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MMG Seminars - Fall 2018

All MMG seminars are at 4:10 P.M., TUESDAY, 1415 Biomedical Physical Sciences, unless noted otherwise. Seminar Coordinators: Andrew Olive & Claire Vieille

MMG Seminars for Fall 2018

MMG Seminar Date MMG Seminar Topic Seminar Speaker Host

September 4

Probing bacterial social behaviors during polymicrobial infection Dr. Marvin Whiteley, Georgia Tech Kroos
September 11 Biofilms, immunity, and adaptation during chronic infection Dr. Daniel Wozniak, Ohio State University Waters
September 18 Lungs, Germs & Steel: Fighting the Cystic Fibrosis Lung Microbiome Dr. Robert Quinn, MSU Vieille
September 25 Cell division regulation in Gram-positive bacteria Dr. Prahathees Eswara, University of South Florida Kroos
October 2

From Zebrafish to Humans: Macrophage Reprogramming during Tuberculosis

Dr. David Tobin, Duke University MMG Postdoc Association
October 9

Cyclic dinucleotides: From cholera to cancer

Dr. Chris Waters, Michigan State University DiRita
October 16

Restriction of viral entry and fusion by host transmembrane proteins

Dr. Gregory Melikian, Emory University Zheng
October 23 RNA virus mutation rates, another spandrel? Dr. Adam Lauring, University of Michigan DiRita & Lenski
October 30 Typhoid Fever: Carriers, Gallstones and Biofilms Dr. John Gunn, Ohio State University Hardy
November 6 Host-microbiota interactions in the intestine - Lessons from the zebrafish Dr. John Rawls, Duke University Medical Center MMG Postdoc Association
November 13 "Putt putt" functions required for expression of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa type III secretion system Dr. Tim Yahr, University of Iowa Waters
November 20 Using Microbiological Approaches to Address Geologically Scaled Challenges Dr. Matt Schrenk, Michigan State University DiRita
November 27 50+ Years of Microbiology, Beneficial Rhizobium-Plant Interactions, and Development of CMEIAS Bioimage Informatics Software Dr. Frank Dazzo, Michigan State University DiRita
December 4 Modulation of host cell functions by the Dot/Icm Type IV secretion system Dr. Craig Roy, Yale DiRita