Spring 2023 Microbiology Seminar Series

Tuesday/Thursday, 11:30am, 222 Morrill Science Center II
Coordinator: Kristen DeAngelis, 577-4669

Gut Microbiota Mediated Biotransformation of Food Components: the Key for their Biofunctions

Hang Xiao, Ph.D.
Professor of Food Science, UMass Amherst,
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 - 11:30am

Host: Kristen DeAngelis

Using Synthetic Biology to Understand and Control Living Electronics Across Scales

Joshua Atkinson, Ph.D.
Visiting NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Aarhus University
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 11:30am

From Laboratory to Field: Developing Innovative Environmental Biotechnology through Microfluidic Analysis of Biofilm-Flow Interactions

Sang Lee, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Research Associate, University of Minnesota
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 11:30am

Host: Yasu Morita

Systematic Identification of Molecular Mediators Underlying Polymicrobial Interactions

Tiffany Zarrella, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Research Associate Training Fellow, National Institutes of Health
Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 11:30am

Host: Jeff Kane

Honey Bees as Models to Investigate How Environmental Stressors Shape Gut Microbial Communities

Erick Da Silva Motta, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Researcher, University of Texas Austin
Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 11:30am

Host: Lili He

Biofilms, Wastewater, and COVID-19 - How Microbiology Can Inform How We Protect Our Water and Community Health

Caitlyn Butler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UMass Amherst
Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 11:30am

Host: MGSG/Andy Rodriguez

Microbial Natural Product Biosynthesis in Extreme Environments

Lesley-Ann Giddings, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Smith College
Thursday, May 11, 2023 - 11:30am

Host: Kristen DeAngelis