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Antibiotic discovery with genome-scale models

Paul Jenson, Ph.D. - Research Assistant Professor University of Illinois

 Feb 29, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

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

Increasing the safety of the Live Attenuated Influenza Virus Vaccine

Andrew Cox - PhD Candidate

 Mar 03, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Anti-viral protection by memory CD8 T-cells

Luis Sigal, D.V.M.,Ph.D. - Professor, Thomas Jefferson University Department of Microbiology and Immunology

 Mar 07, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

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

Immunometabolism and Staphylococcus aureus Infections

Anthony Richardson, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

 Mar 14, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

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

Transcriptional networks that regulate development of Tregs & Th17 cells

Vijay Kuchroo, Ph.D. - Samuel L. Wasserstrom Professor of Neurology

 Mar 28, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

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

The Role of PlsX in Fatty Acid Synthesis and Acid Adaptation in Streptococcus mutans

Benjamin W. Cross

 Apr 04, 2016 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Recent Advances in Ranaviral Phylodynamics

Thomas B. Waltzek, MS, DVM, PhD - Assistant Professor Infectious Diseases and Pathology University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine Co-Director, Aquatic Animal Health Program

 Apr 04, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

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

The Influence of CD4 T Cell Specificity on Differentiation of the Repertoire and Shaping the Adaptive Immune Response to Influenza Infection

Zackery Abram George Knowlden

 Apr 07, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6425 (Whipple Auditorium)

Reversing HIV Latency: an Empirical Approach

Vicente Planelles, Ph.D. - Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine , Division of Microbiology and Immunology Department of Pathology

 Apr 11, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

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

Reprogramming Technology to Build "The Team" for Cancer Immunotherapy

Fumito Ito, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Oncology Department of Surgical Oncology - Center for Immunotherapy Roswell Park Cancer Institute

 Sep 26, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | WHIPPLE Auditorium (Room 2-6424)

Host: Jacques Robert, PhD

Characterization of the VapBC toxin-antitoxin systems from NTHi

Lauren Rice - URMC

 Sep 29, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Host: Advisor: Scott Butler

Vaccines for H3N2v

John Treanor, M.D. - Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases

 Sep 30, 2016 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624 KMRB

Targeting Moraxella catarrhalis for Prevention and Treatment of Otitis Media

Anthony A. Campagnari, Ph.D. - University at Buffalo

 Oct 03, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619

Host: Steve Gill, PhD

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Chemokine Independent T cell Migration

Brandon Walling - URMC

 Oct 06, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Host: Minsoo Kim

Host molecular and immunological drivers of disease severity

Juliet Morrison - Columbia University

 Oct 07, 2016 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Host: NYICE & RPRC

Systems approaches highlight the many facets of interferons in infections and in vaccine mediated protection

Rafick Sékaly, Ph.D.

 Oct 10, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Sanjay Maggirwar and Harris Gelbard

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Critical Role of Cellular Cholesterol in Respiratory Virus Production

Shringkhala Bajimaya - Student, URMC

 Oct 13, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Host: Advisor: Toru Takimoto

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Coordinated Regulation of Virulence, Motility, Biofilm and Stress Response Phenotypes in Type Three Secretion System Positive Vibrio cholerae

Madeline Kelley Sofia - URMC

 Oct 13, 2016 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Michelle Dziejman

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar : Resolution of neutrophil response during infection

Minsoo Kim, Ph.D. - Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology

 Oct 14, 2016 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Learning Immunology from Parasites

Alan Sher, Ph.D. - Chief, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH

 Oct 17, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Tim Mosmann & Felix Yarovinsky

CFAR World AIDS Day Scientific Symposium and Poster Session:

Guido Silvestri, MD, B. Matija Peterlin, MD, Paul A. Wender, PhD - Emory, UCSF, Stanford

 Oct 18, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Gloria Pryhuber

Lung Biology Research Seminar Series: Rare Diseases: Big Insights into Lung Development (CO-SPONSORED BY PEDS/PATHOLOGY)

Dr. Gail Deutsch - Associate Professor, Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington

 Oct 18, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Gloria Pryhuber

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Role of Influenza PA-X and NS1 Proteins in Mediating Host Shutoff

Chutikarn Chaimayo - Student, URMC

 Oct 20, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Host: Advisor: Toru Takimoto

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: HMGB1 as a rational therapeutic target in MLL-rearranged acute leukemia

Jessica Shand, M.D., M.H.S. - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology

 Oct 21, 2016 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Heritable symbionts affect the ecology and evolution of host-parasite interactions

John Jaenike, Ph.D. - Professor of Biology University of Rochester

 Oct 24, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Michelle Dziejman

Using functional genomics to reveal new targets for antiviral therapeutics

Sara Cherry, PhD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

 Oct 24, 2016 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | CEL 2-7536

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: Deep analysis of T cell responses in pregnancy and atopic dermatitis

Tim Mosmann, Ph.D. - Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology & Director, DHSCVBI

 Oct 28, 2016 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

An evolving RNA war between a small RNA¬-based immune system and endogenous retroviruses during chicken domestication

Xin Li, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics University of Rochester

 Oct 31, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Jian Zhu

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: NO• Diggity: nor, a nitric oxide reductase, plays a role in mouse organ seeding and invasion

Lacey Favazzo - Microbiology and Immunology Student

 Nov 03, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Host: Steven Gill

TBD

James E. Crowe, Jr., M.D. - Ann Scott Carrell Professor, Pediatric Infectious Disease Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, Director, VANTAGE

 Nov 07, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Stephen Dewhurst

First Annual MBI Alumni Seminar: Adaptation of influenza virus polymerase to the divergent host protein ANP32A

Steven Baker, Ph.D. - Postdoctoral Fellow University of Wisconsin-Madison

 Nov 10, 2016 @ 2:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Endogenous antimicrobials in the female reproductive tract and their role in modulating HIV infection (Co-Sponsored by the Center for AIDS Research & HIV Training Grant)

Mimi Ghosh, Ph.D., M.S. - Assistant Professor Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics School of Public Health and Health Services The George Washington University

 Nov 14, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: James Kobie

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Effects of antiretroviral drugs and cigarette smoke on human platelet function

Shannon Loelius - Student, URMC

 Nov 17, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Host: Richard Phipps

RIPS/NYICE Seminar Series: Sex differences in influenza pathogenesis and vaccination

Dr. Sabra Klein - Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health Baltimore, MD

 Nov 18, 2016 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | Room 3.9624

Targeting microbiome and vitamin D receptor in inflammation and infection

Jun Sun, PhD, AGAF - Associate Professor Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago

 Nov 21, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Michelle Dziejman

TBD

Jun Wang, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University at Albany

 Nov 28, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Minsoo Kim

CFAR World AIDS Day Scientific Symposium and Poster Session:

Guido Silvestri, MD, B. Matija Peterlin, MD, Paul A. Wender, PhD - Emory, UCSF, Stanford

 Dec 01, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | Class of ‘62 Auditorium (Keynote Presentations) Flaum Atrium (Poster Session

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar : T cell dynamics at sites of inflammation

Deborah Fowell, PhD - Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology

 Dec 02, 2016 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Developing a model in Xenopus to investigate the roles of MHC-like-restricted innate T cells in macrophage-mediated anti-Mycobacterium marinum response

Jules Rhoo (Park) - Microbiology and Immunology Student

 Dec 08, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Host: Jacques Robert

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Specialized Pro-resolving Mediators (SPMs) as Potential Therapeutics for Asthma by Regulating Human B-cell Antibody Production

Nina Kim - Microbiology and Immunology Student

 Dec 14, 2016 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Host: Richard Phipps

Triggering the aryl hydrocarbon receptor during development durably programs CD4+ T cell responses

Catherine Burke - Microbiology and Immunology Student

 Dec 15, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: The Autotaxin/LPA axis: new players in lung immune responses?

Steve Georas, M.D. - Professor, Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology

 Dec 16, 2016 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Interplay of airway epithelial cytokine secretion and barrier integrity mediated in part via protein kinase D signaling pathway

Janelle Veazey, Tim Chapman, Tim Smyth, Sara Hillman, and Steve Georas, M.D. - Microbiology and Immunology

 Jan 05, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Persistent Changes in the Small Intestine Microenvironment as a Result of Acute Gastrointestinal Infection

Alessandra Araujo - Microbiology and Immunology

 Jan 12, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: The Role of DacB1 in Mycobacterial Cell Wall Assembly

David Barnard - Microbiology and Immunology

 Jan 12, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar

John Frelinger, Ph.D. - Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

 Jan 13, 2017 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Measuring Memory to Bordetella pertussis

Megan Dunagan - Microbiology and Immunology

 Jan 19, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: Macrophages as effectors of immunotherapy

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

 Jan 20, 2017 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: A New Pharmacological Avenue towards the Functional Cure of HIV-1

Maxime Jean - Microbiology and Immunology

 Jan 26, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: The Effect of PF4 on T cell Differentiation

Daphne Pariser - Microbiology and Immunology

 Jan 26, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Identifying Mammalian Adaptive Residues in the Polymerase of the H9N2 Influenza A Virus

Andrew Smith - Microbiology and Immunology

 Feb 02, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Monocyte-derived Microparticle Regulation by Tetherin and Characterization in HIV Infection

Emily Webe - Microbiology and Immunology

 Feb 02, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Viral and Host Determinants of Zika Virus Pathogenesis

Helen Lazear, Ph.D - Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 Feb 06, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Whipple Auditorium 2-6424

Host: Student Host: Shringkhala Bajimaya

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Brain dysfunction driven by systemic inflammation

Minsoo Kim - Microbiology and Immunology

 Feb 09, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Influenza A virus leads to the development of lung disease in a mouse model of Ataxia-telangiectasia

Rachel Warren - Microbiology and Immunology

 Feb 09, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: The role of CD4 T cell specificity in human influenza-specific responses to vaccination and infection

Andrea J. Sant Ph.D. - Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

 Feb 10, 2017 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Eradication without Reactivation, Silencing of the HIV Reservoir with a potent Tat Inhibitor

Susana Valente, Ph.D - Associate Professor, Department of Immunology and Microbial Sciences (IMS), Scripps Florida

 Feb 13, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

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

Host: Jian Zhu, Ph.D

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: Relevance of innate T cells in antimicrobial immunity

Jacques ROBERT, Ph. D. - Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

 Feb 16, 2017 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Sexual Dimorphism of Pulmonary Inflammatory Infiltrate in the Tumor Necrosis Factor Transgenic Model of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Emily Wu - Microbiology and Immunology

 Feb 16, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Understanding how Platelet Activating Factor (PAF) contributes to neuroinflammation in HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND)

Priyanka Saminathan - Microbiology and Immunology

 Feb 16, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: A Liposomal Vaccine Adjuvant that binds to His-tagged Antigens

Jonathan Lovell, Ph.D - Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department at University of Buffalo

 Feb 20, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

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

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Seq, and Ye Shall Whine: Attempting genome assembly of the S. aureus strain, UAMS-1.

James Miller - Microbiology and Immunology

 Feb 23, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Toxoplasma gondii and the Double-edged Sword of Human Monocyte Endocytosis

Andrew Martin - Microbiology and Immunology

 Feb 23, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Microbiota, Immune Subversion, and Chronic Inflammation

Caroline Genco, Ph.D - Professor and Chair, Department of Integrative Physiology & Pathobiology, Tufts University

 Feb 27, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Marty Pavelka, Ph.D

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Investigating PSGL-1 Dysregulation During HIV-1 Infection

Ryan P. Connor - Microbiology and Immunology

 Mar 01, 2017 @ 9:30 a.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: The effect of vaccine protein composition on the immune response of B cells

Marina Koroleva - Microbiology and Immunology

 Mar 02, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Climate, Oceans, Human Health, and Cholera

Rita Colwell, Ph.D - Distinguished Professor, University of Maryland

 Mar 06, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Examination of the Collagen IV Matrix in the Human Placenta Across Gestation

Elizabeth Seltz - Microbiology and Immunology

 Mar 09, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Examination of the Collagen IV Matrix in the Human Placenta Across Gestation

Elizabeth Seltz - Microbiology and Immunology

 Mar 09, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Enhancing pH-Responsive Nanoparticle Drug Delivery via High Throughput Screening to Inhibit Gram Positive Bacterial Biofilm Formation

Kenneth Sims - Microbiology and Immunology

 Mar 16, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar

James Kobie, Ph.D. - Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases

 Mar 17, 2017 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Exploring the roles of Xenopus MHC class I-like molecules and innate-like T cells in tumor immunity

Maureen Banach - Microbiology and Immunology

 Mar 23, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar: Modulating Innate Immunity in Alzheimer's Disease

Kerry O’Banion, M.D., Ph.D. - Department of Neuroscience

 Mar 24, 2017 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Staphylococcus aureus RnpA: Investigation of essential function and identification of novel inhibitors

Jennifer Colquhoun - Microbiology and Immunology

 Mar 30, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Innate Lymphoid Cells in Immunity

Marco Colonna, M.D. - Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine

 Apr 03, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Steve Georas, M.D.

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Innate Lymphoid Cells in Immunity

Marco Colonna, M.D. - Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine

 Apr 03, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Steve Georas, M.D.

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Hypofractionated vs. hyperfractionated radiotherapy treatment’s effects on tumor growth and tumor infiltrating CD8+ T cells

Margaret Barlow - Microbiology and Immunology

 Apr 06, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Microbial Whole Genome Sequencing in the Clinical Laboratory: Implementation and Applications

Nicole Pecora, M.D., Ph.D - Assistant Professor, University of Rochester

 Apr 10, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Steve Gill, Ph.D

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Protein Density on Nanoparticles Modulates the Immune Response to Viral Antigens

Matthew Brewer - Microbiology and Immunology

 Apr 10, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: The Effect of Memory B cells on Influenza Vaccination, Immune Focusing, and Implications on Vaccine Design

Christopher S. Anderson - Microbiology and Immunology

 Apr 11, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Auditorium (1-7619)

Microbiology & Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: Spontaneous Immune Dysregulation in the Skin in the Absence of Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Protein

Katherine Herman - Microbiology and Immunology

 Apr 12, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 207 (2-6408)

RIPS – MBI 580 Research in Progress (RIPS) Seminar

Terry Wright, PhD - Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Microbiology and Immunology

 Apr 14, 2017 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Mechanisms of Virus-Induced Compartmentalization of the Host Translational Machinery

John S. L. Parker, BVMS, Ph.D - Associate Professor, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine

 Apr 17, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Brian Ward, Ph.D.

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar

Peter Bryk - Microbiology and Immunology

 Apr 20, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Neural Control of Inflammation and Immunologic Memory

David Farrar, PhD. - Associate Professor, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center

 Apr 24, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Jim Miller, PhD.

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Alternate Functions of P2Y2 on Myeloid Cells

Taylor Moon - Microbiology and Immunology

 Apr 27, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: To Build a Biofilm

George O'Toole, Ph.D. - Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College

 May 01, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

  | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Scott Butler, PhD.

Microbiology and Immunology Student Seminar: Impact of Hypoxia on IFNy gamma)-Dependent Responses: Implications for Radiotherapy and Anti-Tumor Immunity

Aditi Murthy - Microbiology and Immunology

 May 04, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Microbiology and Immunology Research Showcase: Training in HIV Replication & Pathogenesis

John McAnany, Patrick Miller-Rhodes, Emily Weber, Zachary Hilt - Microbiology and Immunology

 Jun 26, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | MBI Conference Room (MRBX 2-11211)

Microbiology and Immunology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar: The Role of Neutrophils in the Pathogenesis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Anna K. Bird

 Jun 26, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K 307 (3-6408)

Nutritional Immunity Promotes Patoadaptation and Persistence of Haemophilus influenzae

Kevin Mason, Ph.D. - Nationwide Children's

 Sep 25, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Scott Butler

Novel Immune-based Strategies Targeting Viral Persistence in SIV-Infected Nonhuman Primates

Mirko Paiardini, Ph.D. - Emory University

 Oct 02, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Sanjay Maggirwar

TBD

Julie Dunning-Hotopp - University of Maryland

 Oct 16, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Scott Butler

Tracking Humans - Getting the Bang for the Buck from High Dimensional Immune Monitoring

Shai Shen-Orr, Ph.D.

 Oct 30, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Julie Thakar

Strategies for Cytosolic Surveillance of Bacterial Pathogens

Russell Vance, Ph.D. - UC Berekley

 Nov 06, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Michelle Dziejman

TBD

Dave O'Connor, Ph.D. - Wisconsin

 Nov 13, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Sanjay Maggirwar

"Mechanisms of Myeloid Cell Dysfunction in Neoplastic Disease"

Dr. Scott Abrams - Department of Immunology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

 Nov 20, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Minsoo Kim

Ex Viro Immune Organoids to Model Immunity, Epigenetics, and Malignancies

Ankur Singh - Cornell

 Nov 27, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Jian Zhu

Genome Evolution During Bacterial Persistence in the Human Airways in COPD

Tim Murphy, Ph.D. - University Of Buffalo

 Dec 04, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Steve Gill

Identifying Mammalian Adaptive Residues in the Polymerase of the G1 H9N2 Influenza A Virus

Andrew Smith

 Dec 14, 2017 @ 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

 Jan 11, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

John Frelinger - Microbiology & Immunology

 Jan 12, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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)

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)

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)

“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

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

Characterization of Mycobacterial L,D-Transpeptidases

Zanah Francis

 Feb 01, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

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

 Feb 02, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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

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

TBD

Elizabeth Lindsay & Stephanie Monticelli

 Feb 15, 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

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)

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)

TBD

Steve Gill - Microbiology & Immunology

 Mar 02, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

TBD

Neal Hammer, Ph.D. - Michigan State

 Mar 05, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (Room 3-7619)

Host: Micro SSS

"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)

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

Investigation into the Function of Orthopoxvirus p28

Justin Brennan

 Mar 15, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

James Kobie - Medicine M&D-Infect Disease Unit

 Mar 16, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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

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)

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

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

TBD

Kenneth Sims

 Mar 29, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

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)

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)

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

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)

TBD

Terry Wright - Pediatrics/Microbiology & Immunology

 Apr 13, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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

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

TBD

Aditi Murthy

 Apr 19, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Jennifer Nayak - Pediatrics/Microbiology & Immunology

 Apr 20, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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

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

Jessica Shand - Pediatrics/Microbiology & Immunology

 Apr 27, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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

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

TBD

Lacey Favazzo

 May 03, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Paige Lawrence - Environmental Medicine

 May 04, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

TBD

Brandon Walling

 May 10, 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)

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)

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

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

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

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)

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

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)

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)

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

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

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

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)

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

Lung Megakaryocytes are Professional Antigen Presenting Cells

Daphne Pariser

 Oct 04, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

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

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

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

Intestinal Antiviral Responses to Rotavirus Replication

Siyuan Ding, PhD - Stanford University

 Oct 16, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K207 (2-6408)

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

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)

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

TBD

Alessandra Araujo

 Oct 25, 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

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)

TBD

Alissa Trzeciak

 Nov 08, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Felix Yarovinsky - University of Rochester

 Nov 09, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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

Priyanka Saminathan

 Nov 15, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Hannah Bell

 Nov 29, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Minsoo Kim - University of Rochester

 Nov 30, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

TBD

Zanah Francis

 Dec 06, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Andrea Sant - University of Rochester

 Dec 07, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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

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

TBD

Booyeon Han

 Dec 13, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

TBD

Deborah Fowell - University of Rochester

 Dec 14, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

TBD

Elizabeth Lindsay

 Jan 03, 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

Sean Nelson

 Jan 17, 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

Karli Norville

 Jan 24, 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

Sydney Simpson

 Feb 07, 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

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

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 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

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)

“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

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)

“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

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

 Mar 27, 2019 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | 3-9624

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)

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

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

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

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)

“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

“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

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)

“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)

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)

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 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

Functions of host shut-off proteins of influenza A virus

Megan Dunagan

 May 02, 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)

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

James McGuinness

 May 16, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

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