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Tolerogenicity, non-polymorphic MHC and innate T cell immunity in Xenopus tadpoles

Jacque Roberts, PhD - Professor, Professor & Interim Chair, Microbiology & Immunology

 Sep 17, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

Host: RIPS: Research in Progress

MBI 501 Student Seminar: TBA

James McGuinness - IMV PhD Candidate

 Jun 03, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: B. Ward

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: Flex-Fuel Drives HIV Reactivation: Defining an Achilles Heel of the Latent Reservoir

Harry Taylor, Ph. D. - Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Upstate Medical University

 May 24, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D.

MBI 501 Student Seminar: TBA

Sean Nelson - IMV PhD Candidate

 May 20, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: A. Sant

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: Investigating early pre- and postnatal T cell development in humans

Kristin Scheible, M.D. - Associate Professor in Pediatrics, Neonatology, University of Rochester

 May 17, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): A true research in progress: Analyses of human CD4 T cell reactivity to endemic seasonal human coronaviruses and cross reactivity to SARS-CoV-2

Andrea Sant, Ph.D. - Professor, Center for Vaccine Biology & Immunology

 May 14, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Generation and Expansion of Memory B Cells Against Coronavirus in Acutely Infected COVID-19 Individuals

Karim (Aizan) Embong - IMV PhD Candidate

 May 13, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: David Topham, Ph.D.

Microbiology & Immunology PhD Thesis Seminar: Physiological Significance and Regulation of Rhamnose Biosynthesis in Streptococcus mutans

Andrew P. Bischer - PhD Candidate

 May 11, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Robert Quivey, Ph.D.

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: Inflammatory role of platelet-leukocyte interaction in HIV pathogenesis

Meera Vir Singh, Ph. D. - Assistant Professor in Neurology, Stroke Division, University of Rochester

 May 10, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: Interferonoptosis: a new mechanism of inflammatory cell death?

Felix Yarovinsky, M.D. - Associate Professor, Center for Vaccine Biology & Immunology

 May 07, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

MBI 501 Student Seminar: TBA

Elizabeth Lindsay - IMV PhD Candidate

 May 06, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: R. Quivey

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): The role of HE4 in ovarian cancer tumorigenesis and immune suppression

Rachael Turner, M.D., Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Medicine & Oncology, Wilmot Cancer Institute

 Apr 30, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Investigating the Role of Mesenchymal Stem Cells within the Bone Marrow Microenvironment in the Setting of Impaired Apoptotic Cell Clearance

Noah Salama - PhD Candidate

 Apr 29, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Laura Calvi, M.D./Minsoo Kim, Ph.D.

Microbiology and Immunology Department Seminar: Fundamentals of mRNA-LNP technology to enable next-generation medicines

David Easterhoff, Ph.D. - Associate Scientific Director, Platform Immunology | Moderna

 Apr 26, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D.

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): Reciprocal regulatory interactions in the hematopoietic stem cell niche

Laura Calvi, M.D. - Professor, Department of Medicine, Endocrine/Metabolism

 Apr 23, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Elucidating Complex Interactions Between Viral and Bacterial Components of The Female Reproductive Tract Microbiome

Ferralita Madere - PhD Candidate

 Apr 22, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Cynthia Monaco, M.D., Ph.D.

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: Harnessing Experimentally-Validated Models to Forecast Influenza-Mediated Pathology and Disease Severity

Amber Smith, Ph. D. - Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

 Apr 19, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Juilee Thakar, Ph.D.

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): Initiating allergic immune responses in the lung: from dangerous allergens to epithelial barrier dysfunction

Steve Georas, M.D. - Professor, Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care

 Apr 16, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Impact of influenza A virus shutoff proteins on host immune responses

Megan Dunagan - IMV PhD Candidate

 Apr 15, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Toru Takimoto, D.V.M., Ph.D.

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: Identifying characteristics/perturbations of the skin microenvironment that alter viral permissivity

Matthew Brewer, Ph.D. - Postdoctoral Fellow

 Apr 14, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m.

Zoom

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): Integrating knowledge with data for systems-level modeling of human responses

Juilee Thakar, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

 Apr 09, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Regulation of effector function in CD8+ memory cells

Ashwin Kumar - BCH PhD Candidate

 Apr 08, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: David Topham, Ph.D.

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: Function of amino acid auxotrophy in Staphylococcus aureus

Paul D. Fey, Ph. D. - Professor, Pathology and Microbiology, Vice Chair, Research, Medical Director, Nebraska Medical Center Microbiology Section

 Apr 05, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Steve Gill, Ph.D.

MBI 501 Student Seminar: The Role of Carboxypeptidases in the 3-3 Peptidoglycan Pathway in Mycobacteria

David Barnard - IMV PhD Candidate

 Apr 01, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: M. Pavelka

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: Bacterial factors regulating RSV infection and DVG generation

Yan Sun - Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

 Mar 31, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m.

Zoom

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: Deconstructing T cell differentiation and protection in vivo

Grégoire Lauvau, Ph. D. - Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

 Mar 29, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Felix Yarovinsky, M.D.

MBI PhD Defense: Characterization of the Role of the Poxvirus Extracellular Virion-Specific Glycoproteins A33, A34, and B5 for Infectivity and Pathogenesis

Stephanie R. Monticelli

 Mar 26, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): Leukemia Associated Macrophages in the Bone Marrow Microenvironment

Benjamin Frisch, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

 Mar 26, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

MBI 501 Student Seminar: The role of the maternal and infant microbiome in the onset of Early Childhood Caries

Christie Gilbert - TBS PhD Candidate

 Mar 25, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Steven Gill, Ph.D. and Jin Xiao, Ph.D. and D.D.S.

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: NFkB-dependent antiviral pathways in VSV-resistant cancer cells

Maureen Ferran - Associate Professor, Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, College of Science, Rochester Institute of Technology

 Mar 24, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m.

Zoom

Elucidating the Immune Proteome against S. aureus in Patients with Bone Infections

Edward Schwarz, Ph.D. - Center for Musculoskeletal Research

 Mar 19, 2021 @ 9:00 a.m.

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MBI 501 Student Seminar: Impact of Microbiome Composition on Host Inflammatory Responses in the Female Reproductive Tract (FRT) of HIV infected women

Jordan Hurlbut

 Mar 18, 2021 @ 12:30 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Cynthia Monaco, M.D., Ph.D.

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Pathogenicity, dissemination, and persistence of Mycobacterium abscessus smooth and rough morphotypes in tadpole Xenopus laevis

Arianna Lopez

 Mar 18, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: Jacques Robert, Ph.D.

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: Neutrophil shapes T cell immunity to influenza infection

Minsoo Kim, PhD - Center for Vaccine Biology & Immunology

 Mar 17, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m.

Zoom

MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: Defining effector B cell function in the joint in rheumatoid arthritis: Tissue is the Issue

Jennifer Anolik, M.D., Ph.D. - Professor of Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology Division of Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology

 Mar 12, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Characterization of the Immunodominance Hierarchy and Functional Potential of Betacoronavirus-Reactive CD4+ T Cells

Chantelle White - IMV PhD Candidate

 Mar 11, 2021 @ 12:30 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Andrea Sant, Ph.D.

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Elucidating the Role of the Draining Lymph Node Following Combination Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

Tara Vrooman - IMV PhD Candidate

 Mar 11, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Scott Gerber, Ph.D.

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: Optical Sensors for Analysis of the Human Response to COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Infections

Benjamin Miller, Ph.D. - Professor of Dermatology

 Mar 10, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m.

Zoom

Microbiology and Immunology Department Seminar: Positive and negative regulation of the innate immune response by MiT transcription factors

Javier Irazoqui, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School Microbiology and Physiological Systems

 Mar 08, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Felix Yarovinsky, M.D.

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): Defining variability in host responses to respiratory viral infection

Thomas Mariani, Ph.D. - Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), Biomedical Genetics & Environmental Medicine

 Mar 05, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

MBI 501 Student Seminar: TBA

Michael Sportiello - IMV PhD Candidate

 Mar 04, 2021 @ 12:30 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: K. Järvinen-Seppo/D. Topham

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Tissue resident memory CD8 T cells have unique metabolic profiles in mouse lung

Michael Sportiello - PhD Candidate

 Mar 04, 2021 @ 12:30 p.m.

Zoom

Host: David Topham

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Determination of binding of IgA from human milk towards gut commensal organisms Lactobacillus reuteri, Lactobacillus plantarum, and Bifidobacterium infantis

Tyler Scherzi - PhD Candidate

 Mar 04, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Kirsi Järvinen-Seppo

MBI 501 Student Seminar: TBA

Tyler Scherzi - IMV PhD Candidate

 Mar 04, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: K. Järvinen-Seppo/D. Topham

MBI 501 Student Seminar: TBA

Noah Salama - IMV PhD Candidate

 Feb 25, 2021 @ 12:30 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: D. Fowell

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Functional analysis of human coronavirus host shutoff protein nsp1

Kala Hardy - PhD Candidate

 Feb 25, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Toru Takimoto

MBI 501 Student Seminar: TBA

Kala Harbaugh - IMV PhD Candidate

 Feb 25, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: T. Takimoto

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: TNFα-Induced Metabolic Reprogramming is Essential for its Anti-Viral Activity

Jessica Ciesla - Graduate Student, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

 Feb 24, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Josh Munger

Research in Progress Seminars in Immunology (RIPS): Uncovering New Mechanisms of Retroviral Restriction by SERINC5

Ruth Serra-Moreno, Ph.D.

 Feb 19, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

MBI 501 Student Seminar: VopX: Novel Activities of a Vibrio cholerae Effector Protein

Megan Ulbrich - IMV PhD Candidate

 Feb 18, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: M. Dziejman

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: Uncovering new mechanisms of retroviral restriction by SERINC5

Ruth Serra-Moreno, Ph.D. - Associate Professor Department of Microbiology and Immunology

 Feb 17, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m.

Zoom

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: CD4 T Cells Sans Frontières

Carolyn King, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Basel University

 Feb 15, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Thomas Ciucci, Ph.D.

MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: COVID19 Vaccines: Current Status

Angela Branche, M.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases

 Feb 12, 2021 @ 8:30 a.m.

Zoom

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Investigating the Effects of Intertumoral Heterogeneity on Antitumor Immunity in Metastatic Melanoma

Shuyang Qin - IMV PhD Candidate

 Feb 11, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: P. Prieto/E. Lord

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: Understanding and improving the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV)

Stephen Dewhurst, PhD - Professor & Chair Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Vice Dean for Research, SMD

 Feb 10, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m.

Zoom

Second Opinion: Coronaviruses, a family of viruses that cause illnesses like the common cold and COVID-19

Anthony Fauci, David Topham, Lou Papa

 Feb 04, 2021 @ 8:00 p.m.

Second Opinion website

MBI 501 Student Seminar: TBA

Catherine Pizzarello - IMV PhD Candidate

 Feb 04, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: K. Järvinen-Seppo

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series

Regina K. Rowe, M.D., Ph.D. - Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases(SMD)

 Feb 03, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m.

Zoom

Experience Rochester: Rochester's Quest to Beat COVID-19

Mary Caserta, MD, David Topham, PhD, Ann Falsey, MD, Nana Bennett, MD, Angela Branche, MD

 Jan 28, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

YouTube Channel Link

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Investigating the mechanisms and consequences of radiation induced neutrophil trafficking

Joseph Murphy - PhD Candidate

 Jan 28, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Scott Gerber, PhD

MBI 501 Student Seminar: TBA

Ashley Nelson - IMV PhD Candidate

 Jan 28, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: K. Järvinen-Seppo

MBI 588 Virology Seminar Series: Protein Interaction and Genetic Screenings to Identify Host Factors Involved in HIV-1 Infection

Yiping Zhu, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

 Jan 27, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m.

Zoom

Microbiology & Immunology Department Seminar: Innate immune antagonism by SARS-CoV-2

Konstantin MJ Sparrer, Ph.D. - Junior Group Leader (Institut für Molekulare Virologie, Prof. Frank Kirchhoff, Prof. Jan Münch) Ulm University

 Jan 25, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Ruth Serra-Moreno, Ph.D.

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Dynamic Regulation in Streptococcus mutans by the Transcriptional Regulator TreR

Elizabeth L. Lindsay - PhD Candidate

 Jan 21, 2021 @ 1:30 p.m.

Zoom

Host: Robert Quivey, Ph.D. (Advisor)

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Understanding SARS-CoV-2 pathogenesis for control of the COVID-19 pandemic

Justin Leach - IMV PhD Candidate

 Jan 21, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: S. Dewhurst

MBI 501 Student Seminar: Double Duty: Elucidating The Effects of Estrogen on Tumor Cells and Their Microenvironment in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

Briaunna Minor - IMV PhD Candidate

 Jan 14, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Zoom Invitation

Host: S.Hammes/J. Robert