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 4 p.m.  The full schedule for the 2021-22 academic year is below.

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

Development, treatment, prevention, and discovery: striving towards “one health”

Fall 2021

Host

Meeting Type

21-Sep Margaret Thairu

“The infant gut resistome associates with E. coli, environmental exposures, gut microbiome maturity, and asthma-associated bacterial composition”

Journal Club

Article Link

5-Oct Dianiris Luciano-Rosario

Using Plasmodium knowlesi as a model for screening Plasmodium vivax blood-stage malaria vaccine targets reveals new candidates”

Journal Club

Article Link

19-Oct Justin Massey

“Adaptive immunity induces mutualism between commensal eukaryotes”

Journal Club

Article Link

2-Nov Mark Horton

“Immunity to commensal skin fungi promotes psoriasiform skin inflammation”

Journal Club

Article Link

16-Nov Mary Hannah Swaney

“Genetically modifying skin microbe to produce violacein and augmenting microbiome did not defend Panamanian golden frogs from disease”

Journal Club

Article Link

30-Nov Morgan Giese

Transmission of trained immunity and heterologous resistance to infections across generations”

Journal Club

Article Link

Spring 2022

1-Feb Katie Schmit

“Effectiveness of BNT162b2 Vaccine against Critical Covid-19 in Adolescents”

Journal Club

Article Link

15-Feb Matthew Freeman Seminar
1-Mar Mark Horton Seminar
29-Mar Katie Schmit Seminar
5-Apr Morgan Giese Seminar
19-Apr Dianiris Luciano-Rosario Seminar
3-May Mary Hannah Swaney Seminar
17-May Justin Massey Seminar
31-May Margaret Thairu Seminar