MMG Seminars - Spring 2018

All MMG seminars are at 11:00 A.M., TUESDAY, 101 Biochemistry. Seminar Coordinators: Greg Bonito & Lixin Zhang

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

January 9

You are what you don't eat: Bacterial strategies for overcoming nutritional immunity Thomas Kehl-Fie, University of Illinois Hammer
January 16      
January 23 Rapid genetic variation across prokaryotic taxa is facilitated by mosaic plasmids David Beck, University of Washington Martinez-Gomez
January 30 The intersection of nutrition and infection at the host-pathogen interface Eric Skaar, Vanderbilt University MMG Graduate Students
February 6

Molecular explanations for the toxicity of oxygen

Jim Imlay, University of Illinois Hammer
February 13

Interkingdom Interactions of Enterococcus faecalis

Danielle Garsin, UTHealth MMG Postdoc Association
February 20

Evolutionary Approaches to Antibiotic Resistance

Michael Baym, Harvard MMG Graduate Students
February 27 Three amazing ideas about microbial biogeography that will blow your mind Dan Buckley, Cornell Shade
March 6 SPRING BREAK    
March 13 Selfish Gene-mediated Interbacterial Cooperation and Competition in Burkholderia Peggy Cotter, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill & President, American Society for Microbiology DiRita
March 20 The microbiology of the nitrogen economy - Physiology, ecology & management David A. Stahl, University of Washington Marsh
** Friday, March 23 ** Identifying host genetic risk and protective factors in congenital Zika syndrome
** Room 1425 BPS, 10:00 a.m. **
Youssef Kousa, Children's National Health System Jointly Sponsored Seminar with DO/PhD Program
March 27      
April 3 An Unexpected Role for the HIV-1 Integrase Protein in Particle Maturation Sebla Kutluay, Washington University School of Medicine Conrad
April 10      
April 17 Flippin' Out: Maintaining Lipid Asymmetry in the Outer Membrane Thomas Silhavy, Princeton University Waters
April 24 MMG Awards Reception
** Kellogg Center, 3:00 p.m. **
Undergraduate & Graduate Students Koslowsky & Mulrooney