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MMG Seminars - Fall 2019

All MMG seminars are at 4:10 P.M., TUESDAY, 1415 Biomedical Physical Sciences, unless noted otherwise.

Seminar Coordinators: Andrew Olive, Ashley Shade & Gemma Reguera
Graduate Student Representatives: Cole McCutcheon, Beth Ottosen & Ted Van Alst

Click here for a downloadable schedule of the Fall Seminar Series

MMG Seminars for Fall 2019

MMG Seminar Date MMG Seminar Topic Seminar Speaker Host

September 3

Visualization of self-recognition and social consequences in Myxococcus xanthus Dr. Dan Wall, University of Wyoming Kroos
September 10 No seminar scheduled for the week of September 10th
September 17 Delineating the structure and function of Mtb MmpL transporters Dr. Georgiana Purdy, Oregon Health & Science University Abramovitch
September 24 Genomics of convergence and replacement in ecdysozoan symbioses Dr. Amanda Brown, Texas Tech University Walker
October 1

Innate immune defense against intracellular bacterial pathogens

Dr. Sunny Shin, University of Pennsylvania Olive
October 8

Miniaturizing Schrödinger’s cat OR How to make methanogens jump through metabolic hoops

Dr. Nicole Buan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Martinez-Gomez
October 15 Seminar Cancelled
October 22 Exploring Nature’s Chemistry: Ethnobotany and antimicrobial drug discovery Dr. Cassandra Quave, Emory University Hammer
October 29 HPV VLP’s: Nature’s Nanoparticles for Prevention and Treatment of Cancer Dr. John Schiller, National Cancer Institute Pyeon
November 5 The Rid system: Endogenously generated metabolic stress and its control Dr. Diana Downs, University of Georgia MMG Graduate Students
November 12

Visualizing Bacterial Physiology at High Resolution using Single-Molecule Tracking and Lattice-Light Sheet Microscopy

Dr. Andreas Gahlmann, University of Virginia Kroos
November 19 Heterogeneity in Chronic Lung Infections  Dr. Deb Hogan, Dartmouth DiRita
November 26 Staying in shape: bacterial cytoskeleton-cell wall interactions in the gastric pathogen Helicobacter pylori Dr. Nina Salama, University of Washington Dufour
December 3 Microbes in the mist: precipitation as a driver of dispersal and function in terrestrial microbial communities Dr. Sarah Evans, Michigan State University Shade
December 10 Whittam Lecture
Thomas S. Whittam: His Public Health Impact
Dr. Nancy Strockbine, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Manning