Current Theme: Interdisciplinary Research

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

Winter Quarter 2018 (CRN # 63324)

January 12, 2018
Speaker: Dennis Hartigan-O’Connor, MD, PhD, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis
Lecture: "Infant vaccination with RhCMV/SIV vaccines" (PDF)

February 2, 2018
Speaker: Peter J. Gaskill, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, Drexel University College of Medicine
Lecture: "The Role of Dopamine in HIV Infection of the CNS" (PDF)
Host: Satya Dandekar, PhD, Professor and Chair, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

February 9, 2018
Speaker: Annie Vogel Ciernia, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, LaSalle Lab, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis
Lecture: "Life-long consequences of early life experiences on epigenetic programming" (PDF)
Host: Janine LaSalle, PhD, Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

February 16, 2018
Speaker: Greg Brennan, DVM, PhD, Rothenburg Lab, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis
Lecture: “Experimental Evolution Identifies a Missense Mutation in the VACV RNA Polymerase that Evades dsRNA-Mediated Host Restriction Factors” (PDF)
Host: Stefan Rothenburg, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

March 2, 2018
Speaker: Joanne Engel, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology, Chief, Division Of Infectious Diseases, Director, Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Defense Program, University of California, San Francisco
Lecture: "Chlamydia is a Master Cell Biologist: The Secret Lives of Intracellular Pathogens" (PDF)

March 9, 2018
Speaker: Tracey Goldstein, PhD, Associate Director, One Health Institute, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Immunology and Microbiology, School of Veterinary Medicine
Host: Stefan Rothenburg, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

March 16, 2018
Speaker: Smita S. Iyer, PhD, Assistant Professor, SVM: Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, California National Primate Research Center, Center for Comparative Medicine, UC Davis
Host: Sungjin Kim, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

Spring Quarter 2018 (CRN # 71122)

April 13, 2018
Speaker:
Gema Mendez Lagares, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Hartigan-O’Connor Lab, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis
Host:
Dennis Hartigan-O’Connor, MD, PhD, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

April 20, 2018
Speaker: Grant McFadden, PhD, Director, Biodesign Center for Immunotherapy, Vaccines and Virotherapy, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Host: Stefan Rothenburg, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

April 27, 2018
Speaker: Sarah Stanley, PhD, 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
Host: Renee Tsolis, PhD, Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis

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