Research Bench Lab

Microbiology & Immunology


Microbiology & Immunology Seminars and Presentations

Here you'll find comprehensive information about our seminar dates, featuring MCW faculty, students, prominent researchers from across the nation and special visitors.

Seminar Series

*Held Tuesdays at 11:00 am unless otherwise noted.

FALL 2019

September 24th, 2019
Donna Neumann, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Host: Dr. Vera Tarakanova
Title: “HSV-1 Genomic Superstructures and the Control of Viral Transcription” 

October 22nd, 2019
Brandon Jutras, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microchemistry
Virginia Tech
Host: Dr. Robert Lochhead
Title: “Borrelia Burgdorferi peptidoglycan is a persistent antigen in Lyme arthritis”

November 19th, 2019
Richard Kuhn, PhD
The Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor in Science 
Krenicki Family Director, Perdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Host: Dr. Scott Terhune
Title: “Structure of Flavivirusees and the Challenges it Imposes on Antibody Recognition”

Graduate Student Research In Progress (RIP)

Microbiology & Immunology (M&I) Graduate Student Research in Progress (RIP) presentations are held in the Versiti Seminar Room, 1st floor, Fridays, Noon to 1 pm (bring lunch)

Note: Interdisciplinary Program Presentation dates are assigned an alternative room number.

October 18th, 2019: Fatima Saravia/Dr. Kirby

October 25th, 2019: Yao Chen/ Dr. Cui

November 1st, 2019: Alex Gardner/ Dr. Barbieri

November 8th, 2019: Achia Khatun/ Dr. Cui

November 15th 2019: Rebekah Mokry/ Dr. Terhune

November 22nd, 2019: Adam Pickrum/ Dr. Frank

November 28th, 2019: Thanksgiving Break

December 6th, 2019: Melissa Whyte/ Dr. Hudson

December 13th, 2019: Christa Winslow/ Dr. Coburn

December 20th, 2019: Wen Zhu/ Dr. Wang

December 27th, 2019: Christmas Break

January 3rd, 2020: Break

January 10th, 2020:  Carlie Aurubin/ Dr. Tarakanova

January 17th, 2020: Mahmoud Abu Edi & Paytsar Topchyan/ Dr. Dwinell & Dr. Cui

January 24th, 2020: Jose Rosas & Savannah Neu/ Dr. Kroner-Milsch & Dr. Dittel

February 7th, 2020: Carly Mascari & Christine Nguyen/ Dr. Kristich & Dr. Cui

February 14th, 2020: Suzette Rosas & Kevin Jennings/ Dr. Terhune & Dr. Salzman

February 21st, 2020: Open

February 28th, 2020: Paul Sylvester & Samuel DeCero/ Dr. Tarakanova & Dr. Frank

March 6th, 2020: Matthew Hadiono & Moujtaba Kasmani/ Dr. Kirby & Dr. Cui

March 13th, 2020: Elaheh Hashemi & Ao Mei/ Dr. Malarkannan

March 20th, 2020: Valery Lozada-Fernandez/ Dr. Kirby

March 27th, 2020: Nicole Minton & Joseph Rouse/ Dr. Kristich & Dr. Lochhead

April 3rd, 2020: Jian Shen/ Dr. Cui

April 10th, 2020: Open

April 17th, 2020: Kyle Stolz & Sarah Timmler/ Dr. Tarakanova & Dr. Kristich

April 24th, 2020: Dandan Wang & Kaitlin Schultz/ Dr. Malarkannan & Dr. Hudson

Contact Us

Seminars are held in the Microbiology & Immunology Conference Room 276, Basic Science Building (BSB) unless otherwise noted.

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(414) 955-8253

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