Spring 2015 Microbiology Seminar Series

Tuesday/Thursday, 11:30 am, N201 Morrill IV
Coordinator: James Holden 577-1742

Baby's First Microbiome.

Doyle Ward, Ph.D.

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Host: Kristen DeAngelis

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 11:30am

The Hawaiian Bobtail Squid: A Model Host for Studying Interactions with Beneficial Bacteria.

Spencer Nyholm, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Univ of Connecticut

Host: James Holden

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 11:30am

Honey Bee Pathogen and Immune Pathway Discovery.

Michelle Flenniken, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture, Montana State University

Host: Sloan Siegrist

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 11:30am

A CRISPR Immune Response to Viruses that Infect Bacteria.

Blake Wiedenheft, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Montana State University

Host: Sloan Siegrist

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 4:00pm

From Higher Plants to Pond Scum: Investigating the Chaperone Function of Small Heat Shock Proteins.

Elizabeth Vierling, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UMass Amherst

Host: Steve Sandler

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 11:30am

Shigella Manipulation of Cellular Signaling Pathways.

Marcia Goldberg, Ph.D.

Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health

Host: Sloan Siegrist

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 11:30am

Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Proteasomes, Pupylation and…Plant Hormones?

Heran Darwin, Ph.D.

Professor of Microbiology, NYU School of Medicine

Host: Yasu Morita

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 11:30am

The Role of Microbial Diversity in Biogeochemical Cycles.

Jennifer Talbot, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology, Boston University

Host: Kristen DeAngelis

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 11:30am

Exploring the Microbial World Through Information Theory: Tales of Subtle Nucleotide Variation.

Murat Eren, Ph.D.

Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory

Host: Klaus Nüsslein

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 11:30am