Seminars and Awards

SUMMER 2019 

 

jian_tang

 

June 4 

Targeting Serine/Threonine Kinases for Cancer Therapy
Jian Tang, Graduate Student, Harki Lab, University of Minnesota
1-450 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 

 

    

Larry MastersonJune 25 

TBA
Dr. Larry Masterson, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Hamline University
1-450 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 
 

Headshot of Conrad Fihn

 

July 9 

Development of 3-Aminobenzothiazole Based Inhibitors of Histidine Kinase
Conrad Fihn, Graduate Student, Carlson Lab, University of Minnesota
1-450 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 

 

 

scott_brody

 

 

July 16 

Development of an Activity-based Probe for PLP-Dependent Enzymes
Scott Brody, Graduate Student, Aldrich Lab, University of Minnesota
1-450 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 

 

maxwell_dillenburg

 

 

July 30 

Development of Probes to Characterize the Regulation of NMDAR by HINT1
Max Dillenburg, Graduate Student, Wagner Lab, University of Minnesota
1-450 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 

 

zoe_koerperich

 

 August 6 

Synthesis of Melanocortin Octapeptide Macrocycles and the Effects of Ligands on GPCR Dimerzation
Zoe Koerperich, Graduate Student, Haskell-Luevano Lab, University of Minnesota
1-450 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 

 

josh_shirley

 

 

August 13 

Activity-based Protein Profiling of Penicillin-binding Proteins in S. Pneumoniae
Josh Shirley, Graduate Student, Carlson Lab, University of Minnesota
1-450 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 

 

michael_grillo

 

 

August 20 

Toward the Discovery of Inhibitors of APOBEC3B DNA Cytosine Deaminase
Michael Grillo, Graduate Student, Harki Lab, University of Minnesota
1-450 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 

 

 FALL 2019 

Headshot of Garrett Schey

September 3 

A Farnesyltransferase Mutant with Dual Orthogonality for Enzymatic Labeling
Garrett Schey, Graduate Student, Distefano Lab, University of Minnesota
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

James Nowick

September 10 

TBA
Dr. James Nowick, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California-Irvine
Faculty Host: Dr. Todd Doran
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 
 

Alita Miller

September 17 

**Distinguished Seminar**
TBA
Dr. Alita Miller, Head of Biology, Entasis Therapeutics
Faculty Host: Dr. Courtney Aldrich
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 
 
 

Steven Staben

September 24 

TBA
Dr. Steven Staben, Associate Director, Senior Scientist, Discovery Chemistry, Genentech, Inc.
Faculty Host: Dr. Daniel Harki
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 

Craig Townsend

October 8 

**Ole Gisvold Lecture**
TBA
Dr. Craig Townsend, Alsoph H. Corwin Professor, Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University
Faculty Host: Dr. Rick Wagner
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 
 

Alessandra Eustaquio

October 15 

TBA
Dr. Alessandra Eustaquio, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois at Chicago
Faculty Host: Dr. Gunda Georg
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 

Dehua Pei

October 22 

TBA
Dr. Dehua Pei, Kimberly Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio State University
Faculty Host: Dr. Carrie Haskell-Luevano
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 
 
 

Maria Bolognesi

 October 29 

**Philip S. Portoghese Lecture**
TBA
Dr. Maria-Laura Bolognesi, Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, Università di Bologna
Faculty Host: Dr. Gunda Georg
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 

Hening Lin

November 5 

**Distinguished Lecture**
TBA
Dr. Hening Lin, Professor, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Cornell University
Faculty Host: Dr. Todd Doran
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 

Peter Dedon

December 10 

**Distinguished Lecture**
TBA
Dr. Peter Dedon, Underwood-Prescott Professor, Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Faculty Host: Dr. Natalia Tretyakova
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 

SPRING 2020 


Alison Narayan

January 28 

TBA
Dr. Alison Narayan, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan
Faculty Host: Dr. Daniel Harki
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 
 
  
Howard Cottam

February 18 

TBA
Dr. Howard Cottam, Project Medicinal Chemist, University of California-San Diego
Faculty Host: Dr. David Ferguson
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 

Paige StoutMarch 3 

TBA
Dr. Paige Stout, Group Leader, Discovery Chemistry at Sirenas
Faculty Host: Dr. Courtney Aldrich
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm

 

 

April 7 

MIKIW Practice Talks
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 

Arun Ghosh

April 14 

**Distinguished Lecture**
TBA
Dr. Arun Ghosh, Ian P. Rothwell Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University
Faculty Host: Dr. Gunda Georg
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm
 
 
 

Craig Cameron

April 21 

**Distinguished Lecture**
TBA
Dr. Craig Cameron, Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina
Faculty Hosts: Dr. Daniel Harki & Dr. Rick Wagner
1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities), 3:30-5:00pm

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Contacts

Daniel A. Harki, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Departments of Medicinal Chemistry,
Chemistry (affiliated), and BMBB (affiliated)
Masonic Cancer Center
University of Minnesota
2231 6th Street S.E.; 2-139 CCRB
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Office: 612-625-8687; Fax: 612-625-4749
 

Annie M. Howarth

Executive Office and Administrative Specialist 
Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy
University of Minnesota
2231 6th Street SE; 2-163 CCRB
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Office: 612-626-4455; Fax: 612-624-4996