2018 Seminars

Richard Hotchkiss, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
"Immunotherapy of sepsis: an emerging new approach"
Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis Seminar Series
October 16th, 2018

Colleen Kraft, MD and Wayne Wang, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
"Microbiology update"
Infectious Diseases Division Seminar Series
October 18th, 2018

Henry Chambers, MD
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
"Staph. aureus: Bad ass and taking names"
Antibiotic Resistance Center Seminar Series
August 23rd, 2018

Shonna McBride, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
"Exploring C. difficile strategies for host adaptation, survival and dissemination"
Immunology and Molecule Pathogenesis Seminar Series
September 4th, 2018

Casey Barton Behravesh, Director, ‘One Health’ Office, CDC National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID)
Jennifer McQuiston, Deputy Director, NCEZID Division of High Consequences Pathogens and Pathology (DHCPP)
Ryan Wallace, DHCPP Poxvirus and Rabies Branch
Maria Negron, Veterinary Medical Officer, DHCPP Bacterial Special Pathogens Branch
“From Farm to Arm: One Health and Vaccines for High Consequence Pathogens”
Vaccine Dinner Club
September 5th, 2018

Graeme Conn, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
“RNA structure, recognition and modification: from fundamental biology to human disease”
Department of Biochemistry Seminar
September 6th, 2018

Marcin Grabowicz, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
“Discoveries at the Gram-Negative Outer Membrane: Breaking through the Antibiotic Barrier”
Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
May 17, 2018

Robert F Breiman, MD
Emory Global Health Institute
“Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS):
An update with some early findings”
Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
May 10, 2018

Barry R. Bloom, PhD
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
“Antimicrobial Peptides and Immunity to TB and Leprosy”
Spitznagel Lecture
April 23, 2018

Dr. Sunny Shin
University of Pennsylvania
“Innate immune detection of intracellular bacterial pathogens”
Department of Biochemistry Seminar Series
March 29, 2018

Kyle R Allison, PhD
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
“Improving Antibiotic Therapy from the Bottom Up”
Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
March 22, 2018

Rabin Tirouvanziam, PhD
Center for CF & Airways Disease Research, Emory University School of Medicine
“Is It Infection or Inflammation? An International Consortium Study of Young Infants
with Cystic Fibrosis Combining CT, Cellular and Molecular Biology”
Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
March 1, 2018

Dr. James Imlay
University of Illinois
"Molecular explanations for the toxicity of oxygen"
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) Seminar Series
February 12th, 2018

Larry Pickering, MD and Andi Shane, MD, MPH, MSc
Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
“ID, ID, ID (IDSA Infectious Diarrhea Guidelines:
What the ID clinician needs to know)”
Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
January 25, 2018

Lauri Hicks, DO
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
“A National Action Plan for Antibiotic Stewardship-
Progress and Opportunities”
Infectious Diseases Seminar Series
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Dan Andersson, PhD
Uppsala University
“Evolution of resistance under weak or no antibiotic selection”
Emory Antibiotic Resistance Center Seminar
January 11, 2018