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MBMB Seminar Series, Spring 2017

MBMB 597 Seminar Schedule, Fall 2017

Fridays at 11:00 a.m., LSIII 1059 (Auditorium). MMICB talks will be telecast from Springfield. BMB and MICR talks will be telecast from Carbondale to Springfield.

Date

Speaker and title

Aug 25

-

Introduction to Seminar

Sep 1

MICR

Derek Fisher, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Southern Illinois University. (P&T Research Lecture).
Title: "Life on the Inside: Chlamydial Development, Metabolism, and Virulence"

Sep 8

MMICB

Joseph Sorg, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Texas A&M University.
Title: “Investigating the Mechanisms of Clostridium difficile Spore Germination”

Sep 15

BMB

Dr. Hani Zaher, Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis.
Title: "The Ribosome and Initiation of No-Go Decay"

Sep 22

MICR

Dr. John H. Evans, Vice President of Yeast Innovation, AB Biotek.
Title: "Genetically Engineered Saccharomyces in Fuel Ethanol Production"

Sep 29

MMICB

Dr. Lijun Xia, Merrick Foundation Chair in Biomedical Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
Title: "Podoplanin and CLEC-2 in Vascular Integrity"

Oct 6

BMB

Dr. Xiang Cai, Physiology Department, Southern Illinois University.
Title: TBD

Oct 13

MICR

Dr. Gerrit Schut, Research Scientist, Department of Biochemistry, University of Georgia.
Title: "The Role of Geochemistry and Energetics in the Evolution of Respiratory Complexes"

Oct 20

MMICB

Dr. Peng Liu, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Title: "Differential Contribution of Myeloid Cell Populations to Inflammation and Autoimmunity"

Wed Oct 25

MICR

Dr. Jorge Cham, Ph.D. comics.
Title: The Science Gap

3:00 - 4:00 pm Guyon Auditorium, Morris Library

Oct 27

BMB

Dr. Farhan Chowdhury, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Southern Illinois University.
Title: "Nano Yoyo - A Universal Tool to Measure Low Molecular Forces in Living Cells"

Nov 3

MICR

Moved to Oct 25th

Nov 10

-

Holiday - Springfield

Nov 17

BMB

Francis Tsai, Professor, Baylor College of Medicine.
Title: TBD

Nov 24

-

Thanksgiving Break - No Seminar

Dec 1

MICR

Dec 8

MMICB

Holly Brown-Borg, University of North Dakota.
Title: TBD

Dec 15

-

Finals Week- No Seminar

Seminar Coordinators: Scott Hamilton-Brehm (Scott.Hamilton-Brehm@siu.edu) (MICR), Michael Olson (molson39@siumed.edu) (MMICB), Keith Gagnon (kgagnon21@siumed.edu) (BMB).

08/23/17