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MBMB Seminar Series, Spring 2017

MBMB 597 Seminar Schedule, Spring 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

Jan 20

MMICB

Kazuaki Takabe, M.D., Ph.D, Professor, Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY.
“Role of sphingosine-1-phosphate in cancer progression and lymphangiogenesis.”

Jan 27

BMB

Cancelled

Feb 3

MICR

TBA

Feb 10

BMB

Peter Todd, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan.
“RAN translation in repeat expansion disorders.”

Feb 17

MMICB

James Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Student Invited Speaker.
“Interventions targeting cellular senescence: The path to translation.”

Feb 24

MICR

Pamela Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, University of
Missouri, Columbia, MO. Topic: Bacterial morphology and development. 

Mar 3

MMICB

CANCELLED

Mar 10

BMB

J. Mauro Calabrese, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
“Mechanisms of transcriptional control by long noncoding RNAs.”

Mar 17

Spring Break- No Seminar

Mar 24

MICR

Ben Sadd, Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Illinois State, Normal, IL.
“Low on the genes, but big on defense: bumblebee immunity across generations and consequences for associated microbes.”

Mar 31

MMICB

Jovanka Voyich, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Montana State University, Bozeman.
"Evading the neutrophil: Strategies of Staphylococcus aureus."

Apr 7

BMB

Timothy M. Miller, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO. Student Invited Speaker.
Topic: methods to turn off harmful genes in the brain and spinal cord.

Apr 14

MICR

Ankur Dalia, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
“Molecular dissection of natural transformation and exploiting it as a genetic tool to study Vibrio cholerae.”

Apr 21

MMICB

Karin Peterson, Ph.D., Chief, Neuroimmunology Section, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH, Hamilton, Montana.
“Immune response and pathogenesis of Zika Virus infection.”

Apr 28

BMB

Yuna Ayala, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, St. Louis University.
"Regulation of TDP-43 Function and its Role in Neurodegeneration."

May 5

MICR

Charles Wira, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth. Student Invited Speaker.
Topic: HIV and the female reproductive tract

May 12

Finals Week- No Seminar

Seminar Coordinators: Bethany Rader (bethany.rader@siu.edu) (MICR), Michael Olson (molson39@siumed.edu) (MMICB), Keith Gagnon (kgagnon21@siumed.edu) (BMB).

01/20/17