MICaB Invited Speaker Seminar Series

MICaB Seminar Series

Spring Semester 2019
Mondays at 12:00 p.m.

All seminars are held in:

1-125 Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building (CCRB)
2231 6th St SE
(Across from TCF Stadium)


January 28: 1-125 CCRB
Richard Zhao, Ph.D.
“From yeast to mammalian cells: An integrated approach to study human viruses”
Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Host: Yuying Liang and Hinh Ly (612) 625-3376

February 4: 1-125 CCRB
Carla Rothlin, Ph.D.
“Resolution of inflammation”
Department of Immunobiology and Pharmacology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Host: Bryce Binstadt (612) 625-2953
Sponsored in part by biolegend

February 11: 1-125 CCRB
Seema Lakdawala, Ph.D.
“Visualizing the assembly of influenza viral RNA”
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Host: Ryan Langlois (612) 625-3633

February 18: 1-125 CCRB
David Underhill, Ph.D.
“Commensal fungi in intestinal inflammation”
Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CA
Host: Tanya Freedman (612) 301-8313

February 25: 1-125 CCRB
Michael Gale, Jr., Ph.D.
"Pathogen recognition and immune programming against flavivirus infection"
Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Host: Ryan Langlois (612) 625-3633

March 4: 1-125 CCRB
Maria Bettini, Ph.D. 
Finding self: TCR determinants of tolerance and autoimmunity”
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Host: Bryce Binstadt (612) 625-2953
Sponsored in part by biolegend

March 11: 1-125 CCRB
Jennifer Bomberger, Ph.D.
"Complex communities: Decoding Microbial Interactions in the Respiratory Tract"
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, PA 
Host: Ryan Hunter (612) 625-1402

March 25: 1-125 CCRB
Hubert Tse, Ph.D.
"Oxidative Stress, Antiviral Responses in Type 1 Diabetes and Islet Transplantation"
Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama-Birmingham, AL
Host: Brian Fife (612) 624-2417

April 1: 1-125 CCRB
Vanessa Sperandio, Ph.D.
“You’re hot and you’re cold: Neurotransmitters modulation of bacterial virulence expression”
Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Host: Gary Dunny (612) 625-9930

April 8: 1-125 CCRB
Julie Magarian Blander, Ph.D.
"Pathways of antigen cross-presentation"
Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, New York, NY
Host: Kris Hogquist (612) 625-1616
Sponsored in part by biolegend

April 15: 1-125 CCRB
Guido Silvestri, M.D.
“Manipulating CD8+ T cells to cure HIV infection”
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Host: Pam Skinner (612) 624-2644

April 22: 1-125 CCRB
Hongbo Chi, Ph.D.
"Systems Immunology and mTORC1 signaling in metabolic control of adaptive immunity"
Department of Immunology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Host: Bruce Blazar (612) 626-2734

June Round, Ph.D.
Title: TBA
Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Hosts: Mark Herzberg (612) 625-8404 and Tony Baughn (612) 626-0460

May 6: 1-125 CCRB
Thomas Gajewski, MD, Ph.D. **Immunology Student Invited Speaker**
Title: TBA
Department of Pathology, The University of Chicago, IL
Host: TBA
Sponsored in part by biolegend

Margaret McFall-Ngai, Ph.D., N.A.S.
"The power of māiki (invisible things): The impact of Vibrio fischeri on host biology"
Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawaii at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI
Host: Ashley Haase (612) 624-4442




Jointly sponsored by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Center for Immunology. To schedule time with a speaker, please contact his or her host. 
Up-to-date information can be found at http://www.micab.umn.edu/news/invitedsemseries.html