Microbiology

Seminar Schedule


 FALL 2017 MICROBIOLOGY & MOLECULAR GENETICS SEMINAR SCHEDULE:

DATE   SPEAKER   AFFILIATION   TITLE  
Aug 21
  No Seminar      
 
Aug 28
  Dr. Jason Kirksey   OSU - Vice President for Institutional Diversity   Understanding Diversity  
Sept 4
 

University Holiday

 

 

 

 

 
Sept 11   Dr. Pascale Charest   University of Arizona - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry    Investigating Signaling Mechanisms Controlling Directed Cell Migration   
Sept 18   Dr. Dennis Burns   Wichita State University - Department of Chemistry  

Designing a Targeting System for Bacterial Plasma Membranes: Liptins, A New Class of Antimicrobial Small Molecules that Bind to the Phosphatidylglycerol (PG) Head Group

 
Sept 25   Dr. Herman Staats   Duke University School of Medicine - Department of Pathology   Optimization and Evaluation of Intranasal Immunization for HIV-1 Vaccines   
Oct 2  

Michelle King

Jon Riggs

  OSU - MMG   TBA  
Oct 9   Dr. Piet de Boer   Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine    Initiation of cell fission in E. coli  
Oct 16   Dr. Si Wu    OU - Chemistry and Biochemistry   TBA  
Oct 23   Dr. Puni Jeyasingh   OSU - Integrative Biology   Ecological stoichiometry beyond Redfield: Understanding ionomes  
Oct 30  

Prakash Sah

Radwa Hanafy

  OSU - MMG   TBA  
Nov 6   Dr. Brian Hedlund   UNLV - School of Life Sciences    TBA  
Nov 13   Dr. Kendra Rumbaugh   Texas Tech Health Sciences Center - Department of Surgery    Uncovering new treatment strategies for P. aeruginosa wound infections  
Nov 20   Dr. Noha Youssef    OSU - MMG   TBA  
Nov 27  

Anton Avramov

Biraj Kayastha

  OSU - MMG   TBA  
Dec 4   Dr. Stephan Klähn
  University of Frieburg - Department of Genetics & Experimental Bioinformatics    TBA  

SPRING 2017 MICROBIOLOGY & MOLECULAR GENETICS SEMINAR SCHEDULE:

DATE   SPEAKER   AFFILIATION   TITLE  
Jan 23
  Tanya Lowery, PhD   OSU    I Didn't See Anything Or Did I? (Safety Seminar)  
Jan 31
  Fares Najar, PhD   OU    Sequencing Technologies & Bioinformatics  
Feb 6 
 

Ibrahim Farag

Jorge Lightfoot

 

OSU - Graduate Student

OSU - Graduate Student

 

Exploring the Ecological and Metabolic Diversities in Candidate Phylum "Latescibacteria"

Metabolically Engineering Aspergillus nidulans using RNA Interface 

 
Feb 13
  Justin Talley   

OSU Associate Professor

Entymology and Plant Pathology 

  Fly Microbiome  
Feb 20
  Javier Vilcaez Perez  

OSU Assistant Professor 

Boone Pickens School of Geology

  Stimulation of Microbial Methanogenesis From Oil and CO2 in the Cushing Oil Field  
Feb 27
  Gail Wilson  

OSU Sarkeys Distinguished Professor

Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management

  Harnessing Mycorrhizal Fungi For Grassland Restoration and Sustainable Agriculture   
March 6
  Tracy Quan  

OSU Associate Professor 

Boone Pickens School of Geology 

  Microbially-Mediated Nitrogen Cycling: A Geological Perspective   
March 13
  No Seminar     No Speaker    Spring Break   
March 20
 

Rawan Elshy

Sharmily Khanam

 

OSU - Graduate Student

OSU - Graduate Student 

 

Stapylococcus aureus: Antibiotic Resistance & Internalization into Host Mammalian Cells 

Calcium-Regulated Antibiotic Resistance in the Human Pathogen Psuedomonas aeruginosa 

 
March 27
  Brett Baker   

UT Austin Assistant Professor 

Marine Science Institute 

  Metagenomics Explorations to New Branches on the Tree of Life   
April 3
  Carla Garzon  

OSU Associate Professor 

Entomology and Plant Pathology 

  Population Biology and Diagnostics of Cryptic Oomycetes  
April 10
  Polly Campbell   

OSU Assistant Professor 

Integrative Biology

  Speciation in Mice   
April 17
  Glenn Zhang    OSU   Development of Alternatives to Antibiotics: Immune Modulation or Microbiome Manipulation   
April 24
  Michelle Visser   

University of Buffalo Assistant Professor 

Department of Oral Biology; School of Dental Medicine 

  Oral Spirochetes and Neutrophils: Surviving Under the Radar in the Oral Cavity   

FALL 2016 MICROBIOLOGY & MOLECULAR GENETICS SEMINAR SCHEDULE:

 DATE   SPEAKER   AFFILIATION   TITLE   About
Aug
29
   Greg Hogan   Occupational Safety& Health Training Coordinator, Oklahoma State University    Hazard Communication & Chemical Safety    webpage  
Sep
5

  University Holiday            
Sep
12

  Jun Li   Asst. Professor, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma   Tarageting Plasmodium invasion pathways with fungal metabolites blocks malaria translation 

   webpage
Sep
19

  Jean-Marie Verchot   Professor, Entomology and Plant Biology, Oklahoma State University    ER Stress and Virus Infection    webpage  
Sep
26
  No seminar              
                 
                   
Oct
3

  Shitao Li   Dept. of Physiological Sciences, Center for Veterinary and Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University

  Comparative Analysis of Influenza-Host Protein Interactomes Identify Common and Distinctive Immune Defense Strategies   webpage  
Oct
10

  Barry L. Wanner   Visiting Scientist & Lecturer, Harvard Medical School   Design, Synthesis and Testing toward a 57-Codon Genome    webpage  
Oct
17

  Tracy Quan   Assoc. Professor, School of Geology, Oklahoma State University    CANCELED    webpage  
Oct
24

  Invitee for Faculty Search              
Oct
31

  Invitee for Faculty Search              
                   
                   
Nov
7
 
  John Morgan   School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University    Metabolic flux analysis of photosynthetic organisms   webpage  
Nov
14

  Invitee for Faculty Search

             
Nov
21

  Babu Fathepure   Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics


  MICROBES: TRANSFORMERS OF MATTER AND MATERIAL IN NATURE   webpage  
Nov 28   Steve Hartson   Director, Recombinant DNA/Protein Core Facility, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oklahoma State University    Proteomic Profiling of Drug Mechanisms    webpage  
                 
                   
Dec
5
 

Juliana Artier

 

Wouter Hoff

 

Ph.D. student, Dept. of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University

Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University

 

Structure-function studies of CO2 uptake protein CupA of the NDH-13 complex in cyanobacteria

 Course-embedded authentic research on microbial diversity and genomics