Endowed Chairs Seminar Series 2015-2016

Dr. Eugene Chang, MD

Martin Boyer Professor, Department of Medicine

University of Chicago

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Theatre One

“The role of the gut microbial organ in diet-induced obesity”

Hosted by Dr. K. Sharkey, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of Canada Chair in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research

Dr. Daniel Littman, MD, PhD

Skirball Institute of Biomedical Medicine

New York University

Friday, January 29th, 2016

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Theatre One

“Modulation of host immunity by the commensal microbiota”

Hosted by Dr. Mark Swain, Cal Wenzel Family Foundation Chair in Hepatology

Dr. Peter Devreotes, PhD

Department of Cell Biology

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Friday, February 26th,2016

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Theatre One

“Excitable networks in directed cell migration”

Hosted by Dr. P. Kubes, Calvin, Phoebe and Joan Snyder Chair in Critical Care Research

Dr. Scott Hultgren

Helen L. Stoever Professor, Division of Biomedical Sciences

Washington University, St. Louis

Friday, April 1st, 2016

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Clara Christie Theatre

“Recurrent urinary tract infections: pathogenesis, bladder remodeling

and clinical prevention”

Hosted by Dr. George Chaconas, Bacterial Pathogenesis Research Group

Dr. Mihail Netea

Department of Internal Medicine

Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Wednesday, May 18th,2016

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Theatre One

“Trained immunity: a memory for innate host defense”

Hosted by Dr. C. Mody, Head, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Infectious Diseases

Dr. Gabriel Nunez, MD

Paul de Krulf Professor, Department of Pathology

University of Michigan

Friday, May 27th, 2016

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Theatre One

“Sensing Microbes via the inflammasome”

Hosted by Dr. Daniel Muruve, Immunology Research Group

Dr. Stephen Galli, MD

Mary Hewitt Loveless, MD Professor, Department of Pathology

Stanford University, School of Medicine

Friday, June 24th,2016

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Theatre One

“Why do we have mast cells?”

Hosted by Dr. Richard Leigh, GSK-CIHR Professor of Inflammatory Lung Disease