Seminar Series

BottlesSeminars as part of four series,

  • the Microbiology Seminars Series (MBS, invited speakers),
  • the Work in Progress Series (WIP, 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, Maria Kalamvoki, Ph.D.; WIP, Mary Markiewicz, 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


Aug 22 (Mon)

Fall Classes Begin


Aug 25 (Thu)

Tomoo Iwakuma, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Cancer Biology, Adjunct Faculty, Dept of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KUMC

Maria Kalamvoki

Sept 15 (Thu)



Sept 22 (Thu)

Noble Sherwood Seminar Speaker, Andrew Camilli, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Biology & Microbiology, Tufts University

Jeff Bose

Sept 27 (Tue)

IGPBS Interaction


Sept 29 (Thu)

Gary M. Dunny, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Microbiology, University of Minnesota

Jeff Bose

Oct 4 (Tue)



Oct 6 (Thu)

Haitao Guo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Indiana State University School of Medicine

Severin Gudima

Oct 11 (Tue)



Oct 13 (Thu)

Pinghui Feng, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Member of USC Institute for Emerging Pathogens & Immune Diseases, Dept of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Maria Kalamvoki

Oct 17 (Mon)

Inflammation & Immunity Module Starts


Oct 25 (Tue)



Oct 27 (Thu)

Philip Tsichlis, M.D., Jane F. Desforges Professor of Medicine, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University

Maria Kalamvoki

Oct 31 (Mon)

Infectious Disease Module Starts


Nov 1 (Tue)



Nov 3 (Thu)

Jon Audhya, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Biomolecular Chemistry, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine & Public Health

Maria Kalamvoki

Nov 8 (Tue)



Nov 10 (Thu)

Joshua C. Munger, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Depts of Biochemistry & Biophysics and Microbiology & Immunology, Univ. of Rochester Medical Center

Maria Kalamvoki

Nov 11 (Fri)

Veterans Day Holiday


Nov 15 (Tue)

Kelsey Krausz, Graduate Student


Nov 17 (Thu)



Nov 18 (Fri)

Inflammation & Immunity Module Ends


Nov 22 (Tue)



Nov 24-25

Thanksgiving Holiday


Nov 29 (Tue)

Sachith Polpitiyaarachchige, Graduate Student


Dec 1 (Thu)



Dec 6 (Tue)



Dec 8 (Thu)

Last Day of Classes

Blossom Damania, Ph.D., Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Assistant Dean for Research, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Maria Kalamvoki

Dec 13 (Tue)



Dec 15 (Thu)

Lane K. Christenson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, KUMC

Maria Kalamvoki

Dec 16 (Fri)

Infectious Diseases Module Ends


Last modified: Oct 19, 2016