Fall 2018 Seminars

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

October 2, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Audrey Kim
Counseling Psychologist, UC Santa Cruz
Louiza Livschitz
Doctoral Intern, UC Santa Cruz
"Optimizing Your Grad School Experience"

October 16
Dr. 
Ekin Atilla-Gokcumen, Assistant Professor
State University of New York, Buffalo
"Non-canonical roles of lipids in different cellular processes."

October 30
Manel Camps, Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, UC Santa Cruz
"Genetic variation: lessons in plasmid biology and protein evolution."

November 6
Dr. Tim Miyashiro, Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Pennsylvania State University
"Microbial Growth and Competition within a Host: Insights from a Natural Animal-Microbe Symbiosis"

November 8 - THURSDAY - 12-1pm
Dr. Victoria Auerbuch Stone, Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, UC Santa Cruz
"Controlling the type III secretion system: bacterial pathogenesis and virulence blockers."

November 13
Christina Yang (Ottemann Lab)
Third Year Seminar
“Understanding how chemoreceptor TlpB modulates host inflammation.”

November 20
Shuai Hu (Ottemann Lab)
Third Year Seminar
"Investigation of the interaction between pathogen and host via lactate as a bridge."

November 27
Sanjin Mehic (Saltikov Lab)
Third Year Seminar
TBD

December 4
3:30 - 4:30pm
BioMed 200
Dr. Jo Handelsman, Director
Wisconsin Institue for Discovery
"Understanding diversity in microbial communities."