Spring 2010 Seminars

Microbiology Seminars Spring 2010

2/10/2010Roger Sciammas, PhD – cancelled due to winter storms
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Chicago

“Dynamic control of alternate B cell effector fates by the Irf4 transcription factor“
Joanne Lannigan
Flow Cytometry Core Facility
3/3/2010Mark S. Wilson, PhD
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at National Institutes of Health

“Regulation of Inflammation and Immunopatholgy during Helminth Infections, Colitis and Airway Allergy”
AJ Roberts, PhD
3/10/2010Derek Dube, White Lab
Recipient of the 2010 Robert R. Wagner Prize for Outstanding Research in Microbiology

“Ebolavirus Entry: Cell-adhesion dependent control of viral tropism”
J. Thomas Parsons, PhD
Jordan 1-14
Jeremy Thorner, PhD
William V. Power Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
UC Berkley

“A novel protein kinase cascade that regulates plasma membrane lipid homeostasis by multiple mechanisms”
co-sponsored by departements of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Cell Signaling Center

David Brautigan, PhD
3/24/2010Matthew B. Frieman, PhD
Assistant Professor
Microbiology and Immunology
University of Marylan, School of Medicine

“Virus and Host Determinants of SARS Coronavirus Pathogenesis”
Dan Engel, PhD
3/31/2010Robert Ramsey, PhD
Associate Professor
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow
Group Leader Differentiation and Transcription Laboratory
Trescowthick Research Laboratories
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

“Pathways that regulate stem and progenitor cells in epithelial tissues”
Tim Bender, PhD
4/7/2010Dana Philpott, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Immunology
University of Toronto

“Nod proteins in immunity and infection"
Ian Glomski, PhD
4/14/2010John K. Rose
Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Director, Molecular Virology Program
Department of Pathology
Yale University School of MedicineGlobal Health Seminar

“New Approaches to Vaccines for HIV and Other Plagues”
AJ Roberts, PhD
4/21/2010Jason Cyster, PhD
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of California, San Francisco

“Cell migration and the humoral immune response”
Kodi Ravichandran, PhD
4/28/2010Roger Sciammas, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Chicago

“Dynamic control of alternate B cell effector fates by the Irf4 transcription factor”
Joanne Lannigan, Director
Flow Cytometry Core Facility
4/29/2010Kodi S. Ravichandran, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology
University of Virginia

”Engulfment of apoptotic cells: Signals for a good meal”
Alan F. Horwitz, PhD
5/4/2010Margaret Carol Kielian, Ph.D
Department of Cell Biology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

“Virus-Membrane Fusion: Mechanisms and Inhibition of the Alphavirus and Flavivirus Fusion Proteins”
Alan F. Horwitz, PhD
5/12/2010Brad T. Cookson, M.D., Ph.D.
Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Microbiology
Head, Clinical Microbiology Division
University of Washington

”Pyroptosis: coordinated host inflammatory response“
student seminar committee
5/17-18/2010BMG Symposium

“Mechanisms of Genome Stability”
Jordan Hall Conference Center

Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Dept. of Microbiology, UVA Cancer Center
5/20/2010Bryan Richard Cullen, Ph.D.
James B. Duke Professor
Director, Center for Virology
Duke University

”Viruses, microRNAs and RNA interference”
Alan F. Horwitz, PhD
5/25/2010Jonathan Chernoff, MD, Ph.D.
Professor, VP
Deputy Scientific Director
Stanley P. Reimann Chair in Oncology Research
Fox Chase Cancer Center

“PAK1: a portrait of the kinase in cancer and inflammation”
Alan F. Horwitz, PhD
5/26/2010Roselyn J. Eisenberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology
University of Pennsylvania

“Herpes simplex virus entry: a story of four proteins”
Judith White, PhD
6/2/2010Allan Zajac, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
University of Alabama

“T Cell Exhaustion: Causes and Consequences”
Young Hahn, PhD
6/30/2010Wayne McCormack, PhD
Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine

"Using Team-Based Learning (TBL) to Teach Immunology to Biomedical Science Graduate Students"
Christopher Burns, PhD