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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|FALL 2013 MICROBIAL PATHOGENESIS & HOST DEFENSE SEMINAR SERIES|
|Sept 23||*POSTDOC INVITED SPEAKER*
John Schoggins, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern Medical School
|“Unraveling the Complexity of the Interferon Antiviral Response”||Judith Olejnik|
|Sept 30||Student Seminars
|“Robust NF-kB Responses by Alveolar Macrophages Potentiate Anti-pneumococcal Defense During Pneumonia”
“The Liver Response to Pneumonia: More than Just a Biomarker”
|Oct 7||Wilson Wong, Ph.D.
|“Engineering T Cells for Cancer Therapy”||Ron Corley|
|Oct 14||No Seminar|
|W. Evan Johnson, Ph.D.
BU School of Medicine
|“Pathoscope: Species Identification and Strain Attribution with Unassembled Sequencing Data”||Rahm Gummuluru|
Oct 23 @
|DISSERTATION DEFENSE SEMINAR
|“RON Receptor Tyrosine Kinase, a Negative Regulator of Inflammation, is Decreased during Simian Immunodificiency Virus Associated Central Nervous System Disease”|
|Oct 28||No Seminar|
|Nov 4||Karin Strijbis, Ph.D.
Whitehead Institute, MIT
|“Commensal or Pathogen? Immune Responses to the Yeast Candida albicans“||Greg Viglianti|
|Nov 11||No Seminar|
|Nov 18||Student Seminars
|“FcgRIIB Attenuates Nucleic Acid Immune Complex Responses by Modulating Trafficking”
“Post-Transcriptional Regulation of RNA During Ebola Virus Infection”
|Megan L. Shaw, Ph.D.
Mt. Sinai Hospital
|“Exploring Novel Targets for Influenza Antivirals”||John Connor|
|Dec 2||Walther Mothes, Ph.D.
|“Seeing is Believing – Visualizing Individual Steps of the Retroviral Life Cycle”||Rahm Gummuluru|
|Christopher Sassetti, Ph.D.
Microbiology & Physiological Systems
UMASS Medical School
|“Bacterial and Host Determinants of Tuberculosis Disease”||Igor Kramnik|