Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology Seminar Series

The Department of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology and the Immunology Training Program hold a weekly Seminar Series on Wednesdays at 12:00 noon in X222. While in person attendance is preferred, all seminars will be livestreamed via Zoom, and email reminders containing the Zoom link will be sent prior to each seminar. Please email kfurness@bu.edu if you want to be added to the email listserv.

Click here for previous seminars.

Date Speaker Title Host
Jan 17 Andries Steyn, PhD
University of Alabama School of Medicine
3D Footprints of Active and Latent Tuberculosis: Insights from Bench to Bedside Igor Kramnik
Jan 24 Anne Moscona, MD
Columbia University
Activities of a Paramyxovirus Fusion Complex on the Viral Surface John Connor
Jan 31 Mary Kearney, PhD
National Cancer Institute
HIV Latency and Rebound Andy Henderson
Feb 7 Priya Shah, PhD
University of California, Davis
Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger: Integrating Virology and Engineering to Drive Discovery Rob Davey
Feb 14 No Seminar
Feb 21 No Seminar
Feb 28** Philip Kranzusch, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Evolution of Antiviral Immunity Elke Mühlberger
Mar 6 A.J. te Velthuis, PhD
Aberrant Influenza Virus Transcription Termination Plays a Key Role in Innate Immune Activation Rachel Fearns
Mar 13 Christopher Sullivan, PhD
University of Texas at Austin
Triphosphate Balance: Pro- and Anti-Viral Activities of
DUSP11 in Virus Infection
Rachel Fearns
Mar 20 Ann Marshak-Rothstein, PhD
UMass Chan Medical School
Cell Type-specific Functions of STING and TLR9 and  Autoinflammatory Diseases in the Liver and Lung Robin Ingalls
Mar 27 Duo Xu, PhD
Stanford University
Vaccine Design via Immunofocusing Strategies Nancy Sullivan
Apr 3 Akira Ono, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School
HIV-1 Assembly at the Plasma Membrane: What’s in the Envelope can Change Your Fate Hisashi Akiyama
Apr 10 No Seminar
Apr 17 Seema Lakdawala, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
Every Breath you Take: Airborne Transmission of Influenza Viruses Elke Mühlberger
Apr 24 TBA
May 1 TBA
May 8 Gabor Kemenesi, PhD
University of Pécs
Elke Mühlberger

**Note this seminar is in person only.