ARTDTP Seminar Series

ARTDTP Seminar Series:

Last Monday of each month
Whitehead Auditorium
4-5 pm
Mondays

Upcoming Seminar

Upcoming MMG Seminar
(Co-Sponsored with ARTDTP):

Rama Amara, PhD 
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Emory University
 Monday, November 26, 2018 at 4:00 pm in the Whitehead Auditorium.
Please see below and attached for details regarding this seminar
Host: Bill Shafer
Seminar Title: "TBA"

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Hosted by: ARTDTP 
Sponsored by: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory School of Medicine

Past Seminars

8SEPTEMBER 2014:
Monday, September 29, 2014, 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: William (Bill) Shafer, PhD
Professor
Microbiology and Immunology
Emory University
Seminar Title: "Linkage of antimicrobial resistance and bacterial pathogenesis"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*

 

OCTOBER 2014:
Monday, October 27, 2014, 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Joanna B. Goldberg, PhD
Professor
Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy/Immunology, Cystic Fibrosis and Sleep
Emory University School of Medicine
Seminar Title: "Psuedomonas Aeruginosa Immunotherapies: From Here to Immunity"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*

 

NOVEMBER 2014:
Monday, November 24, 2014, 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: "TBA"
Seminar Title: "TBA"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*

 

DECEMBER 2014:
Monday, December 22, 2014, 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: "TBA"
Seminar Title: "TBA"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*
April 2015:
Monday, April 27, 2015, 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Anice Lowen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Microbiology and Immunology
Emory University
Seminar Title: "Influenza A Virus Reassortment"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*

 

August 2015:
Monday, August 17, 2015, 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Karrera Djoko, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
University of Queensland, Brisbane
Seminar Title: "Copper coordination complexes: potential new treatment for drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*

 

October 2015:
Monday, October 26, 2015, 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Christine M. Dunham, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Emory University School of Medicine
Seminar Title: "Role of Toxin Anti-Antitoxins Systems in Bacterial Gene Expression, Growth, and Persistence"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*
November 2015:
Monday, November 9, 2015, 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Lizbeth Hedstrom, PhD
Professor
Department of Biological Chemistry
Brandeis University
Seminar Title: "Cryptosporidium Drug Discovery: Targeting a Prokaryotic Enzyme in a Eukaryotic Pathogen"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*
 
December 2015:
Monday, December 7, 2015, 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. David S. Weiss, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Infectious Dieseases
Emory University
Seminar Title: "Heteroresistance as a cause of unexplained antibiotic treatment failure"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*
January 2016:
Monday,  January 25, 2015, 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Phil Rather, PhD
Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Emory University
Seminar Title: "Phase Variation Regulates Acinetobacter Baumannii virulence"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*
February 2016:
Monday,  February 8, 2015, 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Maira Goytia, PhD
Lecturer
Biology Department
Spelman College
Seminar Title: "How Neisseria Gonorrhoeae survives and uses host-derived factors"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*
February 2016:
Monday, March 21, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Timothy Read, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Emory University School of Medicine on  in the Whitehead Auditorium.
Title: "Genomics and Antibiotic Resistance"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*

September 2016:
Monday, September 26, 2016
Mark Smeltzer, PhD
Professor
Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology, & Orthopaedic Surgery Director,
Center for Microbial Pathogenesis & Host Inflammatory Responses
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Title: "Novel Approaches to Combat Staphylococcus Aureus Orthopaedic Infections"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*

October 2016:
Monday, October 31, 2016
Bruce Levin, PhD
Professor Biology Emory University 
Title: "A Perspective on the Antibiotic Treatment of acute self-limiting infections, and how ribosome-targeting antibiotics do their bacteriostatic thing: A Double Feature"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*

November 2016:
November 7, 2016, 4 – 5pm
Speaker: William Shafer, PhD
Professor
Microbiology and Immunology
Emory University
Seminar Title: "Transcriptional Regulation of Efflux Gene Expression in Neisseria Gonorrhoeae: Clinical and Biological Significance"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*

November 2017:
Monday, November 11, 2017 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Jimmy Ballard, PhD Professor and Chair Microbiology and Immunology University of Oklahoma
Seminar Title: "Clostridium difficile TcdB Variants and the Discovery of a Novel Class of Peptide-Based Therapeutics"

Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*
November 2017:
Monday, November 27, 2017 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Marcin Grabowicz, PhD
Assistant Professor
Microbiology and Immunology 
Emory University
Seminar Title: "Lipoprotein Transport: Greasing the Machines of Gram-Negative Outer Membrane Assembly"
Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*
January 2018:
Monday, January 29, 2018 4 – 5pm
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Chris LaRock, PhD
Assistant Professor
Microbiology and Immunology 
Emory University
Seminar Title: "Group A Streptococcus Fuels the Fires of Inflammation"
Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*
February 2018:
Monday, February 26, 2018
Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Kyle Allison, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering  
Seminar Title: "Single-Cell Studies of Persistent Bacteria"
Co-Sponsored by: MMG and ARTDTP*