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Seminars 2013 - 2014

All Seminars are at 12:00pm on Thursdays

 


September 12, 2013

Charles Dozios, Ph.D.
Director and Associate Professor, Canadian Society of Microbiologists
INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier - Ottawa

Roles of metals and phosphate for the virulence of Extra-intestinal Pathogenic E. coli

Host: Harry Mobley

This seminar will be held in 5330 MS1


September 19, 2013

Matthias Wabl, Ph.D.
Head, Division of General Medicine; Chief, Infectious Diseases Service; Enid A. Haupt Chair in Clinical Investigation
University of California - San Francisco

Endogenous retroelements in autoimmunity

Host: Marilia Cascalho

This seminar will be held in NLH, 3695 MS2


September 26, 2013

BROCKMAN LECTURE

Stuart Nichol, Ph.D.

POSTPONED TO May 15, 2014

 


October 3, 2013

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

Immune regulation by the SLAM-SAP pathways

Host: Cheong-Hee Chang

This seminar will be held in NLH, 3695 MS2


October 10, 2013

Fei Wen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan

Towards Multiplexed Single-cell Deep Immune Profiling: A 40-parameter View of Human Total T cells

Host: Malini Raghavan

This seminar will be held in NLH, 3695 MS2


October 17, 2013

Anthony Richardson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Arginine and the Immunometabolic Host Response to Staphylococcus aureus Infection

Host: Victor DiRita
                                                                   MMMP Young Investigators in Pathogenesis Series

This seminar will be held in NLH, 3695 MS2


October 24, 2013

NEIDHARDT/FRETER SYMPOSIUM

Tyrell Conway, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular Microbiology & Functinal Genomics Director, Microarray and Bioinformatics Core Facilities
University of Oklahoma


Colonized: E. coli and Friends

Host: Harry Mobley

AND

Vanessa Sperandio, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry
University of Michigan


EHEC sings: Pour some sugar on me!

Host: Harry Mobley

This seminar will be held in NLH, 3695 MS2


October 31, 2013

Blaise Boles, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Modulation of Staphylococcus aureus Phenol Soluble Modulins into soluble peptides and functional amyloids

Host: Pat Schloss

This seminar will be held in NLH, 3695 MS2


November 7, 2013

Alice Telesnitsky, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Univeristy of Michigan

HIV-1 RNA: Have folds, will travel

Host: Kathy Spindler

This seminar will be held in NLH, 3695 MS2


November 14, 2013

Daniel Kearns, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Indiana University

The Cell Biology of Peritrichous Flagella in Bacillus subitilis

Host: Michele Swanson

This seminar will be held in NLH, 3695 MS2


November 21, 2013

HERITAGE LECTURE

John Petrini, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular Cell Biology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - New York


Genetic Analysis of Chromosome Break Metabolism

Host: Vern Carruthers

This seminar will be held in NLH, 3695 MS2


December 5, 2013

Tony Wyss-Coray, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Stanford School of Medicine

TBA

Host: Yasmina Laouar

This seminar will be held in NLH, 3695 MS2


December 12, 2013

Hardy Kornfeld, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine. Pulmonary, Allergy and Critial Care Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

TBA

Host: Denise Kirschner

This seminar will be held in NLH, 3695 MS2


January 9, 2014

Jeffrey Wilusz, Ph.D.
CVMBS Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology Department, Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Colorado State University

Host: Alice Telesnitsky

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


January 16, 2014

Tatyana Golovkina, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Chicago

Host: Christiane Wobus

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


January 23, 2014

Lisa Denzin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute of New Jersey
Rutgers University, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


Host: Malini Raghavan

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


January 30, 2014

Yasmina Laouar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan

Host: Kathy Spindler

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


February 6, 2014

Matt Mulvey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
University of Utah

"Blood, Bladders, and Bowels: The Inappropriate Journeys of Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli"

Host: Harry Mobley

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


February 13, 2014

POSTDOC INVITED SPEAKER


Stephen Lory, Ph.D.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Harvard Medical School

“Survival of the fittest: Genome-wide detection of virulence and host recognition determinants in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Host: Yvonne Sun

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


February 20, 2014

Jimmy Ballard, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

"Cytotoxic and Antigenic Variants of Clostridium difficile Toxin B"

Host: Phil Hanna

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


February 27, 2014

Kate Excoffon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
Wright State University - Ohio

"Adenovirus entry via a convertible CAR"

Host: Jason Weinberg

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


March 6, 2014

Kathy Spindler, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan
"Virus-Host Interactions in Encephalitic Virus Infection"
Host: Harry Mobley


(Stuart Nichol seminar postponed to May 15, 2014)

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I

 


March 13, 2014

Jeffrey Taubenberger, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Viral Pathogenesis and Evolution Section, LID
NIH - Bethesda, Maryland

Influenza: A Continuously Emerging Infectious Disease

Host: Mike Imperiale

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


March 20, 2014

Alisdair Boraston, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
University of Victoria - British Columbia, Canada

"The assault of bacteria on host glycoconjugates – a complex problem"

Host: Nicole Koropatkin

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


March 27, 2014

Wendy Maury, M.S., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology
University of Iowa

"Role of the TIM family of receptors in enveloped virus entry"

Host: Kathy Spindler

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


April 3, 2014

Jay Solnick, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology
UC Davis Health System

“Tuning” the Host Inflammatory Response: Plasticity in the Helicobacter pylori Type IV Secretion System

Host: Kate Eaton

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


April 10, 2014

Sarkis Mazmanian, Ph.D.
Professor, Division of Biology
California Institute of Technology

Learning to tolerate our microbial friends

Host: Eric Martens

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


April 17, 2014

STUDENT INVITED SPEAKER

Andrew Camilli, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Biology & Microbiology and Howard Hughes Institute
Tufts University - Boston, Massachussetts
TBA

Host: Ariel Brumbaugh

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


April 24, 2014

Karen Visick, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology-Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola Univeristy Medical Center - Illinois

Control of biofilm formation and colonization by Vibrio fischeri

Host: Maria Sandkvist

This seminar will be held in 5330 Med Sci I


May 1, 2014

WILLISON SPEAKER

Jenny Ting, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of North Carolina School of Medicine


NLR Family of Innate Immune Sensors: Impact on Immunity and Beyond

Host: Cheong-Hee Chang

This seminar will be held in 5330 MSI


May 8, 2014

Eric C. Pamer, M.D.
Head, Division of General Medicine; Chief, Infectious Diseases Service; Enid A. Haupt Chair in Clinical Investigation
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - New York

Microbiota-mediated defense against intestinal infection

Host: Vince Young

This seminar will be held in 5330 MSI


May 15, 2014

BROCKMAN LECTURE

Stuart Nichol, Ph.D.
Branch Chief, Viral Special Pathogenes Branch, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, NCEZID
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Atlanta, Georgia


Ebola and Marburg viruses and other nasty stuff that comes out of bats: outbreaks and reservoir hunts in Africa

Host: Kathy Spindler

This seminar will be held in 5330 MSI

 


May 22, 2014

Carol Gross, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cell & Tissue Biology
University of California - San Francisco

TBA

Host: Irina Grigorova

This seminar will be held in 5330 MSI


May 29, 2014

Phil Hanna, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan

TBA

Host: Kathy Spindler

This seminar will be held in 5330 MSI


June 5, 2014

Dr. Li Wu
Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Biosciences
The Ohio State University

TBA

Host: Akira Ono

This seminar will be held in 5330 MSI