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The Brody School of Medicine
Department of Microbiology and Immunology



The Bug Club

Second and Fourth Friday of Each Month - 12:00 to 1:00
Biotechnology Conference Room, BT 110

August 31, 2012:
  "TprC/D (Tp0117/131), a Trimeric, Pore-Forming Rare Outer Membrane Protein of Treponema pallidum, Has a Bipartite Domain Structure"
Clay Caswell, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Microbiology & Immunology

September 14, 2012:  "A Novel Virulence Strategy for Pseudomonas aeruginosa Mediated by an Autotransporter with Arginine-Specific Aminopeptidase Activity"
Kyle Tipton, Doctoral Candidate, Microbiology & Immunology

September 28, 2012: 
"Pulmonary infection by Yersinia pestis rapidly establishes a permissive environment for microbial proliferation
Claire Knoten, Doctoral Candidate, Microbiology & Immunology 

October 12, 2012:  "Discrete Cyclic di-GMP-Dependent Control of Bacterial Predation versus Axenic Growth in Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus

Elizabeth Novak, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Microbiology & Immunology 

October 26, 2012:  CANCELED

November 9, 2012:  "Composition of the type VII secretion system membrane complex"
David Martinson, Doctoral Candidate, Microbiology & Immunology

November 30, 2012:  "Capnocytophaga canimorsus: A Human Pathogen Feeding at the Surface of Epithelial Cells and Phagocytes"
Yanlu Cao, Doctoral Candidate, Microbiology & Immunology

December 14, 2012:  "The Bacterial Cytoskeleton Modulates Motility, Type 3 Secretion, and Colonization in Salmonella
Akarsh Manne, Research Specialist, Microbiology & Immunology