Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation, and Immunology Seminar Series

The Department of Microbiology, NEIDL Institute, Program in Inflammatory Disorders, and Immunology Training Program will 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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Date Speaker Title Program Host
Sept 8
Location: NEIDL
Thomas Hoenen, Ph.D.
Rocky Mountain Laboratories
“Reverse Genetics as a Tool For Studying the Biology of Ebolaviruses” Microbiology John Connor
Sept 24 Igor Kramnik, M.D., Ph.D.
Boston University School of Medicine
“The Process of Dying: Thanatogenesis in Inflammatory Lesions – A Common Pathway and a Therapeutic Target” Inflammation Caroline Genco
Sept 29
Avery August, Ph.D.
Cornell University
“Tuning T Cell Behavior” Microbiology Andy Henderson
Oct 1 Marc Jenkins, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
“Tracking the Activation of CD4+ T Cells During Infection” Immunology Andy Henderson
Oct 8 Joyce Wong, Ph.D.
Boston University
“Biomaterial Strategies to Detect and Treat Cardiovascular Disease” Inflammation Caroline Genco
Oct 15 Ellen Rothenberg, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology
“Gene Regulatory Mechanisms in Early T-cell Lineage Commitment” Immunology Andy Henderson
Oct 22 Theodora Hatziioannou, Ph.D.
The Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
“Breaking Barriers: HIV-1 Induced AIDS in Monkeys” Microbiology Rahm Gummuluru
Oct 29 Thomas Kepler, Ph.D.
Boston University School of Medicine
“Human B Cell Lineage Dynamics in Chronic Infection and Repeated Immunization” Immunology David Sherr
Nov 5
Location: NEIDL
Ekaterina Heldwein, Ph.D.
Tufts University School of Medicine
“Mechanisms of Host Manipulation by Herpesviruses” Microbiology Paul Duprex
Nov 12 Senad Divanovic, Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati
“Immunopathogenesis of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease” Immunology Barb Nikolajczyk
Nov 19 Ramon Bonegio, M.D.
Boston University School of Medicine
“The Role of Endogenous TLR Signaling in Immune Complex Glomerulonephritis” Immunology David Sherr
Dec 3 Jonathan Karn, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University
“Molecular Mechanisms of HIV Latency and the Search for a Cure” Microbiology Andy Henderson
Dec 10 Kevin Francis, Ph.D.
Perkin Elmer Fellow

Elena Dubikovskaya, Ph.D.
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

“Recent Advances in Preclinical Imaging of Infectious Diseases and Inflammation” Inflammation Caroline Genco
Dec 17 Location: NEIDL Hideki Ebihara, Ph.D.
In vitro and in vivo Approaches to Unraveling the Mechanisms for Replication and the Pathogenesis of Ebola and Marburg Viruses” Microbiology Elke Mühlberger



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of BU School of Medicine