Fall 2010 Seminars

Seminars are held in Physical Sciences Building, Rm. 240, from 12-1 PM, unless noted otherwise.

Tuesday, September 28

"Regulation of Biofilm Formation in Vibrio cholerae"
Fitnat Yildiz, Associate Professor, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Tuesday, October 5

"Letting Mutations Speak: Extracting Biological Information From Mutants"
Manel Camps, Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Tuesday, October 12

"The Ecology And Impacts Of West Nile Virus In North America"
Marm Kilpatrick, Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Tuesday, October 19

Host: Camps
"Dioxin, Clocks and Oxygen: Prototype Signals of an Environmental Sensor Superfamily"
Chris Bradfield, Professor of Oncology, McCardle Laboratory for Cancer Research, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health

Tuesday, October 26   Cancelled

Tuesday, November 2

Host: Yildiz
"Characterization of C-di-GMP Signaling Systems in Vibrio cholerae"
Xianxian Liu, Postdoctoral Researcher, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Tuesday, November 9

Third Annual METX Distinguished Seminar

Refreshments and Reception following the seminar.
Host: Karen Ottemann
"Bacteria For Bioenergy: Hydrogen Gas Production"
Caroline Harwood, Professor of Microbiology, Gerald and Lyn Grinstein Endowed Professor in Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Washington; Member, National Academy of Sciences; 2010 Procter & Gamble Award in Applied and Environmental Microbiology Laureate

Tuesday, November 16

Host: Don Smith
TBA
Stephane Beaudin, Ph.D., Assistant Research Scientist, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Tuesday, November 30

Host: Saltikov
"Energy in the Environment: Supply and Demand in the Power Dimension"
Tori Hoehler, Ph.D., Lead Co-Investigator NASA Astrobiology Institute