University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry (MIB)

 

2013-2014

Seminar Schedule

 

All seminars are held on Mondays at 4:00 pm in A304 GEB. See seminar announcement for the speaker summary. There is a map for the campus. http://www.uthsc.edu/map/. Refreshments at 3:45.

 

Last updated June 6, 2013

 

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Title

Host

 

 

 

 

 

September

9, noon room 201 MSB

Prabhakar Pandian

CFD Research Corporation

SynVivo: A Physiological Microfluidic Platform for Cell-based Assays

Mike Whitt

September

16

Paul G. Thomas, Ph.D. Assistant Member

 

St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Dept. of Immunology

Immunological features of influenza virus infection

Mike Whitt

September

23

Jason Rosch, Ph.D. Assistant Member

St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Dept. of Infectious Diseases

Pneumococcal pathogenesis: From genomics to therapeutic strategies

Mike Whitt

September

30

David R. Nelson, Ph.D. Associate Professor

MIB, UTHSC

Cytochrome P450: Game of Genes

Mike Whitt

October

7

 

 

 

 

October

14

Jennifer J. Tate, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor

MIB, UTHSC

Elucidating Multi-Pathway Regulation of the Nitrogen-Responsive GATA Transcription Activators, Gln3 and Gat1

Mike Whitt

October

21

Kui Li, Ph.D. Associate Professor

MIB, UTHSC

Innate immune control of Hepatitis C virus and related viruses

Mike Whitt

October

 28

Stephania Cormier, Ph.D. Associate Professor

Pediatrics Division of Infectious Disease, UTHSC

IL-4Ralpha Plays a Pathogenic Role in Neonatal Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection

Mike Whitt

November

4

 

 

 

 

November

11

 

 

 

 

November

18

Vanessa Marie Morales-Tirado, M.S., Ph.D. Assistant Professor

Dept. of Ophthamology, UTHSC

Immunobiology of human uveal melanoma-induced liver metastasis

Mike Whitt

November

25

 

 

 

 

December 2

Alex Dopico, Ph.D.

Dept. of Pharmacology, UTHSC

Molecular works on bile and alcohol on BK channels

Pourmotabbed

December

9

 

 

 

 

December 16

 

 

 

 

December 23

Holiday break

 

 

 

December

30

New Years

 

 

 

January

6

 

 

 

 

January

13

 

 

 

 

January

20

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

 

 

 

January

27

 

 

 

 

February

3

 

 

 

 

February

 10

 

 

 

 

February

17

Charles R. Yates, Ph.D. Pharm.D.

Professor

Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UTHSC

 

T. Pourmotabbed

February

24

 

 

 

 

March

3

cancelled due to an ice storm

Ronald (Nick) Laribee

Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) Control of transcriptional and epigenetic pathways govorning cell growth and proliferation.

T. Pourmotabbed

March

10

 

 

 

 

March

17

Scott Heldt. Ph.D. Assistant Professor

Dept. of Anatomy and Neurobiology, UTHSC

Unravelling the role of GABAA receptor subtypes in the control of fear and anxiety.

T. Pourmotabbed

March

24

Ronald (Nick) Laribee, Ph.D. Assistant Professor

Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) Control of transcriptional and epigenetic pathways govorning cell growth and proliferation

T. Pourmotabbed

March

31

 

 

 

 

April

7

 

 

 

 

April

14

 

 

 

 

April

21

Husni Elbahesh, Ph.D.

 

Virus-Host Interactions: Defining new roles of focal adhesion kinase (FAK) during influenza A virus infection

Mike Whitt

April

28

 

 

 

 

May

5

 

 

 

 

May

12

 

 

 

 

May

19

 

 

 

 

May 26