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Anti-Microbial Peptides and the Pro-Microbial Movement in Immunology

Richard Gallo, M.D., Ph.D. - Dermatology Division Chief, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Diego

 May 21, 2014 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Brian Ward

Antiretroviral drug distribution into the CNS and Management of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder

Scott Letendre, M.D., - Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, Antiviral Research Center

 Jun 19, 2014 @ 12:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Auditorium 1-7619

Thesis Defense: Analysis of Cellular Signaling Within the Human Placenta: Implications for Vascular Development and Trophoblast Cell Function

Meghan Bushway - Graduate Student

 Aug 21, 2014 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Thesis Defense: Characterization of the Spx global regulator in Streptococcus mutans

Isamar Rivera Ramos - Ph.D. Candidate

 Sep 29, 2014 @ 2:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6424 (Whipple Auditorium)

Imaging Inflammation in Zebrafish: Implications to Human Disease

Anna Huttenlocher, MD - Professor of Medical Microbiology & Immunology and Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 Oct 06, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Dillon Schrock

Uncovering the link between oncogenic pathways and tumor immune suppression

Mary Jo Turk, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Norrie-Cotton Cancer Center Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth University

 Oct 13, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | G-9425 (Class of '62 Auditorium)

Host: Edith Lord

Cellular Mechanisms that Regulate HIV Latency

Andrew J. Henderson, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease, Boston University Schoof of Medicine

 Oct 20, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619( Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Jian Zhu

Regulation of neutrophil recruitment to inflammatory sites by NLRP12

Fayyaz Sutterwala, M.D., Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Iowa Inflammation Program, University of Iowa

 Oct 27, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Damian Krysan

Alpha (v) Integrins and Innate Immune Mechanisms of Tolerance

Adam Lacy-Hulbert, Ph.D. - Associate Member, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason

 Nov 03, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Deborah Fowell

Glial derived microparticles communicate CNS damage to the peripheral immune system

Norman Haughey, Ph.D. - Director, JHU NIMH Surrogate Markers Core, Associate Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University

 Nov 10, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Sanjay Maggirwar

Bad Bugs & Old Drugs: Optimizing Polymyxin Combinations

Brian Tsuji, PharmD. - Associate Professor Department of Pharmacy Practice School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Buffalo

 Nov 17, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | G-9425 Class of '62 Auditorium

Host: Steve Gill

The Molecular Tool-Kit of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D. - Professor of Immunology and Microbial Science, Scripps Research Institute, California Campus

 Nov 19, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Joshua Munger & Luis Martinez-Sobrido

Modulation of CXCR3-cognate chemokine production in the tumor microenvironment: Restoring T cell infiltration to enhance immune-mediated control of metastatic melanoma.

David W. Mullins, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth University

 Nov 24, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Rusty Elliott

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 Dec 01, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

The battle for metal between bacterial pathogens and their vertebrate hosts

Eric P. Skaar, Ph.D., M.P.H. - Ernest W. Goodpasture Associate Professor, Director - Host-Pathogen Interactions Division, Dept of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 Dec 08, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Paul Dunman

Explant culture systems: useful tools to study herpesvirus pathogenesis

Gerlinde Van de Walle, DVM, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Viral Pathogenesis Baker Institute for Animal Health Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine

 Dec 15, 2014 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Brian Ward

Mechanisms Underlying HIV-1 Restriction in Myeloid Cells

Li Wu, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Veterinary Biosciences Ohio State University

 Feb 23, 2015 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | G-9425 Class of '62 Auditorium

Host: Jian Zhu

Molecular explanations for the toxicity of oxygen

James A. Imlay, Ph.D. - Professor of Microbiology, Romano Scholar, Associate Director - MCB Graduate Program , School of Molecular & Cellular Biology,University of Illinois

 Mar 02, 2015 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Robert Quivey

Regulated secretion in Tetrahymena : novel strategies for the production of recombinant particle-based vaccines

Theodore Clark, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Cornell University

 Mar 09, 2015 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Jacques Robert

The role of human cytomegalovirus GPCRs during infection

Christine O'Connor, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis & Immunology, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo – SUNY

 Mar 16, 2015 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Brian Ward

Mycobacterium tuberculosis proteasomes, pupylation and...plant hormones?

Heran Darwin, Ph.D. - Professor of Microbiology, New York University – Langone Medical Center

 Mar 23, 2015 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Scott Butler

Microbial driven TLR5-dependent signaling governs distal malignant progression through systemic tumor-promoting inflammation

Jose R. Conejo-Garcia, M.D., Ph.D. - Associate Professor and Program Leader, Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis Program, The Wistar Institute

 Mar 30, 2015 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Edith Lord

Effect of virally induced exosomes on neighboring cells

Fatah Kashanchi, Ph.D. - Professor of Microbiology, Director of Research National Center for Biodefense & Infectious Diseases, School of Systems Biology, George Mason University

 Apr 06, 2015 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: Sanjay Maggirwar