Calendar of Events

Professor Camelia Maier, Ph.D., presents her research to the public during TWU's Pioneer Research at the Mall event.
Professor Camelia Maier, Ph.D., presents her research to the public during TWU's Pioneer Research at the Mall event. Photo by Michael Modecki.

Fall 2020 Seminar Schedule

Fridays, 3-4 p.m.

This semester's seminars will be conducted and recorded remotely. Links and additional information about our virtual seminars will be available soon.

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Aug. 24 No Seminar  No Seminar
Sept. 4 TWU Faculty Welcome Seminar
Sept. 11 Linda Hanson, Research Plant Pathologist USDA/ARS/Adjunct Professor Michigan State University “Findings on fungal/plant interactions”
Sept. 18 Sushila Pathak, TWU PhD Student “Functional analysis of M139: A pathogenesis factor of mouse cytomegalovirus”
Sept. 25 Dr. Michael Hildebrand, Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University “Molecular mechanisms of spinal pain processing: From rodent models towards treatments for humans”
Oct. 2 Sukhbir Kaur, TWU PhD Student “Neural Mechanisms underlying Sex Differences in Orofacial Pain”
Oct. 9 Dr. Rachel Roper, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University “Poxvirus Inhibition of antigen presentation and immune responses”
Oct. 16 Yassar Arfat Kasu, TWU PhD Student “Cellular pathways that prevent protein aggregation associated with ALS”
Oct. 23 Dr. Nikki Delk, Associate Professor, Biological Science UT Dallas “Implications of chronic IL-1-induced molecular reprogramming in breast and prostate cancer progression”
Oct. 30 Dr. Julius Nyalwidhe, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology, Director of George L. Wright J. Center for Biomedical Proteomics “Towards antiviral vaccines and therapeutics for type 1 diabetes”
Nov. 6 Dr. Maria Brandl, Research Microbiologist, USDA-ARS, Produce Safety and Microbiology Research, Albany, CA

“Outbreaks of enteric illness from produce consumption: numerous players in a perfect storm”

Nov. 13 Bhoomi Madhu, TWU PhD Student “The DBL-1/TGF-β signaling pathway regulates an array of behavioral, molecular, and physiological defenses in Caenorhabditis elegans
Nov. 20 Dr. Megan Detloff, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, Drexel University College of Medicine TBA

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