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The Brody School of Medicine
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Health Sciences Campus
Past Departmental Series

Fall 2013

August 14, 2013:  (Note: Wednesday at 1:00 PM) "The Contribution of Motility and Chemotaxis in the Infectious Life Cycle of Borrelia burgdorferi"
Aaron Yerke, Master Student Thesis Defense, Microbiolgy & Immunology

September 17, 2013:  "Contribution of motility, chemotaxis, and cyclic-di-GMP to the enzootic life cycle of Borrelia burgdorferi"
MD A. Motaleb, PhD, Assistant Professor, East Carolina University 

October 15, 2013:  Chemical Hygiene training (NOTE: this is not a seminar, it is renewal training for M&I)
Alana E. Bagley, AOEE EH&S Specialist, East Carolina University

November 5, 2013:  (Note: ECHI Auditorium) "Whooping cough in 2013-new perspectives on Bordetella virulence factors and vaccine antigens"
Erik L. Hewlett, MD, Professor, University of Virgina, Charlottesville VA

December 3, 2013:  "The role(s) of RNA sensing TLRs and adapter molecules in the host response to Borrelia burgdorferi"
Jennifer Miller, PhD, Assistant Professor, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

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Spring 2013

January 16, 2013
: (Wednesday - Burgundy Auditorium)  "The regulation of anthranilate synthesis for the production of PQS in Pseudomonas aeruginosa"
Claire Knoten, Doctoral Candidate, Microbiology & Immunology, ECU, Dissertation Defense

March 5, 2013:  "West Nile Virus: Differential vector competence of Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus mosquitoes"
Stephanie Richards, PhD, Assistant Professor, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

March 12, 2013:  (Burgundy Auditorium) "Coxiella burnetiiat the tipping point: A stealth pathogen with novel strategies to manipulate the host revealed by in vivo, in vitro and comparative genomic studies"
James E. Samuel, PhD, Professor & Chair, Texas A&M, Bryan, TX

March 19, 2013:  (ECHI)  "The Unique Motility and Flagellar Structure of Spirochetes"
Nyles Charon, PhD, Professor, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

March 26, 2013:  "Thymopoiesis across the Lifespan"
Gregory Sempowski, PhD, Associate Professor, Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Durham, NC

April 16, 2013:  "Regulatory networks essential for Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm development and dispersion"
Karin Sauer, PhD, Associate Professor, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

April 23, 2013:  "Molecular explanations for the toxicity of oxygen"
James A. Imlay, PhD, Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

May 7, 2013:  "Blocking Suppressive Mechanisms to Enhance Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer"
Nasreen A. Vohra, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

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Fall 2012

September 18, 2012: (location: Heart Institute Auditorium) "Utilization of the DNA Damage Response by Human Papillomaviruses"
Cary Moody, PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

September 25, 2012:  (location: Heart Institute Auditorium)"Treponema denticola, periodontal disease and the paradox of factor H cleavage"
Richard Marconi, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 

November 13, 2012: "Evolution of glycan utilization in human gut Bacteroidetes"
Eric Martens, PhD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan

December 4, 2012
"Vitamin A oxidative metabolites promote immune cell adhesion through two distinct mechanisms"
Lance Bridges, PhD, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

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