2014-2015 Seminar Series


Where:  BBRB 170
When: Tuesdays at noon





September 9, 2014
"Structural Insight into the Biogenesis ofBeta-barrelMembraneProteins"
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
Sergey V. Korolev, Ph.D., Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologySaint Louis University School of Medicine (Host: Elana Frolov)

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

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- No seminar

Mike Russell, Ph.D., Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, University at Buffalo (Host: Jiri Mestecky)

February 3, 2015

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

February 10, 2015
Ann Palmenberg, Ph.D.,The Institute for Molecular Virology, Department of Biochemistry, UW-Madison (Host: Microbiology Graduate Students - Beth Walters)

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

February 24, 2015- Marx Lecture
Jorge Galán, Ph.D. , Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, Yale School of Medicine (Host: Fran Lund)

March 3, 2015

George O’Toole, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (Host: Hui Wu)

March 10, 2015
Rick Gourse, Ph.D., Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison (Host: Chuck Turnbough)

March 17, 2015
Lou Laimins, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology-Immunology,Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL (Host: Mengxi Jiang)

March 24, 2015
Tom Braciale, M.D., Ph.D.Department of PathologyUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine (Host: Allan Zajac)

March 31, 2015
Anne Willis Ph.D., MRC Toxicology Unit, Leicester, UK (Host: Sunnie Thompson)

April 7, 2015- No seminar

April 14, 2015
Gino Cingolani, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Thomas Jefferson University (Host: Michael Niederweis)

April 21, 2015
Gabriel Victora, Ph.D.,  Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, MA (Host: Immunology Graduate Students - Jennie Hamilton)

April 28, 2015

Dr. Asim Bej, Ph.D., Department of Biology, UAB (Host: Tejre Dokland)

May 5, 2015

Stephanie Eisenbarth, M.D., Ph.D., School of Medicine, Yale University (Host: Lou Justement)

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

May 19, 2015
Shahid Mukhtar, Ph.D., Department of Biology, UAB (Host: Fran Lund)

May 26, 2015

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

June 2, 2015

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