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Seminars 2003 - 2004

All Seminars are at 12:00 noon on Thursdays in room 5623 of Med Sci II unless otherwise indicated.

 

September 4, 2003
Dr. Laura Beretta
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan Medical School
"Are there profibrogenic and procarcinogenic HCV proteins?"
hosts: Alice Telesnitsky and Kelly Costello

September 11, 2003
Dr. Kathryn Eaton
Unit for Laboratory Medicine and
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan Medical School
"The role of LPS O-antigen in gastritis due to Helicobacter pylori"
hosts: Kathy Spindler and Alice Telesnitsky

September 18, 2003
Dr. David Miller
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan Medical School
"Viral RNA replication complex assembly, function, and regulation - investigations at a dynamic host membrane-pathogen interface?"
hosts: Alice Telesnitsky and Heather Rice

September 23, 2003
Dr. Arnold J. Berk
Molecular Biology Institute
University of California, Los Angeles
"Lessons from adenovirus on the mechanism of transriptional activation: functions of the Sur2 meadiator subunit"
Co-sponsored by the Department of Biological Chemistry
hosts: Dave Engelke and Alice Telesnitsky

September 25, 2003
Dr. David Woodland
Trudeau Institute
"T cell memory to respiratory virus infections"
host: Kathy Spindler and Marty Moore

October 2, 2003
Dr. Inder Verma
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
"Gene Therapy: A two decade journey"
hosts: Malini Raghavan and Ryan Tyler

October 16, 2003
Dr. Dave Hendrixson
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan Medical School
"Genetic Analyses of Campylobacter jejuni Flagellar Gene Regulation and Colonization"
host: Vic DiRita

October 23, 2003
Dr. Tom Hope
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Illinois at Chicago
"Looking at HIV a new way: Adventures with GFP labeled virions"
hosts: Alice Telesnitsky and Jessica Flynn

November 6, 2003
Dr. Robert L. Garcea
Department of Cellular and Structural Biology
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
"Polyoma and Papillomaviruses: Structure, Assembly, and Vaccine Development"
hosts: Mike Imperiale and Jon Low

November 13, 2003
Dr. Philip King
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan Medical School
"Adapter Protein Control of T Cell Signal Transduction and Self/Non-Self Discrimination"
hosts: Alice Telesnitsky and Ari Molofsky

November 19, 2003
Dr. Martin Gellert
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
"DNA mobility in the immune system: V (D)J recombination, transposition, and translocation"
host: Wes Dunnick

November 20, 2003
Dr. Gary Luker
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
"Interferon Regulation of Systemic HSV-1 Infection"
host: Mike Imperiale

December 4, 2003
Dr. Rodney K. Tweten
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Oklamoma Health Sciences Center
"The Structural Biology of Pore Formation by the Cholesterol-dependent Cytolysins"
host: Mary O'Riordan

December 11, 2003
Dr. John Boothroyd
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Stanford University School of Medicine
"Molecular Genetic Analysis of Host-Pathogen Interaction: What Makes Toxoplasma such a Spectacularly Successful Parasite"
host: Jess Tyler

January 15, 2004
Dr. Cindy G. Arvidson
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Michigan State University
"Development and use of DNA microarrays to examine the response of Neisseria gonorrhoea to contact with human epithelial cells"
host: Eric Krukonis

January 29, 2004
Dr. Matthew Chapman
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
University of Michigan
"Protein Misfolding Done Right: The Biogenesis of Bacterial Amyloid"
hosts: Mary O'Riordan and Laura Delbridge

February 5, 2004
Dr. Oveta Fuller
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan Medical School
"Herpes simplex virus entry, receptors-- and dementia?"
hosts: Alice Telesnitsky and Nathan Fisher

February 12, 2004
Dr. Stanley Sawicki
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Medical College of Ohio
"Coronavirus Transcription: A Perspective"
hosts: Alice Telesnitsky and Ryan Tyler

March 4, 2004
Dr. Herbert W. "Skip" Virgin, IV
Department of Pathology and Immunology
Washington University in St. Louis
"Mechanisms of immunity to viral infection"
hosts: Dave Hendrixson and other departmental postdocs

March 11, 2004
Dr. Steven Blanke
Department of Biology and Biochemistry
University of Houston
faculty candidate
"Cellular Remodeling Strategies of Pathogenic Bacteria"

March 18, 2004
Dr. Don Court
NIH
"Recombineering- in vivo genetic engineering by homologous recombination: technology and biology"
host: David Friedman

April 1, 2004
Dr. Robert Brubaker
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Michigan State University
"Post-Genomic Physiology of Plague: Intermediary Metabolism and Acute Disease"
host: Eric Krukonis and K.T. Young

April 8, 2004
Dr. Weiguo Zhang
Department of Immunology
Duke University School of Medicine
"Transmembrane Adaptor Proteins in Lymphocyte Signaling"
host: Phillip King and Lynn Kamen

April 22, 2004
Dr. Wesley Dunnick
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan Medical School
"Immunoglobulin heavy chain switch recombination"
hosts: Alice Telesnitsky and Tim Bauler

May 6, 2004
Dr. Nilabh Shastri
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California
"Always a perfect fit. How MHC molecules are loaded with peptide"
host: Malini Raghavan

May 20, 2004
Dr. Mike Koomey
The Biotechnology Center
University of Oslo
"Unique post-translational modifications of N. gonorrhoeae Type IV pili: sugar and spice and some things twice"
hosts: David Friedman and Lee Shaughnessy