Past Seminars


Seminar-An intro to the Ombuds Office: Navigating conflict through fairness “discussing the concept of fairness and why it is central to a respectful environment”

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 3:00pm
Shirley R Nakata B.A., LL.B.
Ombudsperson for Students, Office of the Ombudsperson for Students, The University of British Columbia


Seminar-Molecular mechanisms underlying the uptake and use of iron as an essential nutrient for the virulence of Cryptococcus neoformans & Seminar-Salmonella infection induces alterations to DNA methylation patterns in macrophages

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 12:30pm
Dr. Mélissa Caza & Dr. Jennifer Rowland
Research Associate - Dr. Kronstad Lab, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology & MSL, UBC; Postdoctoral fellow - Dr. Finlay Lab, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology & MSL, UBC


Seminar-Phototrophic iron oxidation and biogeochemical cycling in the Archean Eon

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 12:30pm
Katharine (Kate) Thompson
Ph.D. Candidate - Crowe Lab


Seminar-A contrasting tale of dynamics: How two different polymers define the shape of bacteria and divide them in half

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:30pm
Dr. Ethan Garner
John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Natural Sciences, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Center for Systems Biology, Harvard University


Seminar-Unwrapping the enigma - understanding the mechanisms of eosinophil recruitment

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 12:30pm
Dr. Kamala Patel
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology; Executive Director, Live Cell Imaging Labs; Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary


Seminar-Synthetic peptides to combat adaptive multidrug-resistant high density bacterial infections

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 12:30pm
Dr. Daniel Pletzer
Postdoctoral Fellow; Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Postdoctoral Fellow Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research - Research Trainee, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UBC


Seminar-Gut microbiota as a driver of epithelial physiology

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
Dr. Philippe Sansonetti
Professeur au Collège de France, Professeur à l’Institut Pasteur