Spring 2012 Seminars

Spring 2012 Seminars

MIC Seminars - Spring Semester 2012

Date Seminar Host
Monday
12/19/2011
10am, 1-17

Elizabeth Yeh, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania

"The Role of the AMPK-related Kinase Hunk in Breast Cancer and Cell Survival in the Mammary Gland"

Faculty Candidate for Cancer Biology Search

Ian Macara, PhD
Wednesday
1/04/2012
2:45-5:00PM
1st Year MII Graduate Student Summer Rotation Presentations AJ Roberts. PhD
Wednesday
1/11/2012

Neal M. Alto, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology
UT-Southwestern
Medical Center

"Probing the mechanisms of cell polarity and membrane trafficking using bacterial effector molecules"

Alison Criss, PhD
Thursday
1/12/2012
10am, 1-17

Richard James, PhD
Senior Fellow
HHMI and Dept. of Pharmacology
University of Washington School of Medicine

"Integrative screening reveals novel regulators of Wnt signaling"

Faculty Candidate for Cancer Biology Search

Ian Macara, PhD
Wednesday
1/18/2012

Greg Barton, PhD
Assistant Professor of Immunology & Pathogenesis
Dept. of Molecular & Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley

"Regulation and function of Toll-like receptors"

MIC Graduate Student Seminar Committee
Monday
1/23/2012
10am, 1-14

Kwon-Sik Park, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow; Stanford University, Stanford, CA

"Role of Developmental Signaling Pathways in Lung Cancer"

Faculty Candidate for Cancer Biology Search

Ian Macara, PhD
Thursday
1/26/2012

10am, 1-17

Jill K. Slack-Davis, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research; University of Virginia Health System

"VCAM-1 and the ovarian cancer metastatic microenvironment"

Faculty Candidate for Cancer Biology Search

Ian Macara, PhD
Tuesday
1/31/2012
10am, 1-17

Cheuk Leung, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School

Faculty Candidate for Cancer Biology Search

Ian Macara, PhD

Monday
2/6/2012
10am, 1-14

Thomas Clarke, PhD
Post Doctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania

"The dynamic interaction between innate immunity and the mucosal barrier"

Faculty Candidate for Bacteriology Search

Joanna Goldberg, PhD
Thursday
2/9/2012

10am, 1-17

David F. Kashatus, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Duke University Medical Center

"RalA-mediated regulation of mitochondrial fission: implications for tumorigenesis"

Faculty Candidate for Cancer Biology Search

Ian Macara, PhD
Thursday
2/16/2012

10am, 1-17

Stavroula Mili, PhD
Research Associate
University of Virginia Health System

"Localized RNAs in Cell Signaling and Disease"

Faculty Candidate for Cancer Biology Search

Kodi Ravichandran, PhD

Tuesday
2/28/2012

10am, 1-17

Julie M. Blander, PhD
Associate Professor Medicine, Clinical Immunology
Mount Sinai Medical Center

"Mechanisms involved in discrimination between live and dead microbes"

Kodi Ravichandran, PhD
Wednesday
3/14/2012
Michael McHeyzer-Williams
Professor
Immunology and Microbial Science
The Scripps Research Institute

"Programming B cell Memory"
MIC Graduate Student Seminar Committee
Thursday
3/15/2012
10am, 1-17

Maria Labandeira-Rey, PhD
Instructor
Univ of Texas Southwestern Med Center

"Control of Virulence by a Stress Response Regulatory System: An Emerging Theme in Bacterial Pathogenesis"

Faculty Candidate for Bacteriology Search

Joanna Goldberg, PhD
Monday
3/19/2012
10am, 1-14

Karla Satchell, PhD
Associate Professor
Northwestern University

"MARTX toxins of Vibrios"

Faculty Candidate for Bacteriology Search

Joanna Goldberg, PhD
Monday
3/26/2012
10am, 1-14

Shaun Brinsmade, PhD
Post Doctoral Associate
Tufts University

“Regulation of a Major Metabolic Intersection in Bacillus subtilis”

Faculty Candidate for Bacteriology Search

Joanna Goldberg, PhD
Thursday
3/29/2012
10am, 1-17

Melissa M. Kendall, Ph.D.
Dept. of Microbiology/ Dept. of Biochemistry
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

"Inter-kingdom signaling and metabolism in E. coli O157:H7 pathogenesis"

Faculty Candidate for Bacteriology Search

Joanna Goldberg, PhD
Wednesday
4/11/2012

Stephen Miller, PhD
Professor of Microbiology-Immunology
Northwestern University

"Exploiting Apoptosis for the Induction of Tolerance for Treatment of Immune-Mediated Diseases"

Young Hahn, PhD
Thursday
4/12/2012
10am, 1-17

Hui Zong, PhD
Assistant professor
Institute of Molecular Biology
University of Oregon

"Understanding tumor cell maneuvers in brain cancers with MADM, a genetic mosaic system"

Faculty Candidate for Cancer Biology Search

Kodi Ravichandran, PhD

David Schiff, MD

Monday
4/16/2012
9:15am, 1-14

Zhao-Qing Luo, PhD
Department of Biological Sciences
Purdue University

"Making a living in a hostile environment: Strategies by Legionella pneumophila"

Faculty Candidate for Bacteriology Search

Joanna Goldberg, PhD

Wednesday
4/18/2012

4:00PM, 1-17

Catherine Luke, PhD
Staff Scientist (Core)

Laboratory of Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

"Development of Live Attenuated Vaccines for Pandemic Influenza"

Anjeanette Roberts, PhD
Wednesday
4/25/2012
4:00PM, 1-17
Donald B. DeFranco, PhD
Professor & Vice Chair of Education
Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases

"Impact of Prostate Stromal and Cancer Cell Communication in Vitamin D and Estrogen Metabolism and Signaling"
Dan Gioeli, PhD

Thursday
4/26/2012

1:00PM
Jordan Hall Conference Center

2012 Anderson Symposium

"Plasticity across systems: What's the the cutting edge?"

Beirne B. Carter Center
Wednesday
5/2/2012
4:00PM, 1-17
Kerry L. Burnstein, PhD
Professor, Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology
Director, Sheila & David Fuente Graduate Program in Cancer Biology University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

 

"The Rho GTPase Exchange Factor, Vav3, is a Versatile Modulator of Androgen Receptor Activity in Prostate Cancer"

Dan Gioeli, PhD

Thursday
5/3/2012
4:00PM

Jordan Hall Conference Center

Prof. Dr. Ari Helenius
Institut for Biochemistry, Zuerich, Switzerland

"Cell biology of virus entry and uncoating"

Special Seminar: Distinguished Lecture co-sponsored by Cell, Micro, and Biophys

Wednesday
5/9/2012

4:00 PM

Jordan Hall Conference Center

Reception to follow

2012 Wagner Prize Seminar

George Liechti, Goldberg Lab
Recipient of the 2012 Robert R. Wagner Prize for Outstanding Research in Microbiology

"Targeting Purine Biosynthesis in the Carcinogenic Bacterium Helicobacter pylori"

Kodi Ravichandran, PhD
5/10/2012
10:00 am - 4:15pm
McKim Hall
Auditorium

CBTG Retreat: The Vanguard of Cancer's Defenses

Stuart Schreiber (Broad Institute, MIT and Harvard)
"A catalog of candidate cancer dependencies targeted by small molecules"

Sandra McAllister (Harvard)
“The Systemic Macroenvironment: Promoter of Malignancy and Target for Therapy”

Markus Müschen (UCSF)
"Oncogenes and negative feedback signaling in leukemia"

Marcia Haigis (Harvard)
"Sirtuins: Linking obesity and tumor metabolism"

Deb Lannigan, PhD,
Jill Slack-Davis, PhD
6/6/2012

Carla V. Rothlin, PhD
Assistant Professor of Immunobiology
Yale University

"TAMing Inflammation"

Kodi Ravichandran, PhD