Seminars

The winter seminar schedule will be a hybrid model. Seminars are subject to change based on COVID-19 developments and University guidelines.

Date Seminar Schedule, Fall 2021 Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology
Held via Zoom or in-person | 11:30 am – 12:25 pm
1/11/22

Immunology Focus Group

1/18/22

ZOOM SEMINAR

Speaker: Dr. Lilliana Radoshevich, Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Iowa Health Center. https://medicine.uiowa.edu/microbiology/profile/lilliana-radoshevich
Title: The role of ISGylation in pathogen spread
Host: Taylor Vensko and BMI students

1/25/22

ZOOM SEMINAR

Speaker: Dr. Hao Wu, Asa and Patricia Springer Professor of Structural Biology, & Professor, Dept. of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Med. School, Harvard University (https://bcmp.hms.harvard.edu/faculty-staff/hao-wu) Title: TBA
Host: Dr. Yuan He

2/1/22

Immunology Focus Group

2/8/22

ZOOM SEMINAR

Speaker: Paul Stemmer Professor, Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, & Director, Proteomics Core, WSU
Title: TBA
Host: Dr. Brian Edwards

2/15/22

ZOOM SEMINAR

Speaker: Dr. Michelle Dziejman, Associate Professor - Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Title: TBA
Host: Taylor Vensko and BMI students

2/22/22

Speaker: Dr. Eric Krukonis, Associate Professor, Assistant Director of Research Division of Integrated Biomedical Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Detroit Mercy
Title: TBA
Host: Dr. Philip Pellet

3/1/22 Immunology Focus Group
3/08/22

IN-PERSON SEMINAR

Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Buchkovich, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Penn State Cancer Institute, https://cancer.psu.edu/researchers/individual/- /researcher/5B6500F63D7238DBE0540010E056499A/nicholas-buchkovich-phd
Title: TBA
Host: Jillian Green and BMI students

3/15/22 NO SEMINAR- SPRING BREAK WEEK
3/22/22

Speaker: Dr. John Lu, Ph.D., MPH, President and CEO, Hebecell Corp., Natick, MA, 01760
Title: "One Platform Endless Pipelines: CAR-NK Cells from Pluripotent Stem Cell Spheroids Using Scalable Bioreactor"
Host: Dr. Jianjun Wang

3/29/22

Speaker: Dr. Min Li, George Lynn Cross Research Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Cell Biology, Virginia Kerley Cade Endowed Chair in Cancer Treatment, Assistant Dean for International Research Collaboration, College of Medicine, Director of GI Cancer Research, Department of Medicine, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery, Associate Director for Global Oncology, Stephenson Cancer Center, CoLeader, Cancer Biology Program, Stephenson Cancer Center, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Title: Develop a new therapy for pancreatic cancer
Host: Dr. Jianjun Wang

4/5/22

IMMUNOLOGY FOCUS GROUP 

4/12/22

IN-PERSON SEMINAR

Speaker: Dr. Juliet Spencer, Texas Women's University
Title: TBA
Host: Taylor Vensko and IM students

4/19/22

IN-PERSON SEMINAR

Speaker: Dr. Kelly H. Kim, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, https://bmb.natsci.msu.edu/faculty/kelly-h-kim/
Title: TBA
Host: Jillian Green and BMI students

4/26/22

Vera Fay Righthand Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Ann Kwong, Kwong Pharma Consulting, LLC, aka KPConsulting, MA 01463 ann.kwong@KwongPharmaConsulting.com
Title: TBA
Host: Dr. Ladislau Kovari

5/03/22 Immunology Focus Group
5/10/22

Speaker: Dr. Hossein Salimnia, Professor (Clinical), Dept. of Pathology, WSU Sch. Of Medicine, https://pathology.med.wayne.edu/profile/ar6678
Title: TBA
Host: Dr. Raghavendar Thipparthi

 

APRIL 25, 2022 IS THE LAST DAY OF CLASSES.
APRIL 26, 2022 IS A STUDY DAY.
APRIL 27 – May 3, 2022 FINAL EXAMS.
Spring/Summer term begins on Monday, May 10, 2022.


View our previous seminars.

View our previous and current Orten Lectures.

View our previous and current Vera Fay Righthand Seminars.