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2010 Spring 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


January 15, 2010

Characterization of Chronic Respiratory Sequelae in Adult Mice Following Pulmonary Chlamyia muridarum Infection as Neonates
Madhulika Jupelli, PhD Student, CMB, UTSA

January 22, 2010

Mycobacterium tuberculosis MtrA Response Regulator: From Replication to Persistence
Murty Madiraju, VVS, PhD, The Center for Biomedical Research, UTHSC-Tyler

January 29, 2010

Identification of Active Sites of Carbohydrate Complexes Toward Ligands in Aqueous Solution
Orkid Coskuner, PhD, Department of Chemistry, UTSA

February 5, 2010

Genetic Regulation of Virulence in Francisella tularensis
Stephen Rodriguez, PhD Student, CMB, UTSA

February 12, 2010

New Technologies in Using Recombinant Attenuated Salmonella Vaccine Vectors
Roy Curtiss III, PhD, Biodesign Cidv, Arizona State University

February 19, 2010

Mechanism-Based Approaches to Developing Novel Technologies for Tick and Biting Fly Control
Andrew Li, PhD, Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, Kerrville

February 26, 2010

Poxvirus Immune Evasion Mechanisms
Yan Xiang, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, UTHSCSA

March 5, 2010

Exploring Llama Single Domain Antibodies as Rugged Countermeasures for Filoviruses and Botulinum Neurotoxins
Andrew Hayhurst, PhD, Department of Virology & Immunology, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research

March 12, 2010

Tough Economic Times: The Frugal Foundation of Bacterial Communities
Matthew Chapman, PhD, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

March 19, 2010

Spring Break

March 26, 2010

A Tale of Three Intracellular Pathogens: From Cell Biology to Novel Vaccine Strategies
Marcus Horwitz, PhD, Medicine, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, UCLA Health Sciences

April 2, 2010

The Fungal Vacuole: More Than Just a Trash Can?
Glen Palmer, PhD, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology, LSUHSC, School of Dentistry

April 9, 2010

Acinetobacter baumannii: Is There Any Hope for Treatment?
David Burgess, PhD, School of Medicine, UTHSCSA

April 16, 2010

At the Bleeding Edge: Notes from a Genome Center
Seth Crosby, PhD, Genetics Sequencing Center, Washington University-St. Louis

April 23, 2010

T-bet or not T-bet, That is the Question (in Autoimmunity)
Amy Lovett-Racke, PhD, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology & Medical Genetics, Ohio State University

April 30, 2010

Sunil Ahuja, MD, Professor, School of Medicine, UTHSCSA

May 7, 2010

Guy Palmer, DVM, PhD, The Creighton Chair and Director of the WSU School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University

May 14, 2010

Mechanisms Responsible for Secondary Bacterial Infections Following Influenza
Dennis Metzger, PhD, Professor and Theobald Smith Alumni Chair, Albany Medical College