Spring 2019 Seminar Series
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                 or if you should have questions, please contact:
                      MIP Administration at (504) 568-4064
                   Seminars are scheduled Monday at 12:00 pm
                 Medical Education Building (MEB)
              1901 Perdido Street, 6th Floor
                Room 6262/6258 (Access Grid Broadcast)



February 4

MIP Faculty WIP: Chris Taylor, PhD                      No Student WIP    
"Recap of The Role of the Genital Tract Microbiome in Sexual and Reproductive Health”     

February 11

MIP Faculty Seminar: Ashok Aiyar, PhD
"Death by Ammonia - The Dark Side of Bacterial Tryptophan Synthase"

February 18

Chad Steele, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Tulane University Health Sciences Center
"IL-22 Regulation During Invasive Lung Fungal Infection"

February 25

Binhua Ling, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Comparative Pathology 
Tulane National Primate Research Center
"HIV/SIV Reservoirs and New Strategies for Sustained Viral Remission"

March 4

No Seminar

March 11

Seminar Postponed

March 18

Seminar Rescheduled

March 25


April 1

Jessie Guidry, BS
LSUHSC Proteomics Facility
“Discovery-Based Proteomics”

April 8

MIP Graduate Student Presentation: Celeste Faia
“Immune Dysregulation by Myeloid-Derived and Exosomal miRNAs in HIV-Infected Patients”

April 15

Chad J. Roy, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Professor and Director of Infectious Disease Aerobiology
Division of MicrobiologyTulane National Primate Research Center
“Survey of Current Medical Countermeasures against Ricin Toxin”

April 22

MIP Graduate Student Presentation: Diane Wellems
“The Mechanism Underlying Infection and Inflammation in Cystic Fibrosis”

April 29

Penelope Mavromara, PhD
Visiting Professor, MIP and 
Professor, Dept. Molecular Biology & Genetics
Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
"Expression and Biological Function of Core+1/ARF, a Unique Alternative Reading Frame of HCV"

May 6

MIP Graduate Student Presentation: Caleb Ardizzone
“Human Antibody-Mediated Inhibition and Enhancement of Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection”

May 13

No Seminar - Graduate Student Brunch

May 20

MIP Graduate Student Presentation: Jared Sheehan
“Characterization of Innate Immunity and Antibody Responses in Novel TB Vaccine Strategies”

May 27

No Seminar

June 3

MIP Rotation Students: Jonothan Colón, Justin Smith, Ashley Winters  (Beginning at 11:30 AM)


 Locations may change.
Please read seminar announcements carefully for specific details.