Seminar Series

Every semester we are proud to host outstanding seminar speakers. These seminars are held Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. in Watzke Auditorium (Aud 3) in the Bowen Science Building (unless otherwise noted). All are encouraged to attend free of charge. If you are interested in more seminars at The University of Iowa, please visit the Carver College of Medicine's upcoming events.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Lori McMahon.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Tuesdays - 3:00 p.m.
Aud III (Watzke) BSB
MICR: 4163  

  SPRING 2019 SEMINAR SCHEDULE  
Date Speaker Host Area of Research

Jan. 15

FACULTY SEMINAR
Gail Bishop, PhD
University of Iowa       

Department of Microbiology & Immunology

lymphocyte signaling and interactions between innate and adaptive immune receptors

Jan. 22

Robyn Klein, MD, PhD
Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences
Washington University

Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

pathogenesis of neuroinflammatory diseases of the central nervous system

Jan. 29

FACULTY SEMINAR
Jerrold Weiss, PhD
University of Iowa

Department of Microbiology & Immunology

evolving concepts of diverse pro-inflammatory endotoxin recognition systems of mammalian innate immunity

Feb. 5

CO-SPONSORED BY IMMUNOLOGY
Robert Seder, MD
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bethesda, MD

Vladimir Badovinac, PhD

innate immunity, toll-like receptor adjuvants, and dendritic cell targeting

Feb. 12

FACULTY SEMINAR
Lee-Ann Allen, PhD
University of Iowa

Department of Microbiology & Immunology

pathogen manipulation of macrophage and neutrophil funcion and dysregulation of the inflammatory response

Feb. 19

Petra Levin, PhD
Department of Biology
Washington University in St. Louis

David Weiss, PhD

bacterial cell division

Feb. 26

PULVERMACHER SEMINAR
Nina Salama, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Department of Microbiology & Immunology

gastric bacterial pathogen, Helicobacter Pylori

Mar. 5

FACULTY SEMINAR
Noah Butler, PhD
University of Iowa

Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Plasmodium parasite-specific B cell and T cell regulation during malaria

Mar. 12

CO-SPONSORED BY IMMUNOLOGY
Maggie Feeney, MD
Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Global Health
University of California, San Francisco

Noah Butler, PhD

T cell responses during pediatric malaria

Mar. 19

NO SEMINAR - SPRING BREAK

   

Mar. 26

Ellen Rothenberg, PhD
Professor of Biology
Caltech Division of Biology & Biological Engineering

Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

molecular development biology of lympocytes

Apr. 2

Sam Campos, PhD
Associate Professor, Immunology
University of Arizona

Al Klingelhutz, PhD

high risk human papillomaviruses (HPVs)

Apr. 9

Frank Maldarelli, MD, PhD
NIH Center for Cancer Research
Head, Clinical Retrovirology Section

Hillel Haim, MD, PhD

HIV-1 Drug Resistance

Apr. 16

NO SEMINAR - RESEARCH WEEK

 

 

Apr. 23

CO-SPONSORED BY IMMUNOLOGY
Michaela Gack, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Chicago

Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD
(co-sponsored with Immunology)

how the interplay between viruses and the hosts's immune system impacts the outcome of viral infection and disease

Apr. 30

Michael Selsted, MD, PhD
Chair & Professor of Pathology
University of Southern California

Paul McCray, MD

innate immunity and pathogenesis

Direct questions to Lori McMahon (319) 335-7810 concerning the seminar schedule.