Spring 2015 Microbiology Seminar Series

Tuesday/Thursday, 11:30 am, N201 Morrill IV
Coordinator: James Holden 577-1742

Baby's First Microbiome.

Doyle Ward, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 11:30am

Host: Kristen DeAngelis

The Hawaiian Bobtail Squid: A Model Host for Studying Interactions with Beneficial Bacteria.

Spencer Nyholm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Univ of Connecticut
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 11:30am

Host: James Holden

Honey Bee Pathogen and Immune Pathway Discovery.

Michelle Flenniken, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture, Montana State University
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 11:30am

Host: Sloan Siegrist

A CRISPR Immune Response to Viruses that Infect Bacteria.

Blake Wiedenheft, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Montana State University
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 4:00pm

Host: Sloan Siegrist

From Higher Plants to Pond Scum: Investigating the Chaperone Function of Small Heat Shock Proteins.

Elizabeth Vierling, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UMass Amherst
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 11:30am

Host: Steve Sandler

Shigella Manipulation of Cellular Signaling Pathways.

Marcia Goldberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 11:30am

Host: Sloan Siegrist

Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Proteasomes, Pupylation and…Plant Hormones?

Heran Darwin, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, NYU School of Medicine
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 11:30am

Host: Yasu Morita

The Role of Microbial Diversity in Biogeochemical Cycles.

Jennifer Talbot, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology, Boston University
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 11:30am

Host: Kristen DeAngelis

Exploring the Microbial World Through Information Theory: Tales of Subtle Nucleotide Variation.

Murat Eren, Ph.D.
Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 11:30am

Host: Klaus Nüsslein