South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases

2018 Spring Seminar Series

January 12, 2018

The Human Lung Mucosa in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection: A Missing Piece of the Puzzle
Jordi B. Torrelles, PhD, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

January 19, 2018

History of Vaccines: From Development to Legislation
Cherise Rohr-Allegrini, PhD, MPH, The Immunization Partnership

January 26, 2018

Efficacy of Novel Epithelial Stem Cell-based AIDS Vaccine to Induce Mucosal Immune Responses Offering Protection against SIV Challenge in Macaques
Marie-Claire Gauduin, PhD, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

February 2, 2018

Hard Microbiology: The Concrete Microbiome
Julia Maresca, PhD, University of Delware

February 9, 2018

Escherichia coli Pathovar Boundaries in the Genomics Era
Anna Allue Guardia, PhD, UTSA

February 16, 2018

Structural Aspects of S. aureus: Host Interactions and Therapeutic mAbs
Vannakambadi K. Ganesh, PhD, Texas A&M Institute of Biosciences and Technology

February 23, 2018

Fractalkine and Modulation of Microglial Activation to Reduce Neurodegeneration
Kevin Nash, PhD, University of South Florida

March 2, 2018

Development of an Anti-Microbial Nanoemulsion for Multi-Drug Resistant Wound Infections
Suhe Wang, MD, PhD, Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and Biological Sciences

March 9, 2018

Tick-Borne Coinfections: A Serious Emerging Health Problem in the Endemic Regions
Nikhat Praveen, PhD, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

March 16, 2018

Spring Break

March 23, 2018

Induction of Broad-Spectrum Protective Immunity against Disparate Serotypes of Cryptococcus
Marley Caballero Van Dyke, PhD Candidate, UTSA

March 30, 2018

Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation during Plasmodium Development and Transmission
Gunnar Mair, PhD, Iowa State University

April 6, 2018

Interplay between Candida albicans and Bacteria in Interkingdom Biofilm Communities
Daniel Montelongo, PhD Candidate, UTSA

April 13, 2018

Mucormycosis Pathogenesis: Lessons for Development of Novel Therapies
Ashraf Ibrahim, PhD, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

April 20, 2018

Host Mechanisms Controlling Intracellular Parasitism by Cryptococcus neoformans
Paul de Figueiredo, PhD, Texas A&M University

April 27, 2018

Deciphering Self Versus Non-Self Mechanisms of the Opportunistic Pathogen Proteus mirabilis
Karine A. Gibbs, PhD, Harvard University

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