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MMG Seminars for Spring 2016

All MMG seminars are at 4:10 P.M., TUESDAY, 1415 Biomedical Physical Sciences, unless noted otherwise. Seminar Coordinators: Yann Dufour & John Fyfe

MMG Seminars for Spring 2016
MMG Seminar Date MMG Seminar Topic Seminar Speaker Host
January 12 Bacteria as electrochemical catalysts Dr. Sarah Glaven, Naval Research Laboratory Reguera
January 19 Bacterial Regulatory Logic: Restriction-Modification Systems and Beyond Dr. Robert Blumenthal, University of Toledo  Kroos
January 26 Collateral effects of antibiotics on the swine gut microbiota Dr. Heather Allen, USDA Shade
February 2 Back to the basics: Fundamental processes impacting Campylobacter jenuni pathogenesis Dr. Erin Gaynor, University of British Columbia Johnson, DiRita Lab
February 9 Proteostasis Network Expansion in the Secretory Pathway Dr. Richard Sifers, Baylor University Zheng
February 16 Bacterial transcriptome analysis: Discovering unexpected features of ecosystem dynamics and investigating the interplay between global gene regulators Dr. Andrew Cameron, University of Regina Dufour
February 23 Breaking Down Barriers: The Impact of Stress on Gastrointestinal Epithelial and Immune Defenses and Disease Susceptibility Dr. Adam Moeser, Michigan State University Mansfield
March 1 The HIV-1 Capsid: Structure, Function, and Therapeutic Targeting Dr. Chris Aiken, Vanderbilt University Zheng
March 8 Mechanisms of antibiotic and stress tolerance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Dr. Christina Stallings, Washington University Abramovitch
March 15 Direct Conversion of Plant Biomass to Ethanol by Engineered Caldicellulosiruptor bescii Dr. Janet Westpheling, University of Georgia Garrity
March 22 Near-infrared optogenetics in bacteria and beyond: c-di-GMP in a whole new light Dr. Mark Gomelsky, University of Wyoming Waters
** Monday **
March 28
Killing the messenger: RNA processing as a novel regulator of drug tolerance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Dr. Sarah Fortune, Harvard University Jacob Baker & Benjamin Johnson
March 29 Identifying the micro from the peta: A tale of big data in the micro world Dr. Nikos Kyrpides, DOE Joint Genome Institute Garrity
April 5 New electron transfer pathways that power microbial electrochemistry Dr. Daniel Bond, University of Minnesota Jacob Baker
April 12 Integrating Dynamic Omics Responses for Personalized Medicine Dr. George Mias, Michigan State University Dodgson
April 26 MMG Awards Reception
** Room 1425 BPS, 3:00 p.m. **
Undergraduate & Graduate Students Koslowsky & Mulrooney