Department Seminars

Seminar Schedule

Speaker Title Location Institute Host/Sponsor
1/21/2020 Ted Ross, PhD CANCELLED: Ted Ross, PhD, University of Georgia - Developing a Broadly-Reactive Influenza Vaccine MN 463 Medical Science Building Center for Vaccines and Immunology, University of Georgia Jerry Woodward, PhD
1/28/2020 Josie Chandler, PhD Seminar: Josie Chandler, PhD, University of Kansas - Bacterial social behavior: communication, cooperation and conflict among microbes MN 463 Medical Science Building Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas Erin Garcia, PhD
2/4/2020 Heather Bruns, PhD Seminar: Heather Bruns, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham - Development of a 4-year, comprehensive curriculum model for undergraduate immunology education MN 463 Medical Science Building Department of Microbiology, UAB School of Medicine Brian Higgins, PhD
2/11/2020 Ryan Doster, MD, PhD Seminar: Ryan Doster, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University - Group B Streptococcus-macrophage interactions at the perinatal host-pathogen interface: consequences for chorioamnionitis and preterm birth MN 263 Medical Science Building Division of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University Beth Garvy, PhD
2/18/2020 Gary Ward, PhD Seminar: Gary Ward, PhD, University of Vermont - Multiscale analysis of Toxoplasma gondii motility mechanisms MN 463 Medical Science Building Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont Tony Sinai, PhD
2/25/2020 * Beth Oates Student Seminar: Beth Oates, Erin Garcia Lab - Burkholderia Contact-Dependent Growth Inhibition Systems Alter Biofilm Formation MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky Erin Garcia, PhD
3/3/2020 * Gabby Keb Student Seminar: Gabby Keb, Fields Lab - Elucidating Interacting Partners of C. trachomatis Secreted Effectors, TmeA and TmeB, and Their Role During Host Cell Invasion MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky Ken Fields, PhD
3/10/2020 George Munson, PhD Seminar: George Munson, PhD, University of Miami MN 263 Medical Science Building Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Miami Ken Fields, PhD
3/17/2020 Jennifer Snyder-Cappione, PhD Seminar: Jennifer Snyder-Cappione, PhD, Boston University MN 463 Medical Science Building Department of Microbiology, Boston University Barbara Nikolajczyk, PhD
3/24/2020 Renee Tsolis, PhD Seminar: Renee Tsolis, PhD, University of California at Davis MN 463 Medical Science Building Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, UC Davis Sarah D'Orazio, PhD
3/31/2020 Martha Grady, PhD Seminar: Martha Grady, PhD, UK College of Engineering MN 463 Medical Science Building Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky Sarah D'Orazio, PhD
4/7/2020 Natalia Korotkova, PhD Seminar: Natalia Korotkova, PhD, UK Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry MN 463 Medical Science Building UK Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Beth Garvy, PhD
4/14/2020 Patricia Champion, PhD Seminar: Patricia Champion, PhD, University of Notre Dame MN 263 Medical Sciences Building Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame Brian Stevenson, PhD
4/21/2020 * Hoda Saghaeiannejad-Esfahani Student Seminar: Hoda Saghaeiannejad-Esfahani, Van Lanen Lab MN 463 Medical Sciences Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky Steven Van Lanen, PhD
4/28/2020 Paula Schlax, PhD Seminar: Paula Schlax, PhD, Bates College MN 463 Medical Science Building Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bates College Brian Stevenson, PhD (MIMG) and Michael Fried, PhD (Biochemistry)
5/5/2020 Zhenyu Li, PhD Seminar: Zhenyu Li, UK Department of Biochemistry MN 463 Medical Science Building Department of Biochemistry, University of Kentucky Subba Bondada, PhD
5/12/2020 * Mackenzie Ryan Student Seminar: Mackenzie Ryan, Shaffer Lab MN 463 Medical Science Building Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of Kentucky Carrie Shaffer, PhD

* denotes Graduate Student Speaker