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.

2020 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
January 8, 2020
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
James R. Lokensgard, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine
University of Minnesota
“Brain-Resident Memory T-Cells (bTrm) and Reactive Gliosis”
February 26, 2020
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Hameeda Sultana, PhD
Associate Professor
Center for Molecular Medicine
Department of Biological Sciences
Old Dominion University
“Targeting arthropod exosomes in blocking vector-borne viral disease transmission; are we there yet?”
March 11, 2020
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Xian-Ming Chen, MD
Professor
Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology
Creighton University School of Medicine
“Non-coding RNA Regulation of Innate Immune Responses”
June 3, 2020
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
João Mamede, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbial Pathogens and Immunity, Rush Medical College
Webinar
“Highlighted talks from Cold Spring Harbor Retroviruses”
June 17, 2020
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Diana Huang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbial Pathogens and Immunity, Rush Medical College
Webinar
“TBA”
July 1, 2020
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Xiu-Ti Hu, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Microbial Pathogens and Immunity, Rush Medical College
Webinar
“TBA”
July 15, 2020
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
David L. Williams, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbial Pathogens and Immunity, Rush Medical College
Webinar
“TBA”
July 29, 2020
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Hemil Gonzalez, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbial Pathogens and Immunity, Rush Medical College
Webinar
“TBA”
August 12, 2020
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Hannah Barbian, PhD
Instructor
Department of Microbial Pathogens and Immunity, Rush Medical College
Webinar
“Highlighted talks from AAIC (Alzheimer’s Assoc. Conference)”
August 26, 2020
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Lena Al-Harthi, PhD
Professor and Chairperson
Department of Microbial Pathogens and Immunity, Rush Medical College
Webinar
“TBA”
September 9, 2020
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Edward Barker, PhD
Professor
Department of Microbial Pathogens and Immunity, Rush Medical College
Webinar
“TBA”

Please call the department at (312) 942-2442 or email our seminar coordinator, Hannah Barbian for additional information.

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