DTM Past Seminars


Past Department of Tropical Medicine Seminars



Spring 2013

January 14: Dr. Rajesh Kumar (DTM)

January 28: David Weiner (U. Penn)

February 4: Dr. Nirbhay Kumar (DTM)

February 18: Joe Keating, PhD (GHSD) - Malaria Elimination in Haiti: The Evidence Base for Elimination 

February 25: Vinay Kumar, PhD (PDF, DTM) - Transmission Blocking Vaccines against Malaria

March 4: Ahmed Aly, PhD (DTM)-Exploiting Weaknesses of the Malaria Parasite During its Life Cycle

March 11: Mark Rider, PhD Candidate (DTM) - The molecular responses of Anopheles gambiae to o'nyong-nyong virus infection

March 18: Nisha Jain Garg, Ph.D. (UTMB, Galveston) -Chagasic cardiomyopathy and perspectives on vaccine development

March 25: Sudesh Srivastav, PhD (Biostatistics)-Statistical Analysis of Selecting Differentially Expressed Genes

April 1: TU Service Day -No seminar

April 8: Kristen Merino, PhD candidate (DTM)- B & T cell responses to epitopes in disulfide bond-constrained rPfs48/45 protein, a malaria transmission-blocking vaccine candidate antigen

April 15: Mario T. Philipp, PhD (TNPRC) -Glial Cells and Neurons in the Pathogenesis of Lyme Neuroborreliosis

April 22: Preston Marx, PhD (TNPRC)- HIV-2 Subtype F: A Newly Emerging Pathogenic HIV Strain in Sierra Leone

April 29: No seminar; General Faculty Meeting

May 6: Vijay John, PhD (CBE) - Modified Biopolymers for Drug Delivery and Biolubrication

May 13: Dawn Wesson, PhD (DTM)


Fall 2012

October 1: Dr. Juan Pizarro (DTM)

October 8: Dr. Anusha Gopalakrishnan (PDF, DTM)

October 15: Dr. Ramgopal Mettu ( Computational Biology)

October 22: Dibyadyuti Datta (PhD candidate, DTM)

October 29: V. Udhayakumar, (Ph.D), (CDC)

November 5:  Dr. Michael Deshotel (PDF, DTM)

November 19:  Pierre Buekens (Dean) (Epi)

November 26:  Patricia Dorn (Loyola)

December 3:  Dr. Paul Roepe (Georgetown)

December 10:  Dr. Sam Landry (PhD)

December 17:  Dr. Ben L Kelly (LSU)


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