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Fall 2010 Microbiology Seminar and Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar

Date Speaker Information Seminar Title/Topic
8/23 No Meeting
8/30 Dr. Thandi Onami
Department of Microbiology
University of Tennessee
Immune cell trafficking, function, and cell fate determination: critical roles for glycosyltransferases
9/6 Labor Day Holiday - No class
9/13 Dr. Alison Buchan
Department of Microbiology
University of Tennessee
Genetic diversity and population dynamics of marine roseobacters
9/20 Dr. Paul Thomas
Immunology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
T cell responses during flu infection
9/27 Dr. Stuart A. Thompson
Dept. Biochemistry Molecular Biology
Medical College of Georgia
Post-transcriptional regulation of Campylobacter pathogenesis and metabolism
10/4 Dr. Vitaly Ganusov
Department of Microbiology
University of Tennessee
Investigating the dynamics of HIV during early stages of the infection
10/11 Dr. Julian Davies
Microbiology and Immunology
University of British Columbia
What we don't know about antibiotics
10/18 Dr. Victor DiRita
Dept. Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan
Regulatory mechanisms controlling pathogenic traits of Vibrio cholera
(Seminar will be meet at the Vet School in Room A118 )
10/25 Dr. David Sibley
Dept. Molecular Microbiology
Washington University School of Medicine
Genetic Analysis of Virulence in Toxoplasma
11/1 Dr. Erik Zinser
Department of Microbiology
University of Tennessee
The ocean is a mixed culture: consequences for the growth and distribution of the cyanobacterium, Prochlorococcus
11/8 Dr. Andreas Baumler
Dept. Medical Microbiology Immunology
University of California, Davis
Life in the inflamed intestine, Salmonella style
(Seminar will be meet at the Vet School in Room A118 )
11/15 Dr. Steve FinkelDept. of Biological Sciences
University of Southern California
Mechanisms of Long-Term Survival and Evolution in Bacteria
11/22 Dr. Victor Nizet
Microbiology/Immunology
Track Leader
University of California, San Diego
School of Medicine
Bacteria that disrespect phagocytes
11/29 First year graduate student presentations

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