MICaB Invited Speaker Seminar Series

MICaB Seminar Series

Fall 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)

September 9: 1-125 CCRB
Paul Kubes, Ph.D.
"Imaging sterile injury and infection in vivo"
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Host: Bryce Binstadt (612) 625-2953

September 16: 1-125 CCRB
Kai Wucherpfennig, M.D., Ph.D.
"Mechanisms of resistance to cancer immunotherapy"
Department of Cancer Immunology and Virology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Host: Brian Fife (612) 624-2417

September 23: 1-125 CCRB
Amit Sharma, Ph.D.
Title: TBA
Department of Veterinary Biosciences, The Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
Host: Alon Herschhorn (612) 301-2429

September 30: 1-125 CCRB
Stephen McSorley, Ph.D. *MICaB Alumni Invited Speaker*
"CD4 T cell responses to bacterial infection"
Center for Comparative Medicine: Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology, University of California, Davis, CA
Host: Dave Masopust (612) 625-4666

October 7: 1-125 CCRB
Craig Meyers, Ph.D.
“30 Years of Studying Human Papillomavirus: Basic Science to Translational”
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Penn State Cancer Institute, Hershey, PA
Host: Hinh Ly (612) 625-3358

October 14: 1-125 CCRB
Ryland Young, Ph.D.
Title: TBA
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics and Department of Biology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Host: Gary Dunny (612) 625-9930

October 21: 1-125 CCRB
Joseph Mougous, Ph.D. **MICaB Student-Invited speaker**
Title: "The Big Consequences of Micro-Scale Warfare"
Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Host: Serina Robinson (robio916@umn.edu)

October 28: 1-125 CCRB
Anita Chong, Ph.D.
"B cells as mediators and antagonists of transplantation tolerance"
Section of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, IL
Host: Bruce Blazar (612) 624-3913

November 4: 1-125 CCRB 
Bridget Marie Barker, Ph.D.
“Dust devil or fantastic yeast? The mysterious life of Coccidioides
Pathogen and Microbiome Institute, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Host: Kirsten Nielsen (612) 625-4979

November 11: 1-125 CCRB
Gwendalyn Randolph, Ph.D.
"Impact of tertiary lymphoid tissue on immune cell and molecular trafficking in IBD"
Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University of Medicine in St. Louis, MO
Host: Kris Hogquist (612) 625-1616

November 18: 1-125 CCRB
Luis Martinez-Sobrido, Ph.D.
“In vivo reverse genetics”
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Host: Hinh Ly (612) 625-3358

December 2: 1-125 CCRB
Joao Pereira, Ph.D.
"Cell circuits, B cells, and systemic responses to microbial infections"
Department of Immunobiology and Department of Pharmacology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Host: Mike Farrar (612) 625-0401

December 9: 1-125 CCRB
Elina Zuniga, Ph.D.
“Adaptations During Long-Term (Host-Pathogen) Relationships”
Division of Biological Sciences Section of Molecular Biology, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA
Host: Hinh Ly (612) 625-3358

December 16: 1-125 CCRB
Jessica Hamerman, Ph.D.
"Toll-like receptor signaling, monocyte differentiation and Macrophage Activation Syndrome"
Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason and Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Host: Tanya Freedman (612) 301-8313




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