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2011 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 26, 2011

Role of the Mevalonate Pathway in the Patho-Physiology of Borrelia burgdorferi
Tricia Van Laar, Cellular and Molecular Biology, UTSA

September 2, 2011

Wrestling with the Flu: Interactions Between the Cellular SUMOylation System and Influenza Virus
German Rosas-Acosta, MSc, PhD, Department of Biological Sciences, UT El Paso

September 9, 2011

Macrophage Activation During Pulmonary Cryptococcosis
Sarah Hardison, Cellular and Molecular Biology, UTSA

September 16, 2011

Evasion of Host Immune Response by Francisella tularensis: A Signaling Point of View
Chandra Shekhar Baskhi, DMV, PhD, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College

September 23, 2011

Mycoplasma, CARDS Toxin, Airway Disease and Beyond: A "Cold Case" Scenario
Joel B. Baseman, PhD, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UTHSCSA

September 30, 2011

College of Sciences Research Conference

October 7, 2011

Studying the Role of the RpoN/RpoS Regulatory Network in the Infectious Lifecycle of Borrelia burgdorferi
Jon S. Blevins, PhD, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas Medical School

October 14, 2011

Micromanagement and Epigenetic Remodeling in Stem Cells
Chin-Hsing Annie Lin, PhD, Department of Biology, UTSA
NOTE: This seminar will take place in the Loeffler Room, BSB 3.03.02

October 21, 2011

Brad D. Jones, PhD, Molecular and Biochemical Genetics, University of Iowa

October 28, 2011

Characterizing "Tick Spit" Proteins to Understand Tick Feeding Biology
Albert Mulenga, PhD, Vector Biology and Genomics, Texas A&M University

November 4, 2011

Spermatogonial Stem Cells in Male Germline Development, Spermatogenesis, and Regeneration

November 11, 2011

The Unusual Flagellar Organelles of Campylobacter jejuni
David Hendrixson, PhD, Molecular Microbiology, UT Southwestern

November 18, 2011

San Antonio Infectious Disease Research Symposium

November 25, 2011

Thanksgiving Break

December 2, 2011

"Gut Feeling" - The Origin of Necrotizing Enterocolitis by Cronobacter sakazakii
Prasadarao Nemani, PhD, Departments of Pediatrics and Surgery, University of Southern California

December 9, 2011

Ryland F. Young III, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University