Fall 2008 seminars

Fall 2008 seminars

Microbiology Seminar Series Fall 2008


Seminars Fall 2008
 9/3
Jordan
1-14

Richard L. Guerrant, M.D.
Thomas H. Hunter Professor of International Medicine
Director, Center for Global Health
Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health

"Malnutrition: An Enteric Infectious Disease, with Long-term sequelae"

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J. Thomas Parsons, Ph.D.
Anjeanette Roberts, Ph.D.
 9/22
12:30pm

Second Annual Robert J. Kadner Distinguished Lecture in Microbiology
John Roth, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor
College of Biological Sciences
UC Davis

"Origins of Mutations under  Selection"
(Conference Poster)

Jordan Hall Conference Center Auditorium

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J. Thomas Parsons, Ph.D.
 9/24

Raphael H. Valdivia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University

"From Lipid Droplets to Intermediate Filaments: Chlamydia infections and new paradigms in cellular microbiology"

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Ian J. Glomski, Ph.D.
 10/8

Ellen Robey, Ph.D.
Prof. of Immunology
Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley

"Dynamic in situ imaging of T cell development in the thymus and immune responses to the parasite Toxoplasma gondii in vivo"

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Timothy P. Bender, Ph.D.
 10/15

Laurel L. Lenz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Integrated Department of Immunology
National Jewish Medical and Research Center
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

"Listeria monocytogenes, NK cells, and interference with innate interferon"

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Ian J. Glomski, Ph.D.
 10/22

Pascal Bessong, Ph.D.
University of Venda
Thohoyandou, South Africa

"HIV in Limpopo Province South Africa: Prevalence and Genetic Characterization"

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Global Health, Micro, Thaler Center, and MII
 10/29
12 pm

Michael P. Rout, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
The Rockefeller University

"The Molecular Architecture of the Nuclear Pore Complex"

Co-Sponsor:  Center for Cell Signaling

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Lucy Pemberton, Ph.D.
 11/5

Yuri Lazebnik, Ph.D.
Professor
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

"GIN, CIN and cell promiscuity, or cell fusion as a link between viruses and cancer"


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Deborah Lannigan, Ph.D.
 11/12

Albert B. Reynolds, Ph.D.
Professor
Vanderbilt University

"Genetic and functional analyses of p120-catenin:  diverse roles in cell adhesion and cancer" 


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Martin Schwartz, Ph.D.
 11/19

Marie Louise Hammarskjöld, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology
University of Virginia

"Post-transcriptional Gene Regulation and RNA;
From Retroviruses to  "Real" Genes"


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Daniel Engel, Ph.D.
 12/3

Dr. Susan Carpenter, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology
Washington State University

"Role of Rev in Immune Evasion and Lentivirus Persistence" 

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student hosts
 12/10

Dr. Judy Lieberman, MD PhD
Senior Investigator, Immune Disease Institute
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Director, Division of AIDS, Harvard Medical School
Harvard University

"Micromanaging Cell Proliferation and Differentiation" 

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 Dan Engel, PhD