Events

2/1/2018 3:00pm Microbiology/Immunology Seminar: Faculty Candidate Seminar

"Exploring the function, structure, and evolution of influenza virus proteins by mutational fitness profiling" presented by Nicholas Wu, PhD., The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA. Hosted by Wendy Maury, PhD.

Location: Watzke Auditorium III Bowen Science Building

2/13/2018 3:00pm Microbiology/Immunology Seminar

"Interference with the immunological and neurological synapses as virulence mechanisms of RSV: Implications for vaccine design" presented by Alexis Kalergis, PhD, Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Location: Watzke Auditorium III Bowen Science Building

2/15/2018 4:00pm Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Paul Ridker, MD, MPH

Dr. Paul Ridker, MD, MPH, will visit campus on February 15, 2018 to present a lecture on "Inflammation and Atherosclerosis: From Population Biology to the Bench to a Novel Treatment" at 4:00pm in the Prem Sahai Auditorium. Dr. Ridker is Senior Physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the Francois A. Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center. 

Faculty host: Donald Heistad, MD

 

The Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas.

 

Most lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month during the academic year. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to the public all University faculty, staff and students. The schedule of current speakers can be found here.

 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Sonya Housholder in advance at (319) 335-8587 or sonya-housholder@uiowa.edu.

Location: 1110A Medical Education Research Facility

2/16/2018 4:00pm Immunity against Malaria: The long and short of it

Noah Butler, Ph.D.

University of Iowa

Department of Microbiology and Neurobiology 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you have a disability that requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Steve Kehoe in advance at steve-kehoe@uiowa.edu.

Location: Kollros Auditorium (Room 101) Biology Building East

2/20/2018 3:00pm Microbiology /Immunology Seminar

"A novel mechanism by which a DNA virus manipulates the host DNA damage response to promote remarkable replication" presented by Paul Friesen, PhD, Professor and Chair, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Hosted by Wendy Maury, PhD.

Location: Watzke Auditorium III Bowen Science Building

2/21/2018 4:00pm Immunology Seminar

"A role for Fc Receptor-like 3 in Modulating Thymic Regulatory T Cell Function"

by Zachary Kraus, PhD, Senior Staff Scientist, CDER/OBP, FDA

Location: 2117 Medical Education Research Facility

2/22/2018 12:00pm Ana Castro's Graduate Thesis Seminar

Master's Thesis Seminar  - Graduate student Ana Castro on Thursday, February 22nd  at Noon in 2-501 BSB, "The role of the anti-sigma factor RsiV in stress response in Clostridium difficile and Bacillus subtilis”

Location: 2-501 Bowen Science Building (BSB) 2-501 2-501 Bowen Science Building (BSB)

2/27/2018 3:00pm Microbiology/Immunology Seminar

"Dengue and Zika viruses have a hard time growing up" presented by Richard Kuhn, PhD, Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor of Science, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease. Hosted by Jack Stapleton, MD.

Location: Watzke Auditorium III Bowen Science Building