Presentations

Invited Presentations and Workshops

13. “Biochemical Insights into the Manganese Centers of Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase” Enzymes, Coenzymes, and Metabolic Pathways Gordon Research Conference, Waterville Valley, NH, July 2015.

12. "Membrane Inlet Mass Spectrometry Reveals that Ceriporiopsis subvermispora Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase is Inhibited by Nitric Oxide," Southeast Enzymes Conference, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA April 2014.

11. "Large-Scale Analysis of the Mechanistically Diverse Cupin Superfamily," March 2014 Kennesaw State University.

10. “Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase and Protein Similarity Networks of the Cupin Superfamily” Day of Science, Reunion of former members of Dale E. Edmondson’s laboratory, Emory University, July 2013.

9."Kinetic and Spectroscopic Characterization of Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase" American Association of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, April 2013 (poster-talk).

8. "Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase Enzymology and Computational Tools to Visualize 'Function Space' in the Cupin Superfamily," March 2013 Kennesaw State University.

7.  "Spectroscopic and Kinetic Characterization of Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase" Molecular Biosciences
Interest Group, September, 2011 Kennesaw State University.

6. "Spectroscopic and Kinetic Characterization of Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase" 2011 Gordon Research
Conference Enzymes, Coenzymes, and Metabolic Pathways, Waterville Valley, NH , July 2011 
(poster-talk).

5. “Kinetic and Spectropscopic Characterization of Ceriporiopsis subvermispora Bicupin Oxalate
Oxidase,” Second Symposium on Enzymes and Biocatalysis, World EXPO Center, Dalian,
China April 2011.

4. "Expression, Purification, and Characterization of Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase from Cerioporipsis subvermispora in Pichia pastoris," First Southeast Enzymes Conference, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA April 2010.

3. "Offering Scientific Research Opportunities to Gainesville State College Stuedents," Gainesville State College, Oakwood, GA February 2010.

2. "Characterizing the Manganese Center of Oxalate Oxidase from Cerioporiopsis subvermispora," Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA November 2009.

1. "Initiating NSF Funded Research at an Undergraduate Institution – RUI: Characterization of the Manganese Centers of Oxalate Oxidase," Project Kaleidoscope – Atlanta Network Fall Workshop, Gainesville State College, Oakwood, GA, November 2009. 

Contributed Presentations

20. “Promiscuity of Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase” 2016 Gordon Research Conference: Metals in Biology, Ventura, CA, January 2016 (poster).

19. “Large-Scale Sequence Similarity Network Analysis of the Mechanistically Diverse Cupin Superfamily” 2014 Gordon Conference: Enzymes, Coenzymes, and Metabolic Pathways, Waterville Valley, NH, July 2014 (poster).

18. "Protein Similarity Networks Reveal Relationships Among Sequence, Function, and Structure Within the Cupin Superfamily” 2013 Gordon Conference: Enzymes, Coenzymes, and Metabolic Pathways, Waterville Valley, NH, July 2013 (poster).

17. “Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase” 2013 Suddath Symposium: The Inorganic Face of Life: From Metalloproteins to Cells and Whole Organisms, Atlanta, February 2013 (poster).

16. "New Insights into Putative Active Site Residues of Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase” Gordon Conference: Enzymes, Coenzymes, and Metabolic Pathways, Waterville Valley, NH, July, 2012 (poster).

15. "Ceriporiopsis subvermispora Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase”Trends in Enzymology Conference, Göttingen, Germany, June 2012 (poster).

14. "New Insights into Putative Active Site Residues of Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase” 3rd Southeast Enzymes Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2012 (poster).

13. “Kinetic and Spectroscopic Studies of Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase  and Putative Active Site Mutants” Southeastern Magnetic Resonance Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 2011 (poster).

12. "Characterization of Ceriporiopsis subvermispora Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase Expressed In Pichia pastoris” Enzyme Mechanisms Conference, St. Pete, Beach, FL January 2011 (poster).

11. Gordon Research Conference Enzymes, Coenzymes, and Metabolic Pathways, Waterville Valley, NH , July 2010 "Expression and Purification of Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase from Cerioporiopsis subvermispora" (poster).

10. Georgia Academy of Science Meeting, Columbus, GA, March 2010 "Expression and Purification of Bicupin Oxalate Oxidase from Cerioporiopsis subvermispora" (talk).

9. Georgia/Florida Academy of Science Joint Annual Meeting, Jacksonville FL, March 2008 "Multifrequency EPR Studies of Oxalate Decarboxylase" (talk).

8. Enzyme Mechanisms Conference, St. Pete Beach, FL January 2007 "New Insights into the Metal- Dependent Activity of Oxalate Decarboxylase" (poster).

7. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Atlanta, GA March 2006 "Metal-Binding Mutants of Oxalate Decarboxylase Indicate that the Active Sites Are Not Independent" (talk).

6. Trends in Enzymology Conference, Como, Italy June 2006, "Metal-Binding Mutants of Oxalate Decarboxylase Indicate that the Active Sites Are Not Independent (poster).

5. Southeastern Magnetic Resonance Conference, Gainesville, FL November 2006 "Multifrequency EPR Studies of Oxalate Decarboxylase" (talk).

4. Florida Inorganic Chemistry Mini-Symposium, Gainesville, FL September 2005 "Metal-Binding Mutants of Oxalate Decarboxylase Indicate that the Active Sites Are Not Independent" (poster).

3. American Chemical Society Western Regional Division Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA November 1998 " Hepatitis C Virus NS3 Protease and its Conformational Changes Upon Complexation with NS4A: A Structural Basis for the Activation of the Enzyme by its Cofactor" (poster).

2. American Society of Biological Chemists National Meeting, St. Louis, MO June 1984. "Kinetic Isotope Effect Studies on the Catalytic Mechanism of Chicken Liver Xanthine
Dehydrogenase" (poster).

1. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV March 1982 "Determination of the Activation Energies of Benzoquinone Epoxidation Using Computer Simulation" (talk). with NS4A: A Structural Basis for the Activation of the

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