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.

2019 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 18, 2019
Friday, 12-1 p.m.
Benjamin Readhead, MBBS
Assistant Research Professor
Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
“Interrogating the role of the brain virome in Alzheimer’s Disease”
March 1, 2019
Friday, 12-1 p.m.
Scott Kitchen, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, UCLA Humanized Mouse Core Laboratory
Division of Hematology/Oncology
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
“Antiviral CARs in Stem Cells: Can We Engineer HIV Immunity?”
March 15, 2019
Friday, 12-1 p.m.
Benjamin Murdock, PhD
Research Investigator
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan
“Immunity in ALS: Targets & Potential Treatments”

Please call the department at (312) 563-3455 or email our seminar coordinator, Maureen Richards, PhD for additional information.

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