Special Seminars

For information, please call the Microbiology Department at (414) 955-8253.


May, 5, 2015, Tuesday at 11 a.m.
David M. Anderson (PhD Defense)
(Dr. Dara Frank's lab)
Title: “Activation of Bacterial Phospholipase A2 Enzymes by Ubiquitin”


June 29, 2015, Monday at 11:00 a.m.
Wadzanai Mboko (PhD Defense)
(Dr. Vera Tarakanova's lab)
Title: The role of Interferon Regulatory factor 1 in the control of Murine gammaherpesvirus infection.


July 28, 2015 (Tuesday at 11:00 AM)
Nikki Johnston, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Research, Department of Otolaryngology & Communication Sciences, MCW
TITLE:  “PEPSIN: Biomarker, Mediator and Therapeutic Target for Reflux and Aspiration”


October 21, 2015 (Wednesday at 1:00 PM)
Angela M. Henschel (PhD Defense)
(Dr. Martin Hessner's lab)
Title:  Identification and Modulation of a Heightened Systemic Innate Inflammatory State Associated with Type 1 Diabetes in the BioBreeding Rat




June 10 2014, Tuesday 11 a.m.

"Formation of mucosal resident memory CD8 T cell is controlled by mTOR"
Amanda Marzo, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

External Reviewer for Mika Nagaoka PhD Defense


May 28 2014, Wednesday 11 a.m.
"Monitoring translation of host messages influences herpesvirus lifestyle decisions"
Ian J Mohr, PhD
Department of Microbiology
New York University

External Reviewer for Tarin Bigley PhD Defense


May 14 2014, Wednesday 11 a.m. in CVC
“Interaction of PGE2 and (Pro) Renin Receptor in Hypertension and Target Organ Damage”
Tianxin Yang, MD PhD
Professor of Medicine and Physiology
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
University of Utah and VA Medical Center

External Reviewer for Anna Alexanian PhD Defense


March 25 2014, Tuesday 11 a.m.
“Quorum sensing control of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm dispersal”
Alexander R Horswill, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Department of Microbiology
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

External Reviewer for Cherisse Hall


January 28 2014, Tuesday 11 a.m.
"Lifelong gammaherpesvirus infections: viral cyclins and non-coding RNAs confer distinct functions over the course of infection"
Linda van Dyk, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Director Microbiology Graduate Program
University of Colorado School of Medicine

External Reviewer for Bryan Mounce

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