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MICaB Seminar Series - Fall Semester 2014

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

September 8:  1-125 CCRB
David Artis, Ph.D.
“Immune regulation at barrier surfaces”
Department of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Host: Dan Kaplan (612 626-9400)

September 15:  2-620 MoosT
Alexander Horswill, Ph.D.
“Quorum sensing and quenching in Staphylococcus aureus
Department of Microbiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Host: Anthony Baughn (612 626-0460)

Beatrice Hahn, M.D.
“Ape reservoirs of AIDS and malaria”
Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Host: Ashley Haase (612 624-4442)

September 29:  2-620 MoosT
Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, Ph.D.
“Regulation of innate immune signaling by TRIMs”
Department of Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Host: Hinh Ly (612 625-3358)

October 6:  TBD

October 13:  2-620 MoosT
Chou-Zen Giam, Ph.D.
“Outcomes of HTLV-1 infection: Cellular senescence, latency establishment, and pathogenesis”
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Host: Lou Mansky (612 626-5525)

October 20:  1-125 CCRB
Sandrine Henri, Ph.D.
“Complexity of the mononuclear phagocytic system of the skin: from phenotype to functions”
National Institutes of Health
Host: Dan Kaplan (612 626-9400)

October 27:  2-620 MoosT
David Russell, Ph.D. "How the host environment shapes the physiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis"
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Host: Anna Tischler (612 624-9685)

November 3:  1-125 CCRB
Gwendalyn Randolph, Ph.D.
“Mononuclear phagocytes: Through the lymphatic looking glass”
Division of Immunobiology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Host: Vaiva Vezys (612 625-4650)

November 10:  2-620 MoosT
Kenneth Bayles, Ph.D.
Staphylococcus aureus biofilm development: Experiments in multicellularity”
Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Host: Gary Dunny (612 625-9930)

November 17: 1-125 CCRB
Mark J. Miller, Ph.D.
"Imaging acute epithelial barrier responses to enteric infection"
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Host: Brian Fife (612 624-2417)

WEDNESDAY SEMINAR, November 19: 1-125 CCRB, 1:30-2:30
Frank Carbone, Ph.D.
“Tissue-resident T cells and their formation and function during peripheral infection”
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Australia
Host: Dave Masopust (612 625-4666)

December 1:  2-620 MoosT
Jennifer Gardy, PhD.
“A, C, G, TB: Using whole genome sequencing to unravel outbreaks of tuberculosis”
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Host: Srinand Sreevatsan (612 625-3769)

Lora Hooper, Ph.D.
“Circadian regulation of intestinal immunity”
Department of Immunology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Hosts: Dan Kaplan (612 626-9400) and Mark Herzberg (612 625-8404)

December 15:  1-125 CCRB
Bruce Klein, M.D.
Title: TBD
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Host: Dan Kaplan (612 624-9400)

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.