Fall 2019 Seminars

All seminars are held Tuesdays, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in Physical Sciences 240 
unless otherwise indicated(**).

**WEDNESDAY, September 18th, 2019**
Dr. Florencia Caro Postdoctoral Fellow
Mekalanos Lab, Harvard University
"Lipoprotein transport inhibition induces Mega Outer Membrane Vesicle formation in Vibrio cholerae"

 

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
Dr. Sergio Covarrubias, Postdoctoral Fellow and CRISPR Core Director
Carpenter Lab, UC Santa Cruz
"
The UCSC CRISPR Core: High-Throughput Genetic Screens to Explore Pathways in Inflammation"

 

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
Dr. Andrew Cheng, Sr. Scientist, Manufacturing
Pendulum
"
Identification and Characterization of 4 years in a Startup"

 

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
Nicole Schrad, PhD Student, Saltikov Lab
UC Santa Cruz
"Encouraging Microbial Improvements to Water Quality during Managed Aquifer Recharge"

 

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
Dr. Walter Adams, Principal Investigator, Adams Lab
San Jose State University
"Two Truths and a PLY: Neutrophils, Epithelial Integrity, and a Toxin You Can’t Trust"

 

**THURSDAY, November 7th, 2019**
Raymond Lopez-Magana, PhD Student, Ottemann Lab
UC Santa Cruz
"
Making sense of reactive oxygen species sensing by TlpD in H. pylori"

 

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
Ana Nunes Castrejon, PhD Student, DuBois Lab
UC Santa Cruz
"
Identifying a RSV mutant protein as a potential vaccine immunogen"

 

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Nicholas Santiago, PhD Student, Smith Lab
UC Santa Cruz
"
Developmental Manganese Exposure and Attention Deficit: Underlying Mechanisms"

 

**THURSDAY, November 21st, 2019**
Aaron Clarke, PhD Student, Ottemann Lab
UC Santa Cruz
"
Investigating the Effect of Eradication Therapies on Colonization and Survival of Helicobacter pylori."

 

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019**
Michael Trebino, PhD Student, Yildiz Lab
UC Santa Cruz
"
Characterization of the Vpv c-di-GMP signaling system"

 

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
Dr. Carlos Diaz-Castillo, Researcher, UCSC
UC Santa Cruz
"
Mechanisms of biological diversity meets global health"

 

**THURSDAY, December 5th, 2019**
Juliana Nzongo, PhD Student, Saltikov Lab
UC Santa Cruz
"Arsenic Speciation is Impacted by the Gut Microbiome"

 

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Dr. Tim McDermott, Professor
Montana State University
"
Arsenic and the Gastrointestinal Tract Microbiome: "Design-Build-Test-Learn", Repeat"