Fall 2016

Every Monday from Noon to 1:00

28 meeting dates will be held every Monday from noon – 1:00 in room 162 Food Safety conference room. Each presenter will give a 30 - 45 minute talk.

Date Speaker Department/Lab Title
September 12 Meredith Frie CMB/Coussens Bovine Leukemia Virus and Its Impact on Vaccine Immunity in Dairy Cows
September 19 Jason Schrad BMB/Parent Cryo-Electron Microscopy (Cryo-EM) of a Brazilian Giant, Samba Virus
September 26 Hillary Woodworth Physiology/Leinninger Lateral Hypothalamic Neurotensin Neurons Regulate Ingestive Behavior and Body Weight
October 3 Brad Abramson CMB/Ducat Increased Photochemical Efficiency in Cyanobacteria via an Engineered Sucrose Sink
October 10 Rima Mouwad CMB/Arnosti Regulatory Specificity of the Drosophila Retinoblastoma Protein
October 17 Dylan Frabutt MMG/Zheng Viral envelope proteins and their interactions with ER quality control.
October 24 Sahra Uygun Genetics/Shinhan Shiu Utility and Limitations of Using Gene Expression Data to Identify Functional Associations


October 31

Joseph Henriquez Pharm Tox/Kaminski

Δ9-Tetrehydrocannabinol (THC) suppresses Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells (pDC) mediated activation T Cells

November 7 Brittany Winner Pharm Tox/Goudreau & Lookingland Role of UCH-L1, a de-ubiquitinating enzyme, in response to neurotoxicant treatment in dopaminergic neurons

November 14

Jingcheng Huang Biochem/Ducat & Kramer Investigations of photoreduction and electron diffusion in single-crystal of multiheme cytochrome


November 21

Yuliya Pepelyayeva MMG/Amalfitano The role of ERAP1 in bone metabolism and pathogenesis of Ankylosing Spondylitis.
November 28 Jennifer Kirk MMG/Walker & Kashefi Investigating the Role of Terminal Electron Acceptor Availability on Microbial Community Composition and Activity in Water-Filled Tree Holes: Implications for Aedes triseriatus Growth and Production
December 5 Michael Maiden MMG/Waters Mapping Antibiotic Targets in Biofilms to Develop Better Therapies for Cystic Fibrosis