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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.

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

Date Speaker and Topic Host

Jan 17 (Tue)

Spring Classes Begin


Jan 19 (Thu)



Jan 24 (Tue)



Jan 26 (Thu)

Megan Myers, Graduate Student


Jan 31 (Tue)
G010 WHE

Rabina Saud, Graduate Student


Feb 2 (Thu)
1050 SoN

Alexander V. Chervonsky, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology & Medicine, The University of Chicago

Mary Markiewicz

Feb 7 (Tue)
G010 WHE

Cindy Menjivar, Graduate Student


Feb 9 (Thu)
G010 WHE

Hyunjoon Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, KU-Lawrence

Mary Markiewicz

Feb 14 (Tue)



Feb 16 (Thu)
G010 WHE

Robin C. Orozco, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Molecular Biosciences, KU-Lawrence

Jeffrey Bose

Feb 21 (Tue)
G010 WHE

Sreenath Muraleedharan Suma, Graduate Student


Feb 23 (Thu)
G010 WHE

Sarah Lasnier, Graduate Student


Feb 28 (Tue)
G010 WHE

Emma Pagella, Graduate Student


Mar 2 (Thu)
G010 WHE

Christopher Waters, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Microbiology & Molecular Gentics, Michigan State University

Wolfram Zueckert

Mar 7 (Tue)



Mar 9 (Thu)
G010 WHE

Neal Hammer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Microbiology & Molecular Gentics, Michigan State University

Jeffrey Bose

Mar 13 (Mon)
1001 Beller (HLSIC)

Michael S. Chapman, Ph.D., Professor & Chair, Dept of Biochemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia

**Seminar on Cryo-EM**

Jianming Qiu

Mar 13-19

Spring Break


Mar 21 (Tue)



Mar 23 (Thu)



Mar 28 (Tue)



Mar 30 (Thu)



Apr 4 (Tue)



Apr 6 (Thu)

Pablo Penaloza-MacMaster, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Microbiology-Immunology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Noble Sherwood Seminar

Apr 11 (Tue)

Student Research Forum


Apr 13 (Thu)

Student Research Forum


Apr 18 (Tue)



Apr 20 (Thu)

Kelly Doran, Ph.D., Professor of Immunology & Microbiology, University of Colorado, Anschutz School of Medicine

Jeffrey Bose

Apr 25 (Tue)

Shane McFarlin, Graduate Student


Apr 27 (Thu)



May 2 (Tue)



May 4 (Thu)

Last Day of Classes


May 9 (Tue)



May 11 (Thu)



May 16 (Tue)



May 18 (Thu)

Tyler Weaver, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dept of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (Freudenthal Lab), University of Kansas Medical Center

Jeffrey Bose

Noble P. Sherwood Seminar Series

Dr. Noble P. SherwoodDr. Noble P. Sherwood taught Botany and Bacteriology at the University of Kansas from 1910 to 1952 and served as the first Chairman of the Department of Bacteriology from 1917 to 1949. He worked on bacterial pathogenesis including anaphylactic shock and streptococcal virulence.

Noble P. Sherwood grew up in Kansas City and attended KU, where he received a B.S. in Engineering in 1905, an M.S. in Bacteriology in 1911 and a Ph.D. in 1921. In 1924, he received an M.D. from the Minnesota University Medical School.

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 3029
Kansas City, KS 66160
PHONE: 913-588-7012
FAX: 913-588-7295