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Departmental Seminar Series

Tuesdays - 12:00 to 1:00, Brody 2E-100 (unless otherwise noted)


July 7, 2016
"Characterization of FtrABCD: a ferrous iron-specific transporter that is required for the virulence of Brucella abortus 2308 in mice"
Dissertation Defense by Ahmed E.M. Elhassanny, Microbiology & Immunology PhD Candidate


July 29, 2016 (note: Friday at 9:00am)
"Motility and chemotaxis in the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi: Role in pathogenesis"
Dissertation Defense by KiHwan Moon, Microbiology & Immunology PhD Candidate

 August 26, 2016 (note: Friday, 10:00am Brody 2E-92)
"Innate Immunity Memory in Health and Disease"
M&I Chair candidate, Liwu Li, PhD, Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

August 30, 2016 (note: 9:30am)
"Exploitation of evolutionarily-conserved cellular processes of macrophages and amoeba by Legionella"
M&I Chair candidate, Yousef Abu Kwaik, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Louisville, KY

September 7, 2016 (note: Wednesday, 10:00am, Burgundy Auditorium)
"The Quinolone Signal of Pseudomonas aeruginosa"
M&I Chair candidate, Everett C. Pesci, PhD, Professor & Interim Chair, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, ECU

September 20, 2016
"Alternative cell fate after influenza A virus infection modulates disease and immunity"
Nicholas Heaton, PhD, Assistant Professor, Duke University SOM, Durham, NC
https://mgm.duke.edu/faculty-and-research/primary-faculty/nicholas-heaton-phd/

September 27, 2016
"Small Molecule Induced Outer Membrane Vesicle Biogenesis in Gram-Negative Bacteria"
Jeffrey W. Schertzer, Assistant Professor, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
https://www.binghamton.edu/biology/faculty-and-staff/faculty/schertzer.html


October 25, 2016
"A novel family of RNAs that control virulence in Bartonella"
Burt Anderson, PhD, Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
http://health.usf.edu/medicine/molecularmedicine/profiles/9930/Burt-Anderson.aspx

December 6, 2016
"Mass Spectrometry at ECU: measuring metabolites, lipids, and proteins"
Kimberly Kew, PhD, Senior Research Scholar, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/chem/Pharm-Center.cfm 
http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/chem/MS-Facility.cfm

December 13, 2016
"Tick gut microbiota-border patrol?"
Sukanya Narasimhan, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven CT
https://medicine.yale.edu/intmed/people/sukanya_narasimhan.profile 


December 20, 2016
"TBA"



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