Microbiology 799 Seminar Schedule Archive: Spring 2012

March 28: William W. Metcalf, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Alternate mechanisms for energy conservation during methanogenesis in diverse Methanosarcina species"
Host: Joe Krzycki
April 4: Jorge Escalante-Semerena, PhD, University of Wisconsin
"Impact of N-Lysine Acylation on Prokaryotic Cell Physiology"
Host: Birgit Alber
April 11: Tim Yahr, PhD, University of Iowa
"Studies of ExsA reveal complex regulatory pathways controlling type III secretion system gene expression in Pseudomonas aeruginosa"
Host: Dan Wozniak
April 18: Chris Hayes, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Mixed messages: contact-dependent growth inhibition (CDI) and cell-cell signaling in bacteria"
Host: Mike Ibba
April 25: Joe Peters, PhD, Cornell University
"World Domination by Transposition: Control of transposition in the broadly distributed Tn7 elements in bacteria"
Host: Kurt Fredrick
May 2: Piet de Boer, PhD, Case Western Reserve University
"Cell fission in E.coli"
Host: Natacha Ruiz
Sponsored by Starin Lecture Funds
May 9: Michael Federle, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
"Whispers from the Throat: Are Streptococci Conspiring to do Harm?"
Host: Natacha Ruiz
Sponsored by Starin Lecture Funds
May 16: no seminar scheduled
May 23: no seminar scheduled
May 30: Prosper Boyaka, PhD, OSU College of Veterinary Medicine
"From Enemies to School Buddies: How Bacterial toxins help us understand regulation of adaptive immunity in mucosal surfaces"
Host: Abhay Satoskar