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

September 30, 2016
"Acinetobacter baumannii Phenylacetic Acid Metabolism Influences Infection Outcome Through a Direct Effect on Neutrophil Chemotaxis"
John Farrow, PhD Postdoctoral Scholar, Microbiology & Immunology

October 21, 2016
"Effectiveness of Stevia rebaudiana Whole Leaf Extract Against the Various Morphological Forms of Borrelia burgdorferi in Vitro"
Priyanka Theophilus, Doctoral Student, Microbiology & Immunology

November 4, 2016
Greg Wells, Research Specialist, Microbiology & Immunology

November 18, 2016
Samantha Palethorpe, Doctoral Student, Microbiology & Immunology

December 9, 2016
Shalaka Lotlikar, PhD Postdoctoral Scholar, Microbiology & Immunology


Individuals with disabilities, requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at 252-328-6799 (V) or 252-328-0899 (TTY).


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