Seminar Series 2016 – 2017

The Department of Microbiology hosts a weekly seminar series at 11 a.m. Tuesdays in room NL4.124 on the North Campus.

DateSpeaker/InstitutionTitleSponsor
Oct. 4 George O'Toole, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Geisel School of Medicine
Dartmouth
To Build a Biofilm David Hendrixson, Ph.D.
Oct. 11 Kate Luby-Phelps, Ph.D.
Director, Live Cell Imaging Facility and Electron Microscopy Core Facility, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Microscope Imaging Core Facilities at UT Southwestern Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
Oct. 18 Melanie Ott, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine, Gladstone Institutes
University of California San Francisco
Epigenetic Regulation of HIV Latency Ivan D'Orso, Ph.D.
Oct. 25

Stanley M. Spinola, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology Indiana University

Using Pathogenesis to Address the Emergence of Haemophilus ducreyi as a Major Cause of Skin Ulcers in Children Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
Nov. 1

Jonathan Miner, M.D., Ph.D.
Instructor in Medicine
Departments of Medicine, Molecular Microbiology, and Pathology and Immunology
Washington University in St. Louis

Mouse Models of Zika Virus Pathogenesis Nan Yan, Ph.D.
Nov. 8  No Seminar
Nov. 15 Beatriz Fontura, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cell Biology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Influenza Virus Raids Nuclear Speckles for Splicing and Replication Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
Nov. 22 No Seminar
Nov. 29 Anthony Maresso, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Virology & Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine
The Janus Faces of Pathogenic E. coli: Models for Understanding and Viruses for Death Vanessa Sperandio, Ph.D.
Dec. 6 Justin Sonnenburg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University
Deconstructing, Engineering, and Rewilding the Intestinal Microbiota Graduate Student Hosted
Dec. 13 Karla Kirkegaard, Ph.D.
Violetta L. Horton Research Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Immunology and Genetics, Stanford University
Viral Quasispecies, Human Diversity, Drug Resistance and Host Susceptibility  Julie Pfeiffer, Ph.D.
Dec. 20 No Seminar
Dec. 27 No Seminar
Jan. 3 No Seminar
Jan. 10 Russell Vance, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and HHMI Investigator, Immunology & Pathogenesis, University of California Berkeley
TBA Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D.
Jan. 17
Room NB6.132, Time: Noon
Christian Jobin, Ph.D.
Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Florida
Co-sponsored by the Departments of Pathology and Microbiology
Microbial Genomics as a Tool to Illuminate Colorectal Cancer Hasan Zaki, Ph.D.
Jan. 24 Dawn Wetzel, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Clinical Correlations: Immunodeficiency Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
Jan. 31 Bruce A. Vallance, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia
TBA Kim Orth, Ph.D.
Feb. 7 Jan Carette, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine
TBA John Schoggins, Ph.D.
Feb. 14 Amanda Evans, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical Center 
Clinical Correlates of Molecular Microbiology Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
Feb. 21 Demián Cazalla
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine
TBA Nicholas Conrad, Ph.D.
Feb. 28 David Greenberg, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center

 
TBA Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
March 7 Bruce Beutler, M.D.
Director, Center for the Genetics of Host Defense, UT Southwestern Medical Center
TBA Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
March 14 Eric Skaar, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Director, Division of Molecular Pathogenesis, Vanderbilt University
TBA Vanessa Sperandio, Ph.D.
March 21 Scott Hultgren, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine
TBA Kim Orth, Ph.D.
March 28 No Seminar
Wednesday, March 29 S. Edward Sulkin Visiting Lectureship in Microbiology

Herbert "Skip" Virgin, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine
University Seminar
TBA
Michael Norgard, Ph.D.
Thursday, March 30 S. Edward Sulkin Visiting Lectureship in Microbiology

Herbert "Skip" Virgin, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine
Department Seminar
TBA
Michael Norgard, Ph.D.
April 4 No Seminar
April 11 Helene Andrews-Polymenis, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center
TBA Sebastian Winter, Ph.D.
April 18 Elina Zuniga, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, University of California San Diego
TBA Tiffany Reese, Ph.D.
April 25 Ileana Cristea, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University
TBA Graduate Student Hosted
May 2 Eric Martens, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan
TBA Sebastian Winter, Ph.D.
May 9 Jeffrey Kahn, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Clinical Correlates of Molecular Microbiology Eric Hansen, Ph.D.