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MIC Seminars - Fall Semester 2014

Date Speaker Host
September 3

Andrey S Shaw, MD
Emil R. Unanue Professor of Pathology and Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine

KSR and allosteric activation of Raf kinase
Michael Weber, PhD
September 10

James Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA
Benjamin Armistead Shepherd Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
University of Virginia Medical Center

Anti-virulence regulators:  pathogenesis and its discontents
Kodi Ravichandran, PhD
September 17

September 24 Student Seminar
Katie Margulieux and Zannatun Noor
October 1

Gene Garrard Olinger, PhD
Principal Science Advisor, High Containment Coordinator, NIH-Integrated Research Facility (IRF) (NIAID) Frederick, MD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University

Converging science disciplines and the search for medical solutions to protect against viral hemorrhagic fever viruses
Judith White, PhD
October 8

Susan Hafenstein, PhD
Department of Medicine
Penn State University

Picornavirus Entry Intermediates: A Cryo-EM Analysis
Jay Brown, PhD
October 15

Ivaylo Ivanov, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

MIC Student seminar committee
October 22

Jason Brickner, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Biosciences
Northwestern University

Nuclear pore-mediated epigenetic transcriptional memory
Mitch Smith, PhD
October 29

Leslie J. Berg, PhD
Department of Pathology
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Insights into the Regulation of TCR Signal Strength
Ulrike Lorenz, PhD
November 5 Elke Muhlberger
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Director, Biomolecule Production Core, NEIDL Institute

Boston University
Daniel Engel, PhD
November 12
do not schedule - Kadner Lecture on Friday, Nov. 14
November 14
Eighth Annual Robert J. Kadner Distinguished Lecture in Microbiology
Lucy Shapiro; PhD
Virginia and K. Ludwig Professor
Developmental Biology
Beckman Center
Stanford University School of Medicine
November 19
Student Seminar
Adam Labonte and Jessica Harakal
November 26
Thanksgiving Recess
December 3

Wayne Lencer, MD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Division Chief Gastroenterology, Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital

Alison Criss, PhD
James Casanova, PhD
Erik Hewlett, PhD
December 10
Claudia Fischbach-Teschl, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Cornell University

Kwon Park, PhD
December 17
Student Seminar
David Peske and Ryan Llewellyn


MIC Seminars - Spring Semester 2015

January 7




January 21

Student Seminar
Emily Mercadante and Philippe Gonzalez

Daniel Engel, PhD

January 28


Melissa Kendall, PhD
February 4

Student Seminar
Caitlin Naylor and Celeste Goh

Daniel Engel, PhD
February 11


February 18


February 25


March 4

Student Seminar
Jonathan Handing and Allison Batties

Daniel Engel, PhD
March 11

March 18


March 25



April 1 Student Seminar
Timothy Raines
Daniel Engel, PhD
April 8


April 15

April 22


April 29


May 6

May 13

May 20