South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases

2017 Spring Seminar Series

January 13, 2017

The Surfer Biome Project
Cliff Kapono, PhD Candidate, University of California San-Diego/University of Hawaii Hilo

January 20, 2017

Redox Regulation of Thymus Function and Age-Associated Dysfunction
Ann V. Griffith, PhD, UT Health San Antonio

January 27, 2017

Reemergence of the Vaccine Preventable Disease Pertussis
Rajendar Deora, PhD, Wake Forest University

February 3, 2017

Fecal Source Tracking in Environmental Waters: From Bacterial Indicators to Human Mitochondrial DNA
Vikram Kapoor, PhD, UTSA

February 10, 2017

Precision Metagenomics for Broad Range Microbial Detection and Microbiome Characterization
Nur A. Hasan, PhD, MBA, University of Maryland-College Park

February 17, 2017

Science Communication in an Era of "Fake News"
Alex Berezow, PhD, RealClearScience founding editor and RealClearWorld associate editor

February 24, 2017

Nucleic Acids Immunity in Microbial Defense: Sensing and Signaling
Xiao-Dong Li, PhD, MD, UT Health San Antonio

March 3, 2017

Glycolipid-containing PLGA Nanoparticles Protect against Lethal Streptococcus pneumoniae Infection
Elizabeth Leadbetter, PhD, UT Health San Antonio

March 10, 2017

Harnessing Human Dendritic Cells for Enhancing Immunity & Immune Tolerance
SangKon Oh, PhD, Baylor Institute for Immunology Research

March 17, 2017

Spring Break

March 24, 2017

Monocyte and Macrophage Dysfunction: Mechanisms and Possible Therapies
Sarah Lynn Ullevig, RDN, LD, PhD, UTSA

March 31, 2017

Regulation of Transcription and Translation: Insights from Geminivirus-Host Interactions
David M. Bisaro, PhD, Ohio State University

April 7, 2017

Genetic Interaction Mapping of the C. albicans Biofilm Transcriptional Network
Damian J. Krysan, MD, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center

April 14, 2017

Hidden in Plain Sight: Microbial Avoidance of Host Immunity
Andrew Alspaugh, MD, Duke University Medical Center

April 21, 2017

TREM2: A Molecular Link Between Infection, Injury and Dementia
Monica Carson, PhD, University of California-Riverside

April 28, 2017

Role of Astroglia in Brain State-Dependent Modulation of Neural Activity
Martin Paukert, MD, UT Health San Antonio

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