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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
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
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
Immunological and environmental factors that determine the pathogenesis of malaria
10‐Nov Sarah Lebeis University of Tennessee
Modulation of the root microbiome by different plant immune system components
17‐Nov Igor Jouline University of Tennessee
Bacterial chemoreceptors: structure, function, and evolution
1‐Dec Steve Wilhelm University of Tennessee
Shakespeare was right: all the world's a phage

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