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Department of Tropical Medicine Events

 

Academic Year 2013-2014

 

Department of Tropical Medicine Seminar Series

JBJ Conference Room, 504

12:30pm - 1:30pm


September 30, 2013          
"Eradicating HIV infection with antibodies and immunoconjugates"

Seth Pincus, MD
LSU

October 7, 2013                  
"Flavivirus-host interactions in the mosquito"

Tonya Colpitts, PhD
Tulane

October 14, 2013                
"Investigating nitrogen metabolism in Aedes aegypti mosquitos using multiple approaches"
Patricia Scaraffia, PhD
Tulane

October 21, 2013                
"Progress in structure-based development of narrow-spectrum antibiotics from vitamin analogs"
Hee-won Park, PhD
Tulane

October 28, 2013                
"How Mycobacterium tuberculosis copes with stress"
Deepak Kaushal, PhD
Tulane

November 4, 2013             
"Genetic recombination and hotspot recognition - Does Plasmodium care?"
Anusha Gopalakrishnan, PhD
Tulane

November 11, 2013           
"Revising Chagas disease in the United States: Do we really know enough?"
Claudia Herrera, PhD
Tulane

November 18, 2013            
"Drug leads against microtubule motors in Plasmodium: How a non-conserved protein segment turns out to be more important than it looks"
Edward Wojcik, PhD
LSU

November 25, 2013            
"From the lung to the heart of Chagas: Repurposing an FDA-approved drug to treat patients with chronic Chagas disease"
Cecilia Sanchez, PhD
Tulane

December 2, 2013
"Toward an early warning system for forecasting human West Nile Virus incident"
Carrie Manore, PhD
Tulane

December 9, 2013             
"Shigella LPS-invasin complex as an adjuvant for nasal HIV vaccines"
Pamela Kozlowski, PhD
LSU

December 16, 2013            
"Vector ecology research in the Department of Tropical Medicine: What do kissing bugs and yellow fever have in common?"
Dawn Wesson, PhD
Tulane

February 3, 2014
"Bacterial-derived membrane vesicles as a multi-antigen vaccine platform"
Lisa Morici, PhD
Tulane

February 10, 2014
No seminar

February 17, 2014
"Predicting Asian tiger mosquitoes through time and space"
Kristen Healy, PhD
LSU

February 18, 2014 - Special Seminar
"Development of vaccines against bacterial diarrheas: Needs, challenges, and progress"
Mark Riddle, MD, DrPh
NMRC

February 24, 2014
No seminar

March 3, 2014
No seminar - Mardi Gras

March 10, 2014
No seminar

March 17, 2014
"Analysis of Hepatitis B virus (HBV) genetic variability and its impact on pathogenesis: Implications in Eastern Indian HBV carriers"
Avik Biswas, PhD
Tulane

March 24, 2014
"Assessing dengue-induced changes in gene expression profiles via ribosome profiling"
Mariana Leguia, PhD
NAMRU

March 24, 2014 - Special Seminar
"Systems biological analysis of dengue infection reveals a role of CD14+CD16+ monocytes in stimulating plasmablast differentiation"
Marcin Kwissa, PhD
Emory Vaccine Center

March 31, 2014
"Chlamydia trachomatis in the human endocervix: How local environment influences survival"
Alison Quayle, PhD
LSU

April 7, 2014
"Construction of a transgenic murine malaria parasite for the evaluation of a P. falciparum blood-stage vaccine"
Yi Cao, PhD
Tulane

April 14, 2014
No seminar - General Faculty Meeting

April 15, 2014 - Special Seminar
"Inducing Humoral Responses to Multiple Sporozoite and Liver Stage Malaria Antigens Using Exogenous Plasmid DNA"
Bernadette Ferraro, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

April 21, 2014
No seminar - Easter Break

April 28, 2014
"The emergence of dengue and chikungunya viruses: Invasive arboviral threats to the US"
Christopher Mores, PhD
LSU

May 5, 2014
"Effect of L-cycloserine on blood-fed Aedes aegypti mosquitoes"
Virginia Belloni, PhD
Tulane

May 12, 2014
"Arthropod-Rickettsia interactions: ecological and molecular analysis"
Kevin R. Macaluso, PhD
LSU

 

2012-2013 Department of Tropical Medicine Seminars

*The DTM Seminar schedule was last updated May 6, 2014*

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