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Seminars in Infection & Immunity (Course VETMI 7120*)

Fridays, 12:15 - 1:15
The seminar will be either in lecture hall 3, 4, or 5. Please check each week for the location.

*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.

Spring 2018 Schedule

Date Speaker Host
Jan. 26

 

 
Feb. 2

Modeling T cell development and its clinical relevance in human infants

Kristin Scheible, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Rochester Medical Center
https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/people/20835545-kristin-m-scheible

Location: LH5

Brian Rudd
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: bdr54
Feb. 9

Equine research in the Van de Walle laboratory: Towards the benefit of horse and man

Gerlinde Van de Walle, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Baker Institute for Animal Health
Cornell University
https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/research/faculty/gerlinde-van-de-walle-dvm-phd

Location: LH5

Avery August
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: aa749
Feb. 16

Making sense of human immune responses through high dimensional data, knowledge and computational modeling

Juilee Thakar, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
and Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
University of Rochester Medical Center
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/people/28650379-juilee-thakar

Location: LH5

Avery August
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: aa749
Feb. 23

 

 
Mar. 2

Novel strategies to separate GVHD from GVT by modulation of T-cell signaling pathways

Mobin Karimi, MD/PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Upstate Medical University
http://www.upstate.edu/search/?tab=people&ID=karimim

Location: LH5

Avery August
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: aa749
Mar. 9

Immune responses to Helminth infections

P'ng Loke, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
New York University School of Medicine
https://med.nyu.edu/faculty/png-loke

Location: LH5

Elia Tait Wojno
Baker Institute for Animal Health / Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
email: elia.taitwojno
Mar. 16

The role of KSHV PAN RNA in chromatin modification during lytic replication

Cyprian Rossetto, PhD
Assistant Professor
Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
University of Nevada, Reno
https://www.unr.edu/mmi/participating-faculty/cyprian-rossetto

Location: LH5

Ted Clark
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: tgc3
Mar. 23

The effects of host dietary genes on oral and gut microbiomes

Angela Poole, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Nutritional Sciences
Cornell University
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/acp234

Location: LH5

Brian Rudd
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: bdr54
Mar. 30

Potassium channels as novel therapeutic targets for autoimmunity and neuroinflammation

Heike Wulff, PhD
Director of the Probe and Pharmaceutical Optimization core
Pharmacology
UC Davis School of Medicine
http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/providerbio/pharmacology/faculty/1076#.WgMhv4Zrzxp

Location: LH3

Ted Clark
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: tgc3
Apr. 6

Macrophage Reprogramming During Mycobacterial Infections in Zebrafish and Humans

David Tobin, PhD
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University School of Medicine
https://mgm.duke.edu/faculty-and-research/primary-faculty/david-tobin-phd/

Location: LH4

Brian VanderVen
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: bcv8
Apr. 13

Interference competition among Bacteroidales of the mammalian gut microbiota

Laurie Elizabeth Comstock, PhD
Associate Microbiologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women's Hospital
http://researchfaculty.brighamandwomens.org/BRIProfile.aspx?id=1519

Location: LH3

Ilana Brito
Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering
email: ibrito
Apr. 20

Canceled

 

 
Apr. 27

Trypanosome RNA editing: The complexity of getting U in and taking U out

Laurie K. Read, PhD
Professor
Microbiology & Immunology and Biochemistry
University at Buffalo School of Medicine
https://medicine.buffalo.edu/faculty/profile.html?ubit=lread

Location: LH3

Avery August
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: aa749
May 4

Pathogens, Outbreaks and the Critical Role of Public Health Microbiology

Christopher R. Braden, MD
Deputy Director of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
https://www.cdc.gov/media/spokesperson/braden/index.html

Location: LH4

Graduate Students and Postdoctoral scholars in the M & I Dept and Infection and Pathobiology Program

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).