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Seminars in Infection & Immunity (Course VETMI 7120*)

Fridays, 12:15 - 1:15
at Boyce Thompson Auditorium (The Boyce Thompson Institute does not allow eating or drinking in its Auditorium ? PLEASE respect this regulation)

*Students who are enrolled in the course must sign in on the attendance sheet at each seminar.

To sign up for the lunch with the speaker, please e-mail Angela Downing at mi-admin@cornell.edu

For any questions regarding the course VETMI 7120 and general questions about the seminars, please contact Angela Downing at mi-admin@cornell.edu.

Fall 2017 Schedule

Date Speaker Host
Aug. 25


 
Sept. 1

 

 
Sept. 8

Co-option of endogenous viral sequences for host cell function

Cedric Feschotte, PhD
Professor
Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics
Cornell University
https://mbg.cornell.edu/people/cedric-feschotte


Gary Whittaker
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: grw7
Sept. 15

Influenza A virus assembly and replication in primary respiratory epithelial cell cultures

Andrew Pekosz, PhD
Professor
Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
http://www.jhsph.edu/faculty/directory/profile/1972/andrew-stanley-pekosz

Gary Whittaker
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: grw7
Sept. 22

Towards an Understanding of Poxvirus Intracellular Envelopment and Egress

Brian Ward, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Rochester
https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/people/23815025-brian-m-ward

John Parker
Baker Institute for Animal Health / Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
email: johnslparker
Sept. 29

New regulators of Flaviviridae virus infection and the host response

Stacey Horner, PhD
Assistant Professor
Co-Director, Center for RNA Biology
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology and Department of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
https://mgm.duke.edu/faculty-and-research/primary-faculty/stacy-horner-phd

John Parker
Baker Institute for Animal Health / Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
email: johnslparker
Oct. 6

Molecular mechanisms of T cell exhaustion: Implications for immunotherapy

John Wherry, PhD
Director, Institute for Immunology
Professor, Department of Microbiology
University of Pennsylvania
http://www.med.upenn.edu/wherrylab/

Brian Rudd
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: bdr54
Oct. 13

Designing epidemiologic studies: 20 years of dengue research in Thailand

Timothy Endy, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair
Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
SUNY Upstate Medical University
http://www.upstate.edu/id/research/

Avery August
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: aa749
Oct. 20

Tissue Resident memory T cells in protective immunity and homeostasis

Donna Farber, PhD
Professor
Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
Columbia University
http://microbiology.columbia.edu/faculty/farber.html

 

Brian Rudd
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: bdr54
Oct. 27

VETMI 7120 Lecture: Mutation, recombination and RNA virus evolution

Public Lecture, 4pm, LH5: RNA virus evolution, infection and new vaccines for humans and animals

Raul Andino, PhD
Professor
Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
University of California San Francisco
http://cancer.ucsf.edu/people/profiles/andino_raul.3785
Sponsored by the University Lectures Committee

Gary Whittaker
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: grw7
Nov. 3

 

 
Nov. 10

Using Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) Data to Predict Penicillin Resistance in Bacillus anthracis

David Sue, PhD
Team Lead-Research Microbiologist
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Laboratory and Response Branch at the CDC
http://directory.psc.gov/hhsdir/eeKey.asp?Key=4786

Graduate Students and Postdoctoral scholars in the M & I Depart and Infection and Pathobiology Program
Nov. 17

TBA

Rod Getchell, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
Cornell University
https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/research-departments/faculty/rodman-getchell-phd

Brian Rudd
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: bdr54
Dec. 1

IDF - Infectious Disease Forum

 

 

For any questions regarding the course VETMI 7120 and general questions about the seminars, please contact Angela Downing (e-mail: mi-admin@cornell.edu; phone: 253-3402).