Fall 2021 Microbiology Seminar Series

Tuesday/Thursday, 11:30am, 222 Morrill Science Center II
Coordinator: Steve Sandler, 577-1742

Quantitative Aquatic Microbial Ecology Through Stable Isotope Probing

William Orsi, Ph.D.
Professor, Ludwig Maximilians University, München, Germany
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 11:30am

Host: Verena Carvalho

Stress Responses at the Virus-Host Interface

Craig McCormick, Ph.D.
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Dalhousie University
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 11:30am

Host: Mandy Muller

Structual Studies on PriA and PriB replication Restart Proteins

James Keck, Ph.D.
Professor and Assoc. Dean for Basic Research Training, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 11:30am

Host: Steve Sandler

CANCELLED Microbial Growth Drive Carbon and Nutrient Cycling in Soil

Andreas Richter, Ph.D.
Head of the Centre for Microbiology and Environmental Systems Science, Head of the Division of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research, University of Vienna
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 11:30am

Host: Melissa Shinfuku

Predicting Infectivity in SARS-CoV-2 Clinical Samples

Emily Bruce, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:30am

Host: Mandy Muller

Causal Links Between Human Gut Bacterial Metabolites and Host Functions

Sloan Devlin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 11:30am

Host: Steve Sandler

ESX-5 Secretion in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Physiology and Pathogenesis

Anna Tischler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 11:30am

Host: Yasu Morita

Metabolic Interactions in the Soil Microbiome

Elizabeth Shank, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Physiological Systems, UMass Medical
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 11:30am

Host: Steve Sandler

CANCELLED Bacterial Effector Protein Mechanisms in Pathogenesis or Host Protection.

James Bliska, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Dartmouth College, Geisel School of Medicine
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 11:30am

Host: Steve Sandler


Sloan Siegrist, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology, UMass Amherst
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 11:30am