Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series

• Fall 2018 •
Tuesdays — 12:00 p.m.

McDonell Sciences Building
All seminars held in Erlanger Auditorium - unless noted *

If you wish to meet with the Speaker, please contact the Host.

September 18  

Jo Handelsman


Drosophila microbiome influences fly behavior

  Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison  
  Host: Lisa Drewery (student)  

Alternate Location:
Clopton Auditorium, Wohl Clinic

September 25  

Margaret A. Phillips

  Metabolic enzymes as drug targets in parasitic protozoa
  University Texas Southwestern  
  Host: Daniel Goldberg  
October 2  

Emmie De Wit

  Pathogenesis of Nipah virus and other emerging respiratory viruses
  Rocky Mountain Lab NIH/NIAID  
  Host: Jacco Boon  
October 9  

Hiten Madhani

  Epigenetic memory over geological timescales.
  Univ. of California, San Francisco  
  Host: Tamara Doering  
October 16  

Miariam Braunstein

  A novel protein export chaperone for a set of Mycobacterium tuberculosis virulence effectors
  Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  
  Host: Joseph Vogel  
October 23  

Andy Fire

  Opportunistic RNAs and acquisitive genomes
  Stanford University  
  Host: David Wang  

Alternate Location:
Moore Auditorium, North Medical Bldg.


October 30



Alejandro Aballay

  Neural control of response against bacterial infections and immune homeostasis
  Oregon Health Center University  
  Host: Mario Feldman  
November 6  

Roy Curtiss III

  Protective immunity enhanced Salmonella vaccine vector platforms
  University of Florida  
  Host: Michael Caparon  

November 13


Julie Bubeck-Wardenburg

  Bacterial Toxins – Architects of long term health outcomes in the host?
  Washington University School of Medicine  
  Host: Joseph Vogel  
November 20  

Michaela Gack

  Intracellular RNA- and TRIM protein-mediated antiviral defense mechanisms
  University of Chicago  
  Host: Sebla Kutluay  
November 27



Noam Cohen

  The role of taste receptors in upper respiratory innate immunity
  Univ. of Pennsylvania  
  Host: Andrew Kau  
December 4

Renee Tsolis

  ER stress: a pattern of pathogenesis during infection with intracellular bacteria
  Univ. of California, Davis  

Host: Joseph Vogel


Please contact the host if you wish to meet with the Speaker.
Department of Molecular Microbiology, Box 8230
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO 63110-1093 USA
Coordinator: Cathy Alvey, (314) 362-4829