Chemistry Seminar Series: Drew Woolley

Friday, May 17, 2019 11:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Adventures in protein engineering - some interesting oddities

Drew Woolley
Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto

Friday,  May 17, 2019
11:00 a.m.
C2-361 (Reading Room)


In the course of trying to engineer proteins to have a particular function, unexpected behaviours sometimes arise. I will describe how following up on some odd behaviour in while trying to engineer photoactive yellow protein as a light-controlled switch, led to interesting, perhaps, general new insights into the behaviour of these remarkable moelcules.