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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 31 Wed 2PM Gina Lewin Georgia Institute of Technology Microbe-microbe interactions and the oral microbiome

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