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Deborah Fowell - University of Rochester

 Dec 14, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

TBD

Booyeon Han

 Dec 13, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Impact of tumor hypoxia on immune response: implication for radiotherapy and anti-tumor immunity

Aditi Murthy - Microbiology & Immunology PhD Candidate

 Dec 12, 2018 @ 9:30 a.m.

 Medical Center | Auditorium K-307 (3-6408, URMC)

Host: Dr. Edith Lord

Defining Functional Roles for the Rhamnose-glucose Polysaccharides of Streptococcus mutans

Christopher Kovacs - Microbiology & Immunology PhD Candidate

 Dec 07, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Adolph Auditorium (3-7619, URMC)

Host: Dr. Robert Quivey

TBD

Andrea Sant - University of Rochester

 Dec 07, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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Zanah Francis

 Dec 06, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

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Minsoo Kim - University of Rochester

 Nov 30, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

TBD

Hannah Bell

 Nov 29, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

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Priyanka Saminathan

 Nov 15, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Once upon a “toad” in immunology (An exploration of evolutionary immunology)

Jacques Robert

 Nov 09, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)

TBD

Felix Yarovinsky - University of Rochester

 Nov 09, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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Alissa Trzeciak

 Nov 08, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Ataxia-telangiectasia mutated is required for proper epithelial repair and immune regulation following influenza A virus infections

Rachel Warren

 Nov 01, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Leaderless Genes and Small Proteins: Big Surprises in Mycobacterial Genomes

Keith Derbyshire, Ph.D. - NYS Department of Health, Wadsworth Center

 Oct 29, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Whipple Auditorium, 2-6424

Host: Martin Pavelka

TBD

Alessandra Araujo

 Oct 25, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Microbes and Cytokines Regulating Tumor Elicited Inflammation

Sergei Grivennikov, Ph.D - Fox Chase Cancer Center

 Oct 22, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Felix Yarovinsky

Updating the Master Donor Virus of the Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine to Reflect Currently Circulating H1N1 Subtype Viruses

Andrew Smith

 Oct 18, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Molecular Correlates of Infant Respiratory Virus Dieease Severity

Thomas J. Mariani, PhD

 Oct 17, 2018 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Intestinal Antiviral Responses to Rotavirus Replication

Siyuan Ding, PhD - Stanford University

 Oct 16, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K207 (2-6408)

Towards Eradicating Human Toxoplasma gondii Infections and Toxoplasmosis

Rima McLeod, MD - University of Chicago School of Medicine

 Oct 15, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Felix Yarovinsky

Neonatal microbiota: nutrition and development through time and space

Steve Gill - University of Rochester

 Oct 12, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

A novel fluorescent and bioluminescent Bi-Reporter influenza A virus (BIRFLU) to track viral infections in vitro and in vivo

Aitor Nogales - University of Rochester

 Oct 10, 2018 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Lung Megakaryocytes are Professional Antigen Presenting Cells

Daphne Pariser

 Oct 04, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Secretory IgA and Intestinal Immunity to Vibrio cholerae

Nicholas Mantis, Ph.D. - Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health

 Oct 01, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Michelle Dziejman

Elucidating the Role of TNF-alpha in the Genesis of Interstitial Lung Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Emily Wu

 Sep 27, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Comprehensive Network Analysis Reveals Host Cell Targets That Control Latent HIV-1 Infection

Olaf Kutsch, Ph.D. - University of Alabama at Birmingham

 Sep 24, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Virology Faculty Search Committee

New studies with Mycobacterium abscessus, a novel non-tubercular mycobacterial species

Marty Pavelka - University of Rochester

 Sep 21, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Staphylococcus aureus Superantigens Kill. So…What Can We Do About It?

Patrick Schlievert, Ph.D. - University of Iowa

 Sep 17, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Steve Gill

The role of cell death and metabolism in fractionated and ablative radiotherapy

Nicholas Battaglia

 Sep 13, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Exploring the evolutionary relevance of MHC class 1-like molecules and innate-like Tcells in Xenopus tumor immunity

Maureen Ludmila Banach - PhD Candidate - Microbiology & Immunology, Advisor: Dr. Jacques Robert

 Aug 21, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Effects of P2Y2 Signaling on Regulation of Efferocytosis and CXCR4 Internalization

Taylor J. Moon - PhD Candidate - Microbiology & Immunology, Advisor: Dr. Michael R. Elliott

 Aug 15, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Lower Auditorium 1-7619

Chemokine Independent CD8+ T cell Migration

Brandon L. Walling - PhD Candidate - Microbiology & Immunology, Advisor: Dr. Minsoo Kim

 Aug 14, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

A comparative approach to T cell presence in lactation

Bethaney Fehrenkamp - University of New Mexico

 Jul 16, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 2-11211

Host: Jacques Robert

The Dichotomy of Curaxin Compounds in HIV-1 Latency

Maxime Junior Jean - PhD Candidate - Microbiology & Immunology, Advisor: Dr. Jian Zhu

 Jun 20, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 2-6408

Specificity determinants of homologous VapBC toxin-antitoxin systems

Lauren Rice Walling - PhD Candidate - Microbiology & Immunology, Advisor: Dr. Scott Butler

 Jun 12, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | Whipple Auditorium, 2-6424

Investigating How Platelets Interact with HIV-1 and Promote Viral Spread

Sydney Simpson

 May 31, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Alesa Philbrick

 May 31, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Updating the Master Donor Virus of the Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine to Reflect Currently Circulating H1N1 Subtype Viruses

Andrew Smith

 May 17, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Brandon Walling

 May 10, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

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Paige Lawrence - Environmental Medicine

 May 04, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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Lacey Favazzo

 May 03, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

GPCR requirements for Th2 cell migration in allergic inflammation

Deb Fowell, PhD - Center for Vaccine Biology & Immunology

 May 01, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Host: Michael O'Reilly

Control of herpesvirus lifestyle decisions by ribosome biogenesis and DNA damage responses

Ian Mohr, Ph.D. - New York University

 Apr 30, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Brian Ward

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Jessica Shand - Pediatrics/Microbiology & Immunology

 Apr 27, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Staphylococcus aureus RnpA: Investigation of essential function and identification of novel inhibitors

Jennifer Colquhoun

 Apr 26, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Dr. Randolph - Wash University of St. Louis

 Apr 23, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Imm. SSS

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Jennifer Nayak - Pediatrics/Microbiology & Immunology

 Apr 20, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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Aditi Murthy

 Apr 19, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Lung Biology Pilot Project Awardees

Jacob Finkelstein, Luis Martinez-Sobrido, Steven Gill, & Sally Quataert

 Apr 17, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Host: Michael O'Reilly

Host-microbial interactions in the vertebrate olfactory system: unknown players in fish and mammals

Irene Salinas, Ph.D. - University of New Mexico

 Apr 16, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Jaques Robert

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Terry Wright - Pediatrics/Microbiology & Immunology

 Apr 13, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

A Role for P2Y2-Integrin ?1 Interaction in Coordinating Find-me and Eat-me Signaling in Phagocytes During Apoptotic Cell Clearance

Taylor Moon

 Apr 12, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

The Shock and Kill Approach to HIV Eradication

Jonathan Karn, Ph.D. - Case Western University

 Apr 09, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Steve Dewhurst

Mechanistic Analysis of Influenza A Virus Assembly and Host Gene Regulation

Chutikarn Chaimayo - PhD candidate - Microbiology & Immunology, Advisor: Dr. Toru Takimoto

 Apr 06, 2018 @ 1:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Exploring the evolutionary relevance of a MHC class I-like/innate-like T cell system in Xenopus tumor immunity

Maureen Banach

 Apr 05, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Kenneth Sims

 Mar 29, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Regulation of CNS inflammation by AHR

Francisco Quintana, Ph.D.

 Mar 26, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Paige Lawrence

Control of Paneth Cell Fate and Intestinal Inflammation by IFN-gamma

Felix Yarovinsky - Center for Vaccine Biology & Immunology

 Mar 23, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Determinants of Colonization in Non-O1/O139 Vibrio cholerae

Hannah Bell

 Mar 22, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Development of computational algorithms for curation, inference, and analysis of viral responsive gene-sets

Lauren Benoodt

 Mar 22, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Glycoprotein Team Burglary: Entry and Egress of Deadly Zoonotic Henipaviruses

Hector Aguilar-Carreno, PhD - Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, Cornell University

 Mar 19, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Aud 3-7619

Host: Brian Ward

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James Kobie - Medicine M&D-Infect Disease Unit

 Mar 16, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Investigation into the Function of Orthopoxvirus p28

Justin Brennan

 Mar 15, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Type 2 mechanisms in allergic lung

Anne Sperling, Ph.D. - University of Chicago

 Mar 12, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Class of '62 Auditorium, Room G-9425

Host: Steve Georas

"The effect of vaccine protein composition on the immune response of B cells" and "A previously unappreciated polymorphism in I-As MHC II"

Marina Koroleva & Courtney Lavery

 Mar 08, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

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Neal Hammer, Ph.D. - Michigan State

 Mar 05, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Micro SSS

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Steve Gill - Microbiology & Immunology

 Mar 02, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Regulation of macrophage phagocytic capacity in mAb-mediated host cell clearance

Jonathan Pinney

 Mar 01, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Cytokines, synergy, and the potential for tumor immunotherapy

Karli Norville

 Feb 22, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Understanding the Role of CD4 T cells in Immune Responses to Influenza Virus

Sean Nelson

 Feb 22, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

How MHC-like restricted innate-T cells fit in with the immune surveillance paradigm?

Jacques Robert - Microbiology & Immunology

 Feb 16, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

TBD

Elizabeth Lindsay & Stephanie Monticelli

 Feb 15, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Changes in Immune Phenotype and Function in Human Cancer

Kerry Campbell, Ph.D. - Temple Health

 Feb 12, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Class of '62 Auditorium, Room G-9425

Host: Rusty Elliott

Assessing Impact of Vaccine Regimen on Vaccine Induced Antibody Durability

Rohith Palli

 Feb 05, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Aud 3-7619

TBD

Michael "Rusty" Elliott - Center for Vaccine Biology & Immunology

 Feb 02, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Characterization of Mycobacterial L,D-Transpeptidases

Zanah Francis

 Feb 01, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Investigation into the roles of vaccinia virus protein F13 and its molluscum contagiosum virus homolog MC021

Peter Bryk

 Jan 26, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Aud 3-7619

“Screening of an FDA-approved compound library identifies levosimendan as a novel anti-HIV-1 agent that inhibits viral transcription”

Yoshi Hayashi - Microbiology & Immunology

 Jan 26, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Sexual Dimorphism in the Tumor Necrosis Factor Transgenic Model of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Emily Wu

 Jan 25, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Monocyte-derived Microparticle Regulation by Tetherin and Characterization in HIV Infection

Emily Weber - MBI 501

 Jan 18, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Monocyte-derived Microparticle Regulation by Tetherin and Characterization in HIV Infection

Emily Weber - MBI 501

 Jan 18, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Molecular analysis of adaptive immune responses to pathogens and vaccines

Spyros Kalams, MD - Vanderbilt University

 Jan 18, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | K207 (2-6408)

TBD

John Frelinger - Microbiology & Immunology

 Jan 12, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Ataxia-telangiectasia mutated is required for proper epithelial repair and immune regulation following influenza A virus infections

Rachel Warren

 Jan 11, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)