Seminars

Upcoming Seminars

9/7/2016 – MIC Student Seminar – Deborah Luzader and Casandra Hoffman

Deborah Luzader, Kendall Laboratory Characterization of complex regulatory cascades in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7
Casandra Hoffman, Hewlett Laboratory Bordetella Adenylate Cyclase Toxin Interacts with Filamentous Hemagglutinin to Inhibit Biofilm Formation

Hosts: Kwon Park, PhD and Daniel S. Engel, PhD

Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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9/14/2016 – MIC Seminar – TAM Receptor Signaling and Immune Homeostasis

Greg Lemke, PhD
Françoise Gilot-Salk Professor
Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory
Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Laboratory
The Salk Institute

Host: Kodi Ravichandran, PhD

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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9/21/2016 – MIC Seminar – OPEN

Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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9/28/2016 – MIC Seminar – Rho GTPases: Biological function and translational implications

Yi Zheng, PhD
Director, Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology
Katherine Stewart Waters Endowed Chair
Co-Director, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
Professor, University of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics

Host:  Hui Zong, PhD

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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10/7/2016 – Robert J. Kadner Symposium

Andrew Camilli, Professor, Department of Molecular Biology & Microbiology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Tufts University

Harry Mobley, Frederick G. Novy Distinguished University Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School

Margaret McFall-Ngai, Director and Professor, Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Tom Silhavy, Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

Date: Friday, October 7, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Jordan Hall Conference Center
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10/12/2016 – “Visualizing individual steps of the retroviral life cycle in living animals and at the single molecule level”

Walther H. Mothes, PhD
Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis
Yale University

Seminar co-sponsored by Department of Cell Biology, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, and Department of Biophysics

Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: TBD
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10/19/2016 – MIC Seminar: Finding “weak spots” for making “strong points” in host-pathogen battles

Dmitri Kudryashov
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Ohio State University

Hosts: Edward H. Egelman, Ph.D. and Alison Criss, PhD

Co-sponsored by Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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10/26/2016 – MIC Seminar: “Subversion of Inflammatory Responses by the Pneumococcus”

Jeffrey N. Weiser, M.D.
Professor of Microbiology and Chair
Department of Microbiology
NYU School of Medicine

Host: MIC student seminar committee

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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2016 Pannexins Symposium: Pannexin Channels and Purines in Health and Disease – October 28, 2016

Inaugural UVA Pannexin Conference Friday, October 28th, 2016

J. Kevin Foskett – Perelman School of Medicine/ University of Pennsylvania
Douglas R. Green – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Dale W. Laird – Schulick Medicine & Dentistry / Western University
Simon Robson – Dana-Farber / Harvard Cancer Center

 

Find out more about this inaugural symposium on the Pannexins site.

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 8:30 AM - 7:15 PM
Location: Jordan Hall Conference Center
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CIC 25th Anniversary Symposium – October 31, 2016

Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D.
Chief, Mucosal Immunology Section
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases
NIH, NIAID

Ronald N. Germain, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Laboratory of Systems Biology
Chief, Lymphocyte Biology Section
NIH, NIAID

Anjana Rao, Ph.D.
Professor, Division of Signaling and Gene Expression
Pfizer Endowed Chair in Cancer Immunology and Oncology
La Jolla Institute of Allergy and Immunology

Robert Schreiber, PhD
Alumni Professor, Pathology and Immunology
Professor, Molecular Microbiology
Director, Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs
Washington University School of Medicine

Date: Monday, October 31, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Jordan Hall Conference Center
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11/2/2016 – MIC Seminar: Chlamydia manipulation of host cell signaling pathways

Raphael Valdivia, PhD
Associate Professor
Vice Dean for Basic Research
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University School of Medicine

Host: Melissa Kendall, PhD

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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11/9/2016 – MIC Seminar: Filoviral Immune Evasion Mechanisms

Gaya K. Amarasinghe, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine

Host:  Daniel Engel, PhD

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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11/16/2016 – MIC Seminar: Title TBA

Nam Lee, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology
College of Pharmacy
Ohio State University

Host:  David Kashatus, PhD

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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11/30/2016 – MIC Seminar: Steven Zeichner, MD, PhD

Steven Zeichner, MD, PhD
McLemore Birdsong Professor
Pediatrics, Director, Pendleton Pediatric Infectious Disease Laboratory
University of Virginia
Host:  Kodi Ravichandran, PhD

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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12/7/2016 – MIC Seminar: OPEN

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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12/14/2016 – MIC Student Seminar: Kelly Cox and Lyndsey Muehling

Kelly Cox, Loren Erickson Laboratory
Lyndsey Muehling, Judith Woodfolk Laboratory

Hosts: Kwon Park, PhD and Daniel Engel, PhD

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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1/18/2017 MIC Student Seminar – Aldo Nascimento and Kathryn Michels

Aldo Nascimento, Dave Kashatus Laboratory
Kathryn Michels, Borna Mehrad Laboratory
Hosts: Kwon Park, PhD and Daniel Engel, PhD

Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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1/25/2017 MIC Seminar – Pyroptosis triggers pore-induced intracellular traps (PITs) that capture bacteria and lead to their clearance by efferocytosis

Edward Miao, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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2/1/2017 MIC Seminar – OPEN

Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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2/8/2017 MIC Student Seminar – Adam Greene and Napoleon Butler

Adam Greene, Jim Casanova Laboratory
Napoleon Butler, Kwon Park Laboratory
Hosts: Kwon Park, PhD and Daniel Engel, PhD

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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2/15/2017 MIC Seminar – “Moving beyond ‘the chlamydial anomaly’: Peptidoglycan synthesis, turnover, and function in the intracellular human pathogen, Chlamydia trachomatis”

George W. Liechti, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Host:  Alison Criss, PhD

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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2/22/2017 MIC Seminar – OPEN

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: Title TBA

Kenneth S. Tung, MD
Professor of Pathology and Microbiology
Director of UVA Research Histology Core

Host: Kwon Park, 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 and Kristen Penberthy

Stephanie Ragland, Alison Criss Laboratory
Kristen Penberthy, Kodi Ravichandran 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 – Neal Alto, PhD

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 – Kevin Haigis, PhD

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

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 – Sun Hur, PhD

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 – OPEN

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 – OPEN

Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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4/26/2017 MIC Seminar – OPEN

Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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5/3/2017 MIC Seminar – Manuela Rafatellu, MD

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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5/10/2017 MIC Seminar – Jennifer Bomberger, PhD

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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