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Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology (MICaB) Seminar Series

Spring Semester 2018
Mondays at 12:00 p.m.

All seminars are held in:

1-125 Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building (CCRB) – 2231 6th St SE (Across from TCF Stadium)


January 22:  1-125 CCRB
Paula Cannon, Ph.D.
“Genome editing for HIV: Targeting the virus and its host”
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Host: Pam Skinner (612) 624-2644

January 29 & February 5:  NO SPEAKERS DUE TO THE SUPER BOWL

February 12:  1-125 CCRB
Maureen Su, M.D.
Title: Aire Expands: Central tolerance in autoimmunity and cancer
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Host: Kris Hogquist (612) 625-1616

February 26:  1-125 CCRB
Paul Kubes, Ph.D.
Title: TBA
Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology and Medicine and Microbiology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Host: Bryce Binstadt (612) 625-2953

March 5:  1-125 CCRB
John Schoggins, Ph.D.
“Interferon-stimulated genes in antiviral immunity”
Department of Microbiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Host: Ryan Langlois (612) 625-3633

March 12:  1-125 CCRB
Ana Anderson, Ph.D.
Title: Molecular determinants of T cell phenotypes in the tumor microenvironment
Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Host: Mike Farrar (612) 625-0401

March 19:  ************* CANCELLED*************
Michael Gale Jr., Ph.D.
Title: Immune programming by RIG-I like receptors
Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Host: Ryan Langlois (612) 625-3633

March 26:  1-125 CCRB
Aaron Michels, M.D.
Title: Blocking MHC Class II Antigen Presentation for Type 1 Diabetes Prevention
Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO
Host: Brian Fife (612) 624-2417

April 2: ********** CANCELLED **********

April 9:  1-125 CCRB
Dan Barber, Ph.D.
Title: TBA
Lymphocyte Biology Unit, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, MD
Hosts: Dave Masopust (612) 625-4666 and Vaiva Vezys (612) 625-4650

April 16:  1-125 CCRB
Marila Gennaro, M.D.
“Stress responses in tuberculosis”
Public Health Research Institute Center, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
Host: Tony Baughn (612) 626-0460

April 23:  1-125 CCRB
Randy Noelle, Ph.D.
Title: VISTA targeted therapy in cancer and autoimmunity
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, Hanover, NH
Host: Bruce Blazar (612) 626-2734

May 7:  Mayo Auditorium **GREG R. GERMAINE FRONTIERS IN SCIENCE LECTURE**
Houra Merrikh, Ph.D.
Title: The clash of macromolecular titans: replication-transcription conflicts in bacteria
Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Hosts: Mark Herzberg (612) 625-8404 and Tony Baughn (612) 626-0460

May 21:  1-125 CCRB
Deborah Hogan, Ph.D.
Title: TBA
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, Hanover, NH
Host: Kirsten Nielsen (612) 625-4979

 

Jointly sponsored by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Center for Immunology. To schedule time with a speaker, please contact his or her host.
Up-to-date information can be found at http://www.micab.umn.edu/news/invitedsemseries.html

 

 

To schedule time with a speaker, please contact his or her host.