Spring 2019

Held 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 Dept/Lab Title
January 7      
January 14 Jeff Schachterle Genetics/George Sundin Lab Erwinia amylovora small RNAs and oxidative stress
January 21 No Forum - Martin Luther King Day     
January 28 Natalie VandePol MMG TBD 
February 4 John Schepper Physiology/McCabe Lab Probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri Prevents Postantibiotic Bone Loss by Reducing Intestinal Dysbiosis and Preventing Barrier Disruption
February 11 Jasiel Strubbe Physiology/ Bazil Lab Mitochondrial function during calcium overload is impaired by calcium phosphate granule-dependent destabilization of cristae
February 18 Matt Swiatnicki  MMG/Andrechek Lab Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Mutations in Lung Cancer
February 25 Patrick O'Connell CMB/Amalfitano Lab SLAMF7 is a critical negative regulator of IFNa-mediated CXCL10 production in chronic HIV infection 
March 4

No Forum-Spring Break

March 11 Ana-Maria Raicu CMB/Dr. David Arnosti (biochemistry) Probing Drosophila retinoblastoma tumor suppressor properties using dCas9
March 18 Claire Vieille MMG Faculty IDP Workshop
March 25 Matt Lewis Physiology/Wiseman Lab Mitochondrial Function in Diabetic Skeletal Muscle
April 1 John Williams  MMG Chemical and Forward Genetic Studies of Mycobacteria Responses to Chemical Probes
April 8 Kevin Baker Pharmacology & Toxicology/ Luyendyk Lab Mechanisms driving coagulation during liver disease:  a role for bile acids
April 15 Leah Johnson CMB/Howe Lab Characterizing unique roles of JAZ repressors in the regulation of defense responses and production of specialized metabolites in A. thaliana
April 22 Jennifer Kirk MMG/Ned Walker and Kaz Kashefi Lab The Water-Filled Tree Hole: A Hypoxic, Reducing Environment with Novel Sedimentary Microorganisms.