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Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Winter Seminar Series: MMI 291 (CRN 32652)

Emerging Challenges in Microbiology and Immunology

Seminar Series | Winter 2016 | 1005 GBSF Auditorium | 12:10PM - 1:00PM (Except for January 8 & February 26 - MedSci 180 C)


Date Speaker and Lecture Speaker Affiliation
January 8, 2016
*Division of Infectious Diseases Faculty Candidate*

Thomas Cherpes, DVM, MD
"Hormonal contraception and antiviral host defense: using the bench and bedside to define the connection"

Ohio State University
Associate Professor
January 15, 2016

K.Heran Darwin, PhD
"Game of Zomes: Proteylysis and Mycobacterium tuberculosis Pathogenesis"

New York University, School of Medicine
Department of Microbiology

January 22, 2016



January 29, 2016
*Division of Infectious Diseases Faculty Candidate*
Jesse Waggoner, MD
"Once Bitten: Detecting the World's Most Common Vector-Borne Pathogens"

Stanford University
Division of Infectious Diseases

February 5, 2016



February 12, 2016 Rekha Seshardi, PhD

Joint Genome Institute
Department of Energy

February 19, 2016



February 26, 2016 TBA


 March 4, 2016 Titus Brown, PhD

University of California, Davis
Department of Population Health and Reproduction
 March 11, 2016 Janelle S. Ayres, PhD
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Nomis Center for Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis



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