MMG Seminars - Spring 2017, Fall 2017 & Spring 2018

All MMG seminars are at 4:10 P.M., TUESDAY, 1415 Biomedical Physical Sciences, unless noted otherwise. Seminar Coordinators: George Garrity and Chris Waters

MMG Seminars for Spring 2017
MMG Seminar Date MMG Seminar Topic Seminar Speaker Host
January 10      
January 17 Investigating bacterial membranes one cell at a time Michael Konopka, University of Akron Martinez-Gomez
January 24 Future Leaders Series: Investigating the innate immune system to develop new immunotherapeutics and better understand host-pathogen interaction, infection of humans with HIV as an example Yasser Alhamen, Michigan State University DiRita
January 31 Orphaned and Ignored: Eukaryotic Lipid Biomarkers in the Bacterial Domain Paula Welander, Stanford University Martinez-Gomez
February 7 New Methods for Activating Silent Biosynthetic Gene Clusters in Bacteria Mo Seyedsayamdost, Princeton University Martinez-Gomez
February 14 Staphylococcus aureus antibiotic resistance genomics Timothy Read, Emory University MMG Graduate Students
February 21 Sequence-based exploration of microbial communities Susannah Tringe, DOE Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory MMG Graduate Students
February 28 Stemming the drifts and shifts of influenza with antibodies Carol Weiss, United States Food & Drug Administration Meng-Lun Hsieh, Waters Lab
March 7 Novel mechanisms regulating mycobacterial protein transport Patricia Champion, University of Notre Dame Abramovitch
March 14 Curing HIV Infection: Going Beyond N=1 Robert Siliciano, Johns Hopkins University Yuliya Pepelyayeva, Amalfitano Lab
March 21 Anti-CRISPRs: From phage biology to biotechnology Karen Maxwell, University of Toronto MMG Graduate Students
March 28

Antibiotics from uncultured bacteria

Kim Lewis, Northeastern University MMG Graduate Students
April 4 Immunometabolism and Staphylococcus aureus Infections Tony Richardson, University of Pittsburgh Hammer
April 11 Evidence for a division of labor during surface colonization and surface sensing by Pseudomonas aeruginosa Matt Parsek, University of Washington Post-Doctoral Candidates
April 18 Microbial Genome Mining for Drug Discovery: Mythology, Reality, and Prospects Dick Baltz, CognoGen Biotechnology Consulting Garrity
April 25 MMG Awards Reception
** Room 1425 BPS, 3:00 p.m. **
Undergraduate & Graduate Students Koslowsky & Mulrooney

 

All MMG seminars are at 4:10 P.M., TUESDAY, 1415 Biomedical Physical Sciences, unless noted otherwise. Seminar Coordinators: George Garrity and Chris Waters

MMG Seminars for Fall 2017
MMG Seminar Date MMG Seminar Topic Seminar Speaker Host

September 5

     
September 12   Tom Hope, Northwestern University Zheng
September 19   Christopher Rao, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Dufour
September 26   Harry Mobley, University of Michigan DiRita
October 3

 

Joshua Shrout, University of Notre Dame Dufour
October 10

 

   
October 17

 

Dr. Robert Abramovitch, Michigan State University DiRita
October 24      
October 31      
November 7   Wen-Tso Liu, University of Illinois Marsh
November 14   Karen Ottemann, UC Santa Cruz Dufour
November 21      
November 28   Andrew Darwin, NYU School of Medicine DiRita
December 5   Wai-Leung Ng, Tufts University Waters

 

All MMG seminars are at 4:10 P.M., TUESDAY, 1415 Biomedical Physical Sciences, unless noted otherwise. Seminar Coordinators: George Garrity and Chris Waters

MMG Seminars for Spring 2018
MMG Seminar Date MMG Seminar Topic Seminar Speaker Host

January 9

     
January 16      
January 23      
January 30      
February 6

 

   
February 13

 

   
February 20

 

   
February 27      
March 6      
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March 20      
March 27      
April 3      
April 10      
April 17   Thomas Silhavy, Princeton University Waters
April 24