Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation, and Immunology Seminar Series

The Department of Microbiology, Program in Inflammatory Disorders, and Immunology Training Program hold a weekly Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation and Immunology 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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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
Feb 1 @
11:00 AM
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 Pardis Sabeti, M.D., D. Phil.
Broad Institute
Transforming Outbreak Response in the Genomic Age NEIDL Elke Mühlberger
Mar 7
Roberto Cattaneo, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
The Secret Life of Measles Virus: Cytoplasm Transfer and RNA Recombination Microbiology Paul Duprex
Mar 14 Catharine Bosio, Ph.D.
Manipulation of Host Cell Metabolism as a Mechanism of Virulence for Francisella tularensis NEIDL Elke Mühlberger
Mar 21 Hector Aguilar-Carreno, Ph.D.
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Glycoprotein Team Burglary: Entry and Egress of the Deadly Zoonotic Henipaviruses Microbiology John Connor
Mar 28 Owen Pornillos, Ph.D.
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Microbiology Rahm Gummuluru
Apr 4 Paul Spearman, M.D.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Microbiology Rahm Gummuluru
Apr 11
Apr 18
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
May 9 Joseph DeRisi, Ph.D.
University of California San Francisco
NEIDL Elke Mühlberger
May 16
May 23 Carl Ware, Ph.D.
Sanford Burnham Prebys
Medical Discovery Institute
Immunology Jeff Browning
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine