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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


Sept 15 (Wed)

IGPBS Interaction

Sept 21 (Tues)

Çağla Aksu Küz, Graduate Student

Oct 5 (Tue)

Brandon Grieshaber, Graduate Student


Oct 7 (Thu)

Pankaj Baral, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Biology, Kansas State University

Jeffrey Bose

Oct 12 (Tue)

Faculty Research Day


Nov 11 (Thu)

Veterans Day


Nov 23 (Tue)

Megan Myers, Graduate Student


Nov 24-26

Thanksgiving Holiday


Dec 2 (Thu)

Lynn Hancock, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Molecular Biosciences, KU

Jeffrey Bose

Dec 7 (Tue)

Rabina Saud, Graduate Student


Dec 9 (Thu)

Kalyani Pyaram, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Biology, Kansas State University

Jeffrey Bose


Dec 14 (Tue)

Bryan Murphy, Graduate Student


Noble P. Sherwood Seminar Series

Dr. Noble P. Sherwood

Dr. 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