Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation, and Immunology Seminar Series

The Department of Microbiology, NEIDL Institute, Program in Inflammatory Disorders, and Immunology Training Program hold a weekly Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation and Immunology Seminar Series on Wednesdays at 12:00 noon in L504 (unless otherwise noted).

Click here for previous seminars.

Date Speaker Title Program Host
Sept 16 Location: NEIDL Cesar Munoz-Fontela, Ph.D.
Heinrich Pette Institute
“Ebola Virus Immunology: A Tale of Mice and Humans” NEIDL Elke M├╝hlberger
Sept 30 Emily Nelson
Judy Yen
“Ebola Virus Diagnostics in Sierra Leone” Microbiology
Oct 7
Location: NEIDL
Kathleen A. McDonough, Ph.D.
New York State Department of Health
“Keeping up with the Neighborhood: Environmental Gene Regulation in M. tuberculosis NEIDL Ron Corley
Oct 14 No Seminar
Oct 21 No Seminar
Oct 28 Gregory Viglianti, Ph.D.
Boston University School of Medicine
“Biosafety — It’s Everybody’s Business” Microbiology
Nov 4
Location: NEIDL
Benhur Lee, M.D.
Mt. Sinai Hospital
“Henipaviruses: Not that Rare, Much more Diverse, Still too Dangerous?” NEIDL Paul Duprex
Nov 11 No Seminar Immunology
Nov 18 Lydia Lynch, Ph.D.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
“Obese NK Cells Lack Energy to Kill” Inflammation Barb Nikolajczyk
Thursday, Nov 19 Location:
Gary Kobinger, Ph.D
Public Health Agency of Canada
“Preparedness and Response to Ebola Virus Emergence” NEIDL Ron Corley
Nov 25 No Seminar
Dec 2 Ronald Swanstrom, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina
School of Medicine
“The Evolution of Macrophage-Tropic HIV-1 and its Role in Virus-Host Interactions” Microbiology Rahm Gummuluru
Monday, Dec 7
Location: NEIDL
Nadezhda Yun, M.D.
University of Texas
Medical Branch
“High Containment Research in the Galveston National Laboratory” NEIDL Ron Corley
Dec 9 Theresa T. Lu, M.D., Ph.D.
Weill Medical College of
Cornell University
“Regulating the Lymph Node Vascular-Stromal Compartment to Modulate Immunity” Immunology Jeff Browning
Dec 16 Ranjan Sen, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Immunology, NIH
“Coordinating Genetics and Epigenetics to Assemble Antigen Receptor Genes” Inflammation Barb Nikolajczyk


Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine