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Infection, Immunity, and Vaccine Seminar Program – 2011

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12:00 p.m.
LSUHSC Campus, CSRB Room 563, 533 Bolivar Street


January 27 

“Viruses at the Crossroads: EBV interacting with HPV in the Development of Cervical Cancer
Michael Hagensee, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine and                                                            Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology
LSU Health Sciences Center

  February 10 

“The fungal vacuole - potential as a therapeutic target
Glen Palmer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Oral and Craniofacial Biology and                             Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology
LSU Health Sciences Center

  February 24

"Deciphering and exploiting innate recognition of fungi"                
Stuart M. Levitz, M.D.                                                                          
Professor of Medicine and Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
University of Massachusetts Medical School 
Worcester, MA

  March 10 "Transmission Blocking Vaccine - a step in the direction of gradual malaria elimination"                                                                                   
Nirbhay Kumar, Ph.D.
Professor and Head, Department of Tropical Medicine
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  April 14 "Targeting Dendritic Cells with Vaccines and TLR Adjuvants Leads to Protective Multi-Functional T Cell Immunity"                                   
Robert Seder, M.D.
Chief, Cellular Immunology Section, Vaccine Research Center
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health                                                                           Bethesda, MD
  April 28

"Defining the Mechanisms of HIV Sexual Transmission"                         Thomas J. Hope, Ph.D.                                                                               
Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology
Feinberg School of Medicine                                                                         Northwestern University
Chicago, IL



May 12 

"Fitness Multipliers of Arbovirus Transmission"
Christopher N. Mores SM, ScD
Associate Professor Department of Pathobiological Sciences
LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Baton Rouge, LA 

  May 26

"HSV Vaccine Development  - the latest twist"                                        Lawrence Stanberry, M.D., Ph.D.
Reuben S. Carpentier Professor and Chairman                                            Department of Pediatrics                                                                               College of Physicians and Surgeons                                                             Columbia University                                                                                       New York, NY







September 22

"Mechanisms of Type 2 Immunity and Mucosal Repair"
De'Broski R. Herbert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Immunobiology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center                                                  Cincinnati, OH


October 20

"Modulation of Host Immune Response by Mycobacterium tuberculosis"                                                                                                Deepak Kaushal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Tulane National Primate Research Center                                                                                                     Covington, LA


November 10         

"Nonhuman Primate Studies with the Pathogenic Alphaviruses"         Chad J. Roy, Ph.D.
Director, Infectious Disease Aerobiology
Tulane National Primate Research Center
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Tulane School of Medicine

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