Seminars and Events

As part of their training grant committment, each trainee gives two presentations during their grant cycle: a journal club and a presentation of their research. These seminars take place on Tuesdays at 3 p.m in 6201 MSB. 

Every year, trainees select a theme for the coming year. This year the theme is:

Underrepresented Microbes in Clinical Microbiology

Fall 2023

Host

Meeting Type

October 3 Jessica Magri

“Metabolic Network Models of the Gardnerella Pangenome Identify Key Interactions with the Vaginal Environment”

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Journal Club
October 17 Matt Freeman

Parabacteroides distasonis uses dietary inulin to suppress NASH via its metabolite pentadecanoic acid”

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Journal Club
October 31 Erin Garcia

“Two Different Species of Mycoplasma Endosymbionts Can Influence Trichomonas vaginalis Pathophysiology”

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Journal Club
November 7 Owen Sullivan

“RIPK3 promotes hantaviral replication by restricting JAK-STAT signaling without triggering necroptosis”

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Journal Club
November 21 Katie Barnes

“The eukaryome of African children is influenced by geographic location, gut biogeography, and nutritional status”

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Journal Club
December 5 Jacob Vander Griend

“Translocated Legionella pneumophila small RNAs mimic eukaryotic microRNAs targeting the host immune response”

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Journal Club
December 19 Bryan Vonasek

“Efficacy of Wolbachia-Infected Mosquito Deployments for the Control of Dengue”

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Journal Club
Spring 2024

These seminars take place on Tuesdays at 3 p.m in 6201 MSB. 

Host Meeting Type
February 6 Heather Machkovech

“Serotonin reduction in post-acute sequelae of viral infection”

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Journal Club
February 20 Jessica Magri

“Using experimental evolution to elucidate the genetic determinants of Gardnerella biofilm formation”

Research Seminar
March 5 Katie Barnes Research Seminar
March 19 Jacob Vander Griend Research Seminar
April 2 Matt Freeman Research Seminar
April 16 Bryan Vonasek Research Seminar
April 30 Erin Garcia Research Seminar
May 7 Owen Sullivan Research Seminar
May 21 Heather Machkovech Research Seminar