Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series

• Spring 2017 •
Tuesdays — 12:00 p.m.
All seminars in Cori Auditorium
McDonnell Sciences Building


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

         
January 12  

Jean-Paul Latge

  Sweet or bitter polysaccharides in the cell wall of the human opportunistic fungal pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus
  Institut Pasteur  
  Host: David Sibley  
         
January 24  

Jan Carette

  Hunting host factors critical for viral infection
  Stanford University  
  Host: Michael Diamond  
         
January 31  

Sallie Permar

  Immune protection against congenital cytomegalovirus: the congenital neuropathogen already in our backyard
  Duke University Medical Center  
  Host: David Hunstad  
         
February 7  

Rick Fairhurst

  Piperaquine resistance and dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine treatment failure in Cambodia
  National Institutes of Health  
  Host: Audrey Odom  
         
February 14  

Bruce Klein

  Lung epithelium and control of inhaled fungal pathogens
  University of Wisconsin at Madison  
  Host: Shabaana Khader  
         
February 21  

Mary O'Riordan

  A mitochondrial sirtuin licenses anti-microbial ROS & host adaptation
  University of Michigan Medical School  
  Host: Jennifer Phillips  
         

February 28

 

 

Pardis Sabeti

  Genomic surveillance of microbial threats
  Harvard University  
  Host: David Wang  
         
March 7  

Julie Pfeiffer

  How gut microbes enhance enteric virus infectivity
  University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center  
  Host: Michael Diamond  
         
March 14  

Luciano Marraffini

  CRISPR-Cas: The adaptive immune system of prokaryotes
  Rockefeller University  
  Student Host: Henry Schreiber  
         

March 21
Cancelled

 

 

Galit Alter - CANCELLED - CANCELLED

  Defining novel correlates of humoral immunity against TB
  Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard  
  Host: Christina Stallings  
         
March 28

 

 

Eric Rubin

  Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis
  Harvard University  
  Host: Christina Stallings & Jennifer Phillips  
         
April 4  

Paul Bieniasz

  Intrinsic host defenses against retroviruses
  Rockefeller University  
  Host: Sebla Kutluay  
         
April 11  

Kent Hill

  More than an oar: Propulsion and signaling roles of the typanosome cilium
  University of California, Los Angeles  
  Host: Daniel Goldberg  
         
April 18  

Eric Pamer

  Innate immune and microbiota-mediated defense against intestinal infection
  Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  
  Host: Phillip Tarr  
         
April 25  

E Peter Greenberg

  Quorum sensing, communication, cooperation and conflict in populations of Pseudomonas aeruginos
  University of Washington  
  Student Host: Valerie O'Brien  
         
May 2  

Jo Handelsman

  Drosophila microbiome influences fly behavior
  Yale University  
  Student Host: Lisa Drewry  
         
May 9  

Craig Cameron

  Next-Gen Virology: Use of microfluidics and live-cell imaging to study viral replication at the single-cell level
  Pennsylvania State University  
  Host: Stephen Beverley  
         


Please contact the host if you wish to meet with the Speaker.

http://microbiology.wustl.edu
Department of Molecular Microbiology, Box 8230
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO 63110-1093 USA
Coordinator: Cathy Alvey, (314) 362-4829