Upcoming Events

All seminars are held on Tuesday at 9:30 am in 1131 Bioinformatics unless otherwise noted.




January 12

Michaela Gack, Ph.D., University of Chicago, “Host modulation of innate immune sensing pathways and viral escape.”

Stan Lemon

January 19

Nels Elde, Ph.D., University of Utah, “How pathogens shape host cell biology.”

Bill Goldman

January 26

Manuela Raffatellu, M.D., University of California, Irvine, “Guts, germs and steel: microbes and metal in the inflamed gut.” Co-sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Virginia Miller

February 2

Rob Kalejta, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, “Cellular proteins that block lytic HCMV infection (and surprising ones that promote it!)”  Co-sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Blossom Damania

February 9

Carla Cerami, M.D./Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill, “Iron at the interface of the host-pathogen interaction.” **Joint Faculty Candidate**

Bill Goldman

February 16

David Aronoff, M.D., Vanderbilt University, “Host-Bacterial Interactions in Chorioamnionitis.”  Co-sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Miriam Braunstein

February 23

Marcus R. Clark, M.D., University of Chicago Medicine, “In situ adaptive immunity in inflammation.”

Barb Vilen

March 1

Mark Anderson, M.D./Ph.D., UCSF School of Medicine, “Control of immune tolerance by Aire-expressing cells

Maureen Su

March 8

Greg Barton, Ph.D., UC Berkeley, “TBA”

Barb Vilen

March 22

Emily Derbyshire, Ph.D., Duke University, “An Integrative Approach to Reveal Malaria Parasite Biology”

Elizabeth Shank

March 29

Sing Sing Way, M.D./Ph.D., Cincinnati Children’s, “Immune pathogenesis of prenatal infection.” Co-sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Kristina De Paris

April 5

Katherine Lemon, MD/Ph.d., The Forsyth Institute, “Nose Picking for Progress: Mining the Nasal Microbiome for New Insights into Pathobionts.”

Elizabeth Shank

April 12

Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D., NIAID/NIH, “Host microbiota interactions in the control of tissue immunity.”

Ed Miao

April 19

Katy Bosio, Ph.D., NIAID/NIH Rocky Mountain Labs, “Non-proteinaceous virulence factors of virulent Francisella tularensis.”

Tom Kawula

April 26

Lydia Bourouiba, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Fluid dynamics of contact and disease transmission.

Bob Bourret

May 3

Jason Cyster, Ph.D., UCSF School of Medicine, “Cellular dynamics of the humoral immune response.”

Jason Whitmire




Student Seminars