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Fall 2014 Microbiology General Seminar

Alumni Memorial Building, Room 27 @ 3:35 pm
Microbiology Seminar Course is Micro 595

Date Speaker Institution Seminar Title
25‐Aug Mircea Podar ORNL Shining some light on the dark microbial matter: beyond metagenomes and single cell genomes
8‐Sep Charles Rock St. Judes Hospital Lipid Metabolism in Bacterial Pathogens: Unique Biochemistry Unlocks Therapeutic Opportunities
15‐Sep Jaan Mannik University of Tennessee
– Physics
Coordination between cell division and chro- mosome segregation in E. coli
22‐Sep Jill Mikucki University of Tennessee
-Mircobiology
Living below Antarctic ice: hypotheses from recent exploration projects
29‐Sep Munira Basrai National Institute of Health-National Cancer Institute Molecular Determinants of Faithful Chromosome Segregation in Budding Yeast and Humans
6‐Oct Liz Fozo University of Tennessee
-Microbiology
Fatty acid alterations protect Enterococcusfaecalis from membrane damaging agents
13‐Oct Qiang He University of Tennessee
– Civil & Environmental Engineering
A divergence in the paradigm of acetoclastic methanogenesis
20‐Oct Karen Lloyd University of Tennessee
– Microbiology
Discovering new functions for deep evolutionary branches of archaea
27‐Oct Guy Caldwell University of Alabama A Predictable Worm: Application of C. elegans to investigate Neurodegenerative Diseases
3‐Nov Nathan Schmidt University of Tennessee
-Microbiology
Immunological and environmental factors that determine the pathogenesis of malaria
10‐Nov Sarah Lebeis University of Tennessee
-Microbiology
Modulation of the root microbiome by different plant immune system components
17‐Nov Igor Jouline University of Tennessee
-Microbiology
Bacterial chemoreceptors: structure, function, and evolution
1‐Dec Steve Wilhelm University of Tennessee
-Microbiology
Shakespeare was right: all the world's a phage

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