Microbiology and Immunology Trainee Seminar and Journal Club Series

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Training Program Trainee Seminar/Journal Club sessions are held on Mondays at 12:00 noon in NEW LOCATION, NEIDL first floor conference room, unless otherwise noted. **See below for access information.

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Spring 2019
February 4 Journal Club Alexander Gold Beerli, C., et al. 2018. Vaccinia virus hijacks EGFR signalling to enhance virus spread through rapid and directed infected cell motility. Nat. Microbiol. [Epub ahead of print].
11 Student Seminars Whitney Manhart
(Mostoslavsky and
Mühlberger Labs)
and
Aditya Mithal
(Mostoslavsky Lab)
“Development of an Ebola Virus Infection Model using iPSC-Derived Hepatocytes”
and
“iPSC Modeling of Tissue Resident Macrophage Function in Crohn’s Disease Pathogenesis”
18 No Seminar
25 Journal Club Sallieu Jalloh Daniels, B.P. et al. 2019. The nucleotide sensor ZBP1 and kinase RIPK3 induce the enzyme IRG1 to promote an antiviral metabolic state in neurons. Immunity 50:64-76.
March 4
11 Journal Club Christine Odom Pillponsky, A.M. et al. 2019. Basophil-Derived tumor necrosis factor can enhance survival in a sepsis model in mice. Nat. Immunol. 20:129-140.
18 Student Seminars Michael Breen
(Fearns Lab)
and
Allison Thomas
(Sagar Lab)
“Characterizing the Lung B Memory Cell Population after Respiratory Viral Infection”
and
“Investigating the Role of ADCC in the Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV-1”
Friday,
Mar 22, 12:00 PM in L110
Dissertation Defense Seminar Matthew Gagne “Cellular Mechanisms that Establish
HIV-1 Latency in CD4+ T Cells and the Potential for their Manipulation as a Therapeutic Strategy”
25 Journal Club Laura Avena Santiana, M. et al. 2018. Vesicle-Cloaked Virus Clusters are Optimal Units for Inter-organismal Viral Transmission. Cell Host Microbe 24(2):208-220.
April 1 Journal Club Bukola Adeoye Castellano, P. et al. 2019. HIV Infection and Latency Induce a Unique Metabolic Signature in Human Macrophages. Sci. Rep. 9(1):3941-3954.
8 No Seminar
15 No Seminar
22 Student Seminars Fumiaki Aihara
(Kepler Lab)
and
Albert Jones
(Dooms Lab)
“The Influence of the Lung Virome on Pulmonary B Cells”
and
“Determining the Role of IL-7 Signaling in Type 1 Diabetes”
29 Journal Club Neelou Etesami Velazquez, E., et al. 2019. Endogenous Enterobacteriaceae Underlie Variation in Susceptibility to Salmonella Infection. Nat. Microbiol. [epub ahead of print].
June 12  at
11:00 a.m.
Qualifying Exam Seminars Sallieu Jalloh
and
Alexander Gold
14 at
11:00 a.m.
Qualifying Exam Seminars Neelou Etesami,
Jeffrey Kuniholm,
and
Carolina Lyon de Ana
July 1 Qualifying Exam Seminar Christine Odom
10 Qualifying Exam Seminar Bukola Adeoye

**If this is your first time attending a seminar in NEIDL, you need to register for NEIDL seminar card access. Please email aco-list@bu.edu the following information:

  • Full Name (including middle)
  • Date of Birth
  • BU or BMC Employee or Student ID Number

Proximity/tap ID badge required for access. Swipe ID badges can be upgraded at no charge by going to the ID office located at 710 Albany St.

Please email or call Melody Zarth at: aco-list@bu.edu or 617.358.9170 with any questions.

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of BU School of Medicine