Departmental Seminar Series


Tuesdays – 12:00 to 1:00, Brody 2E-100 (unless otherwise noted)

January 9, 2024“Defining Key Mediators of the Progression of Pneumonic Plague”
Dr. Roger Pechous, University of Arkansas Medical School

Faculty Host: Dr. Md Motaleb

January 30, 2024
Moderna’s mRNA vaccine development programs  for Infectious Diseases”

Dr. Andrea Carfi, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer of Infectious Disease Research at Moderna

Faculty Host :Dr. Rachel Roper

February 6, 2024
Understanding antibiotic treatment failure of Pseudomonas aeruginosa chronic airway
Dr. Matthew Wolfgang, Associate Professor, Marsico Lung Institute University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Faculty Host: Dr. Everett Pesci

February 13, 2024
Branching out: branched-chain amino acids as key metabolites in Staphylococcus aureus physiology and virulence.
Dr. Shaun Brinsmade, PhD,  Associate Professor, Georgetown University College of Arts & Sciences

Faculty Host: Dr. Marty Roop

March 12, 2024
“The roles of secondary lymphoid organ fibroblastic reticular cells in HIV-1 spread and latency”
Tomoyuki Murakami, Research Assistant  Professor, University of Michigan Medical School

Faculty Host; Isabelle Lemasson

March 19, 2024
“The strategic inundation of microprocessor in EBV-associated lymphoma”
Nathan Ungerleider, Assistant Professor, Tulane School of Medicine

April 9, 2024
“Life in Mucus: Vaginal Colonization by Group B Streptococcus”
Dr. Kelly Doran, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Faculty Host: Dr. Marty Roop

April 23, 2024
Organization of a Multipartite Bacterial Genome
Dr. Xindan Wang, University of Indiana

Faculty Host: Dr. Marty Roop




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