Fall 2006 Seminars

Fall 2006 Microbiology Seminar Series

room 7006
Hannah Tamary, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Tel Aviv Universtiy
Head of Pediatric Hematology
Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel

“The role of codanin-1, the protein encoded by the gene mutated in congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type I, in erythropoiesis”
Dr. Gary Kupfer
All day event
for times and speakers please check at the symposium’s web site
Department of Microbiology; Joanna Goldberg, Robert Nakomoto and J. Thomas Parsons, Co-organizers
9/27Jason Hall, Ph.D.
Faculty Candidate
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley

“Characterization of Bacterial Transport Systems Involved in Dicarboxylate and Urinary Solute Metabolism”
J.T. Parsons, Ph.D.
10/4Vincent B. Young, M.D., Ph.D.
Faculty Candidate
Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

“Gut microbial ecology: from commensals to colitis”
J.T. Parsons, Ph.D.
Tues. 10am
Mark Ross, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Urology, University of Virginia
Faculty Candidate

“Adventures with Mass Spectrometry”
J.T. Parsons, Ph.D.
10/11Daniel Nelson, Ph.D.,M.B.A.
Research Assistant Professor
Laboratory of Bacterial
Pathogenesis and Immunology
The Rockefeller University
Faculty Candidate

“Development of bacteriophage lysins as novel antimicrobial and diagnostic agents against gram-positive pathogens”
J.T. Parsons, Ph.D.
10/18Mike White, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

“Ras-like G-proteins: Corrupting the Exocyst in Cancer”
Martin Schwartz, Ph.D.
10/25Bruce E. Magun, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair,
Dept. of Cell & Developmental Biology, Oregon Health & Science University

“Novel Roles of Fas and EGFR in Epidermal Life, Death, and Inflammation”

S. Parsons, Ph.D.
11/1Joseph Heitman, M.D., Ph.D.
James B. Duke Professor
Dept. of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Duke University Medical Center

“Sexual reproduction in the evolution of microbial pathogens”
William Petri, Ph.D.
11/8Anindya Dutta, MD, Ph.D.
Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular

“MicroRNA makes muscle”
Ann Beyer, Ph.D.
11/15Ann Hill, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Oregon Health and Science University

“Cytomegalovirus and the mammalian immune system: 70 million years of obsession and deception”
Michael Brown, Ph.D.
11/29Judith White, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology
University of Virginia

“Virus Entry Into Cells: Ebola Reveals a New Mechanism”
Dan Engel, Ph.D.
12/6Hilary Beggs, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Beckman Vision Research Center
University of California, San Francisco“FAK and Pyk2 function in diverse cell types”
Amy Bouton, Ph.D.
12/13Victor H. Engelhard, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology
University of Virginia

“Presentation of melanocyte-derived antigens to the immune system:
determinants of self-tolerance, autoimmunity, and control of melanoma”
Dan Engel, Ph.D.