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Work in Progress Fall 2010

September 27


Jiyoung Lee, Assistant Professor, College of Public Health

"Who polluted water? Rapid microbial source tracking in beach water."


October 4


Host Pathogen Seminar

Vern Carruthers, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School

"Pathogenesis of parasitic infections: Mechanisms of cell invasion and survival during infection" 


October 11


Dr. Ricardo Almeida, School of Pharmaceutical Science of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo

"The Exploitation of Host Iron Sources by Candida albicans during Oral Infection"


October 18


Dr. Duncan C. Krause, professor of Microbiology and Director, Faculty of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia

“Nanotech-Based Biosensing Platform for Mycoplasma pneumoniae Detection”

NOTE DIFFERENT LOCATION: Wexner Auditorium, Veterinary Medicine Academic Building, 1900 Coffey Road


October 25


Joanne Turner, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Microbial Interface Biology

"Inflammaging and susceptibility to M. tuberculosis infection"


November 1


Sam King, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

"Glycosaminoglycan degradation by Streptococcus pneumoniae" 


November 8


Anasuya Sarkar, Research Assistant Professor, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute

"MICROvesicles: Nothing MICRO about them!"


November 15


Host Pathogen Seminar

Laurie Comstock, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

“Mechanisms of commensalism among the intestinal Bacteroidales”


November 22


Jason Marion, Graduate Fellow, College of Public Health 

November 29


William Miller, MD, PhD, MPH, Department of Epidemiology, UNC-Chapel Hill