Spring 2020 Microbiology Seminar Series

Tuesday/Thursday, 11:30am, 222 Morrill Science Center II
Coordinator: Klaus Nüsslein, 545-1356

Using Cell Membranes to Concentrate Molecules in Life Processes

Sarah Keller, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry, University of Washington

Host: Emily Melzer

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 11:30am

Using Natural Variation to Study Function in the Human Microbiome

Patrick Bradley, Ph.D.

Bioinformatics Fellow, University of California, San Francisco

Host: Klaus Nüsslein

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 11:30am

Time Management for Graduate Students

Bryan Monesson-Olson, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of Professional Development, UMass Amherst

Host: Melissa Shinfuku

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 11:30am

Host Genes, Microbes, and Development: Diversity Matters

Kathryn Milligan-Myhre, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, University of Alaska, Anchorage

Host: Emily Melzer

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 11:30am

Exploring Microbial Phenotypic Diversity with Single-Cell RNA Sequencing

Anna Kuchina, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Washington

Host: Patrick Flaherty

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 11:30am

Designing Programmable Biosensors

Elizabeth Libby, Ph.D.

Research Fellow in Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School

Host: Sloan Siegrist

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 11:30am

Alternative Splicing Reveals Novel Influenza Virus Co-Factors

Steven Baker, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Host: Mandy Muller

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 11:30am


Megan Sumeracki, Ph.D.

Rhode Island College

Host: Heather Reed

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 11:30am


Sandra Weller, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Host: Mandy Muller

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 11:30am


Tom Evans, Ph.D.

Executive Director of Research, New England Biolabs

Host: Jeffrey Blanchard

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 11:30am


Joanna Sztuba-Solinska, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Auburn University

Host: Microbiology Graduate Student Group

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 11:30am


Steven Kembel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Quebec at Montreal

Host: Klaus Nüsslein

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 11:30am


Mo Khalil, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University

Host: Sloan Siegrist

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 11:30am