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Seminars 2005 - 2006

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

 

September 8, 2005
Dr. Kathy Spindler
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan
“Mapping Genetic Loci for Susceptibility to Mouse Adenovirus Type 1”
Host: Oveta Fuller

September 22, 2005
Dr. William Jacobs
Department of Microbiology and Immunology & Molecular Genetics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
"A 2005 Pathogen Survival Guide: Perspective from the World’s Most Effective Pathogen, Mycobacterium tuberculosis"
Host: Helen Lau

October 6, 2005
Dr. James Bliska
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
SUNY at Stony Brook
"Exploring if and how Yersinia survives in a macrophage phagosome"
Host: Eric Krukonis

October 13, 2005
Dr. Thomas Silhavy
Department of Molecular Biology
Princeton University
“Outer membrane biogenesis in Escherichia coli”
Host: Jyl Matson

October 20, 2005
Dr. Oliver He
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan
“Brucella pathogenesis, host immunity and Bioinformatics”
Host: Kathryn Eaton

October 27, 2005
Dr. Klaus Fruh
Oregon Health & Science University Vaccine Gene Therapy Institute
"Transmembrane ubiquitin ligases contribute to viral immune evasion and tumorigenesis"
Host: Kathleen Collins

November 3, 2005
Dr. Laura Knoll
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Wisconsin
"Using functional genomics approaches to isolate genes critical for Toxoplasma gondii pathogenesis"
Host: Mary O’Riordan

November 10, 2005
Dr. Yukari C. Manabe
Department of Infectious Diseases
Johns Hopkins University
“Host-pathogen interactions in the rabbit model tuberculosis”
Host: Denise Kirschner

November 17, 2005
Dr. David Kusner
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine
University of Iowa
“Molecular Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis”
Host: Joel Swanson

December 1, 2005
Dr. Douglas Berg
Department of Molecular Microbiology
University of Washington School of Medicine
"Helicobacter pylori: genetic diversity and genome evolution"
Host: Kathryn Eaton

December 8, 2005
Dr. David Burke
Department of Human Genetics
University of Michigan
"Microfabricated Devices for DNA and RNA Analysis"
Host: Oveta Fuller

December 15, 2005
Dr. Denise Kirschner
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan
“A Multi-scale approach to understanding the immune response during infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis”
Host: Oveta Fuller

January 5, 2006
Dr. Frederick Neidhardt
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan
“True Confessions: What I Learned in Micro 101”
Host: Oveta Fuller

January 12, 2006
Dr. Barbara Felber
National Cancer Institute
Human Retrovirus Pathogenesis Section
“Retroviruses provide important clues to understanding mRNA transport”
Host: Alice Telesnitsky

January 19, 2006
Dr. Mary O’Riordan
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan
“Host-Pathogen Regulation of Intracellular Bacterial Growth”
Host: Katherine Spindler

January 19, 2006
Dr. Cheng Kao
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of Texas A & M
“How plus-strand RNA viruses replicate and cellular receptor recognize and respond to dsRNAs”
Host: David Miller

February 2, 2006
Dr. Marcus Altfeld
Partners AIDS Research Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
“Evolution of HIV-1-specific CD8 T cell responses during primary HIV-1 infection”
Host: Malini Raghavan

February 9, 2006
Willison Seminar
1:00 p.m. CANCELLED
Location 5330 Med Sci I
Dr. Pete Greenberg Chair
Department of Microbiology
University of Washington
"The emerging field of sociomicrobiology with an emphasis on Biofilm Formation and Quorum sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa"
Host: Harry Mobley

February 23, 2006
Nicholas Bergman
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan
“A Genome-scale view of B. anthracis physiology and pathogenesis”
Host: Katherine Spindler

March 9, 2006
Dr. Joel Swanson
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan
“Macrophage encounters with Listeria monocytogenes”
Host: Katherine Spindler

March 16, 2006
Postponed until 9/14/06
Dr. Bernard Moss
Laboratory of Viral Diseases
NIH
“New insights into poxvirus entry and assembly”
Host: Gary Luker

March 23, 2006
Dr. Michael Julius
Department of Immunology
University of Toronto
“The biology of src-family tyrosine kinases in T cell activation”
Host: Phil King

March 30, 2006
Dr. Karen Ottemann
Department of Environmental Toxicology
University of California Santa Cruz
“The life of the Helicobacter pylori in the stomach: motility, chemotaxis and induced-genes”
Host: Victor DiRita and Michele Swanson

April 6, 2006
Dr. Glen Nemerow
Department of Immunology
The Scripps Research Institute
“Adenovirus Cell Entry and the Innate Immune Response”
Host: Michael Imperiale

April 13, 2006
Postponed
Dr. Michael Berton
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Texas Health Science Center
“Toll-like Receptors and the Innate Immune Response to Pulmonary F. tularensis Infection”
Host: Wesley Dunnick

April 20, 2006
Brockman Lecture
Dr. Charles M. Rice
Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease
The Rockefeller University
“Hepatitis C: What's new?”
Host: David Miller

May 4, 2006
Dr. Bruce Beutler
Department of Immunology
The Scripps Research Institute
“Sensing Infection: Toll-like Receptors and Genetic Analysis of Innate Immunity”
Host: Katherine Spindler

May 11, 2006
Dr. Joseph Vogel
Department of Molecular Microbiology
Washington University
"The Type IV secretion system of Legionella pneumophila"
Host: Michele Swanson

May 18, 2006
Dr. Alice Telesnitsky
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan
"What recombination contributes to HIV-1 genetic variation"
Host: Katherine Spindler