Guest Lecturer Schedule 


 All Seminars Take Place at Noon in Room 1212C of the School of Veterinary Medicine.




Date Speaker Presentation Title SVM Contact
September 7, 2017

Joseph M. Hyser, Ph.D. 

Alkek Center for Metagenomic and Microbiome Research

Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Dynamic and long-distance Ca2+ signaling during rotavirus infection Dr. Rhonda Cardin
September 21, 2017 Jonathon P. Audia, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

College of Medicine

University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

You Only Die Twice: Is the Pseudomonas aeruginosa ExoU phospholipase A2 a dual functional cytolysin and pyroptosin?  Dr. Kevin Macaluso
October 5, 2017

Slobodan Paessler, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pathology

John S. Dunn Distinguished Chair in Biodefense

Director, Galveston National Laboratory Preclinical Studies Core

Director, Animal Biosafety Level 3, Institute for Human Infections and Immunity

University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston, TX

 Pathogenesis of Argentine Hemorrhagic Fever Dr. Rhonda Cardin
November 2, 2017

Elizabeth J. Kovacs, Ph.D.

Director, Burn Research

Director, Alcohol Research Program

Professor, Department of Surgery, GITES

University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, CO

 Alcohol intoxication and the pulmonary inflammatory response after injury: Role of the gut–liver axis Dr. Samithamby Jeyaseelan
November 9, 2017

Timothy Hand, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology

Mellon Institute for Pediatric Research

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Immunity to intestinal bacterial colonization Dr. Samithamby Jeyaseelan