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Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series

• Spring 2014•

Tuesdays - 12:00 p.m.
Cori Auditorium
McDonnell Sciences Building

Please contact the host if you wish to meet with the speaker

January 21

Susan Buchanan
National Institutes of Health
Host:  Jeffrey Henderson
Structural insight into the biogenesis of beta-barrel membrane proteins

 

January 22

Special
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Christopher Sullivan

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Molecular Biosciences

Host:  Dave Wang

McDonnell Pediatric Research Building
Room 8101
10:00 am

RNAi in Viral Infection: Friend or Foe?

 

January 28

Karla Kirkegaard
Stanford University School of Medicine
Host:  Wayne Yokoyama
Genetics of viral resistance and host susceptibility

February 4

Hank Seifert
Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Host: Scott Hultgren
Genetic and biochemical mechanisms evolved by the pathogenic Neisseria to co-exist with the human host

February 11

Ronald Swanstrom
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Host: Beau Ances
HIV evolution and pathogenesis: from transmission to neuroAIDS

February 12

Special
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Meleah Hickman

University of Minnesota, Dept. of Genetics, Cell Biology, & Development

Host: Tamara Doering

McDonnell Pediatric Research Building
Room 8101
10:00 am

Generating genomic diversity in an opportunistic fungal pathogen

 

February 18

Sing Sing Way
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Host: Amanda Lewis
The immune pathogenesis of prenatal infection

February 19

Special
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Ryan Langlois

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, Department of Microbiology

Host: David Wang

McDonnell Pediatric Research Building
Room 8101
10:00 am

Harnessing microRNAs to explore influenza virus biology

 

February 25

Rebecca Bart
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Host: Joseph Vogel
Know thy enemy: understanding (plant) pathogen strategies for causing disease

February 26

Special
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Francis Alonzo

New York University School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology

Host: Mike Caparon

McDonnell Pediatric Research Building
Room 8101
10:00 am

Deciphering the Immune Evasion Tactics of Staphylococcus aureus

 

March 4

CANCELLED

 

Carolyn Coyne

University of Pittsburgh

Host: Deborah Lenschow

CANCELLED -- CANCELLED -- CANCELLED -- CANCELLED

Antiviral signaling in polarized cells: a complex counterattack

March 5

Special
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Elizabeth White

Harvard Medical School, Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology

Host: Dave Wang

McDonnell Pediatric Research Building
Room 8101
10:00 am

Systematic Analysis of Human Papillomavirus - Host Cell Interactions Reveals New Viral Targets

 

March 11

Gabriel Núñez
University of Michigan, School of Medicine
Host: Indira Mysorekar
Linking pathogen virulence, the microbiota and disease

March 18

Daniel Bausch
Tulane University
Host: Jacco Boon
Research and control of emerging viruses: how do we stay ahead?

March 19

Special
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Nicholas Noinaj

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK/NIH), Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Host: Mike Caparon

McDonnell Pediatric Research Building
Room 8101
10:00 am

The role of BamA in the biogenesis of beta-barrel membrane proteins in Gram-negative bacteria

 

March 25

 

David S. Weiss

Emory University, School of Medicine

Host: Joseph Vogel
CRISPR/Cas-mediated control of bacterial gene expression, physiology, and virulence

April 1

Karl Kuchler
Medical University Vienna
Host: Tamara Doering
Fungal pathogenesis and host immunity - alternating attack and defense - the cooler one survives

April 8

 

Hung Ton-That

University of Texas Health Science Center

Host: Michael Caparon
Novelties of cell surface assembly in Gram-positive bacterial pathogens

April 15

M. Stephen Trent
University of Texas at Austin
Host: Petra Levin
It's what's on the outside that counts: the impact of remodeling the Gram-negative bacterial surface

April 22

 

John D. McKinney

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne

Host: Christina Stallings
Individuality of microbial stress responses

April 29

Charles M. Rice
Rockefeller University
Host: Michael Diamond
Hepatitis C: 25 years later

May 6

 

 

Deborah Hung

Broad Institute

Host: Christina Stallings
Probing bacterial pathogenesis with genetics, genomics, and chemical biology

June 2

Special
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Sebla Kutluay

Rockefeller University, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center

Host: Dave Wang

McDonnell Pediatric Research Building
Room 8101
12:00 noon

Global identification of the RNA targets of HIV-1 Gag during particle genesis

 

     

June 17

Special
Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Mario Feldman

University of Alberta, Department of Biological Sciences

Host: Tamara Doering

McDonnell Pediatric Research Building
Room 8101
11:00am

Sugarcoating Acinetobacter baumannii virulence

 

     


Please contact the host if you wish to meet with the speaker.
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Washington University School of Medicine
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Phone: (314) 362-4829

 

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