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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 Wahl Hall West Auditorium (1006 WHW) on Thursdays, unless otherwise noted.

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

Date Speaker Host

Jan 8 (Mon)
WHW Aud.

Siyuan Hao Dissertation Defense

Jan 16 (Tue)

Classes Begin


Jan 18 (Thu)



Jan 23 (Tue)



Jan 25 (Thu)

Rob Tarran, Ph.D., Professor & Chief, Division of Genetic, Environmental and Inhalational Disease, Dept of Internal Medicine, KUMC

Hubert Tse

Jan 30 (Tue)



Feb 1 (Thu)

Katie A. Waugh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Cell Biology & Physiology, KUMC

Jeff Bose

Feb 6 (Tue)



Feb 8 (Thu)



Feb 13 (Tue)

Emma Pagella, Graduate Student


Feb 15 (Thu)

Navneet Dhillon, Ph.D., Director of Pulmonary Research, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Jeff Bose

Feb 20 (Tue)

Aubrey McReynolds, Graduate Student


Feb 22 (Thu)



Feb 27 (Tue)

Cindy Menjivar, Graduate Student


Feb 29 (Thu)



Mar 5 (Tue)

Donovan Richart, Graduate Student


Mar 7 (Thu)

Mar 11-17

Spring Break


Mar 19 (Tue)

Shane McFarlin, Graduate Student


Mar 21 (Thu)

Maureen Cox, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Univ of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Jeff Bose

Mar 26 (Tue)

Nicholas Freitas, Graduate Student


Mar 28 (Thu)



Apr 1-5

Student Research Forum


Apr 9 (Tue)

Sreenath Muraleedharan Suma, Graduate Student


Apr 11 (Thu)
Via Zoom

Elaine Hsiao, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Integrative Biology & Physiology, UCLA


Apr 16 (Tue)

Sarah Lasnier, Graduate Student


Apr 18 (Thu)

Caroline Grunenwald, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

Jeff Bose

Apr 23 (Tue)



Apr 25 (Thu)

Kathryn Haskins, Ph.D., Professor of Immunology & Microbiology, University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine

Hubert Tse

Apr 25 (Tue)



May 2 (Thu)

Todd Green, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Hubert Tse

May 7 (Tue)



May 9 (Thu)

May 14 (Tue)



May 16 (Thu)

Alice Prince, M.D., John M. and Yvonne T. Driscoll, MD Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Columbia University

Jeffrey Bose

May 21 (Tue)



May 23 (Thu)



May 28 (Tue)

May 30 (Thur)

Saswati Biswas, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Dept of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics & Immunology, KUMC

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