Spring 2016 Seminars

1/11/2016 – MIC Seminar: “Viral Induction and Co-option of Retrotransposon-Derived Noncoding RNAs”

John Karijolich, PhD
University of California, Berkeley

Date: Monday, January 11, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Jordan Hall, 1-14
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1/13/2016 – MIC Seminar: “The role of RNA structure in viral pathogenesis”

Jennifer L. Hyde, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Infectious Diseases

Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: JH 1-5
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1/19/2016 “Canning the Blinding Inflammasome: Macular Degeneration & Beyond”

Co-sponsored Seminar:
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology and Department of Ophthalmology

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Seminar: 11:15 AM

Jayakrishna Ambati, MD
Professor & Vice Chair, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Professor of Physiology
Dr. E. Vernon Smith & Eloise Smith Endowed Chair
University of Kentucky

“Canning the Blinding Inflammasome: Macular Degeneration & Beyond”

Room 1-17, Jordan Hall

Host: Kodi Ravichandran, PhD

Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Jordan Hall, 1-17
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1/19/2016 – “Arbovirus Evolution in vivo: Adaptation, Transmission, and Pathogenesis”

Kenneth Stapleford, PhD
Unité de Populations Virales et Pathogenèse / Viral Populations and Pathogenesis Unit
Institut Pasteur
France

Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Jordan Hall, 1-17
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1/28/2016 – MIC Seminar: “Chromatin Control of Herpes Simplex Virus Latency and Reactivation”

Anna Cliffe, PhD
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
Neuroscience Center, UNC Chapel Hill

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: JH 1-5
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2/1/2016 – MIC Seminar: “Bugs in the System: Platforms to study emergence and immunity to coronavirus infection”

Vineet D. Menachery, PhD
Department of Epidemiology
Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Date: Monday, February 1, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: JH 1-17
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2/3/2016 – MIC Seminar: “From Epifluorescence to Super-Resolution microscopy: a controversial view of the bacterial cytoskeletal protein MreB dynamics.”

Arnaud Chastanet, PhD
Research Scientist
Cytoskeleton and Bacterial Cell Wall Biogenesis Group
Micalis Institute, France

Host: Isabelle Derre, PhD

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Jordan Hall, 1-17
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2/4/2016 – MIC Seminar: “New battlefronts in immunity: Evolution-guided studies of host-virus interfaces”

Dustin C. Hancks, Ph.D
American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Utah, School of Medicine, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics

Host:  Daniel A. Engel, PhD

Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: JH 1-5
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2/24/2016 – MIC Seminar: Intercellular Communication in Cancer via Tunneling Nanotubes: The New Social Network

Emil Lou, MD, PhD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
Department of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Lou Lab online
Hosts: MIC Student Seminar Committee

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Biomedical Education Center, McKim #1023
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3/2/2016 – MIC Seminar: Immunity and Tolerance in Cancer

Ming Li, PhD
Associate Member, Immunology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Cornell
Host:  Hui Zong, PhD

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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3/9/2016 – MIC Seminar: Rotavirus Genome Replication: Some Assembly Required

Sarah McDonald, PhD
Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease), Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Host:  Jay Brown, PhD

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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3/23/2016 – MIC Seminar: Campylobacter biology and colonization in a natural host model

Victor DiRita, PhD
Rudolph Hugh Professor & Chair
Dept. of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Michigan State University
Host: Melissa Kendall, PhD

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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3/30/2016 – MIC Seminar: Novel roles of lysosomes in host-pathogen interactions and plasma membrane repair

Norma Andrews, PhD
Professor
Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland at College Park

Host: Herve Agaisse, PhD

Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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4/12/2016 – MIC – Biochemistry co-sponsored Seminar: Meningococcemia: a disease of endothelial cells

Xavier Nassif, MD, PhD
Professor of Microbiology
University Paris Descartes
School of Medicine – Necker campus

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

 

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Jordan Hall 1-17
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4/13/2016 – MIC Seminar: Measuring Aging in People

Norman E. Sharpless, M.D
Director, Professor of Medicine & Genetics
The Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC Chapel Hill
Host: David Kashatus, PhD

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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4/18/2016 MIC Seminar: “Specialization of tumor endothelium: from vascular dysfunction to drug resistance”

Andrew C. Dudley, PhD
Assistant Professor
UNC Chapel Hill
Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Host:  Kodi Ravichandran, PhD

Coffee: 9:45 AM, Seminar: 10:00 AM

Date: Monday, April 18, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Biomedical Education Center, McKim #1023
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4/20/2016 – MIC Seminar: 14-3-3z and autophagy: Cellular life-death decision making during an energy crisis

Joshua L. Andersen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department
Brigham Young University
Host: David Kashatus, PhD

Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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4/27/2016 – 2016 Carter Lecture – Dr. Kristin Hogquist

Dr. Kristin Hogquist

2016 Carter Lecture

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH Conference Center
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5/4/2016 Dept. of Medicine/MIC co-sponsored seminar “Investigation of microbial induction of CD4+ T cell dysfunction in Sarcoidosis Pathogenesis”

Wonder Puryear Drake, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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5/11/2016 – MIC Seminar: “Antibodies against Ebola virus: A global collaboration

Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Immunology and Microbial Science
Scripps Research Institute California Campus
Joint MIC and CMB speaker

Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: JH 1-17
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5/20/2016 – MIC Retreat – Zehmer Hall

2016 MIC Retreat Program       2016 Retreat Abstract Book

Schedule of Events

8:00    Continental Breakfast – Servery
8:45    Welcome – Auditorium
8:50    State of the MIC – Auditorium
9:10    Research Talks – Auditorium
10:30  Coffee Break – Lobby
10:50  Research Talks – Auditorium
12:00  Lunch – Auditorium
1:00    Research Talks – Auditorium
2:10    Coffee Break – Lobby
2:30   Poster Session 1 (Odd) – Auditorium
3:15   Poster Session 2 (Even) – Auditorium
4:00  MIC Pub Trivia – Auditorium
5:00  Closing & Awards – Auditorium

 

Date: Friday, May 20, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Zehmer Hall
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