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Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Analysis of the effects of scheduling, dexamethasone co-administration, and NKG2A signaling on the anti-tumor immune response elicited by radiotherapy

Nicholas G. Battaglia - IMV PhD Candidate

 Dec 15, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Edith Lord, Ph.D. (Advisor)

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: Improving Adaptive Immunity During Viral Infection and Vaccination

Pablo Penaloza-MacMaster, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

 Dec 14, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Thomas Ciucci, Ph.D.

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): TBD

Paige Lawrence - Environmental Medicine

 Dec 11, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

MBI 501 Student Seminar: TBA

Alicia Healey - IMV PhD Candidate

 Dec 10, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: D. Fowell

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: An Investigation into the Effects of URMC-099 on Peripheral Immune Cells in Neuroinflammatory Disease Models

Priyanka Saminathan - IMV PhD Candidate

 Dec 09, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Harris Gelbard, M.D., Ph.D.

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: A multifaceted approach to combating antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Crista Wadsworth, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences

 Dec 07, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Paul Dunman, Ph.D.

Prospective Student Informational QA Session

BIO Undergraduate Peer Advisors

 Dec 04, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.

Prospective Student Webinar Registration Form

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): B cell responses to SARS-CoV-2

David Topham - Microbiology & Immunology/CVBI

 Dec 04, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

Prospective Student Informational QA Session

BIO Undergraduate Peer Advisors

 Dec 03, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.

Prospective Student Webinar Registration Form

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Neutrophil Elastase and GPNMB are Pro-Tumorigenic in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

Erin Gibbons - IMV PhD Candidate

 Dec 03, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: S.Hammes/M. Kim

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: Multifaceted Host Protein SAMHD1 Modulates Viral Infection and Innate Immunity

Li Wu, Ph.D. - Professor, Chair and Department Executive Officer, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Carver College of Medicine - The University of Iowa

 Nov 30, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Yiping Zhu, Ph.D.

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): Re-emergence of IL-12 as a Potent Anticancer Agent in Pancreatic Cancer

Scott Gerber - Surgery/Micro. and Immunology

 Nov 20, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Circadian control of macrophage function in the tumor microenvironment

Amelia Clark - IMV PhD Candidate

 Nov 19, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: B. Altman/M. Kim

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): Epigenetic Silencing of Extrachromosomal Retroviral DNA

Yiping Zhu - Microbiology & Immunology

 Nov 13, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Modulating the gut microbiota of obese/type 2 diabetics to restore immune defenses against Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis

Tina Bui - IMV PhD Candidate

 Nov 12, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: S. Gill

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Lung Megakaryocytes are a Novel Immune Modulatory Cell and Present Antigen to CD4+ T

Daphne N. Pariser - IMV PhD Candidate

 Nov 09, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Craig N. Morrell, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Special Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: From Graduate School to Industry: My Journey As A Minority Woman in STEM

Dr. Malika Grayson - Engineer, Speaker, Author

 Nov 09, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Ferralita Madere

Prospective Student Informational QA Session

BIO Undergraduate Peer Advisors

 Nov 06, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.

Prospective Student Webinar Registration Form

Prospective Student Informational QA Session

BIO Undergraduate Peer Advisors

 Nov 05, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.

Prospective Student Webinar Registration Form

MBI 501 Student Seminar: The role of BCA2 in Breast Cancer

Yuhang Shi - IMV PhD Candidate

 Nov 05, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: R. Serra-Moreno

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: The evolutionary potential of the SARS-CoV-2 receptor binding domain

Jesse D. Bloom, Ph.D. - Professor, Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, Affiliate Associate Professor, Genome Sciences & Microbiology, University of Washington Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

 Nov 02, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Virology Track Student Invited Speaker (Michael Lutz)

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): T cell pool assembly and disruption in premature infants

Kristin Scheible - Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Neonatology

 Oct 30, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

MBI 501 Student Seminar: The Responder/Nonresponder Phenomena: The Immune System’s Role in Determining the Outcome of Radiation Therapy in Rectal Cancer

Taylor Uccello - IMV PhD Candidate

 Oct 29, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: S. Gerber

Microbiology and Immunology Department Seminar: Beta-lactamase Inhibitors: a Renaissance

Robert A. Bonomo, MD - Associate Chief of Staff for Academic Affairs Director, GRECC and Case VA CARES Professor, Case Western Reserve University

 Oct 26, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Martin Pavelka, Ph.D. and Nicole Pecora, M.D., Ph.D

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): Migration of CAR T cell: Barriers to cancer immunotherapy and potential solutions

Minsoo Kim - Microbiology & Immunology/CVBI

 Oct 23, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Defining the minimal genetic elements required for T3SS-mediated Vibrio cholerae colonization

Katharine Tomberlin - IMV PhD Candidate

 Oct 22, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: M. Dziejman

Prospective Student Informational QA Session

BIO Undergraduate Peer Advisors

 Oct 16, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.

Prospective Student Webinar Registration Form

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): TBD

Anthony Pietropaoli - Medicine/Critical Care

 Oct 16, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

Prospective Student Informational QA Session

BIO Undergraduate Peer Advisors

 Oct 15, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.

Prospective Student Webinar Registration Form

MBI 501 Student Seminar: S. aureus virulence factors enhance viral pathogenesis of the skin epithelium

Mary Kate Moran - IMV PhD Candidate

 Oct 15, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: L. Beck/S. Gill

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): The generation of defective viral genomes during respiratory syncytial virus infection

Yan Sun - Microbiology & Immunology

 Oct 09, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

MBI 501 Student Seminar: IFN-g Triggers an mTOR-dependent Cell Death Pathway in Peritoneal Tissue-resident Macrophages

Andrew Martin - IMV PhD Candidate

 Oct 08, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: F. Yarovinsky

Microbiology and Immunology Department Seminar: Mathematical modelling of vaccine dose response curves

Thomas Evans, M.D. - CSO/CMO Vaccitech

 Oct 05, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Steve Dewhurst, Ph.D.

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): T cell immunology during pregnancy

Tim Mosmann - Microbiology & Immunology/CVBI

 Oct 02, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Mechanism of Host Adaptation of the Influenza A Virus through Polymerase PA Mutations

Michael Lutz - IMV PhD Candidate

 Oct 01, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: T. Takimoto

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Characterization of Two Disparate Modes by which Viruses Exploit Host factors to Promote their own Dissemination and Replication

Sydney R. Simpson - PhD Candidate

 Sep 30, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Stephen Dewhurst, PhD & Sanjay Maggirwar, MBA, PhD

Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Cold-blooded killers: Eco-evolutionary dynamics of infectious diseases in ectothermic vertebrates

Anna Savage, Ph.D. - Assistant professor University of Central Florida Department of Biology

 Sep 28, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Jacques Robert, PhD

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): The µSiM: A Tissue-Chip Platform for Modeling Barrier Tissues during Infection, Inflammation, and Injury

Jim McGrath - Professor of Biomedical Engineering

 Sep 25, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

MBI 501 Student Seminar: The aryl hydrocarbon receptor regulates T follicular helper cells during influenza virus infection

Cassandra Houser - IMV PhD Candidate

 Sep 24, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: P. Lawrence

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): Optimizing effector T cell function in inflamed tissues

Deb Fowell - Microbiology and Immunology/CVBI

 Sep 18, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Stress Regulation of Rhamnose Biosynthesis in Streptococcus mutans and the Implications on Rhamnose-Glucose Polysaccharide Production

Andrew Bischer - IMV PhD Candidate

 Sep 17, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: R. Quivey

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): Pathogen and tumor specific CD4+ T cell responses at the single cell resolution

Thomas Ciucci, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the Center for Vaccine Biology

 Sep 11, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Understanding the Mutual Antagonism Between HIV and Autophagy

Sergio Castro-Gonzalez - PhD Student from Texas Tech University, Department of Biological Sciences in Dr. Ruth Serra-Moreno’s Lab

 Sep 10, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: R. Serra-Moreno

MBI 501 Student Seminar: The Search for Novel Antimicrobials: Testing the Luedemann Hypothesis

Bryan Meyer - MS Candidate

 Sep 03, 2020 @ 12:30 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: P. Dunman

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine as a potential viral vector for immunization against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2

Taylor Jones - MS Candidate

 Sep 03, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: S. Dewhurst

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Characterization of IDO1 expression in the human placenta across gestation

Gayathri Guru Murthy - MS Candidate

 Aug 27, 2020 @ 12:30 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: S. Murphy

MBI 501 Student Seminar: The role of Staphylococcus aureus nitric oxide reductase (Nor) in biofilm formation and programmed cell death

Nathalie Colon Torres - MS Candidate

 Aug 27, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: S. Gill

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Characterizing and Targeting the Pancreatic Tumor Draining Lymph Node to Enhance Antitumor Responses in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Booyeon Julia Han - IMV PhD Candidate

 Jul 10, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Advisor: Scott Gerber, Ph.D.

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Influenza A Vaccine Comparison Study: Analysis of the Memory B Cell Expansion After Vaccination with Egg-Adapted H3N2 Influenza A Vaccine

Aizan Embong - IMV PhD Candidate

 Jun 18, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Advisor: David Topham

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Assessing urmc-099 as a therapeutic agent for progressive multiple sclerosis using the EAE mouse model

Priyanka Saminathan - IMV PhD Candidate

 Jun 11, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Advisor: Harris A. Gelbard

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Lung Megakaryocytes are a Novel Immune Modulatory Cell and Present Antigen to CD4+ T cells

Daphne Pariser - IMV PhD Candidate

 Jun 04, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Advisor: Craig Morrell

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Protein Kinase D- A Key Regulator of Pulmonary Barrier and Early Innate Immunity

Janelle Marie Veazey - IMV PhD Candidate

 Jun 04, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Advisor: Steve N. Georas, M.D.

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Functional analysis of influenza and coronavirus host shutoff proteins

Megan Dunagan - IMV PhD Candidate

 May 28, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Advisor: Toru Takimoto

MBI 501 Student Seminar: NKG2A inhibits the anti-tumor CD8 T cell immune response elicited by radiotherapy

Nicholas G. Battaglia - PhD Candidate

 May 21, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Advisor: Edith Lord

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: IFN-?-Mediated Death of Metabolically Altered Paneth Cells

Alessandra Machado Araujo - IMV PhD Candidate

 May 05, 2020 @ 1:45 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Investigating the Role of Tetherin in Monocyte Derived Microparticle Regulation during HIV Infection

Emily A. Weber - IMV PhD Candidate

 May 05, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Advisors: Sanjay Maggirwar, Ph.D. & Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D.

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Discovery of macrophage hypophagia as a critical regulator of antibody mediated cellular cytotoxicity

Jonathan J. Pinney - IMV PhD Candidate

 May 01, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Advisor: Michael R. Elliott, Ph.D.

Human sirtuin-2 protein (SIRT2) – a validated target for a broadly-effective host-targeted antiviral

Lillian W. Chiang, PhD, MBA - President & CEO of Evrys Bio

 Mar 09, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Joshua Munger

Anti-CD19 CAR T-cells in Lymphoma

Patrick Reagan - Assistant Professor, Lymphoma Program at Wilmot Cancer Center

 Mar 06, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Center Research Meeting

Phuong Nguyen

 Mar 05, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Ataxia-telangiectasia mutated is required for response to influenza A virus infection

Rachel R. Warren - Microbiology & Immunology PhD Candidate

 Mar 03, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Lower Auditorium (Adolph) 1-7619

Host: Dr. Michael O'Reilly

Elucidating and harnessing the bacterial biofilm matrix

Paula Watnick, M.D., Ph.D. - Harvard Medical School

 Mar 02, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

Host: Michelle Dziejman

Center Research Meeting

Cassandra Houser

 Feb 27, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

“A CD8+ T cell-dependent immunopathologic pathway is a target for host-directed therapies in leishmaniasis”

Phillip Scott, Ph.D. - Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine; Vice Dean for Research & Academic Resources, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

 Feb 24, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 207 (2-6408)

Host: Felix Yarovinsky

Intestinal epithelial cell functions in host-microbiome interactions”

Maayan Levy, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

 Feb 17, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series: Intestinal epithelial cell functions in host-microbiome interactions

Maayan Levy, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Microbiology

 Feb 17, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Immunology Student Hosted Seminar (Booyeon Han)

Center Research Meeting

Rohith Palli

 Feb 13, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: T cell search strategies for finding infection foci

Deborah Fowell, Ph.D. - Professor, Microbiology and Immunology in the Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology

 Feb 12, 2020 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Center Research Meeting

Keegan Vaughn

 Feb 06, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: The Role of Adhesive Signaling in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Jeevisha Bajaj - Assistant Professor of Biomedical Genetics

 Jan 31, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Center Research Meeting

Anuj Rattan

 Jan 30, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: Elucidating the role AMPK plays in HCMV infection

Diana Dunn, Ph.D. - Postdoctoral Fellow Biochemistry & Biophysics

 Jan 29, 2020 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Xenopus as experimental organism for host-viral pathogen interaction and immunotoxicity

Jacques Robert - Professor of Microbiology & Immunology

 Jan 24, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Center Research Meeting

Brad Mills

 Jan 23, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: Flow Cytometry, it’s not just for cells anymore

Timothy Bushnell, Ph.D. - Director, Shared Resource Laboratories Associate Professor, Pediatrics

 Jan 22, 2020 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Center Research Meeting

Scott Leddon

 Jan 16, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: Antigen and Antibody Microarrays for Influenza Surveillance and Serology

Benjamin L. Miller, Ph.D. - Professor of Dermatology

 Jan 15, 2020 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Center Research Meeting

Emma Reilly

 Jan 09, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624