South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases

2009 Fall Seminar Series


August 28, 2009

Proteomic Discovery of Protein Biomarkers of Drug Resistance
William Haskins, PhD, UTSA

September 4, 2009

Nonhuman Primate Model for HIV/AIDS: Lessons Learned Toward an Effective AIDS Vaccine
William Haskins, PhD, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research

September 11, 2009

Role of Toll-like Receptor 2 in Inflammation and Pathology in a Murine Model of Neurocysticercosis
Uma Mahesh Gundra, PhD Student, UTSA

September 18, 2009

Regulation of T-Cell Mediated Immunity by the Notch Signaling Pathway
Todd Eagar, PhD, UT Southwestern Medical School

September 25, 2009

Regulation of Virulence Genes by the Vibrio cholerae Flagellar Hierachy
Khalid Syed, PhD Student, UTSA

October 2, 2009

Metabolic Strategies to Regulate Leukocyte Adhesion During Inflammation
Sriram Neelamegham, PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

October 16, 2009

We Know the Pieces of Bacterial Chemoreceptors. How Do They Fit Together to Carry Out Transmembrane Signaling?
Texas A&M University

October 23, 2009

Calcium- and Cell Contact-Regulated Injection of Virulence Proteins by Yersinia pestis, the Causative Agent of Plague
Gregory V. Plano, PhD, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

October 30, 2009

How Does Malaria Predispose Children to Non-Typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia?
Renee Tsolis, PhD, University of California-Davis School of Medicine

November 6, 2009

Anthrax Toxin Receptors: New Targets for Induction of Mucosal Immunity
Prosper Boyaka, PhD, Ohio State University

November 13, 2009

Good Food and Conversation: Molecular Approaches to Understanding the Physiology of the Squid-Vibrio Symbiosis
Edward Ruby, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

November 20, 2009

The Evolution and Emergence of Chlamydiaceae Species and Strains: What We Are Learning from Mixed Infections, Genetic Reshuffling and Host Jumping
Deborah Dean, PhD, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute

November 27, 2009

Thanksgiving Break

December 4, 2009

Salmonella Immunity and Membrane Vesicles
Robert Alaniz, PhD, Texas A&M Health Science Center

December 11, 2009

A Unique View of the Evolution of a New Signal Transduction Pathway in Candida albicans: A Paradigm
David Soll, PhD, University of Iowa