Microbiology 7899 Seminar Schedule


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

Please contact Igor Jouline for additional information and changes to the schedule.


Autumn Semester 2019:

August 21: Department Welcome/Orientation
September 4: Karin Musier-Forsyth, The Ohio State University
"Unexpected roles of tRNAs and Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases in Retroviral Replication"
Host: Mike Ibba
September 11: Virginia Rich, The Ohio State University
"Climate change microbiology: Building a decade of genes-to-ecosystems observations and discoveries"
Host: Kurt Fredrick
September 18: Chad Rappleye, The Ohio State University
"Mechanisms of Stealth, Survival, and Proliferation of the Intracellular Pathogen, Histoplasma capsulatum"
Host: Kurt Fredrick
September 25: Michael Rother, PhD, Technische Universität Dresden
"Dispensable methanogenic energy metabolism in a methanogenic archaeon"
Host: Joe Krzycki
October 2: Joanne Engel, MD, PhD, University of California San Francisco
"Coming in for a landing: bacterial signaling pathways activated upon surface contact"
Host: Igor Jouline
October 9: Alfredo Torres, PhD, University of Texas Medical Branch
"Resist or Persist, survival decisions of the intracellular pathogen Burkholderia pseudomallei"
Host: Michael Ibba
October 16: Murat Eren, PhD, University of Chicago
"Mosquitoes, bacteria, and the hidden gems of the mobilome: a high-resolution microbial 'omics story"
Host: Juan Alfonzo 
October 23: Jonathan Dworkin, PhD, Columbia University
"Putting ribosomes to bed: Regulation of translation during cellular quiescence"
Host: Tina Henkin 
October 30:  Homa Ghalei, PhD, Emory University
"Assembly of macromolecular machines for eukaryotic translational control"
Host: Kurt Fredrick 
November 6: Steve Oghumu, PhD, The Ohio State University
"Exploiting host immunity and diet in oral cancer prevention and treatment"
Host: Abhay Satoskar
November 13: Peter Chien, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst
"Regulated protein degradation during stress and growth in bacteria"
Host: Mike Ibba
November 27: No Classes- Thanksgiving Break
Spring Semester 2020:


January 8:  Deborah Hogan, PhD, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
"To Be Announced"
Host: Igor Jouline
January 22:  Kendrick Memorial Seminar
Kim Orth, PhD, UT Southwestern Medical Center
"To Be Announced"
Host: Graduate Students

February 5:

February 19:

March 4:  Aaron Mitchell, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
"To Be Announced"
Host: Matthew Anderson
March 6:  Vincent Racaniello, PhD, Columbia University
"To Be Announced"
Host: Shan-Lu Liu
Seminar to be held at 3:30pm; location TBD

March 11: No Seminar, Spring Break

March 18:  Suzanne Fleiszig, OD, PhD, University of California, Berkeley
"To Be Announced"
Host: Rajendar Deora
April 8:  Kumaran Ramamurthi, PhD, NIH Center for Cancer Research
"To Be Announced"
Host: Natacha Ruiz
April 15:  David Weiss, PhD, Emory University School of Medicine
"To Be Announced"
Host: Daniel Wozniak

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