Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease (GRHD)

The John and Patricia Thompson Seminar Series

The John and Patricia Thompson Seminar Series has been established following the generous gift of CSU alumni John and Patricia Thompson. The series will bring in nationally and internationally-recognized scientists in the fields of molecular biology and genetics to present research seminars to GRHD faculty and students.

The Inaugural John and Patricia Thompson Seminar was given on Nov 2, 2017, (3-4 pm) by Dr. Stephen J. Benkovic, Ph.D.Evan Pugh Professor and Eberly Chair in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Benkovic is a Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and Recipient of the National Medal of Science (2010).

Thompson GRHD #3 Steve ResizedThompson GRHD #1 AudienceThe title of Dr. Benkovic's presentation: "The purinosome, an unique metabolon, responsible for cellular de novo purine biosynthesis."

Location: Center for Innovation in Medical Professions (IM) Building: Room IM 114.