Current Theme: Interdisciplinary Research

All seminars are held Fridays at 12:10 PM at 1005 Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility (GBSF Main Auditorium).

Spring Quarter 2018 (CRN # 71122)

April 6, 2018
Speaker: Peter Sarnow, Ph.D., Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford Cancer Research Institute, Stanford University
Lecture: "Roles for small noncoding RNAs during hepatitis C virus infection” (PDF)
Host: Stefan Rothenburg, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

April 13, 2018
Speaker:
Gema Mendez Lagares, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Hartigan-O’Connor Lab, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis
Lecture: Protection against SIV using second-generation RhCMV/SIV vaccines” (PDF)
Host: Dennis Hartigan-O’Connor, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

April 20, 2018
Speaker: Grant McFadden, Ph.D., Director, Biodesign Center for Immunotherapy, Vaccines and Virotherapy, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Lecture:The Long and Winding Road from Poxvirus tropism to Oncolytic Virotherapy” (PDF)
Host: Stefan Rothenburg, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

April 27, 2018
Speaker: Sarah Stanley, Ph.D., The King Sweesy and Robert Womack Endowed Chair in Medical Research and Public Health, Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
Lecture:Metabolic regulation of M. tuberculosis infection” (PDF)
Host: Renee Tsolis, Ph.D., Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

May 4, 2018
Speaker: Mary O’Riordan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan, Medical School
Lecture: TBD
Host: Charles Bevins, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

May 11, 2018
Speaker: Kimberley D. Seed, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Plant & Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Lecture: “Recurring conflicts with a single predatory phage drive the evolution of Vibrio cholerae
Host: Andreas Bäumler, Ph.D., Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

May 18, 2018
Speaker: Hiten Madhani, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco
Lecture: “Cryptococcus neoformans: from model pathogen to model yeast”
Host: Bennett Harris Penn, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, UC Davis

May 25, 2018
Speaker: Oren Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco
Lecture: TBD
Host: Bennett Harris Penn, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, UC Davis

June 1, 2018
Speaker: Suzanne Noble, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Medicine – Infectious Disease, University of California San Francisco
Lecture: TBD
Host: Bennett Harris Penn, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, UC Davis

Contact the IOR, Dr. José V. Torres (jvtorres@ucdavis.edu), if you would like to meet with the speaker.