Fall 2010 Seminars

Microbiology Seminars Fall 2010

Date Seminar Host
9/15/2010
9/22/2010 Jason P. Rife, Ph. D.

Associate Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University

“The ribosomal RNA methyltransferase KsgA: Structure, function and drug discovery opportunities”

Ann Beyer, PhD
9/29/2010
Jordan Hall
Conference
Center
Auditorium
Fourth Annual Robert J. Kadner Distinguished Lecture in Microbiology

R. John Collier, PhD
Dept. of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Harvard Medical School

“How do bacterial toxins enter mammalian cells?”  

J. Thomas Parsons, PhD
10/06/2010 Alanna Ruddell, PhD
Staff Scientist, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Affiliate Associate Professor
Department of Comparative  Medicine
University of Washington

“Lymphatic/immune interactions in metastasis”

Victor Engelhard, PhD
10/13/2010  
10/20/2010 Ann Smith, PhD
Instructor
Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
University of Maryland, College Park MD

Seminar:  “Teaching and Learning Microbiology:  From Basic Concepts To Meaningful Understanding”

Workshop:

October 21, 11:00-12:30

Microbiology Library, Jordan Hall 7006

“Building and Using Concept Inventory Questions”

Goldberg, PhD,  Burns, PhD, Roberts, PhD
10/27/2010  
11/03/2010
11/10/2010 Michael T. Hemann, PhD
Latham Family Assistant Professor of Biology
Koch Institute/MIT

“Using mouse models to improve cancer therapy”

Deborah Lannigan, PhD
11/17/2010
11/24/2010
12/1/2010 Oncomine – Webinar Dr. Weber
12/8/2010 Dr. Joseph Ziegelbauer
Investigator, NIH – NCI

“Functions of microRNAs expressed by Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus”

Ian Glomski, PhD
12/15/2010 Dr. Eric Skaar
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

“The battle for metal between Staphylococcus aureus and its host”

Graduate Student Committ