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Spring 2017 Microbiology General Seminar

Walter Life Sciences, Room M309 @ 11:15 AM
Seminar Series associated with Micro 595

Date Speaker Institution Seminar title
16‐Jan MLK, JR. Holiday
23‐Jan Heather Williamson Jordan Biological Sciences, Mis- sissippi State University Unraveling the pathogenesis, transmission, and ecology of Mycobacterium ulcerans
30‐Jan Gladys Alexandre BCMB, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Real time bacterial chemotaxis in the rhizo- sphere
6‐Feb Jason Upton Molecular Biosciences, Univ. of Texas Austin Host and viral determinants of Cytomegalovirus pathogenesis
13‐Feb Dave Masopust Microbiology & Immunology, University of Minnesota Tissue resident memory T cells
20‐Feb Nat Moorman Microbiology & Immunology, University of North Carolina The role of host & viral factors in viral protein synthesis
27‐Feb Chaoyang Xue Public Health Research Institute, New Jersey Medical School at Rut- gers Inositol utilization in Cryptococcus biology and virulence
6‐Mar Maurizio del Poeta Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Stony Brook University The R&D of new antifungals targeting the fungal sphingolipid biosynthesis
13‐Mar Spring Break
20‐Mar Jana Patton-Vogt Biological Sciences, Duquesne University Novel aspects of phosphatidylcholine metabo- lism in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Candida albicans
27‐Mar Dennis Voelker Dept. of Medicine, Na- tional Jewish Health, Denver, CO. Regulation of innate immunity in the lung by secreted phospholipids
3‐Apr Josh Munger Biochemistry & Biophysics, Univ. of Rochester Viral manipulation of the host cell metabolic network
10‐Apr Mahmoud Ghan- noum Dermatology, Case Western Reserve Univ. The mycobiome in health and disease: an ex- citing new prospective
17‐Apr Eric Boder

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Univ. of Tennessee

Engineering conformational activation of proteins regulating membrane fusion and cell adhesion
24‐Apr Thomas Denes Food Science, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture Phage resistance in Listeria monocytogenes: the effects of mutations and environmental condi- tions
13-Jan Tino Krell Spanish National Research Council, Granada, Spain Complexity of chemosensory signal transduction pathways in bacteria


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