Seminars


FALL 2017 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Please join us at 4:00 p.m. in 145 VBS (unless otherwise noted below) for the following seminars.

August 21

Daniela Cihakova, MD, PhD, D(ABMLI), Associate Professor, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Title: Mysteries of the inflamed heart
Hosted by Dr. Jay Reddy

August 28

Ignacio Correas, PhD Candidate & Graduate Research Assistant, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Title: Assessment of the mechanisms involved in cross protection against infection with divergent porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus isolates
Hosted by Dr. Osorio Fernando

September 18

J. Dustin Loy, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVM, Assistant Professor and Veterinary Diagnostic Microbiologist, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Title: Emerging technologies in veterinary microbiology: Applications to bovine respiratory and ocular diseases
Hosted by Dr. Rodrigo Franco-Cruz

October 2

Amber Rico, Post-Doc Research Associate, Nebraska Center for Virology and School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Title: Viral usurpation of the host defense response: the cellular kinase VRK2 complements vaccinia infection
Hosted by Dr. Matthew Wiebe

October 9

Arun Saravanakumar Annamalai, PhD Student, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and Nebraska Center for Virology

Title: "Zika virus encoding non-glycosylated envelope protein is attenuated and defective in neuroinvasion"
Hosted by Dr. Asit Pattnaik

October 18/19

SAVE THE DATE: EXTRA SEMINAR TBD

October 25
4 p.m., Wednesday
Location: Biosciences

Greg A. Smith, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Fineberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Title: From cold sores to encephalitis: herpesvirus invasion of the nervous system
Co-hosted by Dr. Gary Pickard

November 6

Dr. Volker Gerdts, Professor, Western College of Veterinary Medicine and Associate and Director, VIDO-Intervac, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Title: Is it really immunology’s “dirty secret”? Strategies to improve vaccines for humans and animals
Hosted by Ignacio Correas

November 13

Yasuyoshi Ueki, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry, Kansas City, MO

Title: Osteoimmune regulation by SH3BP2-Insights from cherubism studies
Hosted by Dr. Jay Reddy

November 27

Jordan Rose, Graduate Research Assistant, Redox Biology Center, Department of Biochemistry, and School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Title: Mitochondrial dysfunction in glial cells and their role in neurotoxicity
Hosted by Dr. Rodrigo Franco-Cruz