MMG Seminars - Fall 2019 & Spring 2020

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

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

Protection against Bacterial Infection: Making Good Memories

Dr. Stephen McSorley, UC Davis Olive
October 22   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   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   Dr. Sarah Evans, Michigan State University Shade
December 10 Whittam Lecture Dr. Nancy Strockbine, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Shannon Manning

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

MMG Seminars for Spring 2020
 
MMG Seminar Date MMG Seminar Topic Seminar Speaker Host

January 7

  Dr. JoAnne Flynn, University of Pittsburgh Olive
January 14   Dr. Melanie Blokesch, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland MMG Graduate Students
January 21   Dr. Janet Jansson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Shade
January 28   Dr. Arturo Casadevall, Johns Hopkins Do/PhD Students & MMG Grads
February 4

 

Dr. Julia van Kessel, Indiana University Waters
February 11

 

Dr. Alison McBride, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease Pyeon
February 18

 

Dr. Susanne Wells, Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Pyeon
February 25   Dr. Philip Kranzusch, Harvard Waters
March 3 Spring Break
March 10   Dr. Murat Eren, University of Chicago MMG Postdocs
March 17 Brubaker Lecture Dr. Ralph Isberg, Tufts University DiRita
March 24   Dr. Julie Pfeiffer, UT Southwestern DiRita
March 31      
April 7   Dr. Katharina Ribbeck, MIT Dufour
April 14   Dr. Victor Torres, NYU Hammer
April 21 Early Career Award Lecture    
April 28 MMG Awards Reception
** Kellogg Center, 3:00pm **
Undergraduate & Graduate Students Koslowsky & Mulrooney