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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 Cindy Whittaker at mi-admin@cornell.edu

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

Spring 2020 Schedule

Date Speaker Host
Jan. 24

Fishing for DNA in New York City: Discovering what lives in New York Harbor and nearby ocean with environmental DNA

Mark Young Stoeckle, PhD.
Senior Research Associate
Program for the Human Environment
The Rockefeller University
https://phe.rockefeller.edu/bio/mark/

Location: LH3

James Casey
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: jwc3
Jan. 31

Exit strategies: Regulation of S1P gradients in inflammation

Susan Schwab, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
NYU Langone Health
https://med.nyu.edu/faculty/susan-r-schwab

Location: LH3

Brian Rudd
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: bdr54
Feb. 7

TBA

Joe Peters, PhD.
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Microbiology
Cornell University
https://micro.cornell.edu/people/joseph-peters/

Location: LH3

Jeongmin Song
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: js2957
Feb 14

TBA

Vassiliki (Vicky) Boussiotis, MD, PhD.
Professor
Department of Medicine
Harvard University
https://www.hms.harvard.edu/dms/immunology/fac/Boussiotis.php

Location: LH3

Jeongmin Song
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: js2957
Feb. 21

Functional aggregates in immunity

Sun Hur, PhD.
Professor
Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Harvard University
http://www.childrenshospital.org/research/researchers/h/sun-hur/

Location: LH3

Jeongmin Song
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: js2957
Feb. 28

Cell envelope turnover and antibiotic tolerance in Gram-negative pathogens

Tobias Dörr, PhD.
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Cornell University
https://doerr.wicmb.cornell.edu/

Location: LH3

Jeongmin Song
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: js2957
March 6

Salmonella persisters during infection

Sophie Helaine, PhD.
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology
PhD Program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Harvard Medical School
https://www.hms.harvard.edu/dms/bbs/fac/Helaine.php

Location: LH3

David Russell
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: dgr8
March 13

TBA

Andrea Schietinger, PhD.
Assistant Member
Immunologoy Program
Sloan Kettering Institute
http://www.schietingerlab.com/

Location: LH3

Brain Rudd
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: bdr54
March 20

Many pathways:  a TNF family receptor that influences the microbiome, tissue function and mucosal immunity 

Mitchell Kronenberg, PhD.
President & Chief Scientific Officer
Division of Developmental Immunology
La Jolla Institute for Immunology
https://www.lji.org/faculty-staff/mitchell-kronenberg/

Location: LH3

Gary Koretzky
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: gak36
March 27

Challenges Faced by Giant Bacterial Symbionts of Surgeonfis

Esther Angert, PhD.
Professor; Department Chair
Department of Microbiology
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Cornell University
https://micro.cornell.edu/people/esther-angert/

Location: LH3

Jeongmin Song
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: js2957
April 10

T follicular helper cell differentiation: where to start?

Hui Hu, PhD.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
https://labs.uab.edu/huihu/

Location: LH3

Jeongmin Song
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: js2957
April 17

Imaging and imagining bacterial flagella

Eric J. Sundberg, PhD.
Professor; Chair
Department of Biochemistry
Emory University School of Medicine
https://med.emory.edu/departments/biochemistry/research-labs/sundberg/index.html

Location: LH3

Jeongmin Song
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: js2957
April 24

TBA

Irene Ule Ngole Sumbele, PhD.
Associate Professor
Medical Parasitology
University of Buea
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=50Bv7bIAAAAJ&hl=en

Gary Whittaker
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: grw7
May 1

TBA

Patricia Champion, PhD.
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Norte Dame
https://biology.nd.edu/people/patricia-champion/

Location: LH3

Jeongmin Song
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
email: js2957

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