HBC Science Talks
The first annual HBC Science Talks symposium took place in the fall of 2002 and it was held every year for 15 years. The HBC Science Talks was a mini-symposium that began with a Speaker Session, featuring three to four investigators giving presentations of their current research. These talks were followed with an afternoon Poster Session to which all HBC Investigators, their students and research staff were invited, and encouraged to participate, including researchers affiliated with the various core facilities in the biomedical sciences. Past speakers have included Assistant, Associate and Full (including Distinguished) Professors, with most being HBC Investigators but also some invited outside guest speakers.
In 2018, the HBC Science Talks were incorporated into a new event, the Biomedical Sciences Symposium which was created as a joint effort between the Higuchi Biosciences Center, the NIH-sponsored Chemical Biology Training Program, and the NIH-sponsored Biotechnology Training Program. Please visit the Biomedical Sciences Symposium page for more information.
Science Talks 2017
Nancy Muma, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Kansas.
Title: "SUMOylation in the Treatment of Depression"
J. Christian J. Ray, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas.
Title: "Regulation of Bacterial Growth in Discrete Steps and Structured Lineages"
Frank Schoenen, Ph.D., Research Professor, Higuchi Biosciences Center, University of Kansas.
Title: "Development of Metarrestin, a Disassembler of the Perinucleolar Compartment (PNC)