July 16, 2014: (Wednesday, 10:00 a.m., Brody 5E114)"Hollow Fiber Cell Culture: Cell Culture in 3 Dimensions"
John J.S. Cadwell, President and CEO, FiberCell Systems Inc.
August 5, 2014: "Function and Regulation of the Polysaccharide Utilization Locus, Don, in the Gut Symbiont Bacteroides fragilis"
Yanlu Cao, Microbiology Doctoral Candidate, ECU, Dissertation Defense
September 9, 2014: "From bench to bed: VPA restores sensitivity to chemotherapeutic agents in Adult T-cell Leukemia by rescuing the miRNA pathway"
Jean-Marie Péloponèse, PhD, Associate scientist, CNRS (The National Center for Scientific Research), Montpellier, France
September 18, 2014: (Thursday)"Flavivirus envelope proteins inhibit T cell receptor signaling"
Jack Stapleton, M.D., Professor, University of Iowa, Iowa City
September 30, 2014: "Immunity and Immunopathology of Brucellosis"
Jerod Skyberg, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri
October 14, 2014: "I eat, therefore I am": Nutrients altering Metabolism and Virulence potentialof the Agent of Lyme Disease"
Janakiram Seshu, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Texas, San Antonio
November 4, 2014: "The Streptococcal Collagen-like Protein-1 (Scl1) is a Multifunctional Adhesin in Extracellular Matrix Interactions, Biofilm Formation, and Host Colonization by Group A Streptococcus"
Heaven Oliver-Kozup, PhD
November 17, 2014: (NOTE: Monday, Biotech Conference Room 110) "Role of PknA and PknB in Mycobacterium tuberculosis"
Tripti Anandan, PhD
November 18, 2014: CANCELED "MRSA vs MRSA"
Paul Dunman, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center-NY
November 21, 2014: (NOTE: Friday, 12:00 pm, Burgundy Auditorium)"Layered Regulation of a Pathway Capable of Altering Quinolone Production in Pseudomonas aeruginosa"
Kyle A. Tipton, Doctoral Candidate, Microbiology & Immunology, ECU, Dissertation Defense
December 2, 2014: "The P-value is not a clinical chemistry measure: Why biomedical scientists need to know the basics of statistical analysis"
Jamie DeWitt, PhD, Assistant Professor, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
December 8, 2014:(NOTE: Monday, 9:30am, Burgundy Auditorium) "Irr is the main iron-responsive transcriptional regulator in Brucella and its activity is controlled by inactivation and degradation through its interaction with heme in response to cellular iron levels"
David Martinson, Doctoral Candidate, Microbiology & Immunology, ECU, Dissertation Defense
December 9, 2014:"HIV Pathogenesis:Lessons From NeuroAIDS"
Ronald Swanstrom, PhD, Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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