Seminar Series

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

DateSpeaker/InstitutionTitleHost
Sept. 26 Kelli Palmer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
UT Dallas
"How CRISPR-Cas impacts antibiotic resistance emergence in Enterococcus faecalis" Kim Orth, Ph.D.
Oct. 3 No Seminar
Oct. 10

Rita M. Hollaway, Ph.D., ABMM
Professor
Department of Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

"The Clinical Microbiology Laboratory – How Newer Assays Have Transformed Patient Care" Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
Oct. 17 Nels Elde, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Genetics
University of Utah
"Evolutionary innovations from biological collisions" Neal Alto, Ph.D.
Oct. 24

JoAnne Engel, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine
Director, Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Defense Program
University of California San Francisco

 TBA Kim Orth, Ph.D.
Oct. 31 Ezra Burstein, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
 TBA Sebastian Winter, Ph.D.
Nov. 7
in NB6.132
@12PM
Andrew Goodman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbial Pathogenesis
Yale School of Medicine
 TBA Andrew Koh, M.D.
*Co-Sponsored by the Departments of Pathology and Microbiology
Nov. 14 Marvin Whiteley, Ph.D.  TBA Vanessa Sperandio, Ph.D.
Nov. 21 No Seminar
Nov. 28 Zhijian "James" Chen, Ph.D.
Professor, HHMI Investigator
Department of Molecular Biology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
"The expanding role of the cGAS-cGAMP-STING pathway in health and disease" Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
Dec. 5

Sam Miller, M.D.
Professor
Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
University of Washington

 TBA Sebastian Winter, Ph.D.
Dec. 12 Daniela Nicastro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Departments of Cell Biology and of Biophysics
UT Southwestern Medical Center
"Probing the Molecular Organization of Cells and Organelles using Cryo-Electron Microscopy" Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
Dec. 19 Grant McFadden, Ph.D.
Director
Biodesign Center for Immunotherapy, Vaccines and Virotherapy
Arizona State University
 TBA Don Gammon, Ph.D.
Dec. 26 No Seminar
Jan. 2 No Seminar
Jan. 9 Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Departments of Internal Medicine and of Microbiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
 TBA Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
Jan. 16
in NB6.132
@12PM
Gabriel Nunez, M.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology
Co-Director, Immunology and Host Response Program
University of Michigan
"Control of Pathogen Colonization by Host Immunity and the Microbiota in the Gut"

Hasan Zaki, Ph.D.
*Co-Sponsored by the Departments of Pathology and Microbiology

Jan. 23

Michael S. Diamond, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Medicine, Molecular Microbiology, Pathology & Immunology
Washington University in St. Louis

 TBA John Schoggins, Ph.D.
Jan. 30 Susan R. Weiss, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Microbiology
University of Pennsylvania
 TBA John Schoggins, Ph.D.
Feb. 6 Stacy Horner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University Medical Center
 TBA Nicholas Conrad, Ph.D.
Feb. 13 Robert A. Bonomo, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Chief, Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center
 TBA David Greenberg, M.D.
Feb. 20 Jonathan Karn, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Director, Case Center for AIDS Research
Case Western Reserve University
 TBA Ivan D'Orso, Ph.D.
Feb. 27 David Tobin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University
 TBA Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D.
March 6 Andrew Mehle, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
 TBA Julie Pfeiffer, Ph.D.
March 13 Ronald R. Breaker, Ph.D.
Sterling Professor, Departments of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology; of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Yale University
 TBA Graduate Students
March 20 Jason Mock, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 TBA Eric Hansen, Ph.D.

Wednesday
March 28
in NB2.101
@ 4PM

Ann M. Arvin, M.D.
Vice Provost and Dean of Research
Lucile Salter Packard Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Stanford University School of Medicine
University Seminar:
TBA
Michael Norgard, Ph.D.

Thursday
March 29
in NL4.124
@ 11AM

Ann M. Arvin, M.D.
Vice Provost and Dean of Research
Lucile Salter Packard Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Department Seminar:
TBA
Michael Norgard, Ph.D.
April 3 No Seminar
April 10 Joseph W. St. Geme III, M.D.
Physician-in-Chief and Chairman
Department of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
 TBA David Hendrixson, Ph.D.
April 17 David Greenberg, M.D.
Associate Professor
Departments of Internal Medicine and of Microbiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
 TBA Eric Hansen, Ph.D.
April 24

Benjamin E. Gewurz, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Head, Virology Program
Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital

 TBA Tiffany Reese, Ph.D.
May 1

M. Stephen Trent, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Infectious Diseases
University of Georgia

 TBA David Hendrixson, Ph.D.
May 8

Charles M. Rice, Ph.D.
Professor, Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease
Scientific and Executive Director, Center for the Study of Hepatitis C
The Rockefeller University

 TBA Graduate Students
May 15 Peng Wu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Physiology
The Scripps Research Institute
 TBA Nan Yan, Ph.D.