Microbiology

Journal Club Schedule


SPRING 2017 MICROBIOLOGY & MOLECULAR GENETICS JOURNAL CLUB SCHEDULE:

DATE   PRESENTER   TITLE  
Feb 6   Neil Miller    The Response Regulator Npun_F1278 is Essential For Scytonemin Biosythnesis in the Cyanobacterium Nostoc Puncitforme ATCC 29133  
Feb 13   Amal Yahya     The Improved Antibody Response Against HIV-1 After A Vaccination Based On Intrastructural Help Is Complemented by Functional CD8 T-cell Repsonses   
Feb 20   Prakash Sah    Direct Targeting of Membrane Fusion by SNARE Mimicry: Convergent Evolution of Legionella Effectors   
Feb 27   Khadija Abdulhafid    The Hha-TomB Toxin-Antitoxin System Shows Conditional Toxicity and Promotes Persister Cell Formation by Inhibiting Apoptosis-Like Death in S. Typhimurium   
March 6   Judy Gulden     A Novel RNase 3/ECP Peptide for Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Eradication That Combines Antimicrobial, Lipopolysaccharide Binding, and Cell-Agglutinating Activities  
April 10    Nirakar Adhikari       
April 17    Anton Avramov       

FALL 2016 MICROBIOLOGY & MOLECULAR GENETICS JOURNAL CLUB SCHEDULE:

 DATE   PRESENTER   TITLE
           

Aug 29

   Shelby Calkins 

A New Small Molecule Inhibits Streptococcus Mutans Biofilms in Vitro and in Vivo 

 

Sept 5

 

Holiday

No Journal Club 

Sept 12

 

Johhny Riggs

Suppresion of HIV Replication by CD8+ Regulatory T-Cells in Elite Controllers 

 

Sept 19

 

Rawan Eleshy 

The Absence of Microbiota Delays the Inflammatory Response to Cryptococcus gattii

 

Sept 26

 

Ibrahim Farag

Complete Nitrification by Nitrospira Bacteria

Oct 3 

Niel Miller 

 Terminal Acidic Shock Inhibits Sour Beer Bottle Conditioning by Saccharomyces cerevisiae 

Oct 10 

 

Melissa Brewer

Alterations of the Human Gut Microbiome in Multiple Sclerosis 

 

Oct 17

 

Khadija Abdulhafid

The Quorum Sensing Inhibitor Hamamelitannin Increases Antibiotic Susceptibility ofStaphylococcus aureus Biofilms by Affecting Peptidoglycan Biosynthesis and eDNA Release 

Oct 24

 

Prakash Sah

 The Type III Secretion System Apparatus Determines the Intracellular Niche of Bacterial Pathogens 

Oct 31

 

Radwa Hanafy

Surveying the Endomicrobiome and Ectomicrobiome of Bark Beetles: The Case of Dendroctonus Simplex 

Nov 7 

 

Biraj Kayastha

Neuraminidase A-Exposed Galactose Promotes Streptococcus pneumoniae Biofilm Formation during Colonization 

Nov 14

 

Vivek Patel 

   d-Alanine Metabolism is Essential For Growth and Biofilm Formation of Streptococcus mutans 

Nov 21

 

Breanna Russ 

   Neisseria gonorrhoeae Crippled Its Peptidoglycan Fragment Permease To Facilitate Toxic Peptidoglycan Monomer Release

Nov 28

 

Juliana Artier 

   Production and Characterization of Synthetic Carboxysome Shells with Incorporated Luminal Proteins