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Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminars - Spring 2016

All seminars are held on Fridays at 12:00 noon in BSB 402 unless otherwise noted.

DateSpeaker Seminar Title
January 8Faculty Seminar:  Carl Atkinson, PhD  
January 15
Ryan Finnegan, MS Student
Atkinson Lab

David Bastian, PhD Student
Yu Lab

January 22
Faculty Seminar: Jiang Wei, PhD
January 29
Jacob Bowers, MD/PhD Student
Paulos Lab

Danielle Lowe, MD/PhD Student
Singh and Jenkins Labs

February 5
Sulaiman Alhudaithi, MS Student
Nadig Lab
Touhidul Islam
February 12Marcel van den Brink, MD, PhD
Head, Division of Hematologic Oncology
Alan Houghton Professor in Immunology
Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College
 The role of intestinal microbiota in patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
February 19
Brian Riesenberg, PhD Student
Li and Yang Labs

Steven Schutt

February 26
Tomika Caldwell, MS Student
Zhang Lab

Mazen Al Hommrani, MS Student
Mehrotra Lab

March 4Boris Reizis, PhD
Professor of Pathology and of Medicine
New York University
 Molecular control of dendritic cell development and function.
March 11
Tran Danh, MD/PhD Student
Chavin Lab

Payal Dhar, PhD Student
Wu Lab

March 18Spring Break         
March 25Good Friday  
April 1
Ali Alawieh

Lillian Neal

April 8
Megan Bickford

Fadyah Albalawi

April 15Faculty Seminar: Shikhar Mehrotra, PhD  
April 22
Grace Bazzle, MS Student
Atkinson Lab

Matthew Huff

April 29Faculty Seminar: Jennifer Wu, PhD 



May 6
Jonathan Serody, MD
Associate Director for Translational Sciences LCCC
Vice Chief, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Restoring GI tract homeostasis as a consequence of stem cell transplantation.


May 13Charles Drake, MD, PhD
Co-Director, Prostate Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Clinic
Professor of Oncology
John Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
 Hollings Cancer Center
May 20Jeffrey Rathmell, PhD
Associate Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Duke University Medical Center
 Glucose uptake and fueling T cells.
June 3Alex Duncan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
 Molecular mechanisms of NOD-like receptor signaling.
June 10Dan Littman, MD, PhD
Kimmel Professor of Molecular Immunology
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
New York University
 The role of the microbiota in shaping immune responses.

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