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Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5620
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Seminars 2012 - 2013

All Seminars are at 12:00pm on Thursdays
All seminars to be held in 5330 Med Sci I unless otherwise indicated

 


September 13, 2012

Jonathan Livny, Ph.D.
Instructor in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Catalyst
The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center

Exploring bacterial transcriptomes in the age of high-throughput sequencing

Host: Vic DiRita

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1


September 20, 2012

POSTDOC INVITED SPEAKER

Thomas Shenk, Ph.D.
Professor of Life Sciences, Department of Molecular Biology
Princeton University


Metabolomic Analysis: Fat Management by Human Cytomegalovirus

Host: Rachel Spurbeck

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1



September 27, 2012

Suzy Dawid, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Microbiology & Immunology
University of Michigan

Bacterial antagonism drives genetic diversity in the human pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae

Host: Wes Dunnick

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1


October 4, 2012

RACKHAM CENTENNIAL - HERITAGE LECTURE

Julie Pfeiffer, Ph.D
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas


How gut microbes enhance enteric virus infections

Host: Kathy Spindler

This seminar will be held in the BSRB Auditorium



October 11, 2012

Bethany Moore, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology
University of Michigan

Regulation of adaptive immunity and lung injury post-stem cell transplants

Host: Maria Sandkvist

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1


October 18, 2012

Sungjin Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Michigan State University

A novel human NK cell subset with memory cell-like featuress

Host: Cheong-Hee Chang

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1


October 25, 2012

NEIDHARDT/FRETER LECTURE

Andreas Baümler, Ph.D
Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
University of California, Davis


How the host response feeds Salmonella

Hosts: Mary O'Riordan and Michele Swanson

AND

James Collins, Ph.D.
Professor, HHMI Investigator
Boston University


Radical approaches to antibacterials and antibiotic resistance

Host: Chris Alteri

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1


November 1, 2012

Erin Adams, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Chicago

Lipid presentation and T cell recognition in the human immune system

Host: Malini Raghavan

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1


November 8, 2012

Lyle Simmons, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
University of Michigan

Mismatch repair and genome stability in Bacillus subtilis

Host: Wes Dunnick

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1


November 15, 2012

Glenn Rall, Ph.D.
Associate Professor. Leader-Inflammation Work Group, Co-leader, Immune Cell Development and Host Defense
Fox Chase Cancer Center

How the Usual Suspects Result in Unusual Outcomes: Interferon Signaling in Virus-Infected Neurons

Host: Kathy Spindler

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1


November 29, 2012

Peter Bradley, Ph.D
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics
University of California, Los Angeles

The role of the Toxoplasma rhoptries in invasion and host-pathogen interaction

Host: Vern Carruthers

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1


December 6, 2012

BROCKMAN SPEAKER

Paul Ahlquist, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Virology and Oncology, HHMI
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Structure, Assembly and Function of Viral Mini-Organelles for Genomic RNA Replication

Host: David Miller

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1



December 13, 2012

Joel Swanson, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan

Inducible Renitence in Macrophage Phagosomes

Host: Wes Dunnick

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1


January 10, 2013

Christiane Wobus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan

Early events during norovirus pathogenesis

Host: Wes Dunnick


January 17, 2013

STUDENT INVITED LECTURE

Roberto Kolter, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Harvard Medical School

The Chemical Lives of Microbes

Hosts: Chelsea Rule and Brittan Scales


January 24, 2013

Mary O'Riordan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan

Surviving stress & intoxication: innate immune hijacking of host stress response circuitry

Host: Wes Dunnick


January 31, 2013

Jeremy Luban, M.D.

Professor, Program in Molecualr Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

TRIM5 is an innate immune receptor for the HIV-1 capsid lattice

Host: Akira Ono


February 7, 2013

Paul Duprex, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Director of Cell and Tissue Imaging, NEIDL Institute
Boston University School of Medicine

Illuminating paramyxovirus pathogenesis

Host: Christiane Wobus


February 14, 2013

Denise Kirschner, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan

A systems biology approach reveals novel insights regarding the immune response to M. tuberculosis

Host: Wes Dunnick


February 21, 2013

Oliver He, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Laboratory Aminal Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan

Rational vaccine design and immune mechanism analysis using reverse vaccinology and systems biology

Host: Wes Dunnick


February 28, 2013

Karen Guillemin, Ph.D.
Assiciate Professor of Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology
University of Oregon

Molecular dialogues with the microbiota: insights from the zebrafish intestine

Host: Vince Young


March 7, 2013

Matthew Redinbo, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Understanding and Impacting Human-Microbial Symbiosis

Host: Nicole Koropatkin


March 14, 2013

Wendy Garrett, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of immunology and Infectious Diseases
Harvard University School of Public Health

Prelim title-Host-gut microbiota interactions in colitis and colorectal cancer

Host: Pat Schloss


March 21, 2013

Karl Munger, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology
University of Virginia

Perturbation of Host Cellular Regulatory Networks by Human Papillomaviruses

Host: Mike Imperiale


March 28, 2013

Michael Emerman, Ph.D
Affiliate Professor of Microbiology, Division of Allergry and Infectious Diseases
University of Calgary

The Evolution of HIV Host-Cell Interactions

Host: Alice Telesnitsky


April 4, 2013

Paul Kubes, Ph.D.
Instructor in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Catalyst
The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center

Neutrophils in sterile inflammation and infection

Host: Joel Swanson & Dept. of Pathology


April 11, 2013

André Veillette, Ph.D.
Professor, McGill Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine
University of Montreal

Immune regulation by the SLAM-SAP pathways

Host: Cheong-Hee Chang


April 18, 2013

Mark J Mandel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology-Immunology
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Host specificity and symbiotic development in Vibrio fischeri

Host: Eric Martens


April 25, 2013
WILLISON LECTURE

John Boothroyd, Ph.D.
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology
Stanford School of Medicine

Ann Arbor Rave or Windsor Waltz: How Toxoplasma uses polymorphic effectors to influence its dance with the host

Host: Vern Carruthers


May 2, 2013

Beth McCormick, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Mucosal Immunology Laboratory
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital

Salmonella typhimurium interactions with the intestinal epithelium: A twist in the tale of bacterial pathogenesis

Host: Harry Mobley


May 9, 2013

Gwendalyn Randolph, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology and Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine

Inflammation and cellular/molecular transit through lymphatic vessels

Host: Phil King


May 16, 2013

Adam Ratner, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology
Columbia University Medical Center

Bacterial pore-forming toxins: evolution, pathogenesis, intervention

Host: Suzy Dawid


May 23, 2013

Christine Biron, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Brown University

Deciphering Pathways Shaping NK Cell Responses during Viral Infections: Intrinsic Changes Regulating Cytokine Effects

Host: Yasmina Laouar