Chicago - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Title: Stopping the Ribosome at the Finish Line by an Antibacterial Peptide
Speaker: Alexander Mankin, PhD / University of Illinois, Chicago
Host: M.-N. Frances Yap, PhD
Apidaecin, an antibacterial peptide produced by honeybees is the first known specific inhibitor of translation termination. Biochemical, genetic and genome-wide approaches illuminate the unexpected modes of apidaecin action.
Chicago - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
The Center for Genetic Medicine of Northwestern University welcomes you to attend the Richard A. Scott, MD Lecture on Monday, March 16, featuring Nancy J. Cox, PhD, Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute; Director, Division of Genetic Medicine; Mary Phillips Edmonds Gray Professor of Genetics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Richard A. Scott, MD, Lecture Series
The Scott Lecture Series was created as an educational platform to appeal to the medical community of Northwestern University. It is funded under the generous bequest of alum Richard A. Scott, MD. After Dr. Scott passed away, his wife and family established the lecture series in honor of Dr. Scott s lifelong interest in research and learning.