Complete 2020-2021 Schedule

October 2020

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

1:15 pm Watch via Zoom
“Phygocytes in tularemia – So many cells, so little time”
Lee-Ann H. Allen, PhD
Professor and Chair
George Trimble Endowed Chair for Excellence in Medicine
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
University of Missouri - Columbia
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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

1:15 pm Watch via Zoom
"How Environmental and Antigenic Signals Integrate to Drive CD8 Memory in the Context of Infection"
Michael Quaney
MPT Graduate Student
Mentor: Emma Teixeiro, PhD

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

1:15 pm Watch via Zoom
"Influence of environmental and host factors on the flea-Y.pestis interface of the sylvatic cycle."
Dawn Pauling
MPT Graduate Student
Mentor: Deborah Anderson, PhD

November 2020

Friday, November 6, 2020

Health Sciences Research Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

1:15 pm Watch via Zoom
"Thymic Microenvironment influences the T cell Repertoire and Development of T1D"
"Works in Progress" Seminar
Alexis Cattin-Roy
MPT Graduate Student
Mentor: Habib Zaghouani, PhD

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

1:15 pm Watch via Zoom
"Characterization of CD4+CD8+ Thymocytes Reveals New Insights Into T Cell Lineage Commitment Decisions and Positive Selection Requirements"
Jenna Canfield
MPT Graduate Student
Mentor: Adam Schrum, PhD

Thursday, November 19, 2020

1:00pm Watch via Zoom
"Virus interactions with the sphingolipid network: sphingosine kinase 2 in immunosuppression, immunopathology, and viral propagation"
Dissertation Defense
Caleb Studstill
MPT Graduate Student
Mentor: Bumsuk Hahm, PhD

November 23-27, 2020

Thanksgiving Break

December 2020

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

1:15 pm Watch via Zoom
"Yersinia pestis YopJ modulates viral associated pattern recognition receptor TLR7 to induce plague"
Kayla Marks
MPT Graduate Student
Mentor: Deborah Anderson, PhD

Thursday, December 3, 2020

2:00 pm Watch via Zoom
"Systemic Delivery of the Dwarf Open Reading Frame (DWORF) Peptide as a Novel Strategy to Treat Muscle Disease in a Mouse Model of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy"
Emily Million
MPT Graduate Student
Mentor: Dongsheng Duan, PhD

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

1:15 pm Watch via Zoom
Carolyn (Robinson) Wills
MPT Graduate Student
Mentor: Marc Johnson, PhD

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

1:15 pm Watch via Zoom
Gustavo Santiago-Collazo
MPT Graduate Student
Mentor: Pamela Brown, PhD

December 23, 2020 - January 6, 2021

Holiday Break

January 2021

January 13, 2021

TBD - Next scheduled seminar