Seminar Series

Fall 2021 MMG Seminar Schedule

In the interest of the health and safety of all who may attend, seminars will be held remotely via WebEx or in a hybrid format (WebEx and in-person). Please review each date and email communications for more details. Email invitations containing a WebEx link will be sent out on or before the week of each seminar. Please contact AlySha Jones or Justin Mayberry if you have any questions or would like to be added to (or removed from) the MMG Seminar Series mailing list.

 

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Santosh Kumar, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
UTHealth McGovern Medical School

“To the surface with the BAM!”

10:30 AM
(COMPLETED)

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Shivani Singh, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
UTHealth McGovern Medical School

“Yeast Nucleolin Nsr1 enhances genomic instability associated with co-transcriptionally formed G4 DNA”

10:30 AM
WebEx Only
(COMPLETED)

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Max Odem, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
UTHealth McGovern Medical School

“Quantitative analysis of intestinal muscle contractions in germ-free larval zebrafish”

10:30 AM
WebEx Only
(COMPLETED)

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Giuseppe Buda De Cesare, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
UTHealth McGovern Medical School

Characterization of the mechanism of action of the E. faecalis bacteriocin EntV on C. albicans

10:30 AM
(COMPLETED)

Thursday, October 14, 2021
Shantanu Guha, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
UTHealth McGovern Medical School

“Development of novel antifungals against Candida based on an antifungal peptide produced by E. faecalis

10:30 AM
(COMPLETED)

Thursday, October 21, 2021
James Collins, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

“Sex, Drugs, and Worms: Probing schistosome biology to undercover new therapeutic avenues”

10:30 AM
(COMPLETED)

Thursday, October 28, 2021
Bhanu Ganesh, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
UTHealth McGovern Medical School

“Talk Title TBA”

10:30 AM

Thursday, November 11, 2021
Richard Bennett, PhD
Professor of Biology, Interim Chair, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Brown University

“Talk Title TBA”

10:30 AM

Thursday, November 18, 2021
Stephen Beverley, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

“Talk Title TBA”

10:30 AM

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Alessandra Polissi, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences
University of Milan

“Talk Title TBA”

10:30 AM
WebEx Only

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Mary O’Riordan, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan Medical School

“Talk Title TBA”

10:30 AM