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Seminar Series Fall 2014
Thursday 1:30-2:30 pm, Rayford Auditorium
Date Speaker Title Host
Aug. 28                Craig Forrest, Ph.D. (Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences) “Goldilocks and the Gammaherpesviruses: Viral Interactions with p53 Must Be Just Right”

Richard Morrison, Ph.D.

Sept. 4 Jon Blevins, Ph.D. (Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences) “Bacterial Virulence with a ‘Twist’: Using Molecular Genetics to Study Pathogenic Borrelia”

Richard Morrison, Ph.D.

Sept. 11   

No Seminar

ASM-Branch meeting
Sept. 18 Harmit Malik, Ph.D.  (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
“Rules of Engagement: Ancient and Ongoing Molecular Arms-Races Between Host and Viral Genomes”

Jia Liu, Ph.D.

Sept. 25

Neal Hammer, Ph.D. (Vanderbilt University, Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology) “Staphylococcus aureus Fine Tunes Aerobic Respiration in Order to Colonize and Persist Within the Host”

Richard Morrison, Ph.D.

Oct. 2

Paul Carlson, Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Department of Microbiology and Immunology) “Identifying Vital Mechanisms of Emerging Bacterial Pathogens using Global and Targeted Molecular Analyses”

Richard Morrison, Ph.D.

Oct. 9     Lin-Xi Li, Ph.D. (University of California at Davis, Center for Comparative Medicine) “Control of Chlamydia Infection in the Female Reproductive Tract: Mucosa and Beyond”

Richard Morrison, Ph.D.

Oct. 16     Rajesh Nair, Ph.D. (Department of Pathology, Emory Vaccine Center) “Novel insights into the role of the Integrated stress response in controlling mucosal innate immunity” Richard Morrison, Ph.D.
Oct. 23     No Seminar Career Day
Oct. 30     James Hildreth, Ph.D. (Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of California-Davis) TBA Richard Morrison, Ph.D.
Nov. 6 Ashley Groshong (Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences) Dissertation Defense - "Title TBA" Jon Blevins, Ph.D.
Nov. 13 Cemeka Agugbuem (Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences) Student work in progress - “Title TBA” Roger Rank, Ph.D.
Nov. 20 Danielle Fortune (Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences) Student work in progress - “Title TBA” Jon Blevins, Ph.D.
Nov. 27 No Seminar Thanksgiving
Dec. 4 Justin Graham (Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences) Dissertation defense - “Title TBA” Chia Lee, Ph.D.
Dec. 11 David Zaharoff, Ph.D. (Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville) TBA Martin Cannon, Ph.D.