Upcoming Seminar


Kirk Deitsch, PhD

Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College

“Staying One Step Ahead of the Immune System: How Malaria Parasites Maintain a Chronic Infection”


Date: April 17, 2019
Time: 9:30 am—10:30 am
Place: Davis Auditorium

Past Seminars

Elizabeth Norton, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Tulane University School of Medicine

"Promoting Mucosal Immunity with the Adjuvant dmLT for Polio Vaccination and Beyond"

Megan King, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell Biology, Yale School of Medicine

"Dynamics and Compartments: The Influence of Cell Biology on DNA Double-Strand Break Repair"

Stefan L. Oliver,PhD

Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Univeristy

Varicella-zoster virus: molecular controls of cell fusion-dependent pathogenesis

Matt Wargo, PhD

Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont

“It came from the tap: Bacterial transition from potable water to the lung”

Hosna Jabbari,PhD

Department of Computer Science, The University of Vermont

“RNA Therapeutics — a window to the future”


Sylvie Doublié, PhD

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, The University of Vermont

“Visualizing DNA Repair Enzymes Encountering Free Radical DNA Lesions”

Peter D. Newell, PhD

Assistant Professor, SUNY Oswego, Department of Biological Sciences

“Interspecies interactions in the gut microbiota of Drosophila: symbiosis within a symbiosis”

John Barlow, D.V.M.,PhD

Animal and Veterinary Sciences Dept, The University of Vermont

“Old MacDonald had a Staph: One health, molecular epidemiology and Staphylococcus spp. on dairy farms”

Charles Chiu, MD, PhD

Director, UCSF-Abbott Viral Diagnostics & Discovery Center
Associate Director, UCSF Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
UCSF School of Medicine

“Clinical Metagenomic Sequencing for Diagnosis and Surveillance of Infectious Diseases”

Nicholas Mantis, PhD

Research Scientist VI, Division of Infectious Diseases
Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health

“Every Antibody Tells a Story: A Reductionist Approach to Understanding the Molecular Interplay between Microbial Pathogens and the Mucosal Immune System”

Andrea Lee, PhD

Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics

Direct Observation of Transient Interactions Between Glycosylases and DNA Using Single Molecule Microscopy

Sean Diehl, PhD

Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics & the Vaccine Testing Center, The University of Vermont

“Mapping of the human B cell responses to primary dengue and zika infection”

Dimitry N. Krementsov, PhD

Biomedical and Health Sciences, The University of Vermont

“Interactions between the gut microbiome and the mammalian host genome in autimmune disease”