Research Bench Lab

Microbiology & Immunology


Microbiology and 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 2018

September 18
Igor Jouline, PhD

Rod Sharp Professor, Dept. of Microbiology
The Ohio State University
Host: Dr. John Kirby
Title: “Bacterial Chemoreceptors: from Structural Diversity to Conserved Molecular Mechanisms”

October 2
Liu Dongfang, PhD

Associate Professor of Inflammation and Epigenetics, Institute for Academic Medicine
Associate Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College
Host: Dr. Lily Wang
Title: TBA

October 16 (New Faculty Talk)
Robert Lochhead, PhD

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Title: TBA

October 30
Leor Weinberger, PhD

University of California-San Francisco
Gladstone Institutes
Host: Dr. Scott Terhune
Title: TBA

November 13
Sheila Lukehart, PhD

Professor, Global Health
Associate Dean, School of Medicine
Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Disease
Adjunct Professor, Microbiology
University of Washington
Host: Dr. Jenifer Coburn
Title: TBA

November 27 (New Faculty Talk)
Michelle M. Riehle, PhD

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Title: TBA

December 11
Seungmin Hwang, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
The University of Chicago
Donnelley Biological Sciences Learning Center (BSLC)
Jules F. Knapp Medical Research Center (JFK)
Host: Dr. Vera Tarakanova
Title: TBA

Special Seminars

9th Annual Committee on Immunology Conference
Thursday, October 26, 2017
View flyer (PDF)

11th Annual Immunology Symposium: Immunology in Precision Medicine
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
View flyer (PDF)

Graduate Student Research In Progress (RIP)

Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics (MIMG) Graduate Student Research in Progress presentations are held in three different locations:

  • Microbiology and Immunology Conference Room 276, BSB, Fridays at 12:00 pm (Bring your lunch)
  • Blood Research Institute (BRI), Seminar Room, 1st floor, Thursdays 4:00-5::00 pm
  • Children's Research Institute (CRI) Immunology Work in Progress (WIP) Fridays, MFRC 3075, 4:00-5:00 pm

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

June 2018
1 – None scheduled (PhD Defense of Rick Armstrong)
8 – Melissa Whyte / Dr. Amy Hudson (30 minutes)

May 2018
4 – (ALL Graduate Student – GSA Meeting)
11 – Wen Zhu / Dr. Demin Wang (30 minutes) / Christa Winslow / Dr. Jenifer Coburn (30 minutes)
18 – Valery Lozada-Fernandez / Dr. John Kirby
25 – Commencement/Memorial Day Weekend

April 2018
5 – David Schauder (MSTP) / Dr. Weiguo Cui (Thursday, 4:00 pm, BRI)
6 – Fatima Saravia / Dr. John Kirby
13 – Alex Gardner / Dr. Joseph Barbieri (30 minutes) – Achia Khatun / Dr. Weiguo Cui (30 minutes)
20 – Rebekah Mokry / Dr. Scott Terhune (30 minutes) – Adam Pickrum / Dr. Dara Frank (30 minutes)
27 – IDP Presentations Only

March 2018
2 – Emily Vonderhaar (MSTP) / Dr. Michael Dwinell
8 – Chao Yang / Dr. Malarkannan (Thursday, 4:00 pm, BRI)
9 – Natasha Moussouras (MSTP) / Dr. Michael Dwinell
16 – Philip Lange / Dr. Vera Tarakanova
29 – Jason Siebert (MSTP) / Dr. Malarkannan (Thursday, 4:00 pm, BRI)
23 – Open
30 – Carlie Aurubin (MSTP) / Dr. Vera Tarakanova (30 minutes) - Yao Chen / Dr. Weiguo Cui (30 minutes)

Contact Us

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

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(414) 955-8253

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