Seminars for the Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 Terms

                                                               All Seminars begin at 2:00PM Unless Otherwise Noted

 

Date

Speaker

 

Institution 

 

        Title                         

 

MCB host

 

Seminar Location

08/29/23

        NO SEMINAR        

09/05/23

        NO SEMINAR        

09/12/23

        NO SEMINAR        

09/19/23

Heather Callaway

  Montana State University   Rabies virus glycoprotein (RABV-G): Solving the trimeric glycoprotein structure for improved vaccines and antibody therapies   N/A   Lewis 304

09/26/23

        NO SEMINAR        

10/03/23

Dr. Diane Bimczok   Montana State University   Leveraging the cellular analysis core for high throughput, multi-dimensional cell characterization   N/A   Reid 102 

10/10/23

Nana Minkah   Center for Global Infectious Disease Research at Seattle Children's Hospital  

Innate immune regulation of anti-Plasmodium memory T cell responses

  Blake Wiedenheft   Lewis 304

10/17/23

Amy Lynn Hartman   University of Pittsburgh   Rift Valley fever during pregnancy: a threat hiding in plain sight   Alyssa Evans   SUB, Procrastinator Theater

10/18/23

12:00PM

Maria Rodriguez and Dr. Deborah Keil   Montana State University   Evaluation of pharmaceutical contamination in the East Gallatin River and potential impact on the riverine ecosystem   IoE Rough Cut Seminar   Byker Auditorium

10/24/23

Dr. Steve Deluca   Montana State University   How chromatin-associated polymers regulate developmental genes   N/A   SUB, Procrastinator Theater

10/31/23

Dr. Eric

Yukl

  New Mexico State University   Diverse functions and sensing mechanisms of the Heme Nitric Oxide/Oxygen binding proteins (H-NOX)   Diane Bimczok   SUB, Procrastinator Theater

11/07/23

Dr. Jay Evans   University of Montana   Bridging the Gap Between Innate and Adaptive Immunity   Mark Jutila   SUB, Procrastinator Theater

11/14/23

Andrew Santiago-Frangos   Montana State University   Mechanisms & Applications of CRISPR Adaptive Immune Systems   Blake Wiedenheft   Reid 102

11/15/23

12:00PM

Lisa Keller and Dr. Eric Boyd   Montana State University   Understanding cross-feeding dynamics between two dominant microbial populations in Yellowstone and Icelandic hot springs   IoE Rough Cut Seminar   Byker Auditorium

11/21/23

        NO SEMINAR  - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY        

11/28/23

Luke Berchowitz   Columbia University   The dual lives of pathogenic structures: from functional amyloids to domesticated capsids   Blake Wiedenheft   SUB, Procrastinator Theater

12/05/23

Dr. Alyssa Evans    Montana State University   Exploring the complexity of orthobunyavirus neuropathogenesis    N/A   SUB, Procrastinator Theater

01/16/24

Dr. Safder Ganaie   Washington U. School of Medicine, St. Louis   Host Entry Factors for Bunyaviruses   N/A   Byker Auditorium

01/23/24

TBD               SUB, Procrastinator Theater

01/30/24

Dr. Jill Venton   University of Virginia   Drosophila as a Model System for Understanding Neurotransmission   Steve Stowers   SUB, Procrastinator Theater

02/06/24

        NO SEMINAR        

02/13/24

        NO SEMINAR        

02/20/24

Dr. Harmit Malik

  Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center   Evolution-guided dissection and enhancement of antiviral proteins   Will Henriques   SUB, Procrastinator Theater

02/27/24

        NO SEMINAR        

03/05/24

Dr. Jacob 

Allen

  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   Exercise and Fermented Foods to Promote Immune Modifying Microbial Metabolites   MSU ASM Chapter   SUB, Procrastinator Theater

03/12/24

        NO SEMINAR  - SPRING BREAK        

03/19/24

Dr. Bruce Beutler - Nobel Prize-winning geneticist & immunologist   UT Southwestern Medical Center   Automated Meiotic Mapping to Discover Induced Germline Mutations that Suppress Disease   Blake Wiedenheft   SUB, Procrastinator Theater

03/26/24

        NO SEMINAR        

04/02/24

Dr. Jack Gilbert   University of California San Diego School of Medicine   Precision Microbiome Medicine   MSU ASM Chapter   SUB, Procrastinator Theater

04/09/24

        NO SEMINAR        

04/16/24

        NO SEMINAR        

04/23/24

        NO SEMINAR        

04/30/24

Dr. Dave Lyons   Montana State University   TBD   N/A   SUB, Procrastinator Theater