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MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: TBD

Terry Wright - Pediatrics

 Dec 20, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: TBD

Deb Fowell - Microbiology & Immunology/CVBI

 Dec 13, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: TBD

Juilee Thakar - Microbiology & Immunology, Biostatistics

 Dec 11, 2019 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: Metabolic control of intestinal inflammation

Felix Yarovinsky - Microbiology & Immunology/CVBI

 Dec 06, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Center Research Meeting

Adil Khan

 Dec 05, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: TBD

Shawn Murphy - Microbiology & Immunology, OBGyn

 Dec 04, 2019 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiome and Cancer

Amiran Dzutsev, Ph.D. - Cancer and Inflammation Program NCI, NIH

 Nov 25, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

Host: Felix Yarovinsky

MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: Evaluation of CD4 T cell Mediated Immunity Following Early Childhood Influenza Infection or Vaccination

Jennifer Nayak, M.D. - Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases

 Nov 22, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Center Research Meeting

Janelle Veazey

 Nov 21, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar (MB 501): IFN-γ-dependent loss of resident macrophages during Toxoplasma gondii infection

Andrew Martin

 Nov 21, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Felix Yarovinsky, PhD

Science Career Seminar: Guest speakers in various scientific careers will speak on their experiences and provide advice for current students

Waaqo Daddacha, PhD: Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Augusta University
Danielle Alcena, PhD: Staff Scientist in Life Sciences Learning Center at URMC
Robert Lopez-Astacio: Immunology Graduate Student at Cornell University

 Nov 08, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: Targeted Immune Therapy for B cell malignancy

Clive Zent, M.D. - Professor of Medicine; Hematology and Oncology, URMC

 Nov 08, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: An Insight Into Human Cytomegalovirus Mediated Metabolics Reprogramming

Irene Rodríguez Sánchez - IMV PhD Candidate

 Nov 07, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Ryan Case Method Room 1-9576

Host: Advisor: Joshua Munger, Ph.D.)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar (MB 501): Quiescence and Reactivation of Frog Virus 3 in Xenopus laevis

Phoebe Lee Henry - IMV PhD Candidate

 Nov 07, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Advisor: Jacques Robert, Ph.D.

MBI 588 Virology Seminar: Contributions of the UL30 Associated Open Reading Frames to HCMV Infection

Morgan Monaghan, Ph.D. - Postdoctoral Associate

 Nov 06, 2019 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-9624

The function and generation of RSV defective viral genomes

Yan Sun, PhD - University of Pennsylvania

 Nov 04, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Co-Sponsored by: Immunology Training Grant NIH/NIAID T32 AI007285: Tuning T cell responses

Avery August, Ph.D. - Cornell University

 Nov 01, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K207 (2-6408)

Host: Zanah Francis

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar (MB 501): Platelets; A New Street Address for HIV

Sydney Simpson - IMV PhD Candidate

 Oct 31, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Advisor: Stephen Dewhurst, PhD

Understanding the structural changes in HIV-1 trimer and their effects on tropism and vaccine development

Maria J. Duenas Decamp, Ph.D. - University of Massachusetts Medical School

 Oct 28, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar (MB 501): Distinct mechanisms of FcγR- and complement-mediated hypophagia

Johnathan Pinney - IMV PhD Candidate

 Oct 24, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Advisor: Michael Elliott, PhD

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar (MB 501): Changing the biology of tumors using cytokines

Karli Norville - IMV PhD Candidate

 Oct 17, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Advisor: John Frelinger, PhD

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar (MB 501): Potentiating broadly protective local immunity to influenza virus through a novel vaccine platform

Sean Nelson - IMV PhD Candidate

 Oct 10, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Advisor: Andrea Sant, PhD

Role of macrophages in persistence, quiescence and reactivation of ranavirus infection

Jacques Robert, PhD & Mrinal Samanta, PhD,DMV

 Oct 09, 2019 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

The Henipavirus Cell Entry Machinery: from Structure to Function

Joyce Jia Wen Wong, Ph.D. - Stanford University

 Oct 07, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

Impact of Radiation on Synaptic Integrity and Blood Brain Barrier Function

Kerry O’Banion, MD, PhD - Department of Neuroscience

 Oct 04, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar (MB 501): Characterization of Poxvirus EV-Specific Glycoprotein Interactions and Their Role During Infection

Stephanie Monticelli - IMV PhD Candidate

 Oct 03, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Advisor: Andrea Sant, PhD

Not so Heartless: Functional Integration of the Immune and Circulatory System of Mosquitoes

Julián Hillyer, Ph.D. - Vanderbilt University

 Sep 30, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

Host: Jacques Robert

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar (MB 501): Non-canonical regulation of the stress tolerance cascade in Streptococcus mutans by the regulator TreR

Elizabeth L. Lindsay - IMV PhD Candidate

 Sep 26, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 

Host: Advisor: Robert G. Quivey Jr.

Tetherin and Microparticles: Better Together

Emily Weber

 Sep 25, 2019 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms Governing Differentiation, Maintenance, and Physiological Functions of Macrophages and Monocytes

Frederic Geissman, MD, PhD - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 Sep 23, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

Host: Immunology Student Hosted Seminar

Discovery and significance of macrophage hypophagia

Rusty Elliott, PhD

 Sep 20, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar (MB 501): Targeting the Tumor-Draining Lymph Node to Enhance Anti-Tumor Responses in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Booyeon Han - IMV PhD Candidate

 Sep 19, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Advisor: Scott Gerber

Role of BCA2 in HIV Biology: From Preventing Virus Assembly to Enforcing Proviral Latency

Ruth Serra-Moreno, PhD - Texas Tech University

 Sep 16, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Lower Auditorium 1-7619

Neuroimmune remodeling of neural networks

Ania Majewska

 Sep 13, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

LdtC is a key enzyme for Mycobacterium smegmatis peptidoglycan biosynthesis

Zanah Francis

 Sep 12, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar (MB 501): The Molecular Function of Type Three Secretion System Protein VopZZ in V. cholerae Infection

Hannah Bell - IMV PhD Candidate

 Sep 05, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Advisor: Michelle Dziejman

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: The roles of Innate-like T cells and macrophages during Mycobacterium marinum infection in Xenopus laevis

Kun Hyoe (Jules) Rhoo - IMV PhD Candidate

 Aug 29, 2019 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6408)

Host: Advisor: Jacques Robert, Ph.D.

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Early Detection and Chronic Management of Sepsis

Alissa Jane Trzeciak - IMV PhD Candidate

 Jul 11, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph (Lower Auditorium 1-7619)

Host: Advisor: Minsoo Kim, Ph.D.

Jupyter and Galaxy: Easing entry barriers into complex data analyses for biomendical researchers

Anton Nekrutenko - Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State

 Jun 14, 2019 @ 12:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | Ryan Case Metod Room 1-9576

Host: Dr. Juilee Thakar

Jupyter and Galaxy: Easing entry barriers into complex data analyses for biomendical researchers

Anton Nekrutenko - Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State

 Jun 14, 2019 @ 12:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | Ryan Case Metod Room 1-9576

Host: Dr. Juilee Thakar

“Adapting Yeast Display to Identify Poxvirus Cellular Receptor(s)”

James McGuinness

 May 16, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Shannon Loelius

 May 09, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Functions of host shut-off proteins of influenza A virus

Megan Dunagan

 May 02, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

“The Regulation of NOD Signaling”

Dana Philpott, PhD - University of Toronto

 Apr 29, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

Host: Felix Yarovinsky

Flu 1 Humanity 0

Jonathan Yewdell, MD, PhD - Laboratory of Viral Diseases, NIAID NIH

 Apr 25, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Host: Andrea Sant

The Human Cytomegalovirus UL38 protein reprograms multiple aspects of the cellular metabolic network

Irene Rodriguez Sanchez

 Apr 25, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

“Research and Response- Public Health Stories”

Inger Damon, MD, PhD - CDC’s Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology (DHCPP)

 Apr 22, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Virology Student Sponsored Seminar (Megan Dunagan)

Evaluation of URMC-099 as a neuroprotectant during HIV infection and latency reversal

Priyanka Saminathan

 Apr 18, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

“Strategies of host adaptation of influenza A viruses”.

Toru Takimoto, D.V.M, Ph.D. - University of Rochester Department of Microbiology & Immunology

 Apr 17, 2019 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

“Not so Heartless: Functional Integration of the Immune and Circulatory System of Mosquitoes”

Julián Hillyer, Ph.D. - Vanderbilt University

 Apr 15, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

Host: Jacques Robert

Multifaceted Coordination of Airway Epithelial Barrier Integrity and Inflammation by Protein Kinase D

Janelle Veazey

 Apr 11, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K207 (2-6408)

The Human Postmortem Microbiome: Forensic Applications and Beyond

Jennifer Pechal, PhD - Michigan State University

 Apr 08, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Micro SSS

Airway epithelial barrier dysfunction in asthma: are respiratory viruses the culprit?

Steve Georas, MD - University of Rochester, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

 Apr 03, 2019 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Serum-induced antibiotic tolerance in Acinetobacter baumannii

Michaelle Chojnacki, Ph.D. - Department of Microbiology & Immunology

 Apr 03, 2019 @ 12:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | G-9654

An Investigation into the Function of Vaccinia Virus Protein F15

Emily Ivey

 Mar 28, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

The Ability of Standard of Care Antibiotic Therapies to Eradicate Staphylococcus aureus Occupying the Osteocytic-Canalicular Network of Cortical Bone

Mark Niomiya

 Mar 28, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Partick Oakes - Department of Physics & Astronomy and Department of Biology

 Mar 27, 2019 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

“Toxoplasma on My Mind (and in my brain): Tales of Life Cycles and Cell Cycles”

Anthony Sinai, PhD - University of Kentucky

 Mar 25, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Marty Pavelka

TBD

Alesa Philbrick

 Mar 21, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Tyler Scherzi

 Mar 21, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

“Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms Governing Differentiation, Maintenance, and Physiological Functions of Macrophages and Monocytes”

Frederic Geissman, MD, Ph.D. - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 Mar 18, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Immunology SSS (Nicholas Battaglia)

TBD

Katherine Tomberlin

 Mar 14, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Taylor Uccello

 Mar 14, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Andrew Martin

 Mar 07, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Mary Moran

 Mar 07, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Cassandra Houser

 Feb 28, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Michael Lutz

 Feb 28, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Andrew Bischer

 Feb 21, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Jenna Hindsley

 Feb 21, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Karim (Abdul) Embong

 Feb 14, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Kevin Chiem

 Feb 14, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Sydney Simpson

 Feb 07, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Jonathan Pinney

 Jan 31, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Karli Norville

 Jan 24, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Characterization of Staphylococccus aureus RnpA and approaches for antibacterial discovery

Jennifer Colquhoun - Microbiology & Immunology PhD Candidate

 Jan 22, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408

Host: Dr. Paul Dunman

TBD

Sean Nelson

 Jan 17, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Stephanie Monticelli

 Jan 10, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Elizabeth Lindsay

 Jan 03, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)