Current Theme: Interdisciplinary Research

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

Please note: All MMI 291 seminars will continue via Zoom.

Spring Quarter 2022

April 22, 2022

Speaker: Bardo Castro, Ph.D. Candidate, Coaker lab, Microbiology Graduate Group, University of California, Davis

Title: "Investigating the role of E3 ligases in regulating NADPH oxidase stability" (PDF)

Host: Gitta Coaker, Ph.D., Professor, Department Plant Pathology


April 29, 2022

Speaker: Dan Barouch, M.D., Ph.D., William Bosworth Castle Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard, Director, Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Title: "COVID-19: Developing a Vaccine During a Pandemic" (PDF)

Host: Satya Dandekar, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology


May 6, 2022

Speaker: Alexei Korennykh, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Molecular Biology, Princeton University

Title: "Long Immunogenic Introns in Human Cells: From Biogenesis to Clearance and Innate Immune Sensing" (PDF)

Host: Stefan Rothenburg, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology


May 13, 2022

Speaker: Megan Liou, Ph.D. Candidate, Bäumler Laboratory, BMCDB Graduate Group, University of California, Davis

Title: "Heterogeneity of Discrete Biogeographical Nutrient-Niches Dictate Intestinal Microbial Homeostasis" (PDF)

Host: Andreas Bäumler, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology


May 20, 2022

Speaker: Sungjin Kim, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UC Davis, Center for Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Title: “Antiviral and antitumor activities of memory-like NK cells” (PDF)

Host: Satya Dandekar, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology


May 27, 2022

Speaker: Simon J Anthony, D.Phil., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Title: "Viral Discovery in Pandemic Preparedness" (PDF)

Host: Stefan Rothenburg, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

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