UW-Madison Dept of Bacteriology

Distinguished Lectures in Microbiology

Unless otherwise noted, Seminars are at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, in 1220 Microbial Sciences Building (Ebling Symposium Center). The Department of Bacteriology Distinguished Lectures in Microbiology are supported in part by the J.B. Wilson Fund, the Perry Wilson Fund, the Dennis and Alicemay Watson Lectureship Fund, and the E.B. Fred Memorial Fund.

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: Integrated control of bacterial cell adhesion and stress response
Speaker: Dr. Sean Crosson , The University of Chicago, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Host: K. Wassarman
Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: Microbial communities, synthetic biology and biofilm formation in space
Speaker: Dr. Cynthia Collins , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Host: B. Pfleger
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: Microbial seascapes : A brief glimpse of marine microbial community dynamics in space and time
Speaker: Dr. Edward F. DeLong , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Department of Biological Engineering
Host: C. Currie
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: Evolutionary genomics & theorigins of multicellular evolution in filamentous fungi
Speaker: Dr. Jason Stajich , University of California-Riverside,Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Host: N. Keller
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: Engineering Lactobacillus plantarum for isobutanol production
Speaker: Brian Paul, DuPont
Host: K. Forest
Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: How bacteria conspire to harm us, and how small molecules might protect
Speaker: Dr. Michael Federle , University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Host: M. Thomas
Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 12:00 am
Title: Spring Break
Speaker: Spring Break
Host:
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: Discovering novel enzyme function - riboneogenesis and beyond
Speaker: Dr. Amy Caudy , Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto
Host: D. Amador-Noguez
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: Mechanisms of Mismatch Repair and Genome Stability
Speaker: Dr. Lyle Simmons , Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan
Host: J. Wang
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: Quorum sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa - metabolic constraints on social cheats
Speaker: Dr. E. Peter Greenberg , Department of Microbiology, University of Washington
Host: C. Currie
Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: Specific DNA-binding pilins as modulators of horizontal gene transfer
Speaker: Dr. Vladimir Pelicic , MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection, Imperial College London
Host: K. Forest
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: What can the social amoebae tell us about the evolution of multicellularity
Speaker: Dr. Adam Kuspa, Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine
Host: J. Wang
Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Title: Quorum sensing and quenching in Staphylococcus aureus
Speaker: Dr. Alex Horswill , Department of Microbiology, University of Iowa
Host: M. Filutowicz
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