South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases

2014 Fall Seminar Series

August 29, 2014

Induction of Protective Immunity Against Cryptococcosis – an HIV-related Opportunistic Infection
Floyd Wormley Jr, PhD, UTSA

September 5, 2014

Role of the JAK/STAT Signaling Pathway in Neuroinflammatory Diseases
Etty "Tika" Benveniste, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

September 12, 2014

Nonclassical HLA-E (HLA-Ib)-Restricted CD8+ T cells in HIV Infections and Implications in HIV
June Kan-Mitchell, PhD, UT El Paso

September 19, 2014

Importance and Exploitation of Ebola Virus Genomic Plasticity
Anthony Griffiths, PhD, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

September 26, 2014

The Human Microbiome in Health & Disease: Insights for Personalized Medicine
Emmanuel Mongodin, PhD, Institute for Genome Sciences

October 3, 2014

College of Sciences Research Conference

October 10, 2014

Bacterial Quorum Sensing, Social Cheats and Darwin’s Dilemma-Cooperating Groups of the Opportunistic Pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa
John LaCava, PhD, Rockefeller University

October 17, 2014

Glucan Particles as a Targeted Antigen, Adjuvant and siRNA Delivery System
E. Peter Greenberg, PhD, Univesity of Washington

October 24, 2014

High-Throughput Cryo-Electron Tomography: Visualizing Type III Secretion Machines in Bacterial Pathogens
Gary Ostroff, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School

October 31, 2014

Molecular and Cellular Pathogenesis of Emerging Zoonoses caused by Anaplasma and Ehrlichia
Jun Liu, PhD, UT Health Science Center-Houston

November 7, 2014

Rules of Engagement: Pathogen Response to the Environment of Invasive Infection
Yasuko Rikihisa, PhD, Ohio State University

November 14, 2014

Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio Research Conference

November 21, 2014

Autonomic Dysreflexia and Intestinal Dysbiosis: Novel Mechanisms of Neuro-Immune Regulation after Spinal Cord Injury
Aaron Mitchell, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

November 28, 2014

Thanksgiving Break

December 5, 2014

no seminar

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