First name
Last name
Affiliation
Speaker title
Karen
Allen
Boston University, Department of Chemistry
Structure-guided Insight into Function, Mechanism and Evolution of Enzymes in Bacterial Glycoconjugate Synthesis
Emily
Balskus
Harvard University
Chemical Discovery in the Microbial World
Vahe
Bandarian
University of Utah
Discovery and mechanisms of natural product biosynthetic enzymes
Ruma
Banerjee
University of Michigan
Signaling through sulfide
Albert
Bowers
UNC Chapel Hill
Exploring Post-translational Enzymology by mRNA Display.
Rachelle
Copeland
Codexis, Inc.
Production of ethylene and other industrial chemicals by an unusual Fe/2OG-dependent oxygenase
Benjamin
Cravatt
The Scripps Research Institute
Activity-based proteomics – target and ligand discovery on a global scale
Danica
Galonic Fujimori
University of California, San Francisco
Directed Evolution of a Ribosome Methylating Enzyme
Ruben
Gonzalez
Columbia University
From fluctuations to function: The role of structural dynamics in translation
Tyler
Grove
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
TBA
Dan
Herschlag
Stanford University
New and needed tools to understand enzymes
Donald
Hilvert
ETH Zurich
Design and evolution of artificial metalloenzymes
Tina
Iverson
Vanderbilt University
Roles of succinate dehydrogenase assembly factors in catalysis
Dorothee
Kern
Brandeis University/HHMI
“Time Travel to the Past and Future – Evolution of energy landscapes for enzymes catalysis”
Bo
Li
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Natural product biosynthesis in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Hung-wen
Liu
University of Texas at Austin
Recent progress on study of sugar biosynthesis
Steven
Mansoorabadi
Auburn University
C-ing is Believing: Characterization of a Novel Heme Oxygenase from Paracoccus denitrificans
John
McIntosh
Merck
Biocatalytic cascades applied to nucleoside and nucleotide therapeutics
Drake
Mellott
Agios Pharmaceuticals
Covalent Drug Discovery and Kinetics in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and SARS-CoV-2
Doug
Mitchell
UIUC
Peptide Backbone Thioamidation
Bradley
Moore
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Biosynthesis of marine terpenoid natural products
Sarah
O'Connor
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
Harnessing the chemistry from plants
Frank
Raushel
Texas A&M University
Biosynthesis of the Capsular Polysaccharide in Campylobacter jejuni
Katherine
Ryan
University of British Columbia
Building heterocyclic natural products

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