Spring 2014 Microbiology Seminar Series

Tuesday/Thursday, 11:15am, N201 Morrill IV
Coordinator: Kevin Griffith, 577-1311

Swarming Motility and the Cell Biology of Peritrichous Flagella in Bacillus subtilis.

Daniel Kearns, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Biology, Indiana University Bloomington

Host: Kevin Griffith

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 11:15am

Microbial Carbohydrate-Active Enzymes and Their Application in Enzymatic Biotransformation.

Cheon-Seok Park, Ph.D.

Dept. of Food Science & Biotechnology, KyungHee University, Korea

Host: James Holden

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 11:15am

Combating hemorrhagic fevers by tracking the evolution of host-pathogen interactions.

Kristian Andersen, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Harvard University & Broad Institute

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 11:15am

DNA Recombination and Stress Responses in Mycobacteria.

Pallavi Ghosh, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:15am

Sibling Rivalry and Stress Tolerance: the Single Cell Biology of Mycobacteria.

Bree Aldridge, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology & Microbiology, Tufts University

Host: Yasu Morita

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 11:15am

POSTPONED

Bethany Jenkins, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island

Host: John Lopes

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 11:15am

Tear down this wall! Peptidoglycan dynamics during infection.

M. Sloan Siegrist, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 11:15am

Gene-Centric Modeling of Oxygen Minimum Zones.  A Case-Study in Merging Genomics and Biogeochemical Models.

Chris Algar, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratory

Host: James Holden

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 11:15am

Establishing Immunity Using Centralized Antigen Design and Novel Viral Vectors.

Eric Weaver, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Associate Consultant, Mayo Clinic

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 11:15am

New Insights Into the Intracellular Life Style of Trypanosomatid Parasites.

Norma Andrews, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland

Host: Microbiology Graduate Student Group

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 11:15am

Diversity and Distribution of Avian Malaria Parasites: A Model System for the Evolution of Pathogen-Host Interactions.

Robert Ricklefs, Ph.D.

Curators' Professor of Biology, University of Missouri at St. Louis

Host: Steve Rich

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 11:15am

Next Generation Probiotics for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease.

Robert Britton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University

Host: Kevin Griffith

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 11:15am