Past Events


December 13, 2019 | 4:00-6:00PM | 56-614

CEHS and SRP joint Friday Forum: John M. Essigmann

John M. Essigmann; William R. (1956) & Betsy P. Leitch Professor in Residence Professor of Chemistry, Toxicology, and Biological Engineering
December 12, 2019 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 12/12/2019

Katia Spivakovsky-Gonzalez (Mirkin Lab, Tufts): The Role of Yeast shelterin proteins on the maintenance of simple DNA repeats.

Vladimir B. Seplyarskiy (Sanyaev, HMS): DNA damage bypass is the major source of clustered mutations in human germline.

November 14, 2019 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 11/14/2019

Hongyun Qi (Price Lab, DFCI): Regulation of DNA damage repair by NUDT5 mediated nuclear ATP synthesis.

Elena Sapede (Haber Lab, Brandeis): Nonhomologous Tails Impact Mismatch Correction in Divergent Repeats During SSA Repair.

November 8, 2019 | 4:00-6:00PM | 56-614

CEHS and SRP joint Friday Forum: Bevin P. Engelward

Bevin P. Engelward; Professor of Biological Engineering
October 23, 2019 | 10:00-11:00am | 56-614

CEHS and SRP joint Friday Forum: Gwen L. Collman

Gwen W. Collman; Director for the NIEHS Division of Extramural Research and Training
October 17, 2019 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 10/17/2019

Nimrat Chatterjee (D’Andrea Lab, DFCI): Regulation of the Rev7-Shielding Complex.

Gyunghoon (Kenny) Kang (Drennan Lab, MIT): Capturing ribonucleotide reduction in the act(ive​) state.

September 20, 2019 | 10:00am-11:00am | 76-156

Friday Forum: 1+1=1: Targeting Endosymbiosis for Antimalarial Drug Discovery

Ellen Yeh; Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology

This is a joint Friday Forum seminar with the Department of Chemistry.

For more information about Assistant Professor Ellen Yeh at Stanford University, please click here.

May 9, 2019 | 4:00-6:00pm | 32-155 Stata Center

Schauer Lecture: At the Interface of Regulatory Sciences and Global Health: A Perspective

Ram Sasisekharan; Professor of Biological Engineering & Health Sciences & Technology

For more information about Dr. Ram Sasisekharan, please click here.

May 9, 2019 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 5/9/2019

Connor Clairmont; D’Andrea lab, Harvard Medical School. Regulation of DNA double strand break repair in homologous recombination deficient cancers

Nimrat Chaterjee; Walker lab, MIT. Small molecule adjuvant enhances tumor cell response to chemotherapy by disrupting REV1/REV7-mediated mutagenic translesion synthesis

April 19, 2019 | 4:00PM | 32-124

The Coming Challenges of PFASs in Water and Soil: Implications for Human Exposure

Christopher Higgins, PhD (Colorado School of Mines); Environmental Chemist, Colorado School of Mines


April 11, 2019 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 4/11/2019

Lexi Gehring; Gardner lab, New England Biolabs. Building a comprehensive understanding of 8-oxo-guanine repair in Archaea

Arvind Panday; Scully lab, Harvard Medical School. Genetic interaction between BRCA1 and FANCM in stalled fork repair

April 5, 2019 | 4:00-6:00pm | 56-614

CEHS & SRP FRIDAY FORUM: Hydrophobic organic contaminants associated with horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing: Advanced tools for predicting environmental exposure

Desiree Plata; Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
March 8, 2019 | 4:00-6:00pm | 56-614

Superfund Friday Forum - Getting to the Bottom of the Problem: Measuring Contaminant Releases from Aquatic Sediment

Harry Hemond ; William E. Leonhard (1940) Professor Emeritus - Civil and Environmental Engineering
March 7, 2019 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 3/7/2019

Judit Jimenez Sainz; Jensen lab, Yale University. Illuminating Pathogenicity of BRCA2 Variants of Uncertain Significance

Rajula Elango; Scully lab, Harvard Medical School. Coordination of stalled fork repair by the Fanconi Anemia gene product SLX4

February 14, 2019 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 2/14/2019

Christiane Brugger; Deaconescu lab, Brown University. Structural Basis for RpoS Regulation

Sumeet Nayak; Cantor lab, U. Mass Medical. TLS counteracts the replication stress response

February 8, 2019 | 4:00-6:00pm | 56-614

Friday Forum: Evolving Organisms for Environmental Remediation from Cleaner Batteries, to Neutralizing Chemical Warfare Agents and Cleaning up Toxic Waste.

Angela Belcher; James Mason Crafts Professor of Biological Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering
January 17, 2019 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 1/17/2019

Chuxuan Li; Delaney lab, Brown University. Histone H2A Variants Enhance Global Uracil Excision in Nucleosomes

Deyu Li; Li lab, Univeristy of Rhode Island. Chemical Biology of DNA Damage and Repair