Fall 2016 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
Impact of Bacteriophages on Cholera and Their Use in Preventing Disease

 

Harry Mobley
Frederick G. Novy Distinguished University Professor and Chair
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School
Redefining Bacterial Virulence in Terms of Evolution, Metabolism, Immune Response, and Gene Expression During Infection

 

Margaret McFall-Ngai
Director and Professor
Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa
First Contact: The Biochemistry and Biomechanics of Symbiosis Onset

 

Tom Silhavy
Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology
Princeton University
Constructing a Membrane on the Other Side of the Wall

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: JH 1-14
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10/14/2016 Co-sponsored Seminar: Cell Regulation by Interorganellar Contacts

Gia K. Voeltz, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular, Cell, and
Developmental Biology
University of Colorado Boulder

Co-sponsored by:
Graduate Programs Office
UVA Cancer Center
Department of Cell Biology
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics

Date: Friday, October 14, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Jordan Hall 1-14
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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: Spectrin-based Regulation of VEGF Signaling

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: New approaches to identifying better antigens for vaccine development

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 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 7, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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