Mondays, 12:00PM - Room 1119 (Boardroom)

Feb 22             Hui Zhi, PhD Candidate
                          Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology
                          Texas A&M University Health Science Center
                           “Deciphering Novel Functions of B. burgdorferi Surface Proteins
                            and Their Potential Roles for Borrelial Pathogenesis”

Feb 29             Yifan Zhang, PhD
                          Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
                          Texas A&M Health Science Center
                           “TLR5 Controls Tumor Growth and Metastasis"

Mar 7               Luc R. Berghman, PhD, Associate Professor
                          Departments of Poultry Science and Veterinary Pathobiology
                          Professional Program in Biotechnology
                          Agriculture & Life Science - Texas A&M University
                           “Antibodies: a bird’s eye view

Mar 14            Matthew J. Flick, PhD, Assistant Professor
                          Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
                          Division of Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology
                          Cincinnati Children's Hospital
                           “Fibrinogen: the interface of pathogen virulence and host defense in S. aureus infection”

Mar 21            Steve Projan, PhD, Sr. V.P. of R&D
                          Innovative Medicines Head of Infectious Diseases & Vaccines
                          MedImmune, Inc.  
                           “Emil Von Behring vs. Alexander Fleming; Immunotherapeutics vs. Antibiotics”

Mar 28            Robert Britton PhD
                          Therapeutic Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
                          Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research
                          Baylor College of Medicine

Apr 4               To be announced

Apr 11             To be announced

Apr 18             To be announced

Apr 25             Adriana Rosato PhD,  Associate Professor
                           Pathology and Genomic Medicine
                           Institute for Academic Medicine, Houston Methodist

May 2              To be announced

May 9              To be announced

May 16            To be announced

May 23            To be announced

May 30            To be announced