Department Seminars

2017 Seminar Schedule

Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
7/11/2017 Sara Alhakeem PhD Candidate, Dissertation Defense, Dept of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics Seminar: Sara Alhakeem, PhD Defense Seminar - Suppression of Anti-Tumor Immunity in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Via Interleukin-10 Production
7/17/2017 Heather Evans PhD Candidate, Dissertation Defense, Dept of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics Seminar: Heather Evans, PhD Defense Seminar - Pneumocystis murina suppresses innate immunity to this opportunistic, fungal pathogen
7/25/2017 Carrie L. Shaffer, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky Seminar: Carrie L. Shaffer, Ph.D., Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky - Exploring the biogenesis and molecular structure of bacterial nanomachines at the host-pathogen interface
7/27/2017 Vaneet Arora, MD Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Pathology (Microbiology), Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Seminar: Vaneet Arora, MD University of Kentucky - Translational Research: A bench to bedside story with C. difficile
8/15/2017 Paul M. Duffin, PhD Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Transylvania University, Lexington KY Seminar: Paul M. Duffin, PhD, Transylvania University - Teaching microbiology through research: lessons from Neisseria gonorrhoeae
8/22/2017 Jacqueline Rivas, PhD Post-doc, Bondada Lab, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Seminar: Jacqueline Rivas, PhD, Post-doc in Bondada Lab - Features of B Cell Dysregulation in Early Multiple Sclerosis
9/5/2017 Katie McKenna PhD Candidate, Dissertation Defense, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Defense Seminar: Katie McKenna, Bondada Lab - Novel role of Prostate Apoptosis Response-4 tumor suppressor in B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
9/12/2017 Gabby Keb Fields Lab, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Student Seminar: Gabby Keb, Fields Lab - Rickettsia and Their Unique Mechanism for Cell-to-Cell Spread
9/19/2017 Beth Oates Erin Garcia Lab, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Student Seminar: Beth Oates, Erin Garcia Lab - Therapeutic Molecular Editing Advancements in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
9/26/2017 Ethan Strattan Hildebrandt Lab, Departments of Internal Medicine - Hematology and Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Student Seminar: Ethan Strattan, Hildebrandt Lab - Epigenetic changes in chronic lymphocytic leukemia: Therapeutic possibilities
10/3/2017 Jennifer White Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky Seminar: Jennifer White, Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky - Untangling the web: endosymbiotic bacterial effects on spider biology Brian Stevenson
10/10/2017 Paul Davis Department of Biology, University of Nebraska Seminar: Paul Davis, Department of Biology, University of Nebraska - Developing effective countermeasures against the human parasite Toxoplasma gondii Tony Sinai
10/17/2017 Derek Fisher Department of Microbiology, Southern Illinois University Seminar: Derek Fisher, Department of Microbiology, Southern Illinois University - Life on the Inside: Chlamydial Development, Metabolism and Virulence Ken Fields
10/24/2017 Infectious Disease Research Day
10/31/2017 Megan Bergkessel California Institute of Technology Seminar: Megan Bergkessel, California Institute of Technology - Transcriptional regulation during slow growth in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Brian Stevenson
11/7/2017 Hoda Saghaian van Lanen Lab, College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky Student Seminar: Hoda Saghaian, van Lanen Lab
11/14/2017 Steven van Lanen College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky Joint Appointee Seminar: Steven van Lanen, College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky Beth Garvy
11/21/2017 Thanksgiving Week - No Seminar
11/28/2017 Mostafa Rahnama Fields Lab, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Post-Doc Seminar: Mostafa Rahnama, Fields Lab
12/5/2017 Dead Week - No Seminar
12/12/2017 Finals Week - No Seminar

* denotes Graduate Student Speaker