Tuesdays - 12:00 to 1:00, Brody 2E-100 (unless otherwise noted)
June 19, 2015 (note: Friday at 9:00 a.m.)
"Transcriptional Regulation of pqsR, a Gene that Encodes a Regulator of Quinolone Signal Synthesis and Virulence in Pseudomonas aeruginosa"
Dissertation Defense by John Farrow, Microbiology & Immunology PhD candidate
September 9, 2015 (note: Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in Brody Burgundy Auditorium)
"Human T-cell Leukemia Virus Type 1 Basic Leucine Zipper Factor (HBZ) Interacts and Inhibits the Acetyltransferase Activity of Multiple Cellular Coactivator Families to Deregulate Transcription"
Dissertation Defense by Diana Wright, Microbiology & Immunology PhD candidate
September 15, 2015:
"Chemical disruption of copper homeostasis as an anti-microbial weapon in the fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans"
Dennis J. Thiele, PhD, George Barth Geller Professor, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
October 6, 2015
"Composition and assembly of the outer spore layers of Bacillus anthracis: The more we learn, the less we know."
George Stewart, PhD, BS, Professor & Chair, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
October 28, 2015 (Note: Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. in Brody Burgundy Auditorium)
"Role of the Iron Storage Ferritins Dps and DpsL during the Prolonged Oxidative Stress Response of Bacteroides fragilis"
Dissertation Defense by Michael Betteken, Microbiology & Immunology PhD Candidate
November 17, 2015
"The Goldilocks Conundrum: Novel Roles for NOD-like Receptors in Maintaining Immune System Homeostasis in the Gut"
Irving C. Allen, MS, MBA, PhD, Assistant Professor, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
November 20, 2015 (Note: Friday at 12:00 p.m. in Brody Burgundy Auditorium)
"Function of disintegrin-like domain of KSHV gB in regulating virus infection"
Dissertation Defense by Lia Walker, IDPBS PhD Candidate
December 3, 2015 (Note: Thursday at 3:00 p.m. in East Carolina Heart Institute, Conference Rooms B-D)
"SpecializedProresolution Mediators: Impact on Inflammatory LungDisease and Macrophage Polarization"
Joint seminar with Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and East Carolina Diabetes & Obesity Institute
Richard P. Phipps PhD, Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
December 8, 2015
December 15, 2015
December 22, 2015
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