Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series

• Spring 2016 •
Tuesdays — 12:00 p.m.
Cori Auditorium
McDonnell Sciences Building

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

January 26  

Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti

  Regulators of inflammatory responses
  St. Jude Children's Research Hospital  
  Host: Shabaana Khader  
February 2  

Wolf-Dietrich Hardt

  Salmonella diarrhea: Disease mechanism, microbiota-interactions and fast phage traffic
  ETH Zürich  
  Host: Amanda Lewis  
February 9  

Jyothi Rengarajan

  Immune modulation in tuberculosis
  Emory University  
  Host: Christina Stallings  
February 16  

Jorge Galan

  Pathogen restriction and host specificity: insights from the human pathogen Salmonella Typhi
  Yale University School of Medicine  
  Host: Joseph Vogel  
February 23  

Mario Feldman

  Sugar and spice make OMV nice: Bacterial outer membrane vesicles biogenesis and glycoengineering
  Washington University School of Medicine  
  Host: Stephen Beverley  
March 1  

Patricia Johnson

  Tricks by Trichomonas
  University of California, Los Angeles  
  Host: Stephen Beverley  

March 8



Adolfo Garcia-Sastre

  Influenza virus-host interactions

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  Host: Deborah Lenschow  
March 15  

Erica Ollman Saphire

  Antibodies against Ebola virus: A global collaboration
  The Scripps Research Institute  
  Host: Niraj Tolia  
March 22  

David Fidock

  Malaria: Tackling the tsunami of drug resistance
  Columbia University  
  Host: Audrey Odom  

March 29



Wyndham W. Lathem

  Your own worst enemy: How Yersinia pestis turns the body against itself

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

  Host: Joseph Vogel  
April 5



Michael Gale, Jr.

  Harnessing antiviral signaling
  University of Washington, School of Medicine  
  Host: Michael Diamond  
April 12  

Laurie Comstock

  Competitive interactions among human gut Bacteroidales
  Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School  
  Host: Amanda Lewis  
April 19  

Brian Coombes

  Genomics-guided discovery of bacterial immune subversion mechanisms
  McMaster University  
  Host: Mario Feldman  
April 26  

Theodora Hatziioannou

  Breaking barriers: HIV-1 induced AIDS in monkeys
  Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center  
  Host: Sebla Kutluay  
May 3  

Martin Boulanger

  Molecular strategies for host cell invasion by apicomplexan parasites
  University of Victoria  
  Host: Niraj Tolia  

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