Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology Seminar Series

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Training Program hold a weekly Seminar Series on Wednesdays at 12:00 noon. Seminars are held either in the First Floor NEIDL Conference Room or in 670 Albany Street, Room 107/108. Please note location below.

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SPRING 2020 
Speaker Title Program Host
Jan 22
Alejandro Balazs, Ph.D.
Ragon Institute/MGH
Escapability of HIV Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies is the Major Driver of Therapeutic Efficacy NEIDL Florian Douam
Jan 29
670 Alb
Facundo Batista, Ph.D.
Ragon Institute/MGH
Informing Vaccine by Defining the Rules of Antibody Responses Microbiology Lee Wetzler

Feb 5
**C A N C E L E D**
Carolyn Coyne, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh

Antiviral Signaling at the Maternal-Fetal Interface


Mohsan Saeed
Feb 12
Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Ph.D.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Impact of Obesity on Influenza: From Disease Severity to Vaccine Efficacy NEIDL Anthony Griffiths
Feb 19 No Seminar
Feb 26
Ann Palmenberg, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Rhinovirus C Isn’t the Common Cold NEIDL Mohsan Saeed
Mar 4
Anna Marie Pyle, Ph.D.
Yale University
RNA Agonists for Activating RIG-I Antitumor and Antiviral Responses NEIDL Elke Mühlberger
Mar 11
670 Alb
**C A N C E L E D**
Barbara Rehermann, M.D.
Natural Versus Laboratory World: Wild Mouse Microbiota Improve Host Fitness and Preclinical Models Microbiology Jay Mizgerd
Mar 18
670 Alb
**C A N C E L E D**
Daniel Stetson, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Regulation of Intracellular DNA Sensing Immunology Hans Dooms
Mar 25
670 Alb
**C A N C E L E D**
Jason McLellan, Ph.D.
University of Texas, Austin
Structure-based Development of Interventions for Pneumoviruses and Coronaviruses Microbiology Rachel Fearns
Apr 1
**C A N C E L E D**
Derek Walsh, Ph.D.
Northwestern University
Why Nuclei Rotate During Cytomegalovirus Infection NEIDL Anthony Griffiths
Apr 8
670 Alb
**C A N C E L E D**
Sallie Permar, M.D., Ph.D.
Duke University
Immunology Thomas Kepler
Apr 15
**C A N C E L E D**
Alexander Ploss, Ph.D.
Princeton University
The Long and Winding Road Toward Breaking the Barriers of Interspecies Transmission of Human Viral Pathogens NEIDL Florian Douam
Apr 22 No Seminar
Apr 29
670 Alb
**C A N C E L E D**
Jennifer Lund, Ph.D.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Microbiology Kimberly Barker

**If this is your first time attending a seminar in NEIDL, you need to register for NEIDL seminar card access. Please email aco-list@bu.edu the following information:

  • Full Name (including middle)
  • Date of Birth
  • BU or BMC Employee or Student ID Number

Proximity/tap ID badge required for access. Swipe ID badges can be upgraded at no charge by going to the ID office located at 710 Albany St.

Please email  aco-list@bu.edu with any questions.