The Bug Club

The Bug Club is a journal club within the Department of Microbiology and Immunology organized for the discussion of bacteriology related topics. The club format provides an informal setting for interested students and faculty to discuss and to critically evaluate papers from the current literature. Bug Club discussions may deal with any aspect of bacteriology. Historically, these have included a broad range of topics including bacterial physiology, metabolism, genetics, molecular biology, antibiotic resistance, or pathogenesis.

Second and Fourth Friday of Each Month - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Biotech Conference Room, BT 110

January 26, 2018
"Body Clock and Gut Microbiota Work Together to Pack on the Pounds"
Samantha Palethorpe, Doctoral Candidate, Microbiology & Immunology

February 9, 2018
"Nontypeable  Haemophilus influenza releases DNA and DNABII proteins via a T4SS-like complex and ComE of the type IV pilus machinery"
Priyanka Theophilis, Doctoral Candidate,  Microbiology & Immunology

February 23, 2018
Rebecca Nickle, Doctoral Candidate, Microbiology & Immunology

March 9, 2018
"Modulating bacterial and gut mucosal interactions with engineered biofilm matrix proteins"
Matt Johnsrude, Master Student,  Microbiology & Immunology

March 23, 2018
"Microbiota derived short chain fatty acids promote histone crotonylation in the colon through histone deacetylases"
Ryan Garrigues, Research Specialist, Microbiology & Immunology

April 13, 2018
Kayla DeOca, Doctoral Student, Microbiology & Immunology

May 11, 2018
Dr. Daniel Martin, Research Associate Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

May 25, 2018
Hui Xu, Post Doctoral Scholar, Microbiology & Immunology





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