Spring 2014 Seminar Series and Journal Club
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation, and Immunology Seminar Series
The Department of Microbiology, NEIDL Institute, Program in Inflammatory Disorders, and Immunology Training Program will hold a weekly Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation, and Immunology Seminar Series on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm in L504 (unless otherwise noted).
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|SPRING 2014 MICROBIAL PATHOGENESIS, INFLAMMATION, AND IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES|
|Jan 15||Shannon Turley, Ph.D.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard
|“Regulation of Leukocyte Function and Territoriality by Lymphoid Stroma”||Immunology||Jeff Browning|
|Jan 22||No Seminar||Microbiology|
|Jan 29||Margaret Lowe
University of California San Francisco
|“When Worlds Collide: Identification of a Novel Endogenous Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Ligand, Cinnabarinic Acid, that Drives Th22 Differentiation”||Immunology||Dave Sherr|
|Feb 5||*C A N C E L E D*||Microbiology|
|Feb 12||Jeffrey Browning, Ph.D.
Boston University Medical School
|“Lymphotoxin-LIGHT Pathway Regulates the Interferon Signature in Rheumatoid Arthritis”||Immunology|
|David Wentworth, Ph.D.
J. Craig Venter Institute
|“Genomics and Pathogenesis of Emerging/Zoonotic Viruses”||Microbiology||Paul Duprex|
|Feb 26||DISSERTATION DEFENSE SEMINAR
|“Investigating Respiratory Syncytial Virus Transcription: Evidence for Alternative Initiation Events and Small RNA Synthesis”||Microbiology|
|Mar 5||Andrew Camilli, Ph.D.
|“A Vibrio cholerae/Phage Arms Race in the Context of Human Infection”||Microbiology||Jay Mizgerd|
|Mar 12||No Seminar||Immunology|
|Mar 19 Location: NEIDL||Christina Spiropoulou, Ph.D.
Centers for Disease Control
|“Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis”||Microbiology||Paul Duprex|
|Mar 26||Michael Carroll, Ph.D.
Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard
|“Regulation of Lupus-antigen Specific B Cells by Follicular Dendritic Cells”||Immunology||Jeff Browning|
|Apr 2||Liisa K. Selin, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts
|“Heterologous Immunity and T Cell Crossreactivity During Viral Infections”||Immunology||Dave Sherr|
|Michael Holbrook, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
|“Immunological Mechanisms of Yellow Fever Virus Pathogenicity”||Microbiology||Ron Corley|
|Apr 16||No Seminar||Microbiology|
|Apr 23||Thomas Braciale, MD, Ph.D.
University of Virginia Medical School
|“Respiratory Dendritic Cells and the Control of Anti-viral Effector and Memory T Cell Responses”||Immunology||Lee Quinton|
|Ralph Isberg, Ph.D.
|“Aggravation and Madness: Understanding Intracellular Growth by a Robust Bacterial Pathogen”||Microbiology||Igor Kramnik|
|Colleen Jonsson, Ph.D.
University of Louisville
|“Evolutionary Mechanisms of RNA Virus Host Switching”||Microbiology||Ron Corley|
|Anita Goel, M.D., Ph.D.
|“Harnessing Nanobiophysics for Next Generation Pathogen Detection”||Microbiology||Gerald Keusch|
|May 14||Donna Farber, Ph.D.
|“Tissue Compartmentalization of T Cell Responses: From Mouse Models to Humans”||Microbiology||Jay Mizgerd|
|May 21||No Seminar
Dr. Jenkins rescheduled to October 1, 2014
|May 28||STUDENT INVITED SPEAKER
Katherine Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts Med Ctr