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).
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|SPRING 2017 MICROBIAL PATHOGENESIS, INFLAMMATION, AND IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES|
|Jan 11||Juan Fuxman Bass, Ph.D.
|“Protein-DNA Interaction Networks to Study Function and Disease”||Microbiology||Ron Corley|
|Jan 18||No Seminar||NEIDL|
|Jan 25||Galit Alter, Ph.D.
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard
|“Defining Novel Correlates of Humoral Immunity to TB”||Immunology||Thomas Kepler|
|Feb 1||Christine Cheng, Ph.D.
|“Epigenetic Variability from Individuals to Single Cells”||Immunology||Ron Corley|
|Feb 8||Mark Shlomchik, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
|“T, B and DC: Keys to SLE”||Microbiology||Jeff Browning|
|Robert Davey, Ph.D.
Texas Biomedical Research Institute
|“Ebola Virus Teaches Autophagy New Tricks”||NEIDL||Elke Mühlberger|
|Feb 22||Jennifer Gommerman, Ph.D.
University of Toronto
|“B Cells in MS – Friend or Foe?”||Immunology||Jeff Browning|
|Mar 1||Nancy MacIver, M.D., Ph.D.
Duke University Hospital
|“Nutrition and Leptin in T Cell Metabolism”||Inflammation||Barb Nikolajczyk|
|Tony Wang, Ph.D.
|“Coming from the Blood: Unraveling the Mystery of Zika Virus Dissemination”||NEIDL||Ron Corley
|Monday, Mar 13
|Julian Hiscox, Ph.D.
University of Liverpools
|“Delineating the Role of the Host and Co-infections in Ebola Virus Disease and its Outcome”||NEIDL||John Connor|
|Mar 15||No Seminar||Immunology|
|Mar 22||Paul Bieniasz, Ph.D.
The Rockefeller University
|“Host Defenses Against Ancient and Modern Retroviruses”||Microbiology||Rahm Gummuluru|
|Mar 29||No Seminar||Inflammation|
|Tuesday, Apr 4 Location: NEIDL||Tonya Colpitts, Ph.D.
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
|“Discovery of Arbovirus Transmission Factors & Vector-Virus Host Interactions”||NEIDL||John Connor
|Apr 5||Francois Villinger, D.V.M, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
|“Dynamics of Virus and Host Cells: Use of Novel Tools to Follow Host/Viral Interactions in vivo“||Microbiology||Rahm Gummuluru|
|Kartik Chandran, Ph.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
|“Unraveling and Inhibiting the Cell Invasion Mechanism of Ebola Virus”||NEIDL||Elke Mühlberger|
|Apr 19||No Seminar||Immunology|
|Apr 26||Carlos Orihuela, Ph.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
|“Necroptosis in the Lungs and Heart during Bacterial Pneumonia”||Microbiology||Jay Mizgerd|
|Monday, May 1||Renee WY Chan, Ph.D.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
|“Rhinovirus Infection and Their Receptors in the Human Respiratory Airways”||Microbiology||Jay Mizgerd|
|May 3||STUDENT INVITED SPEAKER
Jeffrey Bluestone, Ph.D.
University of California San Francisco
|“Immunobiology of Tregs in Autoimmunity and Cancer”||Microbiology||Michelle Fleury|
|May 10||Carla Greenbaum, M.D.
Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason
|“Disease Modifying Therapy in T1D… What do we Know Now and What do we Need to Know”||Immunology||Barb Nikolajczyk|
|May 17 Location: NEIDL||Brett Lindenbach, Ph.D.
Yale School of Medicine
|“The Machinery of Flaviviridae Replication, Assembly, and Pathogenesis”||NEIDL||John Connor
|May 24 Location: NEIDL||Gerald T Keusch, M.D.
|“National Academy of Medicine Report on Therapeutic and Vaccine Clinical Research during the West Africa Ebola Outbreak: What went wrong and What went right”||NEIDL||Ron Corley|
|May 31||David Lamb, Ph.D.
Swansea University Medical School