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Seminar Series

BottlesSeminars as part of five 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).
  • the Noble P. Sherwood Seminar Series (NSS, invited speakers)

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 four series: MBS or NSS, Jeffrey Bose, 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


Jan 14 (Tue)



Jan 16 (Thu)

Jeffrey M. Boyd, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Biochemistry & Microbiology, Rutgers University

Jeffrey Bose

Jan 21 (Tue)

Classes Begin


Jan 23 (Thu)



Jan 28 (Tue)



Jan 30 (Thu)



Feb 4 (Tue)



Feb 6 (Thu)



Feb 11 (Tue)



Feb 13 (Thu)



Feb 18 (Tue)



Feb 20 (Thu)

Joanna Slusky, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Computational Biology & Molecular Biosciences, KU - Lawrence

Jeffrey Bose

Feb 25 (Tue)



Feb 27 (Thu)



Mar 3 (Tue)



Mar 5 (Thu)

Shelley M. Payne, Ph.D., Distinguished Teaching Professor, Dept of Molecular Biosciences, University of Texas at Austin

Jeffrey Bose

Mar 9-13

Spring Break


Mar 10 (Tue)



Mar 12 (Thu)

Aron W. Fenton, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, KUMC

Jeffrey Bose

Mar 17 (Tue)



Mar 19 (Thu)



Mar 24 (Tue)



Mar 26 (Thu)



Mar 31-Apr 2

Student Research Forum


Apr 7 (Tue)



Apr 9 (Thu)



Apr 14 (Tue)



Apr 16 (Thu)

M-N. Frances Yap, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Microbiology-Immunology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Indranil Biswas

Apr 21 (Tue)



Apr 23 (Thu)

Noble Sherwood Seminar Speaker, Laurel L. Lenz, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Immunology & Microbiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Kelsey Krausz

Apr 28 (Tue)



Apr 30 (Thu)

Kelli Palmer, Ph.D., Fellow, Cecil H. and Ida Green Chair in Systems Biology Science, Associate Professor – Biological Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas

Crystal Austin

May 5 (Tue)



May 7 (Thu)

Last Day of Classes


May 12 (Tue)



May 14 (Thu)



May 19 (Tue)



May 21 (Thu)



Last modified: Dec 27, 2019