South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases

2015 Spring Seminar Series

January 30, 2015

Autonomic Dysreflexia and Intestinal Dysbiosis: Novel Mechanisms of Neuro-Immune Regulation after Spinal Cord Injury
Phillip Popovich, PhD, Ohio State University College of Medicine

February 6, 2015

Dissecting the Cross-Talk among Splicing, Chromatin Structure and TFs
Victor Jin, PhD, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

February 13, 2015

Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Invasive Pneumococcal Disease
Carlos Orihuela, PhD, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

February 20, 2015

Clinical and Biological Significance of CXCL13-CXCR5 Interactions in Prostate Cancer Progression and Health Disparities
James W. Lillard, PhD, Morehouse School of Medicine

March 6, 2015

Knowing is Half the Battle: Host-Pathogen Interactions Elucidate Host Defenses and Guide Drug Discovery
Natalia Kirienko, PhD, Harvard Medical School

March 16, 2015

Interplay Between Genes, Diet and Gut Microbiota in Intestinal Health
Nagendra Singh, PhD, Georgia Regents University

March 27, 2015

Low Grade Gliomas from Bench to Bedside
Mitchel S. Berger, MD, University of California-San Francisco

April 3, 2015

STAT1-Mediated Macrophage Activation is Required for Protection against Cryptococcus neoformans
Chrissy Leopold-Wager, UTSA

April 10, 2015

Living in Two Worlds: Understanding Metal Biology in the Lyme Disease Spirochete
Xin Lin, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine

April 17, 2015

Development of a High-Resolution Phylogenomic Framework for Outbreak Investigations and Virulence Studies of Escherichia Coli O157:H7
Fatemeh Sanjar, UTSA

April 24, 2015

Generation and Function of Engineered Human Specific Regulatory T Cells: CARs or CARTs
David Scott, PhD, Uniformed Services University for the Heatlh Sciences

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