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MMG Seminars - Spring 2021

All MMG seminars are at 3:10 P.M., TUESDAY, via Zoom, unless noted otherwise.

All MMG Seminar questions should be directed to

Seminar Coordinators: Ashley Shade & Gemma Reguera
Graduate Student Representatives: Paige Kies & Beth Ottosen

Zoom link:
Please note:  The password will be emailed separately prior to the seminars

MMG Seminars for Spring 2021

MMG Seminar Date MMG Seminar Topic Seminar Speaker Host
January 26 The assembly of polysaccharide-degrading microbial communities in the ocean Otto Cordero, MIT MMG Postdoc Association
February 2 Sustainable Biotechnologies with Electric Bacteria Michaela TerAvest, Michigan State University Reguera
February 16 Science Policy and Communication in a Changing World Sheril Kirshenbaum, Michigan State University Reguera
February 23 How do small DNA viruses navigate the nuclear environment to establish infection? Kinjal Majumder, University of Wisconsin - Madison Reguera
March 9 The VERITIES Initiative: A Scientific Virtue Approach for Responsible Conduct of Research Training Robert Pennock, Michigan State University Abramovitch
March 23 Membrane lipids of Archaea: From ecology to evolution Laura Villanueva, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research Reguera
April 6   Orianna Bretschger, Aquacycl LLC Reguera
April 13 Uterine Tissue-Resident NK Cells Dorothy Sojka, Loyola University Chicago



April 20   Jabbar Bennett, Michigan State University Vieille
April 27 Early Career Award Lecture   Shade & Reguera