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Spring 2013 Microbiology General Seminar

Seminar will be held every Monday in Alumni Memorial Building Room 27 at 3:30 p.m.

Date Speaker Information Seminar Title/Topic
14-Jan Harry Mobley, Ph.D.
University of Michigan Medical School
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Host: Liz Fozo
Iron acquistion as a target for uropathogenic E. coli
4-Feb Christine Szymanski, Ph.D.
University of Alberta
Department of Biological Sciences
Host: Jun Lin
Bacterial protein glycosylation - is this becoming the norm?
18-Feb Anita Sil, Ph.D.
University of California San Francisco
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Host: Todd Reynolds
Regulation of cell shape and virulence by temperature in the fungal pathogen Histoplasma capsulatum
25-Feb Steve Beverley, Ph.D.
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Molecular Microbiology
Host: Chunlei Su
The intersection of RNA interference, dsRNA viruses and virulence in protozoan parasites
11-Mar Mya Breitbart, Ph.D.
University of South Florida
University of South Florida
College of Marine Scinece
Host: Alison Buchan
The global marine virome
18-Mar Andrew Lang, Ph.D.
Memorial University
Department of Biology
Host: Alison Buchan
Gene flow in avian influenzae viruses
1-Apr Nina Salana, Ph.D.
Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center
Host: Liz Fozo
The importance of twist – how and why does Helicobacter pylori make a helix?
8-Apr Virginia Miller, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Department of Genetics
Host: Liz Fozo
Bubonic plague: trafficking, bottlenecks and models!
15-Apr Xin-zhuan Su, Ph.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research
Host: Chunlei Su
Mechanisms of drug resistance and virulence of malaria parasites
22-Apr Lisa Moore, Ph.D.
Sanford School of Medicine
University of South Dakota
Host: Liz Fozo
VAMP4 targets syntaxin 6 to the chlamydial inclusion

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