August 23: Department Welcome/Orientation
August 30: No Seminar
September 13: Seminar Cancelled
September 20: Matthew Sullivan, PhD, Ohio State University
"Ocean viruses: Re-imagining patterns, processes and paradigms on the high seas"
Host: Mike Ibba
September 27: Vincent Lee,PhD, University of Maryland
"Pseudomonas aeruginosa chronic infections and small molecule inhibitors"
Hosts: Dan Wozniak
October 11: Sean Moore, PhD, University of Central Florida
"Ribosomal Intercourse Alters Translation Fidelity"
Hosts: Kurt Fredrick and Mike Ibba
October 18: Sonny Lee, PhD, University of Chicago
"Fecal Microbiota Transplantation - tracking microbial colonization, one population at a time"
Hosts: Kelly Wrighton
October 25: Karen Ottemann, PhD, University of California-Santa Cruz
"Helicobacter pylori chemotaxis in the stomach: signaling diversity and niche colonization”"
Hosts: Kurt Fredrick
November 8: Sallie Permar, MD, PhD, Duke University
"Maternal and infant HIV immunization to eliminate breast milk transmission of HIV-1"
Host: Jesse Kwiek
November 10: Robert Britton, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
"Diet Driven Evolution of an Enteric Pathogen"
Host: Michael Ibba
Note time and location: 10 am, Aronoff 104
*Students enrolled in 7899 are not required to attend.
November 15: Kostas Kostantinidis, PhD, Georgia Tech
"Tools for analysis of whole-genomes and metagenomes, and their application to microbial source tracking and diarrhea diagnostics"
Host: Virginia Rich
November 22: Thanksgiving Break, No classes