Microbiology 7899 Seminar Schedule

Wednesdays at 4:10 p.m to 5:05 p.m in Room 001 Jennings Hall

Please contact Mike Ibba for additional information and changes to the schedule.


Spring Semester 2019:


January 9: No Seminar

January 23:  Raina Maier, PhD, University of Arizona
"Biosurfactants: Discoveries to Commercialization"
Host: Virginia Rich
January 30: Kendrick Memorial Seminar
Michael Otto, PhD, NIAID
"Pathogen elimination by probiotic Bacillus via signaling interference"
Host: Microbiology Graduate Students
February 6:  No Seminar
February 20: John Kirby, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin
"Xenobiotic Disruption of the Phageome Alters Host Metabolic Rates"
Host: Igor Jouline
March 6:  Greg Phillips, PhD, Iowa State University
"Community involvement: Understanding genetic adaptation by the gut microbiome"
Host: Ross Dalbey

March 13: Spring Break, No Seminar

March 20: Frances Yap, PhD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
"Ribosome modulation as a bacterial survival strategy"
Host: Mike Ibba
March 27: Christopher Waters, PhD, Michigan State University
"To Be Announced"
Host: Kurt Fredrick
April 3: Benjamin Wolfe, PhD, Tufts University
"Delicious rot: using fermented foods to dissect microbiome diversity"
Host: Matthew Sullivan
April 10: Gertraud Burger, PhD, University of Montreal
"Massive gene defects compensated at the RNA level"
Host: Juan Alfonzo
April 17: Richard Brennan, PhD, Duke University
"To Be Announced"
Host: Irina Artsimovitch


Autumn Semester 2019:

August 21: Department Welcome/Orientation
September 4: Karin Musier-Forsyth, The Ohio State University
"To Be Announced"
Host: Mike Ibba
September 18: Steve Meshnick, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Population genetic approaches to understanding the evolution and spread of malaria”
Host: Jesse Kwiek
September 25: Michael Rother, PhD, Technische Universität Dresden
"To Be Announced"
Host: Joe Krzycki
October 2: Joanne Engel, MD, PhD, University of California San Francisco
"To Be Announced"
Host: Igor Jouline
October 16: Murat Eren, PhD, University of Chicago
"To Be Announced"
Host: Juan Alfonzo 
October 30:
November 13: Peter Chein, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst
"To Be Announced"
Host: Mike Ibba
November 27: No Classes- Thanksgiving Break
Spring Semester 2020:


January 8: 

January 22: 

February 5:

February 19:

March 4 Kumaran Ramamurthi, PhD, NIH Center for Cancer Research
"To Be Announced"
Host: Natacha Ruiz

March 11: No Seminar, Spring Break

March 18 Suzanne Fleiszig, OD, PhD, University of California, Berkeley
"To Be Announced"
Host: Rajendar Deora

April 8:

April 15 David WeissPhD, Emory University School of Medicine
"To Be Announced"
Host: Daniel Wozniak

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