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MMI Seminars

  • Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Heran Darwin, PhD
    Title: "Regulated Proteolysis and Mycobacterium tuberculosis Pathogenesis"
    Location: 1520
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    Website: http://www.med.nyu.edu/microbiology-parasitology/faculty/heran-darwin-lab-microbiology

    Speaker's Affiliation
    Department of Microbiology | New York University School of Medicine

    Host: Rod Welch

    Sponsor: MMI, Bonnie Ann DeMeio Fund

  • Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Andrew Darwin, PhD
    Title: "Pushing the envelope in bacterial pathogens"
    Location: 1520
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    Website: http://www.med.nyu.edu/microbiology-parasitology/faculty/andrew-darwin-lab-microbiology

    Speaker's Affiliation
    Department of Microbiology | New York University School of Medicine

    Host: Rod Welch

    Sponsor: MMI, Bonnie Ann DeMeio Fund

  • Friday, Feb 26, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Tony Goldberg, PhD, DVM
    Title: "Simian hemorrhagic fever virus and its relatives: curious pathogens or coming plague?"
    Location: 6201
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    Website: http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/goldberglab/

    Speaker's Affiliation
    Department of Epidemiology | UW-Madison

    Host: Jenny Gumperz

    Sponsor: MMI, SMPH

  • Friday, Mar 4, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Speaker: David Relman, MD
    Title: "Space, time, and the human microbiome "
    Location: 1520
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    Website: https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/david-relman

    Speaker's Affiliation
    Professor of Microbiology and Immunology | Stanford School of Medicine

    Host: Laura Felley, MHD

    Sponsor: MMI | MHD

  • Friday, Mar 11, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Dr. Jay Vyas, MD, PhD
    Title: "Innate Immunity to Fungal Pathogens"
    Location: 1520
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    Website: http://www.massgeneral.org/medicine/doctors/doctor.aspx?id=18612

    Speaker's Affiliation
    Department of Medicine | Harvard University

    Host: Jeniel Nett

    Sponsor: MMI, SMPH

  • Friday, Mar 18, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Maria Belen Cassera, PhD
    Title: "It takes two to tango: metabolomics and drug discovery"
    Location: 1520
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    Website: https://www.biochem.vt.edu/people/faculty/cassera-maria.html

    Speaker's Affiliation
    Dept. of Biochemistry | Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Host: Laura Knoll

    Sponsor: MMI, SMPH

  • Friday, Apr 1, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Andreas Baumler, PhD
    Title: "The pyromaniac inside you: Salmonella metabolism in the host gut"
    Location: 1520
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    Website: http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/medmicro/Faculty_MR/Baumler/baumler_index_mr.html

    Speaker's Affiliation
    Professor and Vice Chair of Research | Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology | University of California Davis School of Medicine

    Host: Microbes in Health and Disease Trainee, Grischa Chen

    Sponsor: MMI | MHD

  • Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Speaker: David Tobin, PhD
    Title: "From zebrafish to humans: reprogramming the host response to tuberculosis"
    Location: 1520
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    Website: http://cmb.duke.edu/research/faculty/david-tobin

    Speaker's Affiliation
    Assistant Professor | Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology | Duke University

    Host: Anna Huttenlocher

    Sponsor: MMI, SMPH

  • Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Eric Alm, PhD
    Title: "Ecology of the human microbiome in health and disease"
    Location: 1520
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    Website: http://almlab.mit.edu/index.html

    Speaker's Affiliation
    Associate Professor of Biological Engineering | MIT

    Host: Tsokyi Choera

    Sponsor: MMI, Bonnie Ann DeMeio Fund

  • Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 8:00 am

    Speaker: Jennifer Golden, David Perlin, Laurence Rahme & Terry Roemer
    Title: "Perlman Symposium"
    Location: 1220 MSB
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    Website: http://perlman.medmicro.wisc.edu/

    Speaker's Affiliation
    See below

    Description

    Jennifer Golden, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    "A Medicinal Chemistry Approach to Anti-infective Agent Discovery and Development"

    David Perlin, PhD, Executive Director and Professor, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    "New genetic insights into multidrug resistant in Candida glabrata

    Laurence Rahme, PhD, Associate Professor, Harvard University
    "Anti-virulence Strategies and the Politics of Quorum Sensing Molecules"

    Terry Roemer, PhD, Distinguished Scientist, Merck & Co.
    "Leveraging Conditional Essentiality in Early Antibacterial Lead Finding"

    Host: Rodney Welch

    Sponsor: MMI, and Kato Perlman in memory of David Perlman

  • Friday, May 6, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Aleksander Stanic-Kostic, MD, PhD
    Title: "Innate lymphocytes (ILCs) at the maternal fetal interface"
    Location: 6201
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    Website: http://www.obgyn.wisc.edu/directory/detail.aspx?id=263

    Speaker's Affiliation
    Assistant Professor | Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology | UW-Madison

    Host: Jenny Gumperz

    Sponsor: MMI, SMPH

  • Friday, May 13, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Speaker: Damian Krysan, MD, PhD
    Title: "Antifungal Drug Discovery in the Academic Setting"
    Location: 1520
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    Website: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/people/26750682-damian-j-krysan/researchers

    Speaker's Affiliation
    Associate Professor | Infectious Disease and Microbiology & Immunology

    Host: Bruce Klein

    Sponsor: MMI, SMPH