Department Seminars

2016-2017 Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Title Location
10/04/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Clifford V. Harding, MD, PhD Regulation of macrophages by Mycobacterium tuberculosis MN-563
10/18/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Steve Estus, PhD Translating Alzheimer’s disease genome wide association studies: Focus on CD33 and inflammation MN 563
10/25/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Stacey Gilk, PhD Cholesterol and loss of the Coxiella burnetii intracellular niche MN 563
11/01/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Kathryn Lethbridge Why do some infections hurt and others don’t MN 563
11/08/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Iryna Pinchuk, PhD CD90+ stromal cells as innate immune cells: Role in the gastro-intestinal homeostasis and chronic inflammation MN 563
11/15/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Alex Nail Hepatic Zonal Control of Sex-dependent Cytochrome p450 Enzymes MN 563
12/06/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Mary Bosserman, PhD Exploiting the Central Dogma: Yeast Metabolic Engineering to Produce Bio-chemicals MN 563
12/13/2016 - 11:00am to 12/23/2016 - 12:00pm
Octavio A Gonzalez, DDS, MS, PhD P.gingivalis activates Notch-1/sPLA2-IIA in oral epithelial cells. A potential pathway for oral dysbiosis? MN 563
02/07/2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Latha Ganesan Cancelled - To be rescheduled TBA
03/28/2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Christina Savage A tale of two proteins: their interactions, and role in adaptation to stressful environments MN 463
04/04/2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Evan Lynch Elucidating the Complex Effects of Steroid Therapy in the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease MN-463
04/11/2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Emma Wilson, PhD Bugs on the brain: The neuroimmunological niche of Toxoplasma infection MN-263
04/18/2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Luke Heil Challenges in Manipulating Neonatal Viral Defense MN-463
04/25/2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Janakiram Seshu, PhD Compact Genome to a Complex Phenome: Unwinding the inner workings of Borrelia burgdorferi MN-463
05/09/2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Grant Jones Role of Intracellular Growth During the Gastrointestinal Stage of Listeria monocytogenes Infection MN-463
06/16/2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Maria Dixon Antisense AFP transcripts in liver and their potential role in AFP gene regulation MN-363
07/11/2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am
Sara Alhakeem Suppression of Anti-Tumor Immunity in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Via Interleukin-10 Production MN 363
07/17/2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am
Heather Evans Pneumocystis murina suppresses innate immunity to this opportunistic, fungal pathogen MN 363
07/25/2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Carrie L. Shaffer, Ph.D. Exploring the biogenesis and molecular structure of bacterial nanomachines at the host-pathogen interface MN-463
07/27/2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Vaneet Arora, MD Translational Research: A bench to bedside story with C. difficile MN 463
08/08/2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Paul M. Duffin, PhD Teaching microbiology through research: lessons from Neisseria gonorrhoeae MN 463

* denotes Graduate Student Speaker