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Seminar Series

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m., NRB 1031, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Coffee is served at 12:15 pm outside of the seminar room.

If you would like to meet any of the speakers to discuss research of mutual interest or during lunch or dinner, please contact Jessica Conner (617-432-2115 or jessica_conner@hms.harvard.edu).

In the event Harvard is closed due to weather or other emergency, talks and seminars scheduled on the affected day will be canceled.

Date

Speaker

Title

Institution

Host

Lunch Host

11/18/14

Dan Barouch

Novel HIV Vaccination and Eradication Strategies

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Uli von Andrian

Loughhead

12/2/14

Kate Fitzgerald

Long non-coding RNA; new links between innate immunity and gene regulation

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Michaela Gack

Davis

12/9/14

Phil Sharp

Title: the biology of non-coding RNA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

David Knipe

Broekema

12/16/14

Stephen Beverley

RNA viruses as virulence factors in parasitic protozoa

Washington University School of Medicine

Max Nibert

Vong

1/6/15

Igor Brodsky

Control of cell death and inflammatory response during bacterial infection

University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Michael Starnbach

Lijek

1/13/15

Peter Palese

Toward a Universal Influenza Virus Vaccine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

David Knipe

Diaz

1/20/15

Abraham Brass

Rhinovirus Host Factors

UMass Medical School

Martin Dorf

Li

1/27/15

Canceled
Richard Ebright

Structural studies of transcription initiation and transcription activation

Rutgers

Ann Hochschild

Goldman

2/3/15

Canceled
Matt Bogyo

Dissecting mechanisms of pathogenesis using small molecule protease probes

Stanford University

Deb Hung

Wellington

2/10/15

Canceled
Stephanie Dougan

Transnuclear mouse models of the immune response to cancer

Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Arlene Sharpe

Juneja

2/17/15

Carl Novina

Enhanced microRNA Activity is a Novel Oncogenic Function of eIF4F

Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Arlene Sharpe

Godec

2/24/15

Jae Jung

Host Nucleic Acid Sensing and Viral Evasion

University of Southern California

Michaela Gack

Chan

3/3/15

Polly Matzinger

Conversations Between Tissues and T Cells

National Institutes of Health

Graduate Students

Heller /
Grubaugh

3/10/15

Florian Winau

Regulation of lipid distribution controls activation of T lymphocytes

HMS/Boston Children's Hospital

Arlene Sharpe

Schildberg

3/24/15

Jean-Francois Collet

An outer membrane lipoprotein  detects envelope stress by monitoring beta-barrel assembly

Université catholique de Louvain

Tom Bernhardt

Tsang

3/31/15

Beatrice Hahn

Phenotypic Properties of Transmitted Founder HIV-1

University of Pennsylvania

Joe Sodroski

 

4/7/15

Helen Saibil

Protein aggregation and disaggregation by chaperones

Birbeck University

Ann Hochschild

 

4/14/15

Howard Shuman

Legionella and their diverse hosts

University of Chicago

David Rudner

 

4/21/15

Mark Goulian

Signal sensing and processing by bacteria. An E. coli view of the world.

University of Pennsylvania

Ann Hochschild

 

4/28/15

Sing Sing Way

Immune Pathogenesis of prenatal infection

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Michael Starnbach

 

5/5/15

Joanne Engel

Global analysis of Chlamydia Inc-host protein interactome reveals that retromer functions as a host restriction factor

University of California, San Francisco

Steve Lory

 

5/12/15

Jade Wang

The Interplay between Replication and Transcription in Bacteria

University of Wisconsin - Madison

David Rudner

 

5/19/15

Joseph Lutkenhaus

Z ring regulation

University of Kansas

Tom Bernhardt

 

5/26/15

Carmen Buchreiser

The Legionella pneumophila strategy: molecular mimicry to hijack host-signaling pathways

Institut Pasteur

Steve Lory