Seminar Series

The Department of Microbial Pathogens and Immunity holds regular seminars with invited speakers from outside the institution, as well as researchers from Rush University.

2021-2022 academic year seminars schedule

Seminars are held in Cohn Research Building Auditorium Room 160 (1735 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612), unless noted otherwise.

Date and Time Speaker Title
October 27, 2021
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Giovanni Schifitto, MD, MS
Esther Aresty Granite Professor of Neurology
Professor of Imaging Sciences
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Rochester

“Neuroimaging biomarkers in acute and chronic HIV infection: relevance to cognitive performance”

Seminar Series (Virtual presentation via Zoom)

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November 3, 2021
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Vinayaka R. Prasad, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Co-Director: Developmental Core, Einstein Rockefeller CUNY-Center For AIDS Research
Program Director – HIV/AIDS institutional Training Grant
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

“Extrinsic regulation of ESCRT factors, HIV-1 release & replication fitness by a beta chemokine”

Seminar Series (Virtual presentation via Zoom/In-person (for MPI))

In-person
Auditorium 160 Cohn Research Building
(In-person is for MPI)

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Passcode: 024450

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March 30, 2022
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Gregory Melikian, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics Division of Infectious Disease
Emory University School of Medicine
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

“Virus entry at the cross-hair of host restriction factors”

In-person
Auditorium 160 Cohn Research Building