences

Metrics to Relate SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Data to Clinical Testing Dynamics

Mar 11, 2022 - 12:00 PM 32-155

Characterizing Treatment-induced Immunopeptidomic Shifts in Glioblastoma

Wide-field Delivery and Detection of Exogenous Molecules in the Rodent Brain

Mar 18, 2022 - 12:00 PM 32-155

Investigating Host Efferocytosis Mechanisms in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection

Pipeline for the Discovery of Antibiotic Combinations Against the Gram-negative ESKAPE Pathogens

Apr 1, 2022 - 12:00 PM 32-155

Evolving Enzymes to Unlock Previously Inaccessible Chemical Space: Brominated Porphyrins

Cephalopod Lenses: a Route to Bio-inspired Optical Materials

Apr 8, 2022 - 12:00 PM 32-155

A Dynamics-based Approach Toward Redesigning a Natural Enzyme

Exploring the Evolutionary Origins of Acutumine Biosynthesis in Menispermaceae Plants

Apr 15, 2022 - 12:00 PM 32-155

A Low-cost COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Combinatorial Chromatin Regulator Libraries to Engineer Eukaryotic Transcriptional Regulation

Apr 22, 2022 - 12:00 PM 32-155

Whole Brain fMRI under Learning and Recognition

Mtb Surface Display For Modular, Multiplexable Transcriptional Reporting

Apr 29, 2022 - 12:00 PM 32-155

Elucidating the Surface Proteome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Uncovering the OCT4 Expression Trajectory of Successful Reprogramming in Human Fibroblasts

May 6, 2022 - 12:00 PM 32-155

Effects of Probiotics on DNA Damage-Induced Cancer and Mutations

Synchronized Profiling of Single Cell Biomass, Molecular Crowding and Composition

Fall 2021

Sep 17, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Characterizing the RNA-guided Endonuclease Activity of TnpB

Profiling Epithelial-Mesenchymal Plasticity in Cancer

Sep 24, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Merging Biocatalysis and Synthetic Chemistry with Computer-aided Synthesis Planning

Engineering the Plant Microbiome to Eliminate Synthetic Nitrogenous Fertilizers

Oct 8, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Engineering Lentiviruses for Gene Delivery to Antigen-specific T cells

caRNAseq: Exploring CAR Signaling Space via Pooled Single-cell RNA Sequencing

Oct 15, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Engineering In Vitro Models for Investigating Endometriotic Lesion Vascularization

Upcycling Plastic Waste with Acinetobacter baylyi

Oct 22, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Engineering Physiologically Relevant Models of Hepatic Insulin Resistance

Enzymatic Programming of Intratumoral Reactive Oxygen Species to Enhance Immunotherapy

Oct 29, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Probing Mucins as Host-derived Immunomodulators of Neutrophils

Engineering a Screening Platform for the Discovery of Protein-based Degraders

Nov 5, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Modulating Oncogenic Transcriptional Dysregulation with Small Molecule Degraders

Identifying Potential Vaccine Targets in Tuberculosis Using Immunopeptidomics

Nov 12, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Barcoded DNA Nanostructure Libraries for Therapeutic Cargo Delivery

Nov 19, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Characterizing the Specificity Profile of a T cell Receptor

Investigating the Effect of AXL Inhibition on the Tumor Immune Microenvironment

Dec 3, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Mapping 3D Genome Architecture at Nucleosome Resolution with Tiled Micro-C

DNA Double-strand Break End Synapsis by DNA Loop Extrusion

Dec 10, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Modification of mRNA Poly(A) Tails to Augment Expression

Uncovering Chemical Rules for Small Molecule Partitioning in Protein-Rich Compartments

Dec 17, 2021 - 12:00 PM 32-155, Hybrid

Discovering Novel Antibiotic Potentiators for Gram-Negative ESKAPE Pathogens

Engineering In Vitro Models for Investigating Intestinal Epithelial Organoid Morphogenesis