Research Bench Lab

Microbiology & Immunology

Seminars

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.

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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
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School
Host: Dr. Lily Wang
Title: Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) Cell Immunological Synapse

October 16 (New Faculty Talk)
Robert Lochhead, PhD

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Microbiology & 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 & 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

Graduate Student Research In Progress (RIP)

Microbiology and Immunology (M&I) Graduate Student Research in Progress (RIP) presentations are held in three different locations:

  • Various conference rooms to be assigned. 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.

August 2018
17 – Aaron Dirck / Dr. Hudson
24 – Open
31 – Keep open

September 2018
7 – Open
13 – Chao Yang / Dr. Malar (4:00 pm, BRI)
14/21 – Open
28 – Achia Khatun / Dr. Cui (4:00 pm, MFRC 3075)

October 2018
5 – Open
12 – IDP/NDP Presentations
19 – Grace Sundeen / Dr. Barbieri
25 – Peter Volberding / Dr. Cui (4:00 pm, BRI)
26 – Ashley Ciecko / Dr. Yi-Guang Chen

November 2018
2 – Kaitlin Johnson/ Dr. Tarakanova
9 – Open
16 – Clinton Piper / Dr. Drobyski (4:00 pm, MFRC 3075)
22/23 – Thanksgiving holiday
30 – Open

December 2018
7 – IDP-NDP Presentations
7 – Emily Vonderhaar / Dr. Dwinell (4:00 pm, MFRC 3075)
13 – Kate Dixon / Dr. Malar (4:00 pm, BRI)
14 – Kate Dixon / Dr. Malar (4:00 pm, MFRC 3075)
21 – Open
28 – Open (for holidays)

January 2019
4 – Landon DeLeon / Dr. Kirby
10 – Jason Siebert / Dr. Malar (4:00 pm, BRI)
11 – Zack Gerbec / Dr. Malar (4:00 pm, MFRC 3075)
17 – Zack Gerbec / Dr. Malar (4:00 pm, BRI)
18 – Carlie Aurubin / Dr. Tarakanova
24 – Yao Chen / Dr. Cui (4:00 pm, BRI)
25 – Vanessa (Cheng-Yin) Yuan / Dr. Drobyski (4:00 pm, MFRC 3075)

February 2019
1 – Fatima Saravia/ Dr. Kirby
8 – Alex Gardner / Dr. Barbieri
14 – Achia Khatun / Dr. Cui (4:00 pm, BRI)
22 – IDP/NDP Presentations

March 2019
1 – Rebekah Mokry / Dr. Terhune
8 – Adam Pickrum / Dr. Dara Frank
14 – Wen Zhu / Dr. Demin Wang (4:00 pm, BRI)
15 – Christa Winslow / Dr. Coburn
22 – Keep open
29 – Keep open (PhD Defense/Phil Lange)
29 – Peter Volberding / Dr. Cui (4:00 pm, BRI)

April 2019
5 – Melissa Whyte / Dr. Hudson
12 – Mahmoud Abu Eid / Dr. Dwinell (30 minutes) | Sam DeCero / Dr. Frank (30 minutes)
19 – Jinyong Huang / Dr. Liang Wang (30 minutes) | Kevin Jennings / Dr. Salzman (30 minutes)
26 – IDP Presentations only

May 2019
3 – Hold
10 – Carly Mascari / Dr. Kristich (30 minutes) | Chrsitine Nguyen / Dr. Cui (30 minutes)
17 – Commencement
24 – Memorial Day weekend
31 – Suzette Rosas / Dr. Terhune (30 minutes) | Paul Sylvester / Dr. Tarakanova (30 minutes)

June 2019
7 – Savannah Neu / Dr. Dittel (30 minutes) | Jose Rosas / Dr. Kroner (30 minutes)
14 – Paytsar Topchyan / Dr. Cui (30 minutes)
21 – Tiffany Claeys / Dr. Kirby
28 – Valery Lozada-Fernandez / Dr. Kirby

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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