South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases

2012 Spring Seminar Series


January 20, 2012

Aptamer Applications in Detection and Treatment of Infectious Diseases
John Bruno, Operational Technologies Corporation

January 22, 2012

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

January 27, 2012

High Content Screening for the Identification of Novel Antifungal Agents Targeting Candida albicans Biofilm Formation and Filamentation
Christopher Pierce, UTSA

February 3, 2012

Targeting the Atypical IKK Family Members for Cancer and Inflammatory Diseases
Seng-Lai Tan, Roche Pharmaceuticals

February 9, 2012

TBA
Kai Leong, Brooke Army Medical Center

February 17, 2012

Faculty Candidate Seminar
Microbial Genomics Faculty Candidate

February 24, 2012

TBA
Blanca Restrepo, UT Health Science Center-Houston

March 2, 2012

Faculty Candidate Seminar
Microbial Genomics Faculty Candidate

March 9, 2012

Faculty Candidate Seminar
Microbial Genomics Faculty Candidate

March 16, 2012

Spring Break

March 23, 2012

Faculty Candidate Seminar
Microbial Genomics Faculty Candidate

March 30, 2012

Fear the Titans: When Bad Yeast Get Worse
Kirsten Nielsen, PhD, University of Minnesota

April 6, 2012

Regulatory RNAs in Bacillus subtilis
Wade Winkler, PhD, University of Maryland

April 13, 2012

Yersinia pestis Divalent Cation Transport Mechanisms, Regulation, and Roles in the Progression of Bubonic Plague
Robert Perry, PhD, University of Kentucky

April 20, 2012

Variations in TcdB and The Emergence of Hypervirulent Strains of Clostridium difficile
Jimmy Ballard, PhD, Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

April 27, 2012

Cracking a Tough Nut: Deciphering the Role of Type III Secretion in Chlamydia Pathogenesis
Ken Fields, PhD, University of Miami

May 4, 2012

What is Good About BadR of the Agent of Lyme Disease
Christine L. Miller, PhD Student, UTSA