Seminar Schedule

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Dr. Cammie Lesser Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Associate Professor of Medicine (Microbiology)

Seminar Title: “Bacterial delivery systems from agents of pathogenesis to vectors for novel therapeutics”
Host: Dr. Vijay Rathinam
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Location Low Learning Center
Contact: Julie Michaud – jumichaud@uchc.edu

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Dr. Beiyan Zhou Department of Immunology – UConn Health
Seminar Title: “Developing Novel Computational Strategies to Capture Macrophage Actions”
Host: Dr. Anthony Vella
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Low Learning Center
Contact: Julie Michaud – jumichaud@uchc.edu

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Dr. Howard L. Kaufman Harvard University

Clinical Associate, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

Oncology Associate, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary

Lecturer in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Seminar Title: “Oncolytic Viruses for the Treatment of Cancer”
Host: Dr. Kepeng Wang
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Low Learning Center
Contact: Julie Michaud – jumichaud@uchc.edu

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Dr. Emanuela M. Bruscia  Department of Pediatrics – Yale University School of Medicine
Seminar Title: “Monocyte-derived macrophages drive lung tissue remodeling in cystic fibrosis”
Host: Dr. Zhichao Fan
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Low Learning Center
Contact: Julie Michaud – jumichaud@uchc.edu

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Dr. Pei-Yong Shi University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Seminar Title: “SARS-CoV-2 Biology and Countermeasure Development”
Host: Dr. Penghua Wang
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Low Learning Center
Contact: Julie Michaud – jumichaud@uchc.edu

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Dr. Trude Helen Flo Centre of Excellence in Molecular Inflammation Research at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Seminar Title: “Host-cell killing by Mycobacterium tuberculosis”
Host: Dr. Vijay Rathinam
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Low Learning Center
Contact: Kimberly Young – kyoung@uchc.edu

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Dr. Tsan Sam Xiao Department of Pathology – Case Western Reserve University
Seminar Title: “Catching Fire: Inflammatory Responses Mediated by Caspases and Gasdermins”
Host: Dr. Jianbin Ruan
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Low Learning Center
Contact: Kimberly Young – kyoung@uchc.edu

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Dr. Manuela Raffatellu Department of Pediatrics – University of California, San Diego
Seminar Title: “Mucosal Immunity during Salmonella Infection”
Host: Dr. Sivapriya Kailasan Vanaja
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Low Learning Center
Contact: Kimberly Young – kyoung@uchc.edu

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Dr. Louise D’Cruz Department of Immunology – University of Pittsburgh
Seminar Title: “Adipose Tissue Resident Tregs: Friend of Foe in Obesity?”
Host: Dr. Anthony Vella
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Webex & by Invitation due to safe social distancing
Contact: Kimberly Young – kyoung@uchc.edu