Seminar Series

Seminars as part of four series,

  • the Microbiology Seminars Series (MBS, invited speakers),
  • the Research in Progress Series (RIP, graduate students and postdocs), or
  • the Student Literature Seminar Series (SLS/MICR830, graduate students),
  • the Faculty Seminar Series (FSS, Department Faculty).

are presented at 11:00 a.m. in 1027 Orr-Major on Tuesdays and Thursdays, unless otherwise noted.

Non-department faculty interested in meeting the speakers should contact the host or the following individuals in charge of the three series: MBS, Kee Jun Kim, Ph.D.; RIP, Mohammad Mir, Ph.D.; SLS, Sebastien Pichoff, Ph.D.

If you would like to be added to our seminar mailing list, please contact Kathy Mackay


Speaker and Topic


Jan 21 (Tue)

Spring Classes Begin


Feb 6 (Thu)

Feb 7 (Fri)

Infectious Disease Module Ends


Feb 10 (Mon)

4:00 PM

Wahl West Aud.

Jeffrey L. Bose, Ph.D., Instructor, Dept of Pathology & Microbiology, Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center

Indranil Biswas

Feb 25 (Tue)

Feb 27 (Thu)

Alexander Idnurm, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Cell Biology & Biophysics, School of Biological Sciences, Univ. of Missouri - Kansas City

Kee Jun Kim

Mar 4 (Tue)

Mar 6 (Thu)

William D. Picking, Ph.D., Professor & Department Head, Dept of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University

Kee Jun Kim

Mar 11 (Tue)


Mar 13 (Thu)

Zhilong Yang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Biology, Kansas State University

Kee Jun Kim

Mar 13 (Thu)

3:00 PM

1025 Orr-Major

Saswati Biswas, Final Oral Defense


Mar 17-21

Spring Break Week

Mar 19 (Wed)

COBRE External Advisory Committee Meeting


Mar 27 (Thu)

Ryan Fischer, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Liver Care Center, Children’s Mercy Hospital

Tom Yankee

Apr 1 (Tue)

Apr 2-4

Student Research Forum

Apr 8 (Tue)

Flow Cytometry Seminar Series


Richard Hastings

Apr 10 (Thu)

Rebecca Dutch, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry, Univ. of  Kentucky College of Medicine

Mohammad Mir

Apr 15 (Tue)


Apr 17 (Thu)

Bruce Kaplan, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Renal Transplant Program, Dept of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, KUMC

Tom Yankee

Apr 22 (Tue)

Safder Saieed Fnu, Graduate Student

Apr 24 (Thu)

Prasadarao Nemani, Ph.D., Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Depts of Pediatrics & Surgery, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles & Univ. of Southern California

Kee Jun Kim

Apr 29 (Tue)

Yaqiong Wang, Graduate Student


May 1 (Thu)

Josiah Cox, Graduate Student


May 6 (Tue)

Susan Brock, Graduate Student


May 8 (Thu)

Niraj H. Tolia, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Kee Jun Kim

May 13 (Tue)

Jonathan Eusey, Graduate Student

May 15 (Thu)



May 20 (Tue)

Pin Wang, Ph.D., Professor & Kaprielian Faculty Fellow, Depts of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Depts of Pharmacology & Pharm. Science, University of Southern California

Jianming Qiu

May 22 (Thu)

May 27 (Tue)

May 29 (Thu)

Last modified: Mar 27, 2014