MIC-291 (after 2016-09-01)

September 21 at 4:10 pm: Dr. Rebecca Parales, “Hybrid Receptors for the Detection of Chemoattractants”, 1022 Life Sciences

September 28 at 4:10 pm: Dr. Neil Hunter, “Regulating Destruction to Recombine the Genome”, 1022 Life Sciences

October 5 at 4:10 pm: Dr. Aurele Piazza (Heyer Lab), “Regulation of DNA strand invasions during homologous recombination and maintenance of genomic stability”, 1022 Life Sciences

October 12 at 4:10 pm: Dr. Andreas Baumler (Dept. of Med. Microbiology & Immunology), “How the host response feeds Enterobacteriaceae”, 1022 Life Sciences

October 19 at 4:10 pm: No seminar, CBS College celebration

October 26 at 4:10 pm: Hsu-Yang Lee (Kowalczykowski Lab), “Real-time imaging of Rad54-mediated chromatin remodeling”, 1022 Life Sciences

November 2 at 4:10 pm Dr. John Roth, “Mutation, selection, and the tyranny of the obvious”, 1022 Life Sciences

November 9 at 4:10 pm Dr. Renee Tsolis (Dept. Med. Microbiol. & Immunology), “The unfolded protein response: an innate immune sensor of bacterial infection?”, 1022 Life Sciences

November 16 at 4:10 pm Dr. Gaurav Sharma (Singer Lab), “Understanding Genome Complexity and Social Networking in Myxobacteria”, 1022 Life Sciences

November 30 at 4:10 pm Dr. Mariel Vazquez, Depts. of Mathematics and Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, “Packing, folding and simplifying DNA topology”, 1022 Life Sciences

January 18 at 4:10 pm Dr. Kyria Boundy-Mills (Dept. Food Science & Technology), Discovery and Innovation at the Phaff Yeast Culture Collection”, 1022 Life Sciences

January 25 at 4:10 pm Dr. Monica Borucki (LLNL), “Recovering Viral Population Diversity to Improve Biosurveillance and Predict Viral Emergence”, 1022 Life Sciences

February 1 at 4:10 pm Dr. Neil Hunter, “Meiosis-Specific Chromosome Structures Protect Recombination Intermediates and Constrain Topoisomerase 3 to Implement Crossing Over”, 1022 Life Sciences

February 8 at 4:10 pm Dr. Katsumi Morimatsu (Kowalczykowski Lab), “Helicases, topoisomerases and nucleases regulate double Holliday junction resolution”, 1022 Life Sciences

February 15 at 4:10 pm Jessica Franco (Coaker Lab, Dept. of Plant Pathology), “Using proteomics to understand the citrus response during Huanglongbing progression”, 1022 Life Sciences

February 22 at 4:10 pm Nina Kirmiz (Mills Lab, Dept. of Food Science & Tech.), “Insights into human milk oligosaccharide and glycan utilization by Bifidobacterium breve SC95, Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum SC596, and Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis ATCC 15697″ 1022 Life Sciences

March 1 at 4:10 pm Dr. Esther Rincon (Collins Lab), “Systematic analysis of neutrophil signaling responses by combining CRISPR genetic perturbations with automated live-cell imaging, 1022 Life Sciences

March 8 at 4:10 pm Dr. Miriam Martin, “Improving student learning in microbiology through peer-to-peer instruction and a collaboratively-designed introductory course”, 1022 Life Sciences

March 15 at 4:10 pm Dr. Esteban Soto Martinez (Vet: Med. & Epidemiology), “Emergent Diseases in Culture and Wild Fish”, 1022 Life Sciences

April 5 at 4:10 pm Dr. Bryce Falk, Department of Plant Pathology, “Viruses, insect vectors and Huanglongbing”, 1022 Life Sciences

April 12 at 4:10 pm Dr. Dawn Sumner, “Tracing the origins of oxygenic photosynthesis and its environmental effects”, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 1022 Life Sciences

April 19 at 4:10 pm Dr. Ishita Shah, Department of Food Science & Technology,“Outside eaters of Human Milk Oligosaccharides: Potential Cross-Feeding of Pathogens”, 1022 Life Sciences

April 26 at 4:10 pm Dr. Laetitia Wilkins, Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy & Management, UC Berkeley; Genome Center, UC Davis, “Diversity of bacterial symbionts on salmonid eggs: genetic and environmental effects”, 1022 Life Sciences

May 3 at 4:10 pm Dr. Stephen McSorley, Center for Comparative Medicine, “Investigating the secret immunological army”,  1022 Life Sciences

May 10 at 4:10 pm Dr. Pam Ronald, Department of Plant Pathology, “Microbial production of a sulfopeptide that mimics a plant peptide hormone”, 1022 Life Sciences

May 17 at 4:10 pm Dr. Bo Liu, Department of Plant Biology, “Temporal regulation of septation in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans”, 1022 Life Sciences

May 24 at 4:10 pm Dr. Scott Hansen, Quantitative Biology Institute, University of California, Berkeley,  “Pattern formation and geometry sensing based on stochastic composition fluctuations in a kinase-phosphatase competition reaction”, 1022 Life Sciences

May 31 at 4:10 pm Dr. Michael Bassik, Genetics Department Stanford University, “Development of new CRISPR/Cas9-based tools to study drug interactions through knockout and directed evolution”, 1022 Life Sciences

June 7 at 4:10 pm Dr. Ami Bhatt, Department of Genetics, Stanford University, “Microbial metagenomic plasticity in clinical timescales”, 1022 Life Sciences

October 18 at 4:10 pm Dr. Scott Dawson, “Cytoskeletal organelle duplication, divergence, and evolution in Giardia”, 1022 Life Sciences

October 25 at 4:10 pm Dr. Katherine Ralston, “Just a bite: Uncovering the mechanism of cell “nibbling” and its pathogenic consequences”, 1022 Life Sciences

November 1 at 4:10 pm Dr. Sean Collins, “Breaking down signal processing in neutrophil chemotaxis”, 1022 Life Sciences

November 8 at 4:10 pm Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Heyer, “Mechanism and regulation of homologous recombination”, 1022 Life Sciences

November 15 at 4:10 pm Dr. Su-Ju Lin, “NAD+ homeostasis and signaling in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, 1022 Life Sciences

November 27 at 10:00 am Dr. Jacqueline Barlow, “Causes and consequences of DNA replication stress”, 1022 Life Sciences

November 30 at 2:10 pm Dr. Lifeng Xu, “Regulation of telomerase function by telomeric binding proteins”, 1022 Life Sciences

January 10 at 4:10 pm Dr. Priya Shah, “Understanding virus replication and pathogenesis through flavivirus-host interaction mapping”, 1022 Life Sciences

January 17 at 4:10 am Dr. Samuel Diaz-Munoz, “Virus-virus interactions during coinfection and their effect on viral reproduction”, 1022 Life Sciences

February 21 at 4:10 pm Chris Nosala, Dawson Lab, “Gettin’ down with Giardia’s groovy microtubule organelle”, 1022 Life Sciences

February 28 at 4:10 pm Nikhil Bhagwat, Hunter Lab, “Meiotic SUMO proteomics reveal a novel role for SUMO in the initiation of homologous recombination”, 1022 Life Sciences

March 7 at 4:10 am Doug Risser, University of the Pacific, “Hormogonium development and motility in filamentous cyanobacteria”, 1022 Life Sciences

March 14 at 4:10 pm Dr. Massa Shoura, Stanford University, “Your genome: The good, the bad, and the circular”, 1022 Life Sciences

April 4 at 4:10 pm Dr. James Haber, Director, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, “Fidelity and infidelity in the repair of chromosome breaks”, 1022 Life Sciences

April 18 at 4:10 pm Dr. Jeoren Saeij, UC Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, “Susceptibility to Toxoplasma infection: a complex interplay between host and parasite”, 1022 Life Sciences

April 25 at 4:10 pm Dr. Joanne Emerson, UC Davis, Department of Plant Pathology, “Host-linked soil viral ecology along a permafrost thaw gradient”, 1022 Life Sciences

May 2 at 4:10 pm Dr. Melanie Gareau, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology “Mind over Microbes: How the gut microbiota may influence the brain and behavior”, 1022 Life Sciences

May 9 at 4:10 pm Taylor Reiter, UC Davis, Department of Food Science & Technology, C. Titus Brown lab, “Detecting microbial contamination in the domesticated olive genome”, 1022 Life Sciences

May 16 at 4:10 pm Dr. Stefan Rothenburg, UC Davis, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology “One Does Not Fit All – Species-Specific Interactions of Viral Inhibitors with the Antiviral Protein Kinase R”, 1022 Life Sciences

May 23 at 4:10 pm Dr. Douglas Nelson, UC Davis, Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, “Convergent microbial communities of stimulated and augmented ureolytic bio-cementation – can they mitigate earthquake-induced soil liquefaction?”, 1022 Life Sciences

May 30 at 4:10 pm Dr. Seemay Chou, University of California, San Francisco, “From bacteria to ticks: lessons in antimicrobial defense”, 1022 Life Sciences

June 6 at 4:10 pm Matthew Wright, UC Davis, Dawson Lab, “Metagenomic tools for microbial eukaryotes: isolation of a novel amoeba from mixed culture”, 1022 Life Sciences

September 26 at 4:10 pm Marcelo Kuroda, UC Davis, Center for Comparative Medicine, “Macrophage damage by SIV promotes TB reactivation in the TB/SIV rhesus co-infection model”, 1022 Life Sciences

MIC-291 “Selected Topics in Microbiology” Seminar Series

Work-in-Progress Seminars

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are on Wednesdays at 4:10 pm in Life Sciences room 1022.