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Fall 2015 Microbiology General Seminar

Alumni Memorial Building, Room 32 @ 3:35 pm
Seminar Series associated with Micro 650: Topics in Microbial and Molecular Genetics

Date

Speaker

Institution

Seminar Title

24-Aug

Alyson Santoro

University of Maryland

The role of archaea in the marine nitrogen cycle

31-Aug

Ferdi Hellweger

Northeastern University

Genes to Ecosystems: Agent-based modeling in Microbial Ecology

7-Sept

Labor Day

Labor Day

Labor Day

14-Sept

Vernon McIntosh

Cargill, Inc.

Research and development in the corporate world: A new set of challenges

21-Sept

Vitaly Ganusov

University of Tennessee Department of Microbiology

Mathematical modeling of immune responses to malaria

28-Sept

Grieg Steward

University of Hawaii Department of Oceanography

Was it something I ate? A photosynthetic flagellate, a giant ingestible virus, and the mixed blessings of mixotrophy

5-Oct

Alison Buchan

University of Tennessee Department of Microbiology

Roseobacter biology: Features and functions of a successful marine bacterial lineage

12-Oct

Matthias Fischer

Max Planck Institute of Medical Research Department of

Viruses of viruses: On the intricate relationships between virophages, giant DNA viruses, and their protist hosts

19-Oct

Karolina Michalska

Argonne National Laboratory

Microbial degradation of biopolymers – structural biology insights

26-Oct

John Smol

Queen's University

Exploring the past to protect our future: Using lake sediments to study water quality issues

2-Nov

Sonya Dyhrman

Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Metabolic traits and trade-offs: tracking the keystone microbiome of the open ocean

9-Nov

Gregory Dick

University of Michigan

Mighty cyanobacteria: From oxygenation of ancient Earth to degradation of modern waters

16-Nov

Laura Lapham

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Methane flux dynamics within gas hydrate systems, a eutrophic estuary, and artic lakes

23-Nov

Julie Huber

Marine Biological Lab Woods Hole, MA

Exploding volcanoes and microbial life beneath the seafloor

30-Nov

TBD

TBD

TBD

7-Dec

Gary Sayler

University of Tennessee
Department of Microbiology

Collaborating for Success in Graduate Training and Research


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