MICaB Invited Speaker Seminar Series

MICaB Seminar Series

Spring Semester 2018

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

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

January 22:  1-125 CCRB
Paula Cannon, Ph.D.
“Genome editing for HIV: Targeting the virus and its host”
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Host: Pam Skinner (612) 624-2644

January 29 & February 5:  NO SPEAKERS DUE TO THE SUPER BOWL

February 12:  1-125 CCRB
Maureen Su, M.D.
Title: “Aire Expands: Central tolerance in autoimmunity and cancer”
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Host: Kris Hogquist (612) 625-1616

March 5:  1-125 CCRB
John Schoggins, Ph.D.
“Interferon-stimulated genes in antiviral immunity” 
Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Host: Ryan Langlois (612) 625-3633

March 12:  1-125 CCRB
Ana Anderson, Ph.D.
Title: “Molecular determinants of T cell phenotypes in the tumor microenvironment”
Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Host: Mike Farrar (612) 625-0401

March 19:  1-125 CCRB
Michael Gale Jr., Ph.D.
Title: TBA
Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Host: Ryan Langlois (612) 625-3633

March 26:  1-125 CCRB 
Aaron Michels, M.D.
Title: “Blocking MHC Class II Antigen Presentation for Type 1 Diabetes Prevention”
Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO
Host: Brian Fife (612) 624-2417

April 9:  1-125 CCRB
Dan Barber, Ph.D.
Title: TBA
Lymphocyte Biology Unit, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, MD
Hosts: Dave Masopust (612) 625-4666 and Vaiva Vezys (612) 625-4650

April 16:  1-125 CCRB
Marila Gennaro, M.D.
“Stress responses in tuberculosis”
Public Health Research Institute Center, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
Host: Tony Baughn (612) 626-0460

April 23:  1-125 CCRB
Randy Noelle, Ph.D.
"VISTA targeted therapy in cancer and autoimmunity"
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, Hanover, NH
Host: Bruce Blazar (612) 626-2734

April 30:  **ROOM CHANGE TO 1-110 LRB/MTRF**
Deborah Hogan, Ph.D.
"Genomic and metabolic fungal and bacterial diversity in chronic lung infections"
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, Hanover, NH
Host: Jessica Kotov (612) 626-1188

May 7:  Mayo Auditorium **GREG R. GERMAINE FRONTIERS IN SCIENCE LECTURE** 
Houra Merrikh, Ph.D.
Title: TBA
Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Hosts: Mark Herzberg (612) 625-8404 and Tony Baughn (612) 626-0460

 

 

 

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