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MICaB Seminar Series - Spring Semester 2015

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm


Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held in:

2-620 MoosT - Malcolm Moos Health Sciences Tower
515 Delaware St SE

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

January 26:  1-125 CCRB
Frances Lund, Ph.D.
“CXCL13 and B cells tune the Th2 priming capacity of DCs and regulate development of allergic responses”
Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Host: Steve Jameson (612 625-1496)

February 2:  1-125 CCRB
Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D.
“Antiviral immunity at the mucosal surfaces”
Department of Immunobiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Host: Erik Peterson (612 625-5634)

February 9:  1-125 CCRB
Thomas Wynn, Ph.D.
“Regulation and function of macrophages type-2 driven disease”
Immunopathogenesis Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD
Host: Bryce Binstadt (612 626-4598)

February 11:  1-125 CCRB  <WEDNESDAY SEMINAR>
Zhijian “James” Chen, Ph.D.
“Immune and autoimmune responses to cytosolic DNA and RNA”
Department of Molecular Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Host: Reuben Harris (612 624-0457)

February 16:  2-620 MoosT
Ren Sun, Ph.D.
“Quantitative viral genomics at single nucleotide resolution”
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Host: Yuying Liang (612 625-3376)

February 23:  1-125 CCRB
Gail Bishop, Ph.D.
“The many faces of TRAF3 in immune regulation”
Department of Immunology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Host: Erik Peterson (612 625-5634)

March 2:  2-620 MoosT
Eric Skaar, Ph.D., M.P.H.
“The battle for metal between bacterial pathogens and their hosts”
Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Host: Yinduo Ji (612 624-2757)

March 9:  1-125 CCRB
Linda Sherman, Ph.D.
“The many roles of PTPN22 in an immune response”
Department of Immunology and Microbial Science, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
Host: Vaiva Vezys (612 625-4650)

March 23:  2-620 MoosT
Peter Greenberg, Ph.D. -- MICaB Student Invited Speaker --
“Sociomicrobiology: How can bacteria stabilize cooperation?”
Department of Microbiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Host: Brittany Bennett

March 30:  1-125 CCRB

April 6:  2-620 MoosT
Danielle Garsin, Ph.D.
“Inter-kingdom interactions of Enterococcus faecalis
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Texas-Houston Medical School, Houston TX
Host: Gary Dunny (612 625-9930)

April 13:  1-125 CCRB
Donna Farber, Ph.D.
“Compartmentalization of T cell responses in mice and humans”
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
Host: Steve Jameson (612 625-1496)

April 20:  2-620 MoosT

April 27:  1-125 CCRB
Marco Colonna, M.D.
"Innate lymphoid cells in immunity"
Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Host: Erik Peterson (612 625-5634)

May 4:  2-620 MoosT
Biao He, Ph.D.
“Virus, vaccine, and therapy”
Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Host: Hinh Ly (612 625-3358)

May 11:  2-530 MoosT - NOTE NEW ROOM -
David Andes, M.D.
“Community participation in fungal biofilm matrix assembly and function”
Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Hosts: Kirsten Nielsen (612 625-4979) and Cheryl Gale (612 624-1982)

May 18:  1-125 CCRB
Robert Schreiber, Ph.D.
"Personalizing cancer immunotherapy"
Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Host: Mike Farrar (612 625-0401)

Jointly sponsored by the Department of Microbiology 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.