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Seminar Series

Every semester we are proud to host outstanding seminar speakers. These seminars are held Tuesdays at 3 p.m. in Watzke Auditorium (Aud.  III) in the Bowen Science Building (unless otherwise noted). All are encouraged to attend free of charge. If you are interested in more seminars at University of Iowa, please visit Carver College of Medicine's upcoming events.

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Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Tuesdays at 3 p.m.
Aud III (Watzke) BSB

Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule
Date Speaker Host Areas of Research
Jan. 21 Open Open Open
Jan. 28 Chet Joyner, PhD
Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases
University of Georgia
Wendy Maury, PhD Immunology and Pathogenesis of Relapsing Plasmodium Infections
Feb. 4 Open Open Open
Feb. 11 Roberto Cattaneo, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Mayo Clinic
Patrick Sinn, PhD How measles virus infects its host and how viruses and viral vectors can be applied to treat cancer
Feb. 18 Faculty Seminar: Hai-Hui Xue, MD, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Iowa
Department of Microbiology and Immunology  
Feb. 25 Jim Kaufman, PhD
Professor of Pathology
University of Cambridge
Wendy Maury, PhD  
March 3 Jonathan Soboloff, PhD
Professor, Medical Genetics & Molecular Biochemistry
Fels Institute for Cancer Research & Molecular Biology
Temple University
Hai-Hui Xue, MD, PhD Calcium signaling in T cells
March 10 PULVERMACHER Seminar
Laura-Isobel McCall, PhD
Graduate Students TBD
March 17 Spring Break - No Seminar No Seminar No Seminar
March 24 Neal Hammer, PhD - CANCELLED
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Michigan State University
Craig Ellermeier, PhD Metabolism of pathogenesis and antibiotic resistance
March 31 Michael Lorenz, PhD - CANCELLED
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Texas
Damian Krysan, MD, PhD Candida macrophage interactions
April 7 Simon Dove, PhD - CANCELLED
Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Timothy Yahr, PhD TBD
April 14 Faculty Seminar: Bradley Jones, PhD - ZOOM Seminar
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Iowa
Department of Microbiology and Immunology TBD
April 21 Andrew Mehle, PhD - CANCELLED
Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
University of Wisconsin-Madison 
Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD Influenza virus polymerase
April 28

Faculty Seminar: Noah Butler, PhD - ZOOM Seminar
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Iowa

Previously scheduled: Prakash Srinivasan, PhD - CANCELLED

 

‘Hz’ peasy Plasmodium squeezy: how hemozoin constrains anti-malarial humoral immunity

May 5
Co-Sponsored by Immunology:
Andrea Sant, PhD - CANCELLED
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Kevin Legge, PhD Selective specificities and effector functions of CD4 T cells during protective immune responses to pathogenic organisms

Direct questions to 1-319-335-7810 concerning the seminar schedule.