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2009 Fall Seminar Series

Sponsored by Ewing Halsell Foundation of San Antonio

Seminars held from 9:00-10:00 am at the UTSA main campus in BSE 2.102


August 28, 2009

Proteomic Discovery of Protein Biomarkers of Drug Resistance
William Haskins, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, UTSA

September 4, 2009

Nonhuman Primate Model for HIV/AIDS: Lessons Learned Toward an Effective AIDS

William Haskins, PhD, Assistant Scientist Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, Department of Virology & Immunology

September 11, 2009

Role of Toll-like Receptor 2 in Inflammation and Pathology in a Murine Model of Neurocysticercosis
Uma Mahesh Gundra, PhD Student,CMB Program, UTSA

September 18, 2009

Regulation of T-Cell Mediated Immunity by the Notch Signaling Pathway
Todd Eagar, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical School

September 25, 2009

Regulation of Virulence Genes by the Vibrio cholerae Flagellar Hierachy
Khalid Syed, PhD Student, CMB Program, UTSA

October 2, 2009

Metabolic Strategies to Regulate Leukocyte Adhesion During Inflammation
Sriram Neelamegham, PhD, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo

October 16, 2009

We Know the Pieces of Bacterial Chemoreceptors. How Do They Fit Together to Carry Out Transmembrane Signaling?
Professor, Department of Biology, Texas A&M University

October 23, 2009

Calcium- and Cell Contact-Regulated Injection of Virulence Proteins by Yersinia pestis, the Causative Agent of Plague
Gregory V. Plano. PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

October 30, 2009

How Does Malaria Predispose Children to Non-Typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia?
Renee Tsolis, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, University of California-Davis School of Medicine

November 6, 2009

Anthrax Toxin Receptors: New Targets for Induction of Mucosal Immunity
Prosper Boyaka, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, The Ohio State University

November 13, 2009

Good Food and Conversation: Molecular Approaches to Understanding the Physiology of the Squid-Vibrio Symbiosis
Edward Ruby, PhD, Professor Medical Microbiology & Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

November 20, 2009

The Evolution and Emergence of Chlamydiaceae Species and Strains: What We Are Learning from Mixed Infections, Genetic Reshuffling and Host Jumping
Deborah Dean, PhD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF Senior Scientist, CHORI

November 27, 2009

Thanksgiving Break

December 4, 2009

Salmonella Immunity and Membrane Vesicles
Robert Alaniz, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbial & Molecular Pathogenesis, College of Medicine-TAMHSC

December 11, 2009

A Unique View of the Evolution of a New Signal Transduction Pathway in Candida albicans: A Paradigm
David Soll, PhD, Professor, Biological Sciences, University of Iowa