Spring 2010 Seminars

Spring 2010 Seminars

Microbiology Seminars Spring 2010

Date Seminar Host
2/10/2010 Roger Sciammas, PhD - cancelled due to winter storms
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Chicago

"Dynamic control of alternate B cell effector fates by the Irf4 transcription factor"
Joanne Lannigan
Flow Cytometry Core Facility
3/3/2010 Mark S. Wilson, PhD
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at National Institutes of Health
"Regulation of Inflammation and Immunopatholgy during Helminth Infections, Colitis and Airway Allergy"
AJ Roberts, PhD
3/10/2010 Derek Dube, White Lab
Recipient of the 2010 Robert R. Wagner Prize for Outstanding Research in Microbiology

"Ebolavirus Entry: Cell-adhesion dependent control of viral tropism"
J. Thomas Parsons, PhD
Jordan 1-14

Jeremy Thorner, PhD
William V. Power Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
UC Berkley

"A novel protein kinase cascade that regulates plasma membrane lipid homeostasis by multiple mechanisms"

co-sponsored by departements of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Cell Signaling Center
David Brautigan, PhD
3/24/2010 Matthew B. Frieman, PhD
Assistant Professor
Microbiology and Immunology
University of Marylan, School of Medicine

"Virus and Host Determinants of SARS Coronavirus Pathogenesis"
Dan Engel, PhD

Robert Ramsey, PhD
Associate Professor
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow
Group Leader Differentiation and Transcription Laboratory
Trescowthick Research Laboratories
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

"Pathways that regulate stem and progenitor cells in epithelial tissues"
Tim Bender, PhD
4/7/2010 Dana Philpott, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Immunology
University of Toronto

"Nod proteins in immunity and infection"

Ian Glomski, PhD

John K. Rose
Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Director, Molecular Virology Program
Department of Pathology
Yale University School of Medicine

Global Health Seminar

"New Approaches to Vaccines for HIV and Other Plagues"

AJ Roberts, PhD

Jason Cyster, PhD
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of California, San Francisco

"Cell migration and the humoral immune response"
Kodi Ravichandran, PhD
4/28/2010 Roger Sciammas, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Chicago

"Dynamic control of alternate B cell effector fates by the Irf4 transcription factor"
Joanne Lannigan, Director Flow Cytometry Core Facility
4/29/2010 Kodi S. Ravichandran, Ph.D.

Department of Microbiology
University of Virginia

"Engulfment of apoptotic cells: Signals for a good meal"

Alan F. Horwitz, PhD
5/4/2010 Margaret Carol Kielian, Ph.D
Department of Cell Biology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

"Virus-Membrane Fusion: Mechanisms and Inhibition of the Alphavirus and Flavivirus Fusion Proteins"
Alan F. Horwitz, PhD
5/12/2010 Brad T. Cookson, M.D., Ph.D.
Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Microbiology
Head, Clinical Microbiology Division
University of Washington

" Pyroptosis: coordinated host inflammatory response"
student seminar committee
5/17-18/2010 BMG Symposium
"Mechanisms of Genome Stability"
Jordan Hall Conference Center
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Dept. of Microbiology, UVA Cancer Center

Bryan Richard Cullen, Ph.D.
James B. Duke Professor
Director, Center for Virology
Duke University

"Viruses, microRNAs and RNA interference"

Alan F. Horwitz, PhD

Jonathan Chernoff, MD, Ph.D.
Professor, VP
Deputy Scientific Director
Stanley P. Reimann Chair in Oncology Research
Fox Chase Cancer Center

"PAK1: a portrait of the kinase in cancer and inflammation"

Alan F. Horwitz, PhD
5/26/2010 Roselyn J. Eisenberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology
University of Pennsylvania

"Herpes simplex virus entry: a story of four proteins"
Judith White, PhD
6/2/2010 Allan Zajac, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
University of Alabama

"T Cell Exhaustion: Causes and Consequences"
Young Hahn, PhD
6/30/2010 Wayne McCormack, PhD
Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine


"Using Team-Based Learning (TBL) to Teach Immunology to Biomedical Science Graduate Students"
Christopher Burns, PhD