Department Seminars

2015-2016 Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Title Location
08/04/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Mohamed Elgazzar, Ph.D. Innate Immunity Cell Reprogramming in Sepsis MN463
09/01/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Alexei Tumanov, M.D., Ph.D. Lymphotoxin Pathway in Mucosal Homeostasis MN463
09/09/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Erin C. Garcia, Ph.D. Burkholderia use contact-dependent interbacterial signaling to coordinate group behaviors with ki MN 463
09/15/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Vincent J. Venditto, Ph.D. Chemical approaches to modulating the immune system in autoimmunity and infectious disease MN 563
09/22/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Govindarajan Rajagopalan, D.V.M., Ph.D Staphylococcal Superantigens – Not Just Toxic Shock Syndrome MN 563
10/06/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Luke Heil, Graduate Student Graduate Student, Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics MN-563
10/13/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Evan Lynch, Graduate Student Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis: Pathogenesis and New Therapeutic Targets MN 563
11/10/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Sunil Nooti, Ph.D. The Role of Spleen in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia MN 563
11/17/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Stuart A. Thompson, Ph.D. Control of Campylobacter jejuni pathogenesis and metabolic characteristics by the post-transcriptional regulator CsrA MN 563
12/01/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Marie Gehman, Graduate Student The Role of Batf2 in LPS/IFNγ Polarized Macrophages TBA
12/08/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Will Arnold Gene regulation in Borrelia burgdorferi: Potential ties to bacterial replication TBA
12/15/2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD Genomic adaptation of bacterial pathogens TBA
01/19/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Katie McKenna, Graduate Student, Role of Prostate Apoptosis Response 4 Tumor Suppressor in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia MN-463
01/26/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Samuel Gruber, Graduate Student Autoimmune Uveitis: Breakdown of the eye’s immune privilege by commensal microbes MN-463
02/02/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Heather Evans, Graduate Student The life cycle stages of the opportunistic fungal pathogen Pneumocystis murina provoke a differential immune response MN 463
02/09/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Grant Jones, Graduate Student Listeria monocytogenes is unable to replicate inside either naïve or inflammatory monocytes recruited to the gut during infection MN 463
02/16/2016 -
1:00am to 12:00pm
Sara Alhakeem, Graduate Student Growth Regulation of B-cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia by IL-10 MN 463
03/01/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Maria Dixon, Graduate Student Antisense AFP transcripts in mouse liver and their potential role in AFP gene regulation MN 463
03/08/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
John Gensel, Ph.D. The role of macrophages in spinal cord injury MN 463
04/12/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Christina Savage DNA-binding protein SpoVG influences regulation of glycerol metabolism in Borrelia burgdorferi MN-463
04/26/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Alexandra Gjevre Nail Zhx2 Regulates Expression of Sex-biased Liver Genes MN 463
05/03/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Michelle Pits Prostaglandin E2 in the Listeria-infected liver: Is it harmful MN-463
05/10/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Sing Sing Way The immune pathogenesis of prenatal infection MN 463
05/17/2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Sven Bergstrom, Ph.D. Infection Biology of Relapsing Fever Borrelia MN-263

* denotes Graduate Student Speaker