Microbiology and Immunology Trainee Seminar Series

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Training Program Trainee Seminar/Journal Club sessions are held on Mondays at 12:00 in L110. In addition, all sessions will be livestreamed via Zoom for those who cannot attend in person. Email reminders containing the zoom link are sent prior to each seminar. Please email kfurness@bu.edu if you want to be added to the email listserv.

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Fall 2021
September 20

 

STUDENT SEMINARS
“Investigating HIV-1-Specific B cell Responses in HIV-1 and Active Tuberculosis Co-Infection”
Bukola Adeoye, Sagar Lab
September 27 STUDENT SEMINARS
“Intragenic Proviral Elements Support Transcription of Defective HIV-1 Proviruses”
Jeffrey Kuniholm, Henderson Lab
and
“Heterogeneity of CD4 T Cells in Pneumococcal Pneumonia”
Carolina Lyon De Ana, Mizgerd Lab
October 4 STUDENT SEMINARS
“Mosquito Protein ARGIL1 Enhances Human Cell Susceptibility to Flavivirus Infection”
Alexander Gold, Colpitts and Douam Labs
and
“Liver-Dependent Lung Remodeling during Systemic Inflammation Shapes Responses to Secondary Infection”
Christine Odom, Quinton Lab
October 11 NO SEMINAR
October 18 STUDENT SEMINARS
“Network Analysis of Host Genome Screens Reveals Components of Autophagy that Mediate Ebola Virus Infection”
Callie Donahue, Davey Lab
October 25 STUDENT SEMINAR
“Innate Immune Responses to HIV-1 Infection in Macrophages and Microglia”
Sallieu Jalloh, Gummuluru Lab
November 1 STUDENT SEMINARS
“Lung B Cell Dynamics during Respiratory Infection”
Neelou Etesami, Mizgerd Lab
and
“Differential Expression in Bundibugyo Ebolavirus Infected Macaques”
Jamie Strampe, Connor Lab
Friday, Nov 5
11:00 am in
Heibert Auditorium
DISSERTATION DEFENSE SEMINAR
“An Investigation of the Interconnections between Aging, Chronic Inflammation, and Anti-Viral Immunity”
Rachel Yuen
November 8 NO SEMINAR
November 15 STUDENT SEMINARS
“Potential Involvement of Cellular Protein PABP in nsNSV Transcription”
Victoria Kleiner, Fearns Lab
and
“Test, Sequence, Trace: Using Genomics to Track Viral Spread at BU”
Jacqueline Turcinovic, Connor Lab
Wednesday, Nov 17
9:00am in
Heibert Auditorium
DISSERTATION DEFENSE SEMINAR
“IL-7-Dependent Regulation of Conventional and Regulatory T Cells in
Type 1 Diabetes”
Albert Jones
November 22 STUDENT SEMINAR
“Elucidating the Roles of VP30 and Cis-Acting Genomic Elements in Marburg Virus”
Ellen Suder, Mühlberger Lab
November 29 STUDENT SEMINARS
“Profiling Transcription Factor and Cofactor Recruitment Utilizing a Novel Array-Based Approach”
Heather Hook, Siggers Lab
and
“Trafficking and Other Fc Receptor-Mediated Functions of IgA in Human Vaginal Mucosa”
Emilie Mausser, Anderson Lab
December 6 Josiane Fofana, Gummuluru Lab
and
“T-bet Deficiency in Systemic Sclerosis and its Association with T Cell Exhaustion”
Victoria Sedletsky, Dooms Lab