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The Louisiana Vaccine Center and The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology Seminar Series – 2013

LSUHSC Campus, MEB Room 6262, 1901 Perdido Street

LSUHSC Campus, CSRB Room 563, 533 Bolivar Street

March 13

4 p.m.

MEB 6262

"Host Defense Mechanisms in the Lung"
Samithamby "Jey" Jeyaseelan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathobiological Sciences
Louisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge, LA


 April 8

4 p.m.

MEB 6262

 

"Candida albicans Glycoconjugate Vaccines Conceived by Reserve Engineering a Protective Monoclonal Antibody"
David Bundle, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Alberta Alberta, Canada


 April 24

4 p.m.

MEB 6262

"The pathoecology of oral community-associated infections"
Richard Lamont, Ph.D.
Director
Oral Health and Systemic Disease
Delta Dental Endowed Professor 
University of LouisvilleLouisville, KY


 May 1

4 p.m.

MEB 6262

"Genetic and biochemical mechanisms used by Neisseria gonorrhoeae to co-exist with human and innate and adaptive immune systems"
Hank Seifert, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Microbiology-Immunology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


October 2

11 a.m.

MEB 6262

"The ins and outs of drug resistance in the pathogenic fungus Candida albicans"
Theodore White, Ph.D.
Interim Dean and Professor
Department of Biology-General
University of Missouri Kansas City, MO

October 23

11 a.m.

CSRB 563

533 Bolivar St.

"Extrinsic and intrinsic factors regulating the host immune response to mycobacterium tuberculosis infection"
Padmini Salgame, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Medicine
Center for Emerging Pathogens Rutgers-The State School of New Jersey Newark, NJ


November 6

11 a.m.

MEB 6262

"Infection, Inflammation, and dynamic immune survillence
Deborah J. Fowell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Rochester Medical Center School of Medicine and Dentistry Rochester, NY


November 20

11 a.m.

MEB 6262

"Leprosy in the 21st Century: What can we learn from the genomes of the host and the pathogen that will help guide control strategies?"
Tom Gillis, Ph.D.
Research Chair
The Leprosy Mission Canada
Toronto, Canada


November 21

4 p.m.

MEB 6262     

"Colon Cancer: Can one bacterium tip the balance?"
Cindy L. Sears, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Oncology
Johns Hopkins University of Medicine
Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology Bloomberg School of Public Health Baltimore, MD

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