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MICaB Seminar Series - Spring Semester 2016

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

 

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held in:

1-125 CCRB - Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building
2231 6th Street SE (Across from TCF Stadium
)


January 25:  1-125 CCRB
Ram Savan, Ph.D.
“Non-coding RNAs, SNPs and interferons: An antiviral soup”
Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Host: Ryan Langlois (612) 625-3633

February 8:  1-125 CCRB
Robert Landick, Ph.D.
“Sense, nonsense, antisense, and pausing: Regulation of genomic transcription in bacteria”
Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Host: Gary Dunny (612) 625-9930

February 15:  1-125 CCRB
Richard Plemper, Ph.D.
“Novel therapeutics against Myxovirus infections”
Center for Inflammation Immunity and Infection, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Host: Hinh Ly (612) 625-3358

February 22:  1-125 CCRB
Dean Crick, Ph.D.
" MenJ is a contextually essential menaquinone hydrogenase, novel virulence factor and potential drug target in Mycobacterium tuberculosis"
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Host: Tony Baughn (612) 626-0460

March 7:  1-125 CCRB
Christopher Waters, Ph.D.
“A MICaBers journey: From understanding cyclic di-GMP control of bacterial adaptation to developing cyclic di-GMP-based vaccine adjuvants”
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Host: Gary Dunny (612) 625-9930

March 21:  1-125 CCRB
Richard Locksley, M.D.
“Allergic immunity: New cells, new pathways”
Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Host: Marc Jenkins (612) 626-2715

March 28:  1-125 CCRB
Morgan Huse, Ph.D.
“Mechanical control of T cell cytotoxicity”
Department of Immunology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Host: Marc Jenkins (612) 626-2715

April 4:  1-125 CCRB
W. Nicholas Haining, M.D.
Title: TBA
Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Host: Bruce Blazar (612) 626-2734

April 11:  1-125 CCRB
Stanley Lemon, M.D., Ph.D.
“MAVS-dependent pathogenicity of hepatitis A virus”
Department of Medicine and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Hosts: Hinh Ly (612) 625-3358 and Yuying Liang (612) 625-3376

April 18:  1-125 CCRB
Jason Cyster, Ph.D. **MICaB Student-Invited Speaker**
“Dynamics of the early humoral immune response”
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Host: Dmitri Kotov (612) 626-1188

April 25:  1-110 LRB/MTRF  **ROOM CHANGE**
Michaela Gack, Ph.D.
“Host modulation of innate immune sensing pathways and viral escape”
Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Hosts: Hinh Ly (612) 625-3358 and Yuying Liang (612) 625-3376

May 2:  1-125 CCRB
Gregory Sonnenberg, Ph.D.
“Immune regulation of intestinal health”
Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Host: Mike Farrar (612) 625-0401

May 16:  Mayo Auditorium **GREG R. GERMAINE FRONTIERS IN SCIENCE LECTURE**
Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D.
“CRISPR-Cas: The adaptive immune system of prokaryotes”
Laboratory of Bacteriology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
Hosts: Mark Herzberg (612) 625-8404 and Tony Baughn (612) 626-0460

 

Jointly sponsored by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Center for Immunology. To schedule time with a speaker, please contact his or her host.

 

 

To schedule time with a speaker, please contact his or her host.