Microbiology 799 Seminar Archive: Winter 2011

January 5: No Seminar
January 12: Richard Dick, PhD, Ohio State University
"Hydrologic Redistribution and Rhizosphere Microbiology in West African Agroecosystems"
Host: John Reeve
January 19: Miljan Simonovic, PhD,  University of Illinois at Chicago
"The Mechanism of Selenocysteine Synthesis in Humans"
Host: Mike Ibba
January 26: David Wood, PhD, Ohio State University
"New Technologies from Engineered Self-Modifying Proteins"
Host: Tina Henkin
February 2: Matthew R. Chapman, PhD, University of Michigan
"Functional Amyloids: The Frugal Foundation of Microbial Biofilms"
Host: Juan Alfonzo
February 9: Dan Kearns, PhD, Indiana University
"Population Heterogeneity and Bistable Motility Gene Expression in Bacillus subtilis"
Host: Dan Wozniak
February 16: Welkin Johnson, PhD, Harvard University
"The Other AIDS Epidemic: Cross-species Transmission and Emergence of AIDS Viruses in Asian Monkeys in the 1970s"
Host: Jesse Kwiek
February 23: Matt Parsek, PhD, University of Washington
"Signaling as a New Function for the Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Biofilm Matrix"
Host: Dan Wozniak
March 2: A. George Smulian, M.D., University of Cincinnati
"Histoplasma gene expression in vivo: The What and Why?"
Host: Chad Rappleye
March 9: Stephen Trent, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
"Remodeling of the Bacterial Cell Surface:  Modification of Lipopolysaccharides"
Host: Natividad Ruiz