Fall 2018 Seminars

Speaker: Dr. Rodney Dietert, Professor, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University
Title: "Protecting the Human Superorganism".
Host: BMI post-docs, Dr. Andrew Winters

Speaker: Prof. Jeff Mackeigan, Professor of Cancer Biology and complex Diseases, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
Title: "Genomic Landscape of a Rare Multisystem Genetic Disease"
Host: BMI students, James Glassbrook

Speaker: Dr. Felicia Goodrum Sterling, Associate Professor, The University of Arizona Health Sciences
Title: "Cytomegalovirus control of trafficking and signaling"
Host: Dr. Philip Pellett

Immunology Focus Group
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Wynn, Head, Early Discovery-Inflammation & Immunology Unit, Pfizer Inc.(formerly, Senior Investigator at NIAID) Title:Immune Drug Discoveries at Pfizer
Host: Matthew Fountain

Speaker: Dr. Alan Wolfe, Loyola University, Chicago
Title: Urine is Not Sterile: What's Next?
Host: Dr. Kevin Theis

Speaker: Dr. Arun Iyer, Assistant Professor, Director, U-BiND Systems Laboratory, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, WSU
Title: Tumor multicomponent targeting using theranostic nanoconstructs.
Host: Dr. Bharati Mitra

Speaker: Dr. Xuequen Chen, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, Wayne State University School Medicine
Title: Insulin Biogenesis and Beta Cell Protein/lipid Homeostasis in Health and Diabetes
Host: Dr. Yuan He

ORTEN LECTURE (wednesday)
Speaker: Dr. Bruce Beutler, Professor, 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Title: Using high speed forward genetics to study immunity in mice.
Host: Biochemistry Students, Kendall Muzzarelli, Dr. Domenico Gatti

Speaker: Robert Ryan, Professor and Department Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada, Reno
Title: Metabolic Origin of a Novel Heart Disease Biomarker.
Host: Dr. Jianjun Wang

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Berti, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice,College of Pharmacy, WSU
Title: Rational Interventions to Improve Outcomes of Challenging Staphylococcal Infection
Host: Dr. Bharati Mitra