Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Training Program hold a weekly seminar series on Wednesdays at 12:00 noon (unless otherwise noted). Microbiology and Immunology seminars will be held in a NEW LOCATION, X715 (unless otherwise noted), and NEIDL seminars will be held in the NEIDL.

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SPRING 2018 MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES
Date Speaker Title Program Host
Jan 17 Mary (Peggy) Crow, M.D.
Weil Cornell Medical College
Triggers of Systemic Autoimmune Disease: Do Virus-Like Elements Play a Role? Immunology Jeff Browning
Jan 24 No Seminar
Thursday,
Feb 1 @
11:00 AM
STUDENT INVITED
Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D.
The Scripps Research Institute
Antibodies Against Ebola and Lassa – It took a Village Microbiology Tessa Cressey
Feb 7 Joseph Craft, M.D.
Yale School of Medicine
T-Cell Dependent Humoral Immunity Immunology Jeff Browning
Feb 14 Alan Rothman, Ph.D.
University of Rhode Island
Protective and Pathological Immune Mechanisms in Dengue NEIDL Tonya Colpitts
Feb 21 No Seminar
Feb 28 C A N C E L L E D
Pardis Sabeti, M.D., D. Phil.

Broad Institute
Mar 7
Location:
NEIDL
Roberto Cattaneo, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
The Secret Life of Measles Virus: Cytoplasm Transfer and RNA Recombination Microbiology Paul Duprex
Mar 14 RESCHEDULED TO MAY 2 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
Mar 21 RESCHEDULED TO
JUNE 13, 2018
Hector Aguilar-Carreno, Ph.D.
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Mar 28 Owen Pornillos, Ph.D.
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Structural Biology of Retroviral Capsid Recognition and Restriction Microbiology Rahm Gummuluru
Apr 4 Paul Spearman, M.D.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
HIV-1 Envelope Glycoprotein Trafficking and Particle Assembly Microbiology Rahm Gummuluru
Apr 11 No Seminar
Apr 18 No Seminar
Apr 25 Daniel Cifuentes, Ph.D.
Boston University School of Medicine
miR-144/451 Cluster: The Trojan Horse of Hematopoietic microRNAs NEIDL Elke Mühlberger
May 2 Catharine Bosio, Ph.D.
NIAID, NIH
Manipulation of Host Cell Metabolism as a Mechanism of Virulence for Francisella tularensis NEIDL Elke Mühlberger
May 9 Balaji Manicassamy, Ph.D.
University of Chicago
Viral and Host Determinants of Avian H5N1 Influenza Virus Pathogenesis NEIDL Ron Corley
May 16 Robert Stahelin, Ph.D.
Purdue University
College of Pharmacy
Lipid-Dependent Assembly and Budding of Filoviruses NEIDL Elke Mühlberger
May 23 C A N C E L L E D
Carl Ware, Ph.D.

Sanford Burnham Prebys
Medical Discovery Institute
Immunology Jeff Browning
May 30 Florian Douam, Ph.D.
Princeton University
Elucidating Immunological Mechanisms Regulating Flavivirus Infection in vivo NEIDL Ron Corley
June 13 Hector Aguilar-Carreno, Ph.D.
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Microbiology John Connor
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine