Spring 2007 Seminars

Spring 2007 Seminars

Microbiology Seminar Series

  Spring 2007

 Date Speaker Host
 1/9
Tues. 10am
Student Rotation Talks Amy Bouton, Ph.D.
 2/7

A. Wayne Orr, Ph.D.
Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Virginia

"Role of the subendothelial matrix in atherosclerosis"

 J.Thomas Parsons, Ph.D.
 2/14

Eric Hunter, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
Emory Vaccine Center
Emory University

"Genetic bottlenecks versus diversity during heterosexual transmission of HIV - a role for STDs?"

Microbiology and
Thaler Center - Lou Hammarskjöld, M.D., Ph.D., David Rekosh, Ph.D.

J. White, Ph.D., Sue Delos, Ph.D.

 2/21

Dr. Benita Katzenellenbogen
Swanlund Professor of Physiology and Cell Biology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Estrogens and Estrogen Receptor Actions in Health and Disease"

Deborah Lannigan, Ph.D.

sponsors:  Department of Microbiology and Cancer Center

 2/28    
 3/7

Bernard Moss
Laboratory of Viral Diseases
NIAID, NIH

"Poxviruses do it their own way: New insights into entry, gene expression and assembly"

Judith White, Ph.D.
 3/14 Student Rotation Talks Amy Bouton, Ph.D.
 3/21

Laura Adang, MSTP student
2007 Wagner Prize Recipent  

"Intracellular KSHV load determines early loss of immune synapse components"

J.Thomas Parsons, Ph.D.
 3/28 Dr. M. García-Blanco, MD, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology Duke University "Imaging alternative splicing decisions in vivo" 
Dan Engel, Ph.D., Lou Hammarskjöld, M.D., Ph.D.
 4/2
Monday

Alison Criss, Ph.D. 
Post Doctoral Fellow Department of Microbiology-Immunology Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Candidate 

"Subversion of host immune responses by Neisseria gonorrhoeae."

 J.Thomas Parsons, Ph.D.
 4/4 Christopher J. Kristich, Ph.D.
Faculty Candidate
Research Associate
Department of Microbiology
University of Minnesota

"Unraveling intrinsic antimicrobial resistance in Enterococcus faecalis: a new bacterial signal transduction system"

 J.Thomas Parsons, Ph.D.
 4/9
Monday

Bryce Nickels, Ph.D.
Faculty Candidate
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Harvard University

"Regulating the post-initiation activities of RNA polymerase"

 J.Thomas Parsons, Ph.D.
 4/11

Dr. Kanta Subbarao, MD, MPH
Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases,
NIH, NIAID

"Active and Passive Immunization for H5N1 Influenza Infection"

 Anjeanette Roberts, Ph.D.
 4/18
12:15pm, 1-17

Katherine Gibson, Ph.D.
Faculty Candidate
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biology
MIT

 

"A novel bacterial regulator of
cell cycle progression and chronic host colonization"

 J.Thomas Parsons, Ph.D.
 4/18

David Lukac, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey / New Jersey Medical School

"Hijacking of the Transcriptional Response to Notch Signaling by Kaposi's sarcoma-associated Herpesvirus" 

 Dean Kedes, M.D., Ph.D.
 4/23
12:00pm, 1-5

Ian Glomski, Ph.D.
Faculty Candidate
Postdoctoral Fellow
Unite des Toxines et Pathogenie Bacterienne
Pasteur Institute, Paris, France

"Bacillus anthracis meets the mouse, from hello to goodbye"

 J.Thomas Parsons, Ph.D.
 4/25 Sasha Shafikhani, Ph.D.
Faculty Candidate
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of California

"Pseudomonas aeruginosa and host cell interactions:
new insights in bacterial pathogenesis and
mammalian cell biology"

J.Thomas Parsons, Ph.D.
 5/2

CANCELLATION - this seminar will be postponed.  

Lou Hammarskjöld, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Virginia
Distinguished Faculty Seminar

 Dan Engel, Ph.D.
 5/9

Dr. Reuben Harris
Assistant Professor
University of Minnesota

"HIV-1 and retrotransposon restriction by human APOBEC3 proteins"

 Lou Hammarskjöld, M.D., Ph.D.
 5/21
 MON

Dr. Ian Wilson
Distinguished Lecturer
Scripps Research Institute

Jordan Hall Conference Center Auditorium

Judith White, Ph.D.
Sponsors: CDB, Micro, SCBB, CMB, Carter Center, Infectious Disease Program

 5/30

Steven L. Zeichner, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology, Immunology, and
Tropical Medicine
George Washington University School of Medicine
Senior Investigator, Division of Cancer and Immunology
Children's Research Institute, Children's National Medical Center 

"The Gene Expression Program of Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associateed Herpresvirus (KSHV):  Insights into KSHV Pathogenesis" 

 Dean Kedes, M.D., Ph.D.