MICaB Invited Speaker Seminar Series


MICaB Seminar Series

Spring Semester 2023
Mondays at 12:00 noon

All seminars will be live streamed through the Zoom link below.

Hybrid In-person/Zoom seminars will be held in: 1-125 Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building (CCRB) – 2231 6th St SE (Across from Huntington Bank Stadium) unless otherwise noted

Meeting ID: 917 8077 7331
Passcode: S0bUfe
 

January 23: Hybrid Seminar

Breck Duerkop, PhD

“Bacteriophage resistance shapes enterococcal fitness and evolution”

Department of Immunology & Microbiology, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Host: Ryan Hunter, PhD (rchunter@umn.edu)

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January 30:

Philip Ahern, DPhil

"Decoding the immunomodularity function of gut bacteria"

Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute

Host: Kris Hogquist, PhD (hogqu001@umn.edu)

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February 6: Hybrid Seminar

Fang Li, PhD

"Molecular mechanisms of COVID-19 and intervention strategies"

Dept of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota Medical School

Host: Pam Skinner, PhD (skinn002@umn.edu)

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February 13:

Justin Taylor, PhD

"TBD"

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

Host: Marc Jenkins, PhD (jenki002@umn.edu)

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February 20: Hybrid Seminar

Jordi Torrelles, PhD

"TBD"

Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, University of Texas, San Antonio

Host: Kathleen Boris-Lawrie, PhD (kbl@umn.edu)

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February 27: Virtual via Zoom only

Richard Obst, PhD

"TBD"

Department, institution, and city

Host: Daniel Mueller, PhD (muell002@umn.edu)

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March 13: Hybrid Seminar

Andrew McGuire, PhD

"TBD"

Immunology and Vaccine Development Program, Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

Host: Ryan Hunter, PhD (rchunter@umn.edu)

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March 20:

Gregory Barton, PhD

"TBD"

Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Host: Tanya Freedman, PhD (tfreedma@umn.edu)

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March 27: Hybrid Seminar

Meike Dittman, PhD

"TBD"

Department of Microbiology, NYU, Langone Health

Host: Ryan Langlois, PhD (langlois@umn.edu)

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April 3:

Stuart Mannering, PhD

"TBD"

Department of Human Immunology, St. Vincent’s Institute, Fitzroy, Australia

Host: Brian Fife, PhD (bfife@umn.edu)

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April 10: Hybrid Seminar

Matthew Daugherty, PhD

"TBD"

Department of Molecular Biology, University of California, San Francisco

Host: Ryan Langlois, PhD (langlois@umn.edu)

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April 17:

Leslie S. Kean, MD, PhD

"TBD"

Director, Stem Cell Transplant Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Host: Bruce Blazar, PhD (blaza001@umn.edu)

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April 24:

*Greg R. Germaine Frontiers in Science Lecture*

TBD

"TBD"

Department, institution, and city

Host:

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May 1:

Keke Fairfax, PhD

"TBD"

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Utah, Salt lake City

Host: Sara Hamilton Hart, PhD