Fall 2022 Seminars

9/14/2022 – MIC Graduate Student Seminar

Holly Torsilieri (Casanova Laboratory) “Salmonella-Induced Cholesterol Accumulation Promotes Activation of mTORC1 within Infected Cells”

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall 1014
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9/21/2022 – MIC Seminar: Roland Friedel, PhD “Plexins are regulators of membrane dynamics that drive invasion of brain tumors”

Roland Friedel, PhD
Associate Professor, Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery
Icahn School of Medicine Mt. Sinai

Host: Hui Zong, PhD

Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall 1014
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9/28/2022 – MIC Seminar: Justin Drake, PhD “Proteomic Approaches to Identify Targets and Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer”

Justin Drake, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Urology
University of Minnesota Medical School

Host: Daniel Gioeli, PhD

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1014
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10/5/2022 – MIC Seminar – Jeifu Li, PhD “In Situ Cell-Surface Proteomics: Method Development and Applications in Neurobiology”

Jeifu Li, PhD
Group Leader, 4D Cellular Physiology
Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Host:  Hui Zong, PhD

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1014
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10/12/2022 – MIC Seminar: Ahmad Jomaa, PhD “Cargo, Ships, and Harbors: Insights into Membrane Proteins Sorting and Translocation at the Endoplasmic Reticulum”

Ahmad Jomaa, PhD
Assistant Professor, Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics
University of Virginia

Host:  Roger Abounader, MD, PhD

Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall 1014
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10/19/2022 – MIC Seminar: Anita Hjelmeland, PhD “Alpha 2,6 Sialylation and ST6Gal1 in Brain Tumor Initiating Cell Maintenance.”

Anita Hjelmeland, PhD
Basic Science Co-Leader, Neuro-oncology Program, O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center
Co-Director, Glial Biology Pillar, Comprehensive Neuroscience Center
Associate Professor
Department of Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology (CDIB)
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

Host: Roger Abounader, MD, PhD

This seminar will be a ZOOM seminar.

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: ZOOM meeting space
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10/26/2022 – MIC Seminar – Katherine Chiappinelli, PhD “Targeting transposable elements to reverse immune evasion in cancer”

Katherine Chiappinelli, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
George Washington University

Host: Drew Dudley, PhD

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall 1014
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11/4/2022 – MIC Robert J. Kadner Lecture

Professor Elizabeth Hartland, PhD
Director and CEO, Hudson Institute of Medical Research
Head, Department of Molecular and Translational Science,
Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Host:  Melissa Kendall, PhD

Date: Friday, November 4, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall Conference Center
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11/9/2022 – MIC Seminar: Ben Gewurz, MD, PhD

Ben Gewurz, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Physician, Medicine/Infectious Disease, Brigham And Women’s Hospital
Associate Chair, Virology Program, Harvard Medical School

Host: Anna Cliffe, PhD

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall 1014
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11/16/2022 – MIC Graduate Student Seminar

Jessica Annis (Brown Lab) and Mitch McGinty (Rutkowski Lab)

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall 1014
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11/30/2022 – MIC Seminar: Shan-Lu Liu, MD, PhD “The Ins and Outs of Virus-Host Interaction: Studies of HIV, EBOV and SARS-CoV-2”

Shan-Lu Liu, MD, PhD
Professor, Director – Viruses and Emerging Pathogens Program, Infectious Disease Institute
Ohio State University

Host: Jie Sun, PhD

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: TBD
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12/7/2022 – MIC Seminar: Víctor Torres, PhD “Dissecting the tug of war between Staphylococcus aureus and the host”

Víctor Torres, PhD
C.V. Starr Professor of Microbiology
Director, Antimicrobial-Resistant (AMR) Pathogens Program
Department of Microbiology
New York University Grossman School of Medicine

Host: Melissa Kendall, PhD

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall 1014
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12/14/2022 – MIC Seminar

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: TBD
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