The following events sponsored by the department are open to the public:

Department Activities:

Microbiology and Immunobiology Seminar Series

Students and postdoctoral trainees have the opportunity to attend department-sponsored weekly seminars given by visiting speakers. In addition, the Harvard Medical School community offers a wealth of seminars and other public events.

Journal Clubs

Opportunities abound to discuss one's own and others' research. Graduate students hold a weekly journal club over lunch. The Monday Talks, held weekly, provide a forum for literature discussions and presentations of current research. The Pathogen of the Month Club, held monthly over lunch, features a presentation of a different pathogen at each meeting.

Social Hour

The Friday social hour, sponsored by a different lab each week, provides an opportunity to unwind before the weekend.

Events of the Week- September 17th-21st 

Monday, September 17th 

MBIB Monday Talks
“Characterizing resistance to clinically-relevant inhibitors of the malaria parasite in in vitro and in vivo contexts”
Rebecca Mandt
(Wirth Lab)

“Dissecting arenavirus host cell invasion by genome-wide screens”
Mark Bakkers
(Whelan Lab)
(NRB 1031, 12:00 PM)

Cancer Immunology & Virology Seminar Series
Jean Zhao
"Harnessing the synergy of immunotherapy and targeted therapy in cancer treatment: from mouse models to human therapy"
(Smith 308/309, 1:00 PM)

Biomedical Informatics Entrepreneurs Salon
Kristen Pothier
(Waterhouse Room-Gordon Hall, 4:30 PM)

Tuesday, September 18th 

Ragon Symposium: Advances in HIV Vaccine and Cure
(400 Technology Square, 9:00 AM)

MBIB Tuesday Seminars
Stephen Goff
"Silencing of retroviral DNAs"
Host: David Knipe
(NRB 1031, 12:30 PM)

Seminars in Oncology
George Q. Daley
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
"Blood from a petri dish"
(Jimmy Fund Auditorium, 4:00 PM)


Wednesday, September 19th 

Thursday, September 20th 

Cell Biology & BCMP Seminar Series
Hiten Madhani
"Musings on the mesmerizing mystery of the missing methylase in a menacing meningitis microbe"
(Cannon Room, 12:30 PM)

Friday, September 21st 

MBIB Beer Hour
Host-Kagan Lab 
(NRB 1031, 4:45 PM)