Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series

• Fall 2016 •
Tuesdays — 12:00 p.m.
All seminars in Cori Auditorium
except 9/27/16 which is in Erlanger Auditorium (next to Cori)
McDonnell Sciences Building

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

September 20  

Peter Kwong

  Structure-based design against RSV and HIV-1
  NIH/Vaccine Research Center  
  Host: Sebla Kutluay  
September 27
(in Erlanger Auditorium)

George Liu

  Probing the host-pathogen interface for novel therapeutics
  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center  
  Host: Amanda Lewis  
October 4  

Grant Jensen

  Structural biology in vivo through electron cryotomography
  California Institute of Technology  
  Host: Joseph Vogel  
October 11  

Marco Vignuzzi

  Monitoring, predicting and targeting RNA virus evolution
  Pasteur Institute  
  Host: David Wang  
October 18  

Richard Bennett

  Genetic and epigenetic variation in pathogenic Candida species
  Brown University  
  Host: Jennifer Lodge  
October 25  

Robert Siliciano

  Curing HIV Infection; going beyond N=1
  Johns Hopkins University, HHMI  
  Host: George Kyei  

November 1



Alice Prince

  Adaptation of Klebsiella pneumoniae ST258 to pulmonary innate immune defenses

Columbia University

  Host: Celeste Morley  
November 8  

Anice Lowen

  Influenza A virus reassortment
  Emory University  
  Host: Jacco Boon  
November 15  

Eric Cascales

  Assembly of a bacterial nano-weapon: the Type VI secretion system
  Aix-Marseille University  
  Host: Mario Feldman  

November 22



Jean Pierre Gorvel

  What have we learnt from Brucella virulence factors in terms of immunity?

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

  Host: Kynav Klechevsky  
November 29



George Shaw

  Novel virus-host interactions encoded by the 5' leader sequences of HIV and SIV
  University of Pennsylvania  
  Host: Lee Ratner  
December 6  

Eric Brown

  To kill a bacterium you need to think like a bacterium
  McMaster University  
  Host: Mario Feldman  

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