Winter 2017 Seminars
unless otherwise indicated
Dr. Melissa Miller, Wildlife Pathologist
Marine Wildlife Veterinary Care and Research Center
"California’s Sea otters:
Outstanding sentinels for land/sea pollution and human health risks"
Friday, Jan 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
"Phenotype MicroArrays: Applications in Microbial Metabolism and Pathogenesis"
Peter Weiss, Associate Researcher
METX Department, UC Santa Cruz
"From coastal fog to mountain lions: oceanic, atmospheric and food web tracing of methylmercury sources, fate and effects at the land-sea interface"
Dr. Jay Zhu, Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania
"Vibrio cholerae Genetic Retooling at the Intestinal Interface"
Monday, Jan 30, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Dr. Beth Lazazzera, Associate Professor
UC Los Angeles
RSVPs Required, Space Limited
Dr. Audrey Levine, Director, Research Development
UC Santa Cruz
"Drinking Water Systems and Climate Adaptation: Challenges, Paradoxes, and Research Needs"
Dr. Kim Seed, Assistant Professor
"Fighting with phages: how epidemic Vibrio cholerae defends against viral attack"
Skander Harthoubi, METX Post-Doc
"The role biofilm in the pathogenicity of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae"
Kevin Johnson, 2nd Year Graduate Student
Ottemann Lab, METX
"Determining the sensing profile of Helicobacter pylori chemoreceptors that modulate host inflammation"
Avatar Joshi, 2nd Year Graduate Student
Yildiz Lab, METX
Dr. Holger Sondermann, Professor
Dept. of Molecular Medicine, Cornell University
"Friending and Unfriending: Controlling reversible attachment in bacterial social networks"
Dr. Russell Vance, Professor
"Strategies for Cytosolic Detection of Bacterial Pathogens"