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Seminars

Work in Progress Winter/Spring 2010


January 4

Karl Werbovetz, Associate Professor, Division of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy

"Arylimidamides - Reversing the Limitations of Diamidines against Leishmaniasis"

 

January 11

Jordi B. Torrelles, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Deparment of Internal Medicine, Center for Microbial Interface Biology

"Effects of lung mucosal hydrolases on Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis" 

 

January 18

University Holiday, Martin Luther King Day 

 

January 25

Enrico Bonello, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology

"From genes to the forest: Molecular aspects of host resistance in tree-pathogen-insect interactions"

 

February 1

Alistair Harrison, Post-Doctoral Fellow (PI: Robert Munson), Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

"The RNA chaperone Hfq and post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression in nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae"

 

February 8

Dan Janies, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics

"Selection for resistance to oseltamivir in seasonal and pandemic H1N1 influenza and widespread co-circulation of the two lineages"

 

February 15

Cancelled

 

February 22

Santiago Partida-Sanchez, Assistant Professor, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

"Novel calcium release mechanism is essential for chemotaxis of dendritic cells"

 

March 1

Michael Ibba, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology

"Transfer RNAs: cellular barcodes for amino acids in health and disease"

 

March 8

Jessica Edwards, Post-doctoral Researcher (PI: Chad Rappleye), Department of Microbiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Microbial Interface Biology

"Differences in virulence factor requirements among Histoplasma capsulatum clinical isolates"

 

March 15

No WIP - Finals Week

 

March 22

No WIP - Spring Break Week

 

March 29

Jesse Kwiek, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Deparment of Internal Medicine, Center for Microbial Interface Biology

"Querying HIV-1 envelope diversity to understand the mechanism of HIV-1 mother-to-child transmission"

 

April 5

Eric Bachelder, Assistant Research Professor, Division of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy

"Lysosomal drug delivery for vaccine applications"

 

April 12

Clark L. Anderson, Professor, Division of Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine

"Treating HIV Infection by Accelerating Free Virion Plasma Clearance: A New Idea"

 

April 19

Host Pathogen Seminar

Gregory Martin, PhD, Professor of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University and Boyce Schulze Downey Chair, Boyce Thompson Institute

"Bacterial elicitation and evasion of plant immunity"

 

April 26

Justin G. A. Whitehill, Graduate Student (PI: Enrico Bonello), Department of Plant Pathology 

"Comparative Proteomics of Ash Species Resistant and Susceptible to the Emerald Ash Borer"

 

May 3

Joanna Shisler, Associate Professor, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (sponsored by MVIMG)

NOTE: This seminar will take place in 105 BRT. 

 

May 10

No Seminar

 

May 17

Shareef Dabdoub, Graduate Student (PI: Sheryl Justice), Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

"UPEC and Image Segmentation"

 

May 24

Meenu Mishra, Research Associate (PI: Dan Wozniak), Center for Microbial Interface Biology

"The presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Psl polysaccharide inhibits opsonization and interaction with human immune cells"

 

May 31

University Holiday, Memorial Day

 

June 7

No WIP - Finals Week