Department Seminars Fall 2021

Seminar Schedule

Speaker Title Location Institute Host/Sponsor
8/31/2021 Brian Stevenson, PhD Seminar: Brian Stevenson, PhD - Lyme disease spirochete regulatory mechanisms that control mammalian infection MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky
9/7/2021 Natalia Korotkova, PhD Seminar: Natalia Korotkova, PhD - A sweet decor tells Streptococcus mutans how to divide MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky
9/14/2021 Elizabeth Duncan, PhD Seminar: Beth Duncan, PhD - A dynamic barrier: the many essential roles of the planarian mucociliary epithelium MN 463 Medical Science Building Biology, University of Kentucky Brian Stevenson, PhD
9/21/2021 Tony Sinai, PhD Seminar: Tony Sinai, PhD - New tools rewrite the script: Novel insights into the “not so dormant” chronic Toxoplasma gondii infection MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky
9/28/2021 Ashfaqul Alam, PhD Seminar: Ashfaqul Alam, PhD MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky
10/5/2021 * Tatiana Castro Padovani Student Seminar: Tatiana Castro Padovani, Stevenson Lab MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky Brian Stevenson, PhD
10/12/2021 * Caitlyn B. Smith Student Seminar: Caitlyn B. Smith, Alam Lab MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky Ashfaqul Alam, PhD
10/19/2021 * Nerina Jusufovic Student Seminar: Nerina Jusufovic, Stevenson Lab MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky Brian Stevenson, PhD
11/2/2021 * Madison Flory Student Seminar: Madison Flory, Alam Lab MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky Ashfaqul Alam, PhD
11/9/2021 * Reni Scaringello Student Seminar: Reni Scaringello, Porterfield Lab MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky Zach Porterfield, MD, PhD
11/30/2021 Zach Porterfield, MD, PhD Seminar: Zach Porterfield, MD, PhD MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky
12/7/2021 * Hoda Saghaeian Student Seminar: Hoda Saghaeian, Van Lanen Lab MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky Steven Van Lanen, PhD

* denotes Graduate Student Speaker