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The Future of Microbiology Seminar Series

In the Spring 2021 semester the Microbiology Department will host a special seminar series featuring the research of senior post-doctoral fellows from other institutions. The seminars will be held via Zoom video conference at the times indicated. Announcements will be made in advance providing the link and passcode to each seminar. If you are interested in meeting with a speaker please contact Dr. Goodrich-Blair at hgblair@utk.edu.

Spring 2021

Date

Day

Time

Speaker

Institution Affiliation

Seminar title

Jan 19

Tues

1PM

Chelsey Spriggs

University of Michigan

Viral hijacking of host molecular motors to promote nuclear entry

Jan 27

Wed

2PM

Akintunde Emiola

Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Microbial exploration for the discovery of new therapeutics

Feb 8

Mon

3:30PM

Armand Brown

UT Health University of Texas

Characterization of a Thioredoxin, DsbA in Enterococcus faecalis: Roles in antifungal activity and pathogenesis

Feb 18

Thurs

4:30PM

James Gurney

Georgia Institute of Technology

Efficacy and Evolutionary Robustness of Phage Therapy and Steering

Feb 24

Wed

2PM

Aisha Burton Okala

National Institutes of Health

Small Protein Regulators of E. coli Two Component Systems

Mar 24

Wed

2PM

Carolyn Ibberson

Georgia Institute of Technology

Insights into S. aureus infection physiology through -omics approaches

Mar 31

Wed

2PM

Gina Lewin

Georgia Institute of Technology

Microbe-microbe interactions and the oral microbiome

Apr 28

Wed

2PM

Paul Kirchberger

University of Texas at Austin

Defensive hypervariable regions of Microviruses protect their hosts from infecting phages


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