How do DNA-binding motor proteins navigate on crowded DNA?

Speaker

Ilya J. Finkelstein, PhD

Date

February 15, 2012, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location

GCIS W301

Description

BCMB-SM How do DNA-binding motor proteins navigate on crowded DNA?

Submitting Unit:
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Type of Event: Seminar
Date of Event: Wednesday, February 15 2012
Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Building: Gordon Center for Integrative Science, Room W301

Name of Series, Lectureship, Ceremony:
BMB SEMINAR SERIES

Title of talk or presentation:
How do DNA-binding motor proteins navigate on crowded DNA?

Speaker’s Name and Degrees:
Ilya J. Finkelstein, PhD

Speaker’s Institutional Affiliation:
Columbia University

Description:
Ilya Finkelstein intends to characterize DNA repair using single-molecule biophysics and nucleic acid biochemistry. In particular, he will study the dynamics of multi-protein assemblies that mediate homologous recombination and how these enzymes move on DNA and negotiate highly condensed DNA-protein substrates.

Hosted by Ron Rock

Contact Name: Julian Owens

Contact Email: jowens2@bsd.uchicago .edu

Contact Phone: 2-1330

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