Where:  BBRB 170
When: Tuesdays at noon





September 9, 2014
"Structural Insight into the Biogenesis of Beta-barrel Membrane Proteins"
Susan Buchanan, Ph.D.
, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD (Host: Michael Niederweis)

September 16, 2014- No seminar


September 23, 2014
"Composition of the Bone Marrow Plasma Cell Pool"
David Allman, Ph.D. , Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (Host: Lou Justement)

September 30, 2014
"Structural Insights into Genome Packaging by dsDNA Viruses"
Marc Morais, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (Host: Terje Dokland)

October 7, 2014
- No seminar

October 14, 2014- No seminar

October 21, 2014- No seminar

October 28, 2014
"Metabolic regulation of community behavior in Pseudomonas aeruginosa"
Co-sponsored by The Center for Free Radical Biology , Lars Dietrich, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University (Hosts: Fran Lund/Jianhua Zhang)

November 4, 2014
"Virus Membrane Fusion and Virus Budding"

Margaret Kielian, Ph.D., Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Host: Ilya Frolov)

November 10, 2014
Glenn Randall, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology, University of Chicago (Host: George Luo)

November 11, 2014
"Platelet-activating Factor Regulates T Cell Activation and Trafficking"

Tamas Jilling, M.D., Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, UAB (Host: Beatriz Leon)

November 18, 2014
“A Sweet Journey to a Sugar-coated Trail: Bacterial Protein Glycosylation and Secretion”

Hui Wu, Ph.D.Department of Pediatric DentistryUAB (Host: Chuck Turnbough)

November 25, 2014- No seminar

December 2, 2014
"Microbial Wikileaks: Deciphering Microbial Conversations With Intent to Disarm"

Michael Federle, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Illinois at Chicago (Host: David Briles)

December 9, 2014
"Driving Endospore Development by Applying a Brake"
Charles Moran Jr, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (Host: Chuck Turnbough)

December 16, 2014
"Recombination Mediator Proteins- Multitasking Guardians of Genome Integrity"
Sergey V. Korolev, Ph.D., Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologySaint Louis University School of Medicine (Host: Elena Frolova)

January 6, 2015
"Bio-Inspired Polymeric Nanomaterials for Cell Encapsulation and Drug Delivery"
Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, UAB (Host: Peter Prevelige)

January 13, 2015
"Focus on Foci: The Regulation and Functions of RNA-Protein Granules in Quiescent Cells"

Paul Herman, Ph.D., Department of Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University (Host: David Bedwell)

January 20, 2015
"Factors and Features that Control Ribosome Synthesis is Eukaryotes"

David Schneider, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, UAB (Host:Sunnie Thompson)

January 27, 2015

"Immunity to Neisseria gonorrhoeae: four cytokines and a vaccine?"
Mike Russell, Ph.D., Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, University at Buffalo (Host: Jiri Mestecky)

February 3, 2015
“Microbiota in juvenile spondyloarthritis”

Matthew Stoll, M.D., Ph.D., MSCSDivision of Pediatric RheumatologyUAB (Host: Fran Lund)

February 10, 2015
"A mechanistic link between rhinoviruses and asthma"
Ann Palmenberg, Ph.D., The Institute for Molecular Virology, Department of Biochemistry, UW-Madison (Host: Microbiology Graduate Students - Beth Walters)

February 17, 2015 
"Macrophages Old and New"
Gwen Randolph, Ph.D.Wash. U., Saint Louis, MO (Host: Fran Lund)

February 24, 2015- Marx Lecture
“Typhoid fever: new insights into an old disease”

Jorge Galán, Ph.D., Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, Yale School of Medicine (Host: Fran Lund)

March 3, 2015- No Seminar

March 10, 2015- No Seminar


March 17, 2015
"HPV and the DNA Damage Response"
Lou Laimins, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology-Immunology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL (Host: Mengxi Jiang)

March 24, 2015- No Seminar

March 31, 2015- No seminar

April 7, 2015- No seminar

April 14, 2015
"A novel class of Nuclear Localization Signals (NLSs) targeting Membrane Proteins to the Inner Nuclear Membrane"

Gino Cingolani, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Thomas Jefferson University (Host: Michael Niederweis)

April 21, 2015
"Cellular and clonal dynamics in germinal centers"
Gabriel Victora, Ph.D.,  Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, MA (Host: Immunology Graduate Students - Jennie Hamilton)

April 28, 2015

“The Invisible Hand of the Black Queen: Helpers and Beneficiaries in the Ocean and Elsewhere”
J. Jeffrey Morris, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, UAB (Host: Terje Dokland)

May 5, 2015
Stephanie Eisenbarth, M.D., Ph.D., School of Medicine,  Yale University (Host: Hui Hu)

May 12, 2015
Dan Gorelick, Ph.D.Department of Pharmacology and ToxicologyUAB (Host: Michael Niederweis)

May 19, 2015
"Getting to the Edge: Network Biology Identifies Essential Hubs in Arabidopsis Interactions Networks"

Shahid Mukhtar, Ph.D., Department of Biology, UAB (Host: Fran Lund)

May 26, 2015
"Transcriptional Control of Natural Killer T Cell Development"

Barbara Kee, Ph.D., Molecular BiosciencesMolecular BiosciencesUniversity of Chicago (Host: Chris Klug)

June 2, 2015

Eric Sorscher, M.D., Division of Hematology/Oncology, UAB (Host: Fran Lund)

July 21, 2015
S. Celeste Morley, M.D., Ph.D., Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (Host: Fran Lund)