Seminars

Upcoming Seminars

2/22/2017 MIC Seminar – “Virosome: Interplay between virus and exosome biology”

Fatah Kashanchi, PhD
Director of Research, NCBID,
School of Systems Biology
George Mason University

Host: Steven Zeichner, MD, PhD

Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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3/1/2017 MIC Seminar: “MicroRNA Control in the Immune System: Function and Mechanism”

Changchun Xiao, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Immunology and Microbial Science
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 

Host:  Timothy Bender, PhD

Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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3/8/2017 MIC Seminar: “Interpreting the human genome through high-throughput cellular microbiology”

Dennis C. Ko PhD, MD | Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology and Department of Medicine
Center for Host-Microbial Interactions
Duke University Medical Center

Host:  Alison Criss, PhD

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-18
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3/15/2017 MIC Student Seminar – Stephanie Ragland

Stephanie Ragland, Alison Criss Laboratory

Hosts: Kwon Park, PhD and Daniel Engel, PhD

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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3/22/2017 MIC Seminar – “Microbes Fighting Back: Suppression of Host Defense Systems Through Novel Post-Translational Modifications.”

Neal Alto, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Host:  Herve Agaisse, PhD

Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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3/29/2017 MIC Seminar – Isoform- and tissue-specific functions of Ras oncoproteins

Kevin M. Haigis, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School

Host:  Kwon Park, PhD

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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4/5/2017 MIC Seminar – “Innate Immune Mechanism for Viral dsRNA detection”

Sun Hur, PhD
Investigator, PCMM at Boston Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology and the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Host:  Kown Park

Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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4/12/2017 MIC Seminar – Emerging roles of mitochondria in cell signaling decisions.

Heidi McBride, Ph.D.
Canada Research Chair in Mitochondrial Cell Biology
Killam Research Scholar
Professor, McGill University

Host: David Kashatus, PhD

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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4/19/2017 MIC Seminar – Natural Products and Synthetic Drugs that Block Virus Infection and Inflammation

Stephen J. Polyak, PhD
Research Professor
Departments of Laboratory Medicine, Global Health, and Microbiology
University of Washington, Seattle

Host: Young Hahn, PhD

Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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5/3/2017 MIC Seminar – Guts, Germs, and Steel: Microbes and Metal in the Inflamed Gut

Manuela Raffatellu, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Host:  Melissa Kendall, PhD

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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5/5/2017 MIC Retreat

Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zehmer Hall
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5/10/2017 MIC Seminar – Viral-bacterial interactions in the lung

Jennifer Bomberger, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Pittsburgh

Host:  Melanie Rutkowski, PhD

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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5/17/2017 MIC Seminar – reserved

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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9/6/2017 – MIC Seminar

Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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9/13/2017 – MIC Seminar

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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9/20/2017 – MIC Seminar

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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9/27/2017 – MIC Seminar

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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10/6/2017 – MIC Seminar – Robert J. Kadner Distinguished Lecture in Microbiology

Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall
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10/11/2017 – MIC Seminar

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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10/18/2017 – MIC Seminar – Anne Hamacher-Brady, Ph.D

Anne Hamacher-Brady, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Host: Dave Kashatus, PhD

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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10/25/2017 – Co-sponsored – MIC Seminar – Annual CCIB student lecture

Peter Reddien, PhD
Professor of Biology
Associate Department Head
Member, Whitehead Institute
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
MIT, Department of Biology

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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11/1/2017 – MIC Seminar – Zhu Wang, PhD

Zhu Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor
MCD Biology
University of California Santa Cruz
Host: Hui Zong, PhD

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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11/8/2017 – MIC Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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11/15/2017 – MIC Seminar – Title TBA

Matthew D. Weitzman, PhD
Investigator
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
​Associate Professor of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Host: Anna Cliffe, PhD

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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11/29/2017 – MIC Seminar

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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12/6/2017 – MIC Seminar

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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12/13/2017 – MIC Seminar

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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