South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases

2019 Spring Seminar Series


January 18, 2019

Variation in the Untranslated Genome and Susceptibility to Infections
Smita Kulkarni, PhD, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

January 25, 2019

Microbes under the Changing Climate
Sanghoon Kang, PhD, Baylor University

February 1, 2019

The Many Faces of Fig4: Targeting Lipids and Proteins with One Enzyme
Bethay Strunk, PhD, Trinity University

February 8, 2019

Mycobiome and Bacteriome Interactions: Role in Health and Disease
Mahmoud Ghanoum, PhD, Case Western University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

February 15, 2019

Phage and Dental Research in Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio
Yoon Hwang, PhD, Naval Medical Research Unit at San Antonio

February 22, 2019

Jump Around, Jump Around Transposable Element Activation in Tauopathy
Bess Frost, PhD, UT Health San Antonio

March 1, 2019

Autotaxin, a Regulator of Oligodendrocyte Differentiation and CNS Repair
Babette Fuss, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University

March 8, 2019

Abdominal Candidiasis: Clinical Features and Studies of Pathogenesis and Antifungal Pharmacokinetics
Neil Cleancy, MD, University of Pittsburg

March 15, 2019

Spring Break

March 22, 2019

Gut Mycobiota Shapes Host Immunity and Inflammatory Diseases
Iliyan D Iliev, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

March 29, 2019

no seminar

April 5, 2019

Plant Synthetic Biology for the Production of Compounds with Pharmaceutical Values
Ling Yuan, PhD, University of Kentucky

April 12, 2019

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Roles of Cryptococcal and Host Eicosanoids during Cryptococcal Infection
Natalia Castro-Lopez, PhD student, UTSA

April 19, 2019

How Do New Pathogens Evolve? People, Animals, and Environment
Stanley Maloy, PhD, San Diego State University

April 26, 2019

Brucellosis: New Vaccines to Control a Neglected Zoonotic Disease
Vemulapalli Ramesh, PhD, Texas A&M University

May 3, 2019

A Double Whammy: How Misfolded Tau Could Hijack Immune System To Propagate Itself and Trigger Neuroinflammation?
Kiran Bhaskar, PhD, University of New Mexico