Spring 2018 Microbiology Seminar Series

Tuesday/Thursday, 11:30 am, 222 Morrill Science Center II
Coordinator: Steve Sandler, 577-4391

Our Evolving View of Cell Motility

Lillian Fritz-Laylin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Host: Kristen DeAngelis

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:30am

Exploiting the Brain Invasion Tactics of Cryptococcus neoformans for the Development of a Brain-Specific Drug Delivery System

John Uhrig, Ph.D.

University of Wisconsin Medical School

Host: Barry Goodell

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:30am

Restoring the Prairie Microbiome

Wesley Swingley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Northern Illinois University

Host: Microbiology Graduate Student Group

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 11:30am

From HIV-1 NEF to Human SERINC5 to Epidemic Ebola Virus

Jeremy Luban, M.D.

Professor, Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Host: Mandy Muller

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 11:30am

Roles and Regulation of Phosphatidic Acid Phosphatase in Lipid Metabolism

George Carman, Ph.D.

Board of Governors Professor of Food Science, Rutgers

Host: Yasu Morita

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 11:30am

Regulation of Cell Wall Biosynthesis in the Bacterial Plant Pathogen Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Pam Brown, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, University of Missouri

Host: Sloan Siegrist

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:30am

Genome-Scale Models: from Marine Microbes to Host-Microbe Associations

Ying Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Rhode Island

Host: Jim Holden

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 11:30am