2015 Seminars

Scott K Fridkin, MD
"Regional Approach to Controlling Healthcare-Associated Multidrug-Resistant Organisms”
Division of Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
December 10, 2015

Vernita Gordon, PhD
University of Texas, Austin
"The Spatial Structure of a Multicellular Bacterial Population Impacts Antibiotic Susceptibility and Biofilm Growth"
Physics Colloquium
December 1, 2015

Sam Brown, PhD
Georgia Institute of Technology, Associate Professor
"After antibiotics, can we make evolution-proof drugs?"
Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution Graduate Program
November 13, 2015

David S. Weiss, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
"Exploring the roles of bacterial subpopulations in antibiotic resistance"
Division of Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
November 5, 2015

Heran Darwin, PhD
New York University School of Medicine
“Proteasomal Regulation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Virulence”
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Seminar Series
November 2, 2015

Joseph Lutgring, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
"Exploring the Problem of Carbapenemase-Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae"
Division of Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
October 29, 2015

Christine Dunham, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
"Role of toxin-antitoxins systems in bacterial gene expression, growth, and persistence"
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Seminar Series
October 26, 2015

Yves Brun, PhD
Indiana University
“Mechanism and evolution of bacterial morphology”
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Seminar Series
October 19, 2015

Cassandra Quave, PhD
Emory University
“Old cures for new wounds: Virulence inhibitors from European Chestnut attenuate MRSA dermatopathology in the non-biocide manner”
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Seminar Series
September 21, 2015

Joel Ernst, MD
“Mycobacterium tuberculosis immune evasion and evolution: Why is it hard to make a TB vaccine?”
New York University School of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
September 10, 2015

Arjun Srinivasan, MD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
"Antibiotic Resistance: National Priorities for Urgent Action"
Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center Quarterly Meeting
August 19, 2015

David S. Stephens, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
"Jumping Genes and Macrolide Resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae and Other Gram-Positive Bacteria"
Division of Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
May 21, 2015

David S. Stephens, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
"Pathobiology of Neisseria meningitidis: from Geneva to Princeton"
Stojiljkovic Memorial Lecture
May 21, 2015

Minsu Kim, PhD
Emory University
“Bacterial Hunger Games: How Bacteria Ensure Smooth Gene Expression During Starvation”
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Seminar Series
April 9, 2015

Maryn McKenna
National Geographic
“Losing the miracle? The FDA and long fight over agricultural antibiotics”
Center for Ethics Seminar
April 2, 2015

Arnold S. Bayer, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
“Daptomycin Resistance: Mirror into Host Defense”
Division of Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
April 2, 2015
 
Sam Moskowitz, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital
"Colistin resistance: threat to a last-line therapy for multidrug-resistant Gram-negative pathogens"
Cystic Fibrosis Center Seminar
March 31, 2015

David Greenberg, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
“Making Sense of Antisense: New Approaches to Antibacterial Drug Development”
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Seminar Series
March 30, 2015

Christopher Davies, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina
“Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea: structural consequences of mutations causing treatment failures in the clinic”
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Seminar Series
February 23, 2015
 
Timothy Read, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
“The case for routine whole genome sequencing of clinical microbiology specimens”
Division of Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
February 19, 2015

George O’Toole, PhD
Dartmouth Medical School
“To build a biofilm”
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Seminar Series
February 2, 2015
 
Peter Cegielski, MD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
“Acquired resistance to second-line anti TB drugs during treatment of MDR TB in 9 countries”
Division of Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
January 22, 2015

Jorge Vidal, PhD, MSC
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
“Pneumococcal  nasopharyngeal  colonization and molecular approaches to study the “pneumobiome””
Division of Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
January 15, 2015