UTMB Old Red2015-2016 Infectious Diseases & Immunity Colloquium


The Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases (CBEID), the Center for Tropical Diseases (CTD), and the Departments of Microbiology & Immunology (M&I) and Pathology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, sponsor this colloquium each year. This colloquium was created to benefit students and faculty, among others who are interested in hearing different speakers from the U.S. and around the world present their research related to infectious diseases and immunity. These seminars are held every Tuesday from 12-1 in 2.212 Basic Science Auditorium between September 15, 2015 - May 10, 2016. We encourage you to join us for these insightful topics.

If you have any questions regarding one of the upcoming seminars, please contact the hosting Center/Department: Angela Culler (CBEID), Jennifer Ellis (CTD), and Marcela Rubio (M&I) or Tina Brasher (M&I).

2014-2015 Schedule     2013-2014 Schedule     2012-2013 Schedule

September 15, 2015 - CBEID
No speaker scheduled

September 22, 2015 - M&I
William C. Gause, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Center for Immunity & Inflammation
Senior Associate Dean, Research
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Newark, NJ
Website

September 29, 2015 - CTD
Margaret E. Conner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Virology and Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Website

October 6, 2015 - CBEID
Matthew Welch
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Website

October 13, 2015 -CTD
Albert Icksang Ko, M.D.
Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine
Chair, Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases
Yale School of Public Health
New Haven, CT
Website

October 20, 2015 - M&I
Christopher Basler, Ph.D
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY
Website

October 27, 2015
No speaker scheduled
ASTMH 64th Annual Meeting
October 25-29, 2015; Philadelphia, PA

November 3, 2015 - CBEID
Stewart Sell, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences
University at Albany, SUNY
Senior Research Scientist
Albany College of Pharmacy
Albany, NY

November 10, 2015 - M&I
Larry J. Anderson, M.D.
Professor, Emory Vaccine Center
Professor and Marcus Chair of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Website

November 17, 2015 - CTD
James W. Kazura, M.D.
Professor of International Health and Medicine
Director, Center for Global Health & Diseases School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio
Website

November 24, 2015
No speaker scheduled
Thanksgiving week (Thanksgiving Holiday – November 26-27, 2015)

December 1, 2015 - CBEID
Jahar Bhattacharya, M.D., D.Phil.
Professor, Physiology & Cellular Biophysics
Columbia University
New York, NY
Website

December 8, 2015 - M&I
Erol Fikrig, M.D.
Section Chief, Infectious Diseases
Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Medicine , Infectious Diseases
Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Yale University, School of Medicine New Haven, CT
Website

December 15, 2015 - CTD
David L. Sacks, Ph.D.
Chief, Intracellular Parasite Biology Section
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
Website

December 22, 2015
No speaker scheduled
Winter Holidays; December 24, 2015-January 1, 2016

December 29, 2015
No speaker scheduled
Winter Holidays; December 24, 2015-January 1, 2016

January 5, 2016 - CBEID
Kenneth A. Fields, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, KY
Website

January 12, 2016 - M&I
Paul A. Goepfert, M.D.
Professor
Director of the Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
Website

January 19, 2016 - CTD
To be determined

January 26, 2016 - CBEID
James E. Crowe, Jr., M.D.
Ann Scott Carrell Professor, Pediatric Infectious Disease
Professor of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center
Director, VANTAGE
Researcher
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Website

February 2, 2016 - M&I
Bradley Blitvich, B.Sc., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Vet Microbiology & Preventive Medicine
Iowa State University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Ames, IA
Website

February 9, 2016 - Basic Science Distinguished Seminar Series
Andrew Gewirtz, Ph.D.
University Center Professor
Center for Inflammation, Immunity, & Infection
Institute for Biomedical Sciences
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
Website

February 16, 2016 - CBEID
Carlos A. Sariol, M.D., MS., FACP, ASM, ASTMH
Director, Unit of Comparative Medicine Virology Laboratory, CPRC
University of Puerto Rico (UPR) - School of Medicine
San Yuan, PR
Website

February 23, 2016 - M&I
Abhay R. Satoskar, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair for Research
University Pathology Services Endowed Anatomic Pathology Professor, Departments of Pathology and Microbiology
Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Website

March 1, 2016 - CTD
To be determined

March 8, 2016 - CBEID
Anthony F. Barbet, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Website

March 15, 2016 - M&I
Ivaylo Ivanov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY
Website

March 22, 2016 - CTD
To be determined

March 29, 2016 - CBEID
Gadiparthi N. Rao, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Department of Physiology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN
Website

April 5, 2016 - M&I
Arash Grakoui, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Emory Vaccine Center
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Website

April 12, 2016 - CTD
To be determined

April 19, 2016
To be determined

April 26, 2016
To be determined

May 3, 2016
To be determined

May 10, 2016
To be determined

May 17, 2016
No speaker scheduled
2016 AAI Centennial, AAI Annual Meeting
May 13-17, 2016; Seattle, WA

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