Center for Tropical Diseases (CTD)

2012-2013 Infectious Diseases & Immunity Colloquium Archive

September 11, 2012
No speaker scheduled

September 18, 2012
No speaker scheduled

September 25, 2012 - CBEID
"Henipavirus Envelope Glycoproteins: Structural Studies and Ephrin Receptor Mediated Entry"
Christopher C. Broder, Ph.D.
Professor & Director, Emerging Infectious Diseases Graduate Program
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD

October 2, 2012
No speaker scheduled
WRCE Regional Meeting; October 3-4, 2012; Dallas, TX

October 9, 2012 - CTD
"Epidemiology and Biology on the Association Between Tuberculosis and Diabetes"
Blanca Restrepo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
University of Texas Health Science Center
School of Public Health
Brownsville Regional Campus
Brownsville, TX

October 16, 2012
No speaker scheduled

October 23, 2012
No speaker scheduled
Emerging Viruses Disease Models and Strategies for Vaccine Development: A Symposium in Honor of CJ Peters, MD; October 23-24, 2012; Galveston, TX (Moody Gardens)

October 30, 2012 - M&I
“Recovery of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) virus from cloned DNA: a novel tool to study the pathogenesis and biology of nairoviruses”
Eric Bergeron, Ph.D.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

November 6, 2012
No speaker scheduled

November 13, 2012
No speaker scheduled
ASTMH 61st Annual Meeting; November 11-15, 2012; Atlanta, GA

November 20, 2012
No speaker scheduled
Thanksgiving week (Thanksgiving Holiday – November 22-23, 2012)

November 27, 2012 - CBEID
“T-705 - A Broad-Spectrum Inhibitor of Arenavirus and Bunyavirus Infections”
Brian B. Gowen, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Inst. for Antiviral Research
Utah State University
Logan, UT

December 4, 2012 - M&I
“TREM-Like Transcript 2 (TLT2) Regulates Intrinsic and Extrinsic Processes that Promote Neutrophil Recruitment and Activation Contributing to Inflammation and Innate Host Defense”
Louis B. Justement, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
Professor, Department of Microbiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

December 11, 2012 - M&I
“Signal Transduction in the Innate Immune Response”
Allan Brasier, M.D.
Chair in Endocrinology Associate
Director, NHLBI Proteomics Center
Director, Sealy Center for Molecular Medicine
Director, Institute for Translational Sciences
University of Texas Medical Branch

December 18, 2012 - CBEID
“The Matrix Revisited: Novel Non-Structural Functions of the Henipavirus Matrix Protein”
Benhur Lee, M.D.
Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, CA

December 25, 2012
No speaker scheduled
Winter Holidays; December 24, 2012-January 1, 2013

January 1, 2013
No speaker scheduled
Winter Holidays; December 24, 2012-January 1, 2013

January 8, 2013 - M&I
“Impact of Host-Virus Interaction on WNV Evolution, Emergence and Fitness"
Gregory David Ebel, Sc.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University
Fort Collin, CO

January 15, 2013 - CTD
“Mechanisms of Eosinophil Cytokine Secretion”
Peter Weller, M.D.
Professor, Dept. of Immunology & Infectious Diseases
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

January 22, 2013 - CBEID
“Molecular Basis of Ebola Virus Pathogenesis in Small Animal models”
Hideki Ebihara, Ph.D.
Chief, Molecular Virology & Host-Pathogen Interaction Unit
Laboratory of Virology; Rocky Mountain Lab.; NIH/NIAID
Hamilton, MT

January 29, 2013 - M&I
“Inflammation and Extracellular Proteolysis During Pneumonic Plague”
Wyndham W. Lathem, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microbiology-Immunology
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

February 5, 2013 - CTD
“Liver-resident memory CD8+ T cells against malaria parasites: differentiation and effector functions”
Fidel Zavala, M.D.
Professor, Dept. of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

February 12, 2013 - CBEID
“New insight into innate immune control of West Nile virus infection”
Michael S. Diamond, M.D, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

February 19, 2013 - M&I
"SARS-CoV Nuclear Import Host Transcription in Human Lung Cells"
Amy C. Sims, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

February 26, 2013 - CBEID
"RNA interference screening for host factors required for Rift Valley fever virus infection"
Oscar Negrete, Ph.D.
Virologist, Postdoctoral Appointee
Biosystems Research Department
Sandia National Laboratories
Livermore, CA

March 5, 2013 - CTD
"Pathogen host interactions of relapsing fever spirochetes"
Job Lopez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS

March 12, 2013 - CBEID
"Highly Multiplexed Detection of NIAID Priority Viruses and Inflammation Profiling"
Pejman Naraghi-Arani, Ph.D.
S-Program, Global Security Directorate
Biology & Biotechnology Division, PLS
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA

March 19, 2013 - M&I
"NF-kB: New Insight into its Regulation and Immunoregulatory Functions"
Shao-Cong Sun, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Immunology
Evelyn Hudson Professor
Co-Director, Center for Inflammation and Cancer
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

March 26, 2013 - M&I
“Outcome of tuberculosis treatment in HIV infected persons followed up in comprehensive care clinics”
Evans I. Amukoye, M.D.
Professor and Director, Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research
Kenya Medical Research Institute

April 2, 2013 - CBEID
"Making a Candidate HIV-1 Vaccine: From Bench to Clinic"
David K. Clarke, Ph.D.
Director, Vaccine Vectors
Profectus Biosciences Inc.
Tarrytown, NY

April 9, 2013 - M&I
"Killing the Messenger: RNA-based Manipulation of Gene Expression During Viral Infection"
Britt A Glaunsinger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley

April 16, 2013 - CTD
"Regulation of Barrier Immunity"
David Artis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Department of Microbiology and Institute for Immunology,
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, PA

April 23, 2013 - CBEID
"Triggering and control of innate immunity during RNA virus infection"
Michael Gale, Jr., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Immunology
Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Global Health
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

April 30, 2013 - CTD
"Nutrition and Immunity: Role of Leptin in Mucosal Defense from Amebiasis"
William Petri, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine & Pathology
Associate Director, Department of Microbiology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

May 7, 2013
No speaker scheduled
Immunology 2013 AAI Centennial, AAI Annual Meeting; May 3-7, 2013; Honolulu, HI

May 14, 2013 - CTD
"Cholera immunity following wild type disease and vaccination"
Edward T. Ryan, M.D., DTM&H
Director, Tropical Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Professor of Medicine
Harvard University

May 21, 2013
No speaker scheduled
ASM 2013 113th General Meeting; May 18-21, 2013; Denver, CO

May 28, 2013 - CTD
"Early Treatment of HIV Infection"
Sunil Ahuja, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Microbiology, Immunology & Biochemistry
Director, VA Center for HIV and AIDS Infection
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX