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

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

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

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

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

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