The Department of Microbiology and Section of Infectious Diseases holds a weekly Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Defense Seminar Series on Mondays at 12:00 noon in L504 unless other wise noted.
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|SPRING 2013 MICROBIAL PATHOGENESIS & HOST DEFENSE SEMINAR SERIES|
|Jan 14||Pinghua Liu, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry, BU
|“Conditional Knockout by Chemically Controlled Selective Degradation of mRNA and Protein”||Ron Corley|
|Jan 21||No Seminar|
|Jan 28||C A N C E L L E D
Martin Meier-Schellersheim, Ph.D.
NIAID, National Institutes of Health
|“Mechanistic Spatially Resolved Modeling of Cellular Signaling Pathways”||Tom Kepler|
|Feb 4||Student Seminars
|“Evaluating the Role of T Cells in Nipah Virus Pathogenesis”
“Alternative microRNA Utilization Regulates Cytokine Expression During Acute Bacterial Infection”
|Feb 11||No Seminar
Graduate Student Recruitment Day
|Feb 18||No Seminar|
|Brian Bird, D.V.M., M.S.P.H., Ph.D.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
|“Rift Valley Fever Virus: A Killer on the Move and New Ways to Stop it”||Ron Corley and
|Feb 25||Student Seminar
|“Differences in HIV-1 and HIV-2 Interactions with Dendritic Cells”
“Post-transcriptional Regulation of mRNA by Ebola Virus VP30″
|Mar 4||Jeroen Saeij, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
|“Susceptibility to Infection: A Complex Interplay Between Host and Parasite Genotypes”||Igor Kramnik|
|Mar 11||Ulla Hansen, Ph.D.
Department of Biology, BU
|“Transcription Factor LSF: Achilles Heel for Hepatocellular Carcinoma?”||Greg Viglianti|
|Mar 18||Hinh Ly, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
|“Host-Pathogen Interaction in Lassa Fever Virus Infection”||Ron Corley and
|DISSERTATION DEFENSE SEMINAR
|“Respiratory Syncytial Virus Interactions with Host Cell RNA-Processing Structures and Proteins”|
|Mar 25||Student Seminar
|“FcgRIIB Attenuates Nucleic Acid Immune Complex Responses by Modulating Trafficking”||Greg Viglianti|
|Apr 1||Michael Diamond, M.D., Ph.D.
Washington University School of Medicine
|“New Insight into Innate and Adaptive Immunity to Alphavirus Infection”||Elke Mühlberger|
|Apr 8||J. Victor Garcia-Martinez, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
|“Humanized Mice Models of Viral Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention”||Andy Henderson|
|Apr 15||No Seminar|
|Apr 22||Colleen Jonsson, Ph.D.
University of Louisville
|“Strategies and Discoveries in Small Molecules: From Hits to Leads for Treatment of RNA Virus Infections”||John Connor|
|Apr 29||Student Debate
Michelle Fleury & Ludy Registre
(Facilitator: John Connor)
|”Tregs in HIV Infection: Friend or Foe?||Greg Viglianti|
|Wednesday, May 1 @
|Volker Thiel, Ph.D.
St Gallen, Switzerland
|“Coronaviruses: Large RNA Viruses with Growing Impact”||Paul Duprex|
|May 6||Philip J. Santangelo, Ph.D.
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
|“Interrogating RSV Infections with Single Molecule Sensitive Probes”||Rachel Fearns|
|May 13||*STUDENT INVITED SPEAKER*
James E.K. Hildreth, Ph.D., M.D.
University of California, Davis
|“Role of Cholesterol in HIV Infection and Pathogenesis”||Fadie Coleman|
|Wednesday, May 22 @ 12:00 noon||Professor Theo Geijtenbeek
University of Amsterdam
|“C-Type Lectin Receptors in Infection and Immunity”||Paul Duprex|
May 28 @ 12:00 noon
| DISSERTATION DEFENSE SEMINAR
|“Characterization of Responses Induced by N. meningitidis PorB and its use as a Vaccine Adjuvant”|
|Thursday, June 27 @ 2:00 pm||DISSERTATION DEFENSE SEMINAR