Current Theme: Interdisciplinary Research

All seminars are held Fridays at 12:10 p.m. at 1005 Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility (GBSF Main Auditorium).

September 27, 2019

Speaker: Stephen McSorley, Ph.D., Interim Director, Center for Comparative Medicine, Professor, Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology, University of California, Davis

Lecture: “Protection Against Bacterial Infection: Making Good Memories” (PDF)


October 4, 2019

Speaker: Joseph DeRisi, Ph.D., Co-President, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Professor, Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco

Lecture: "Genomic Approaches to Infection and Autoimmunity" (PDF)


October 11, 2019

*No Seminar Today*

Speaker: Gregory Barton, Ph.D., Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Lecture: "New Mechanisms Controlling Self Versus Non-Self Discrimination by TLRs" (PDF)


October 18, 2019

Speaker: Erin Leigh DiCaprio, Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension, Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis

Lecture: "Human Viruses in Food Systems: A Food Safety Issue" (PDF)


November 1, 2019

MedSci 180C

Speaker: Kathryn A. Eaton, Ph.D., DVM, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Michigan

Lecture: “Germ-Free Mouse Research at Michigan: from Pathogens to Probiotics and More” (PDF)


November 8, 2019

MedSci 180C

Speaker: Dylan Dodd, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Pathology and Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Lecture: “Metabolic Pathways in the Human Gut Microbiome” (PDF)


November 15, 2019

MedSci 180C

*No Seminar Today*

Speaker: Carolyn Coyne, Ph.D., Professor, Pediatrics, Associate Director, R.K. Mellon Institute for Pediatric Research, Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh

Lecture: "Antiviral Signaling at the Maternal-Fetal Interface" (PDF)


November 22, 2019

Speaker: Stefan Rothenburg, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of California

Lecture: "Stealing from the Host: Molecular Mechanisms and Ramifications of Horizontal Gene Transfer into Poxviruses" (PDF)


December 6, 2019

Speaker: Jae U. Jung, Ph.D., Chair and Distinguished Professor, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, Director, UCS Institute of Emerging Pathogens & Immune Diseases, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Lecture: "Immunopathogenesis of Arbovirus: Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus (SFTSV)" (PDF)

January 3, 2020

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January 10, 2020

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January 17, 2020

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January 24, 2020

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January 31, 2020

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February 7, 2020

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February 14, 2020

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February 21, 2020

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February 28, 2020

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March 6, 2020

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March 13, 2020

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April 3, 2020

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April 10, 2020

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April 17, 2020

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April 24, 2020

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May 1, 2020

Speaker: Ami Bhatt, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Medicine and Genetics, Stanford University

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May 8, 2020

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May 15, 2020

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May 22, 2020

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May 29, 2020

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Contact the IOR, Dr. José V. Torres (jvtorres@ucdavis.edu), if you would like to meet with the speaker.