October 1st

Tarani Kanta Barman, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow, Albany Medical Center, Lab of Dennis Metzger

“Potential of a novel oxazolidinone against drug resistant Gram positive bacteria and its systemic delivery using biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles”

Thomas Hart

PhD Student, University at Albany, Lab of Yi-Pin Lin

“Convergent evolution of an enzyme Borreliae surface protein drives vertebrate host tropisms by facilitating complement evasion”


November 7th

Jesse Rabinowitz

PhD Student, Albany Medical College, Lab of Carlos de Noronha, PhD

“Cytoplasmic membrane-bound antiporter, xCT, inhibits early HIV infection.”

Ville Väre

PhD Student, University at Albany,

Lab of Paul Agris, PhD & Kathleen McDonough, PhD

"Development of novel small molecule antibiotics against Gram-positive bacteria"


January 16th

Alexander Mosier

PhD Student, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lab of Jennifer Hurley, PhD

“Unveiling the Impact of the Negative Arm of the Circadian Clock on Output in Neurospora crassa

Graham Willsley, PhD

Postdoc, Wadsworth Center, NYSDOH, Lab of Nicholas Mantis, PhD

“TBA”


Amit Singh

Postdoc, Albany Medical Center, Lab of Wei Sun, PhD

“Live attenuated Yersinia pseudotuberculosis as candidate vaccine against pneumonic plague infection”

Second Talk is TBA

February 13th


Gemel Joseph

PhD Student, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,

Lab of Blanca Barquera, PhD & Douglas Swank, PhD

“Elucidation of proteins critical for infection and adaptation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to different host environments”

Second Talk is TBA

March 13th


Lauren Gandy

PhD Student, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lab of Blanca Barquera, PhD

“Implications of different quinone redox carriers for anaerobic and novel aerobic respiration of gastrointestinal microbe Bacteroides fragilis”

Second Talk is TBA

April 10th


TBA

May 8th


TBA

June 12th