Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Emerging Infectious Diseases Graduate Program Seminar Series 2014-2015

September, 2014

15
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Characterization of Plasmids in STEC/ETEC Hybrid Strains and non O157 STEC Transcriptomics
Susan R. Leonard, Ph.D., ORISE Fellow, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22
Seminar
EID
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Genetic Exchange, Surface Antigens, and Inflammasome Sensors activated by Protozoan Pathogens
Michael E. Grigg, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Molecular Parasitology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID National Institutes of Health

29
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Stats on STAT diseases: Human disorders of STAT function providing insight into atopy and immune dysregulation
Joshua Milner, MD, Chief, Genetics and Pathogenesis of Allergy Section, NIAID, NIH

October, 2014

6
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
My Sabbatical in Haiti: Lessons Learned doing Science in Hard Places
Anthony Maurelli, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, USU

20
Seminar
EID
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Early Events in the Establishment of Malaria Infection
Dr. Photini Sinnis, Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg, School of Public Health

27
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Two New Vaccines: Pertussis and Group B Meningococcus
John B. Robbins, M.D., Adjunct Professor, Sophie Davis Medical School, City College of New York

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminars are open to the public. Seminars are held at USU, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD. USU parking is restricted, but the USU campus is just a 15 minute walk from the Medical Center Metro. See the directions to USU.

In an effort to keep personnel safe, and due to fluctuation in the threat level, there has been a change in the policy regarding access to the WRNMMC Base and USU. Please bring your photo I.D. when entering the USU Gate. For more information please call the Department of Microbiology and Immunology office at (301) 295-3400.