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, Ed Stephens, 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 6 (Tue)

4:00 PM

Wahl West Aud.

Dor Salomon, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dept of Molecular Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Jianming Qiu


Jan 13 (Tue)

4:00 PM

Wahl West Aud.

Xin Deng, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Scholar, University of Chicago

Jianming Qiu

Jan 20 (Tue)

Spring Classes Begin


Jan 22 (Thu)

4:00 PM

Wahl West Aud.

Jun Han, D.V.M., Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Scholar, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Pennsylvania State Univ. College of Medicine

Jianming Qiu

Jan 29 (Thu)

Danny R. Welch, Ph.D., Professor & Chair of Cancer Biology, Hall Family Professorship in Molecular Medicine, Kansas Bioscience Authority Eminent Scholar, KUMC

Mary Markiewicz

Jan 29 (Thu)

4:00 PM

Sudler Aud.

Justine Tigno-Aranjuez, Ph.D., Instructor, Dept. of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University

Jianming Qiu

Feb 5 (Thu)

Feb 10 (Tue)



Feb 12 (Thu)

4:00 PM

Wahl West Aud.

Maria Kalamvoki, Ph.D., Research Associate (Assistant Professor), Biological Sciences Division, Dept of Microbiology, Univ. of Chicago

Jianming Qiu

Feb 17 (Tue)



Feb 19 (Thu)



Feb 24 (Tue)

Brandon DeKosky, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dept of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Bill Picking & Ed Stephens

Feb 26 (Thu)


Mar 3 (Tue)

Mar 5 (Thu)

Deborah J. Lenschow, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology, Co-Director, Physician Scientist Training Program, Washington University School of Medicine

Mary Markiewicz

Mar 10 (Tue)


Mar 12 (Thu)



Mar 19 (Thu)

Mario L. Santiago, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology, Div. of Infectious Diseases, Univ. of Colorado Denver

Ed Stephens

Mar 24 (Tue)



Mar 25-27

Student Research Forum

Mar 31 (Tue)



Apr 2 (Thu)

COBRE External Advisory Committee Meeting


Apr 7 (Tue)



Apr 9 (Thu)



Apr 14 (Tue)

Safder Saieed, Graduate Student

Apr 16 (Thu)

Christina Krute, Graduate Student, Dept of Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology, Univ. of South Florida

Jeffrey Bose

Apr 21 (Tue)

Andrew Trembath, Graduate Student


Apr 23 (Thu)



Apr 28 (Tue)



Apr 30 (Thu)

Stefan Rothenburg, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Laboratory for Host-Specific Virology, Division of Biology, Kansas State University

Ed Stephens

May 5 (Tue)

Amara Seng, Graduate Student


May 7 (Thu)

Last Day of Spring Classes


May 12 (Tue)


May 14 (Thu)

Pamela Hall, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

Jeffrey Bose

May 19 (Tue)



May 21 (Thu)

May 26 (Tue)

May 28 (Thu)

Last modified: Feb 19, 2015