New Approaches for Utilizing Antimicrobial Peptides to Combat Infection

December 3,2014 -- Lisa Kathleen Ryan, Ph.D. ,Assistant Professor Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine of the Department of Medicine -- "New Approaches for Utilizing Antimicrobial Peptides to Combat Infection" Read More


"The Role of Foraging Ecology in Anthrax Transmission to Grazing Herbivores”

November 19,2014 -- Wendy Turner, Ph.D., Professor , Vice Director for Microbial Interface Biology, Vice Chair for the Department of Microbial Infection & Immunity at The Ohio State University-- The Role of Foraging Ecology in Anthrax Transmission to Grazing Herbivores” Read More


Development and Maintenance of Chronic Salmonella Carriage: Biofilms and Typhoid Mary”

November 5,2014 -- John Gunn, Ph.D., Professor, Vice Director of Center for Microbial Interface Biology, Vice Chair for the Department of Microbial Infection & Immunity of The Ohio State University -- "Development and Maintenance of Chronic Salmonella Carriage: Biofilms and Typhoid Mary” Read More


Parasites and Pathogens in Biological Networks: Vaccines, Vertebrates, and Vectors

October 22,2014 -- Travis K. Anderson, Ph.D., Department of Biology of Georgia Southern University --Parasites and Pathogens in Biological Networks: Vaccines, Vertebrates, and Vectors Read More


Bacteriophages for Healthy Living

November 12,2014 -- Alexander Sulakvelidze, Ph.D ,Emerging Pathogens Institute, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology University of Florida / Intralytix, Inc.--"Bacteriophages for Healthy Living" Read More


Malaria in India: Relevance to USA, Drug Resistance and other Challenges

September 12,2014 -- Nilima Kshirsagar, M.D., Ph.D National Chair of Clinical Pharmacology, Indian Council of Medical Research, Govt. of India. -- "Malaria in India: Relevance to USA, Drug Resistance and other Challenges" Read More


New Developments in Burkholderia pseudomallei Protein Secretion

July 30, 2014 -- David DeShazer, Ph.D. ,U.S. Army Medical Research for the Institute of Infectious Diseases -- "New Developments in Burkholderia pseudomallei Protein Secretion" Read More


Towards understanding viral networks

June 18,2014 -- Arvind Varsani, Ph.D. ,Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences --"Towards understanding viral networks" Read More


Biological networks: Challenges, Solutions and Opportunities

April 30,2014-- Tamer Kahveci, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Computer and Information Science and Engineering Department--"Biological networks: Challenges, Solutions and Opportunities" Read More


The Role of Sustainable Intensification in Global Food Security

April 4, 2014--- Charles Godfray, Professor , Oxford University --" The Role of Sustainable Intensification in Global Food Security" Read More


Data and Models Needed to Guide a Successful Polio Eradication Endgame

April 3, 2014 -- Jim Koopman, M.D., M.P.H. ,University of Michigan ,Department of Epidemiology -- " Data and Models Needed to Guide a Successful Polio Eradication Endgame" Read More


Complex Immunity to S. Typhi in humans following vaccination or challenge with wild-type organisms: Lessons learned and the path forward

February 5, 2014 -- Marcelo Sztein, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine / Microbiology and Immunology / Associate Director for Immunologic Studies / Leader, CVD Immunology Group / Chief, Cellular Immunology Section and Flow Cytometry Core Lab, Center for Vaccine Development --"Complex Immunity to S. Typhi in humans following vaccination or challenge with wild-type organisms: Lessons learned and the path forward Read More


Controlling campylobacteriosis by reducing the contamination of broiler chicken meat

February 7, 2014 -- Prof. dr. ir. Arie H. Havelaar, MSc --" Controlling campylobacteriosis by reducing the contamination of broiler chicken meat" Read More


Historical Epidemiology and Contemporary Disease Challenges

January 28, 2014 -- Jim Webb, Ph.D. ,Professor ,Department of History -- "Historical Epidemiology and Contemporary Disease Challenges" Read More


Rhino conservation: lessons learned in vector-borne disease management during rhino translocations in Africa

February 10,2014 -- Steve Mihok, Ph.D. ,Independent Scientist -- " Rhino conservation: lessons learned in vector-borne disease management during rhino translocations in Africa" Read More


Complex Immunity to S. Typhi in humans following vaccination or challenge with wild-type organisms: Lessons learned and the path forward

February 5 ,2014 -- Marcelo Sztein, M.D. ,Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine / Microbiology and Immunology / Associate Director for Immunologic Studies / Leader, CVD Immunology Group / Chief, Cellular Immunology Section and Flow Cytometry Core Lab, Center for Vaccine Development --"Complex Immunity to S. Typhi in humans following vaccination or challenge with wild-type organisms: Lessons learned and the path forward" Read More