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 2110 HEB 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


Aug 21 (Mon)

Fall Classes Begin


Aug 22 (Tue)



Aug 24 (Thu)

Hui Wu, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Pediatric Dentistry & Dept of Microbiology, Institute of Oral Health Research, School of Dentistry, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham

Indranil Biswas

Aug 29 (Tue)



Aug 31 (Thu)

Luis J. Sigal, D.V.M., Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Thomas Jefferson University

Severin Gudima

Sept 7 (Thu)



Sept 14 (Thu)

Frank DeLeo, Ph.D., Chief, Laboratory of Bacteriology, National Institutes of Health, NIAID

Jeffrey Bose

Sept 21 (Thu)



Sept 26 (Tue)

Sachith Polpitiya Arachchige, Graduate Student


Sept 28 (Thu)

D. Scott Merrell, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Jeffrey Bose

Oct 3 (Tue)

Kelsey Krausz, Graduate Student


Oct 5 (Thu)

Mark Smeltzer, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology and Dept of Orthopaedics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Jeffrey Bose

Oct 10 (Tue)



Oct 11 (Wed)

IGPBS Interaction


Oct 12 (Thu)

Hubert M. Tse, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Microbiology, Comprehensive Diabetes Center, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham

Mary Markiewicz

Oct 17 (Tue)

Camille Trinidad, Graduate


Oct 19 (Thu)



Oct 24 (Tue)

Christos Dogrammatzis, Graduate Student


Oct 26 (Thu)



Oct 30 (Mon)

Infectious Disease Module Starts


Oct 31 (Tue)



Nov 2 (Thu)

Brett Lindenbach, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Microbial Pathogenesis, Yale School of Medicine

Severin Gudima

Nov 7 (Tue)

Miranda Pratt, Graduate Student


Nov 8 (Wed)

Faculty Research Day


Nov 9 (Thu)

Bryan W. Davies, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Molecular Biosciences, The University of Texas at Austin

Indranil Biswas

Nov 10 (Fri)

Veterans Day Holiday


Nov 14 (Tue)

Hope Waisner, Graduate Student


Nov 16 (Thu)

Elizabeth H. Schwartz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Biological Sciences, Auburn University

Jeffrey Bose

Nov 17 (Fri)



Nov 21 (Tue)

Zachary DeMars, Graduate Student


Nov 22-24

Thanksgiving Holiday


Nov 28 (Tue)



Nov 30 (Thu)

Noble Sherwood Seminar Speaker, Thomas G. Bernhardt, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Harvard Medical School

Joe Lutkenhaus

Dec 5 (Tue)



Dec 7 (Thu)

Last Day of Classes

Alfred Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pathology & Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Mary Markiewicz

Dec 12 (Tue)



Dec 14 (Thu)



Dec 15 (Fri)

Infectious Diseases Module Ends


Last modified: Nov 16, 2017