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Seminar Series

Every semester we are proud to host outstanding seminar speakers. All our seminars will held virtually via Zoom on Tuesdays at 3 p.m.  If you are interested in additional University of Iowa seminars, please visit Carver College of Medicine's upcoming events.

For Zoom seminar information, please email kerry-jones@uiowa.edu or call 319-335-7810.  Everyone is encouraged to participate free of charge.

Spring 2021 Seminar Speaker Series Schedule
Date Speaker Host Seminar Title/Details
Jan. 19 Timothy Wannier, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Microbiology and Immunology Understanding recombineering mechanistically and expanding its use to diverse bacteria
Jan. 26 Rich Roller, PhD
University of Iowa
Microbiology and Immunology HSV assembly in the second golden age of herpesvirus genetics
Jan. 27 Boyuan Wang, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Microbiology and Immunology

Regulation of Metabolism and Viability of Bacteria by the Nucleotides (p)ppGpp and (p)ppApp

Feb. 1 Marcos De Moraes, PhD
University of Washington
Microbiology and Immunology A novel family of mutagenic bacterial toxins with unprecedented DNA deaminase activity
Feb. 2 Patrick Schlievert, PhD
University of Iowa
Microbiology and Immunology

3T Bacterial Superantigen Diseases

Feb. 5 See-Yeun Ting, PhD
University of Washington
Microbiology and Immunology Molecular mechanisms underlying interbacterial warfare
Feb. 9 Zhao-Qing Luo, PhD
Purdue University
Mary Weber, PhD

The mechanism and regulation of ubiquitination catalyzed by single bacterial enzymes

Feb. 10 Arden Perkins, PhD
University of Oregon
Microbiology and Immunology Bacterial sensing, elimination, and manipulation of host-generated reactive oxygen species
Feb. 16 Jorn Coers, PhD
Duke University
Mary Weber, PhD

Interferon-inducible cell-autonomous immunity to bacterial pathogens

Feb. 23 Bin He, PhD
University of Iowa
Lilly Radoshevich, PhD  
Mar. 2 Edward M. Campbell, PhD
Loyola University - Chicago
Li Wu, PhD Cytoplasmic trafficking and nuclear import of HIV-1: Simple models ruined by simple experiments
Mar. 9 Pulvermacher Seminar
Deborah Hogan, PhD
Dartmouth Medical School
Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Students  
Mar. 16 Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD
University of Iowa
Microbiology and Immunology  
Mar. 23 Stephen Waggoner, PhD
University of Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Co-hosted with Immunology
Steve Varga, PhD The role of NK cells in the pathogenesis if infectious autoimmune and allergic diseases
Mar. 30 Priya Issuree, PhD
University of Iowa
Mary Wilson, MD  
Apr. 6 Tim Yahr, PhD
University of Iowa
Microbiology and Immunology  
Apr. 13 Neal Hammer, PhD
Michigan State University
Craig Ellermeier, PhD  
Apr. 20 Emily McMackin, PhD
University of Iowa 
Microbiology and Immunology  
Apr. 27 Mary Wilson, MD
University of Iowa 
Microbiology and Immunology  
May 4 Philip Efron, MD
University of Florida College of Medicine
Co-hosted with Immunology
Vladimir Badovinac, PhD  


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