South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases

2010 Spring Seminar Series


January 15, 2010

Characterization of Chronic Respiratory Sequelae in Adult Mice Following Pulmonary Chlamyia muridarum Infection as Neonates
Madhulika Jupelli, PhD Student, UTSA

January 22, 2010

Mycobacterium tuberculosis MtrA Response Regulator: From Replication to Persistence
Murty Madiraju, VVS, PhD, UT Health Science Center-Tyler

January 29, 2010

Identification of Active Sites of Carbohydrate Complexes Toward Ligands in Aqueous Solution
Orkid Coskuner, PhD, UTSA

February 5, 2010

Genetic Regulation of Virulence in Francisella tularensis
Stephen Rodriguez, PhD Student, UTSA

February 12, 2010

New Technologies in Using Recombinant Attenuated Salmonella Vaccine Vectors
Roy Curtiss III, PhD, Arizona State University

February 19, 2010

Mechanism-Based Approaches to Developing Novel Technologies for Tick and Biting Fly Control
Andrew Li, PhD, Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, Kerrville

February 26, 2010

Poxvirus Immune Evasion Mechanisms
Yan Xiang, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

March 5, 2010

Exploring Llama Single Domain Antibodies as Rugged Countermeasures for Filoviruses and Botulinum Neurotoxins
Andrew Hayhurst, PhD, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research

March 12, 2010

Tough Economic Times: The Frugal Foundation of Bacterial Communities
Matthew Chapman, PhD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

March 19, 2010

Spring Break

March 26, 2010

A Tale of Three Intracellular Pathogens: From Cell Biology to Novel Vaccine Strategies
Marcus Horwitz, PhD, UCLA Health Sciences

April 2, 2010

The Fungal Vacuole: More Than Just a Trash Can?
Glen Palmer, PhD, Louisiana State University Health Science Center

April 9, 2010

Acinetobacter baumannii: Is There Any Hope for Treatment?
David Burgess, PhD, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

April 16, 2010

At the Bleeding Edge: Notes from a Genome Center
Seth Crosby, PhD, Washington University-St. Louis

April 23, 2010

T-bet or not T-bet, That is the Question (in Autoimmunity)
Amy Lovett-Racke, PhD, Ohio State University

April 30, 2010

TBA
Sunil Ahuja, MD, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

May 7, 2010

TBA
Guy Palmer, DVM, PhD, Washington State University

May 14, 2010

Mechanisms Responsible for Secondary Bacterial Infections Following Influenza
Dennis Metzger, PhD, Albany Medical College