2022-2023 Schedule

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

2022-2023 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
September 7, 2022
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Howard Fox, MD, PhD
Senior Associate Dean of Research & Development - College of Medicine
Professor - Department of Neurological Sciences
Director - Center for Integrative & Translational Neuroscience
University of Nebraska Medical Center

(Host: Lena Al-Harthi, PhD)

“TBA”
September 14, 2022
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Jay McLaughlin, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacodynamics
College of Pharmacy, University of Florida

(Host: Xiu-Ti Hu, MD, PhD)

“TBA”
September 21, 2022
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Ramon Lorenzo Redondo, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Northwestern  University

(Hosts: Jeff Schneider, PhD and João Mamede, PhD)

“TBA”
October 5, 2022
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Jacob Estes, PhD
Professor, VGTI-Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute
Chief, Division of Pathobiology & Immunology, Oregon National Primate Research Center
Oregon Health Science University

(Host: Jeff Schneider, PhD)

“TBA”
October 19, 2022
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Keith Gagnon, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Southern Illinois University

(Host: João Mamede, PhD)

“TBA”
October 26, 2022
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Steven Waggoner, MD
Professor
Department of Reproductive Biology, School of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic

(Host: Edward Barker, PhD)

“TBA”
November 9, 2022
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Lixin Rui, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care
Department of Medicine
University of  Wisconsin

(Host: Xian-Ming Chen, PhD)

“TBA”
November 16, 2022
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Neale Weitzmann, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

(Host: Ryan Ross, PhD)

“TBA”
November 30, 2022
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Ruth Brack-Werner, PhD
Associate Professor
Helmholtz Center Munich
German Research Center for Environmental Health (GmbH)
Institute of Virology
Neuherberg

(Host: student)

“TBA”
December 7, 2022
Wednesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Pablo Penaloza-MacMaster, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology-Immunology
Northwestern University

(Hosts: Jeff Schneider, PhD and João Mamede, PhD)

“TBA”

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

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