Spring 2018 Microbiology Seminar Series

Tuesday/Thursday, 11:30 am, 222 Morrill Science Center II
Coordinator: Steve Sandler, 577-4391

Our Evolving View of Cell Motility

Lillian Fritz-Laylin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:30am

Host: Kristen DeAngelis

Exploiting the Brain Invasion Tactics of Cryptococcus neoformans for the Development of a Brain-Specific Drug Delivery System

John Uhrig, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin Medical School
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:30am

Host: Barry Goodell

Restoring the Prairie Microbiome

Wesley Swingley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Northern Illinois University
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 11:30am

Host: Microbiology Graduate Student Group

From HIV-1 NEF to Human SERINC5 to Epidemic Ebola Virus

Jeremy Luban, M.D.
Professor, Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 11:30am

Host: Mandy Muller

Roles and Regulation of Phosphatidic Acid Phosphatase in Lipid Metabolism

George Carman, Ph.D.
Board of Governors Professor of Food Science, Rutgers
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 11:30am

Host: Yasu Morita

Regulation of Cell Wall Biosynthesis in the Bacterial Plant Pathogen Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Pam Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, University of Missouri
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:30am

Host: Sloan Siegrist

Genome-Scale Models: from Marine Microbes to Host-Microbe Associations

Ying Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Rhode Island
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 11:30am

Host: Jim Holden