Dissertation Defense
Lars Clark

Receptor Binding and Antibody Neutralization of Emerging RNA Viruses

Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 10:00 AM

Advisor: Jonathan Abraham

Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Dissertation Defense
Brandon Sit

Insights into Vibrio cholerae vaccine development and physiology from small animal models of intestinal colonization and disease

Friday, April 2, 2021, 2:00 PM

Advisor: Matthew Waldor

Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Dissertation Defense
Michael Ernandes

Oxidized Phospholipids as Antivirals and Immune Modulators

Monday, March 29, 2021, 1:00PM

Advisor: Jonathan Kagan

Program: Virology


Dissertation Defense
Joel Sher

Genetic analysis of cell envelope assembly and polar growth in Corynebacterium glutamicum

Friday, March 12, 2021, 2:00 PM

Advisor: Thomas Bernhardt

Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Dissertation Defense
Atsushi Taguchi

Biochemical reconstitution and characterization of peptidoglycan synthases and glycosidases

Monday, March 1, 2021, 2:00 PM

Advisor: Suzanne Walker

Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Dissertation Defense
Max Eldon Mertens

The Relationship Between Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and the Cellular DNA Damage Response

Monday, December 14, 2020, 10:00 AM

Dissertation Advisor: David Knipe

Program: Virology


Dissertation Defense
Rebecca Clements

Molecular requirements for morphogenesis in Plasmodium falciparum, the human malaria parasite

Monday, December 7, 2020, 1:30 PM

Advisor: Jeffrey Dvorin

Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Dissertation Defense
Alyson Warr

Functional Genomics at the EHEC-Intestinal Interface: Mechanisms of Pathogenicity and the Host Response

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 2:00 PM

Advisor: Matthew Waldor

Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Dissertation Defense
Chidiebere D. Akusobi

Interrogating Genetic Diversity in Mycobacterium abscessus with Transposon-Sequencing

Monday, June 15, 2020, 2:00 PM

Advisor: Eric Rubin

Program: Harvard GSAS / Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Dissertation Defense
Tao Troung

The Cell Elongation Activity of Peptidoglycan Endopeptidases Antagonizes Cell Division in Escherichia coli

Tuesday April 28, 2020, 2:00 PM

Dissertation Advisor: Thomas Bernhardt

Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Dissertation Defense
James Eaglesham

Evolution and Regulation of Antiviral Nucleotide Signaling

Thursday April 16, 2020, 11:00 AM

Dissertation Advisor: Philip Kranzusch

Program: Virology


 

 

Special Seminar

 

 

Microbiology Symposium 2019

 
December 12, 9:30am - 5:45pm
New Research Building Seminar Room 1031

 

Patrick Mitchell
Inflammasome-sensing of pathogen-specific activities

Monica Guo
Unraveling the molecular basis of chromosome organization: from the single-molecule to the genomic scale

Nicholas Heaton
Atypical interactions between influenza viruses and cells as pathogenic mechanisms

Sampriti Mukherjee
Photo sensing and quorum sensing converge to control collective behaviors in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Marco Jost
Harnessing CRISPR to dissect the molecular logic of host-microbiota communication

Alexander Meeske
Molecular mechanisms of anti-viral immunity by RNA-targeting CRISPR-Cas systems

Marta Maria Gaglia
Viral hijacking of host pathways to control gene expression and immune responses