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 (09/18-09/22)

Monday, September 18th:

  • MBIB Monday Talks:  Sarah Hulsey Stubbs (Whelan Lab) and Bill Robins (Mekalanos Lab) | @ 12PM, NRB 1031

Tuesday, September 19th:

  • MBIB Tuesday Seminar: Eduardo Groisman “Scientific Journey: from Bacterial Pathogenesis to Bacterial Physiology” | @ 12:30PM, NRB 1031
  • Seminars in Oncology: Cynthia Sears “Colon cancer: microbiota contributions” | @ 4PM, Jimmy Fund Auditorium

Wednesday, September 20th:

  • Virology Seminar: Jonathan Abraham “Neutralizing antibodies and viral hemorrhagic fevers” | @ 12:30PM| NRB 1031
  • Cell Biology Seminar: Kapil Ramachandran “Identification of a neuronal-specific plasma membrane proteasome complex that regulates neuronal function through extracellular peptides” | @ 2:30PM, Cannon Room 

Friday, September 22:

  • Beer Hour: Chiu Lab | @ 4:45PM, NRB 1031