Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series

Seminars are held on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00PM in The Byker Auditorium unless otherwise indicated.

Fall 2014

 

Date

Name

Seminar Time/Place

Title

September 2, 2014

Tuesday

 

Dr. Seth Pincus

Director of the Research Institute for Children

Children’s Hopsital of New Orleans

Professor of Pediatrics Research

Louisiana State University

Contact: Michael Franklin
 

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Byker Auditorium
“How Toxins Kill You and How Antibodies Protect”

September 9, 2014

Tuesday

Dr. Renee Reijo Pera

Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Montana State University

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Byker Auditorium

"Stem Cells in Human Development and Disease"

September 16, 2014

Tuesday

Dr. Julie Pfeiffer

Associate Professor

University of Texas

Southwestern Medical Center

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Byker Auditorium

“How gut microbes enhance enteric virus infectivity”

September 23, 2014

Tuesday

Dr. Kimberly Klonowski

Associate Professor

Department of Cellular Biology

University of Georgia

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Byker Auditorium

"Environmental cues regulating memory in CD8+ T cell immunity in the respiratory tract"

September 30, 2014

Tuesday

Dr. Rusty Lansford

Associate Professor

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Department of Radiology

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Byker Auditorium

"Dynamic analysis of cell behavior in developing embryos'

October 7, 2014

Tuesday

No Seminar

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October 14, 2014

Tuesday

Dr. Paul Kubes

Professor

University of Calgary

Immunology Research Group

Contact:  Mark Quinn

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Byker Auditorium

"Imaging the immune response in infection and sterile injury'

October 21, 2014

Tuesday

Dr. Jim Tiedje

University Distinguished Professor,

Director of the Center for Microbial Ecology

Michigan State University

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Procrastinator Theatre

"Metagenomics for Function"

October 28, 2014

Tuesday

Dr. Frank Rosenzweig

Professor

University of Montana

Division of Biological Sciences

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Byker Auditorium

"Ex uno plures:  Clonal Reinforcement Drives Evolution of a Simple Microbial Community"

November 4, 2014

Tuesday

No Seminar – Election Day

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November 11, 2014

Tuesday

No Seminar – Veteran’s Day

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November 18, 2014

Tuesday

Dr. Olaf Schneewind

Professor and Chair

Department of Microbiology

University of Chicago

Contact:  Jovanka Voyich-Kane

4:00-5:00 p.m.

Byker Auditorium

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November 25, 2014

Tuesday

Dr. Courtney Sulentic

Associate Professor

Wright State University

Boonshoft School of Medicine

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Byker Auditorium

"Transcriptional Regulation of the Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain Gene: A Novel Target of Exogenous Chemicals?"

December 2, 2014

Tuesday

Dr. Jennifer Biddle

Assistant Professor

University of Delaware

College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Byker Auditorium

 "The Subseafloor Biosphere: What Lies Beneath?"