Spring 2002 Seminars

Spring 2002 Seminar Schedule

DateSpeaker, Affiliation, Seminar TitleHost
January 16:Dr. Michael G. Brown, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, University of Virginia
Joint Appointment in Microbiology Candidate
Nkc regulation of viral immunity – A tale of two mice
Dr. J. Thomas Parsons
January 24:
Thurs 4:00 PM
JCC Room G1/G2
Dr. Brian L. Kelsall, Infectious Diseases Faculty Candidate
Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, NIH
Peyer’s patch dendritic cells and the induction of mucosal immune responses
Department of Microbiology and Division of Infectious Diseases
January 31:
4:00 PM JCC Auditorium
Distinguished Lecture
Dr. Nicholas Cozzarelli, UC Berkeley
Chromosome Segregation and DNA Unlinking
Dept. of Biochemistry& Molecular Genetics
Dr. Edward Egelman
January 31:
3:00 PM Microbiology Library
Thesis Defense Public Seminar: Pam Bruce-Staskal
Cas and FAK Can Function Independently to Promote Uptake of Yersinia pseudotubercu
Dr. Amy Bouton
February 1:
11:00 AM Microbiology Library
Thesis Defense Public Seminar: Carrie Adams
Investigation of the Replication-related Functions of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae Trf-/Pol Sigma DNA Polymerase
Dr. Michael Christman
February 13:Dr. David Waugh, NCI
Structural Proteomics of the Yersinia pestis Yop Virulon
Dept. of Physiology & Dept. of Microbiology
February 14:
Micro Library
1:00 PM
Jonathan Paul Carson, Department of Microbiology Thesis Defense
Multiple AKT/PKB-Independent Survival Signaling Pathways Inhibit Apoptosis in LNCaP Prostate Cancer Cells
Dr. Michael Weber
February 15:
2:00 PM
Mark Even Lindey, Department of Microbiology Thesis Defense
A Functional Analysis of the Npap60/RanBP3 Family of Nuclear Transport Cofactors
Dr. Ian Macara
February 27:Dr. Raymond B. Birge, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical Center
Signal transduction by Crk adaptor proteins
Dr. Kodi Ravichandran
March 6:Dr. Jon Marsh, National Institutes of Health
HIV Nef Activity in T Cells
PNAS 96:8167; Science 293:1503; for review on Nef see Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 365:192
Dr. David Camerini
March 13:Dr. Susan Baserga, Yale University
The yeast U3 processome: A large nucleolar RNP required for rRNA biogenesis
Dr. Ann Beyer
March 22:
1 PM, Jordan Hall Conference Center
Distinguished Lecture
Dr. Pat Brown, Stanford University
The Living Genome
Dept. of Biochemistry& Molecular Genetics
Dr. Joe Wagstaff
March 27:Dr. Jean Charron, Centre de recherche en cancrologie de L’Hotel-Dieu de Quebec
Genetic analysis of the MAP/ERK kinase cascade
Dr. Andy Catling
April 2:
12 noon
Jordan Hall Conference Center
Distinguished Lecture
Dr. Lew Cantley, Harvard Medical School, &
Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center
Signaling via PI 3-Kinase
Department of Cell Signaling, Dr. Ian Macara
April 3:Dr. Paul C. Marker, University of California San Francisco (Mellon Prostate Cancer Institute Recruit)
Identification of genes that control epithelial growth and differentiation during prostate development and cancer progression
Drs. J. Thomas Parsons & Michael J. Weber
April 10:Dr. Michael Hengartner,University of Zurich
Roads to ruin: apoptotic pathways in the nematode C. elegans.
Dr. Kodi Ravichandran
April 11:
2:00 PM
Microbiology Library
Paul D. Deeble, Department of Microbiology Public Thesis Defense, UVa
Mechanisms of Neuroendocrine Differentiation in Prostate Cancer Leading to Paracrine Growth Stimulation
Dr. Sarah J. Parsons
April 17:Dr. Dana Gabuzda, Associate Professor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School
Pathogenic Mechanisms of Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Dr. David Camerini
April 24:Dr. Joel D. Baines, Cornell University
Herpes Simplex Virus DNA Packaging and Nucleocapsid Envelopment
Dr. Jay Brown
May 8:Dr. Steven Hanks, Vanderbilt
Focal adhesion kinase signaling in cell migration
Dr. Amy Bouton
May 9:
4:00 pm
Dr. Wesley C. Van Voorhis, faculty candidate, University of Washington
Immune evasion during syphilis; evidence of antigenic variation byTreponema pallidum?
Div of ID & Dept. of Microbiology

Summer 2002

June 12:
11:00 am
Dr. Deborah A. Lannigan, Center for Cell Signaling / PharmaBiologicals, UVa
Novel signaling pathways that influence estrogen action
Dr. J. Thomas Parsons
June 26:
12 Noon
Jordan 7006 (Library)
Dr. Daniel Gioeli, Department of Microbiology, UVa
Candidate for Assistant Professor of Research
MAPK Signaling and Androgen Receptor Phosphorylation in Prostate Cancer
Dr. Michael Weber
June 28:
11 AM
Jordan 7006 (Library)
Dr. Song-Ze Ding, University of Texas Medical at Galveston, Postdoctoral Candidate
A dual functional molecule, Apurinic/ Apyrimidinic Endonuclease-1, its expression and regulation by oxidative stress and bacteria infection in epithelial cells
Drs. Joanna Goldberg & Sonia Pearson-White
July 1:
12 Noon
Jordan 7006
Dr. A Wayne Orr, Post-Doctoral Candidate, University of Alabama-Birmingham
Signaling Thrombospondin-induced Intermediate Adhesion and its Effect on Endothelial Cell Migration
Drs. J. Thomas Parsons & Rick Horwitz
July 2:
1:45 pm
Jordan 7006 (Library)
Robert Bakin, Department of Microbiology Thesis Seminar
Ras Mediated mechanisms of Prostate Cancer Progression
Dr. Michael Weber
July 24:
3:45 pm
Jordan 7006 (Library)
Dr. Patrick D. Lyons, Post-Doctoral Candidate, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Identification of PTP-PEST Substrates
Dr. Ulrike Lorenz