Upcoming Seminar

Andrea Etter, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Vermont

“Investigating the Role of Bacterial Stress Tolerance in Salmonellosis Outbreaks”


Date: May 29, 2019
Time: 9:30 am—10:30 am
Place: Stafford 101

Andrea Etter, PhD

Past Seminars

Christopher Francklyn, PhD

Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Vermont 

“How Inherited Mutations in a Protein Synthesis Gene Superfamily Compromise the Nervous System”


Matthew Wargo, PhD

Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont 

“It Came from the Tap: Bacterial Transition from Potable Water to the Lung”


Gary Ward, PhD

Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont 

“Science Publishing: The Ongoing Search for Better Ways to Communicate Research Results and Assess Their Impact”


Kirk Deitsch, PhD

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College

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


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”


Matthew Wargo, PhD

Department of Microbiology and 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, DVM, PhD

Animal and Veterinary Sciences Department, 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 and Molecular Genetics, The University of Vermont

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


Sean Diehl, PhD

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and 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”