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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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Microbiology & Immunology Spring Seminar Series 2022

Seminars are held on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Please contact Stephanie Kellogg, skellogg@mcw.edu, for Zoom link or other information.

January 11, 2022
Dr. Jenny Wachter
Rocky Mountain Labs NIAID, NIH
Host: Christa Fierros

February 1, 2022
Dr. Yasmine Belkaid
NIAID Laboratory of Host Immunity
Host: Center for Microbiome Research

February 15, 2022
Dr. Andreas Baumler
University of California Davis
Host: Center for Microbiome Research

March 22, 2022
Dr. Brandon Garcia
Eastern Carolina University
Host: Dr. Jenifer Coburn

April 26, 2022
Dr. June Round
University of Utah
Host: Center for Microbiome Research

May 3, 2022
Dr. David Hansen
Brigham Young University
Host: Dr. Rob Lochhead

May 17, 2022
Grossberg Lectureship
Dr. Mary Estes
Baylor College of Medicine
Host: Dr. Scott Terhune

June 14, 2022
Distinguished Faculty in ID Lectureship
Dr. Tobias Hohl
Memorial Sloan Kettering
Host: Dr. Jenifer Coburn

Microbiology & Immunology Fall Seminar Series 2021

Peggy Cotter, PhD
Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Host: Adam Pickrum, Frank Lab
Title: Bordetella filamentous hemagglutinin: adhesin, immunomodulator, and toxin deliverer

September 21, 2021
Michael D. L. Johnson, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Arizona
Host: Dusanka Djoric, PhD
Title: Something old, Something new, Something borrowed, Copper II
Topic: A look into how copper toxicity affects Streptococcus pneumoniae and what we can do about it

September 28, 2021
Gretchen Diehl, PhD
Lab Head, Sloan Kettering Institute
Host: Kevin Jennings, Salzman
Research Area: Intestinal homeostasis and molecular and cellular pathways regulated by the microbiota.

October 12, 2021
Victor Torres, PhD
Professor, New York University
Host: Adam Pickrum, Frank Lab
Research Area: Dissecting Complex interactions between pathogenic bacteria and the mammalian host.

October 19, 2021
Nicole Baumgarth, DVM, PhD
Professor, University of California, Davis
Host: Lochhead Lab
Research Areas: Immunological mechanisms that regulate and control immunity to pathogens

November 2, 2021
Kamal Khanna, PhD
Associate Professor, NYU Langone Health
Host: Preeti Garai, PhD
Research Areas: Complex dynamics of host-pathogen interactions during innate and adaptive immune response following infection

November 16, 2021
Gabriel Nuñez, MD
Professor, University of Michigan
Host: Center for Microbiome Research and Center for Immunology
Research Areas: Nod=like receptor and Toll-like receptor families in immune responses against microbial pathogens and disease

December 7, 2021
Regina Joice Cordy, PhD
Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University
Host: Riehle Lab
Research Areas: Host-malaria parasite interactions, plasma metabolome and gut microbiome during malaria infection

December 14, 2021
Yasmine Belkaid, PhD
Chief, NIAID, NIH
Host: Center for Microbiome Research
Research Areas: Mechanisms controlling host microbe interactions at barrier sites such as the skin and the gut.

Graduate Student Research In Progress (RIP)

Microbiology & Immunology (M&I) Graduate Student Research in Progress (RIP) presentations take place on Friday's at noon and are available virtually via the Micro Event Calendar. Please email kthompso@mcw.edu if you need access to a link.

August 13, 2021
Elaheh Hashemi/Dr. Malarkannan

August 20, 2021
Adam Pickrum/Dr. Frank

August 27, 2021
Paytsar Topchyan/Dr. Cui

September 10, 2021
Kyle Stoltz/Dr. Tarakanova

September 17, 2021
Nicole Minton/Dr. Kristich

September 24, 2021
Joe Rouse/Dr. Lochhead

October 1, 2021
Dandan Wang/Dr. Malarkannan

October 15, 2021
Fatima Saravia/Dr. Kirby

October 22, 2021
Jian Shen/Dr. Cui

October 29, 2021
Alex Gardner/Dr. Barbieri

November 5, 2021
Sarah Timmler/Dr. Kristich

November 12, 2021
Melissa Whyte/Dr. Hudson

December 3, 2021
Mahmoud Abu Eid/Dr. Dwinell

December 17, 2021
Savannah Neu/Dr. Dittel

January 7, 2022
Carly Mascari/Dr. Kristich

January 21, 2022
Christine Nguyen/Dr. Cui

January 28, 2022
Suzette Rosas/Dr. Terhune

February 18, 2022
Kevin Jennings/Dr. Salzman

February 25, 2022
Paul Sylvester/Dr. Tarakanova

March 4, 2022
Sam DeCero/Dr. Frank

March 11, 2022
Matthew Hadiono/Dr. Kirby

March 25, 2022
Kaitlin Schulz/Dr. Hudson

April 1, 2022
Madison Lucas/Dr. Kristich & Nathan Meinhardt/Dr. Dittel

April 8, 2022
Ashley Brown/Dr. Cui & Mohamed Khalil/Dr. Malarkannan

April 15, 2022
Chris Monti/Dr. Terhune & Perrin Schupbach/Dr. Sorokin

April 22, 2022
Jose Rosas/Dr. Kroner-Milsch

April 29, 2022
Ao Mei/Dr. Malarkannan

May 6, 2022
Fatima Aboulalazm/Dr. Kirby & Allison Gerk/Dr. Dwinell

May 27, 2022
Alexis Uitenbroek/Dr. Kristich & Angela Beltrame/Dr. Dittel

June 3, 2022
Alfredo Colina/Dr. Zamora & Erin Cygan/Dr. Zamora

June 10, 2022
Arjun Kharel/Dr. Cui & Lexi Kazen/Dr. Kirby

June 17, 2022
Kelli Cole/Dr. Dittel & Wendy Lin/Dr. Cui

June 25, 2022
Teja Karimikonda/Dr. Salzman & Donovan Drouillard/Dr. Dwinell

Contact Us

Please check our seminar schedule for topics and room locations.

Call us for more information

(414) 955-8253

Please email Stephanie Kellogg, skellogg@mcw.edu, if you would like to be added to the Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Notify list.