Past CBIG Meetings

Chemical Biology Innovation Group (CBIG) meetings highlight research-in-progress by chemical biologists on the UC Davis campus. Each meeting has speakers presenting projects that are mature, with the talks often focused on recently submitted or published papers.


November 15, 2017

  • Xiaoxiao Shi, PhD (Goodin Lab)
    "Conformational studies of cytochrome P450s in solution by Double Electron-Electron Resonance (DEER)"
  • Guodong Rao (Britt Lab)
    "Organometallic intermediates in [FeFe] hydrogenase bioassembly"


May 31, 2017

  • Henny O'Geen, PhD (Segal Lab)
    "Targetable Epigenome Editing with dCas9/CRISPR”
  • Qinhong Yu (Ames Lab)
    "Structural Basis of Light Activated Signaling by the Red/Green Cyanobacteriochrome, NpR6012g4"

April 12, 2017

  • Professor Delmar Larsen
    "Primary Events underlying the Biological Activity in Photoreceptors"
  • Rich Squitieri (Shaw Lab)
    "Construction of Carbon-Carbon Bonds by Enantioselective C-H Insertion Reactions of Donor-Donor Metal Carbenoids"

March 1, 2017

  • Andrew Burch (Franz Lab)
    "Progress towards understanding microalgal lipid accumulation mechanisms during abiotic stress"
  • Vikrant Singh, PhD (Wulff Lab)
    "Synthetic THR Modulators: Curious case of NH-3 and EBI"

January 18, 2017

  • Jackson Zhu (Kurth Lab)
    "Potent CFTR Activator as a Potential Therapy for Constipation"
  • Mariana Barboza, PhD (Lebrilla Lab)
    "Development of a Glycoproteomic Platform to Unravel the Complexity of Brain N-Glycoproteins"

November 30, 2016

  • Professor David Olson
    "Chemical Control of Neural Plasticity"
  • Masaaki Sokabe, PhD (Fraser Lab)
    "The Mechanism of mRNA Selection for Translation: A Universal Role of eIF4A"