Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Molecular Virology and Microbiology Seminar Series


Hosted by the Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology and the Graduate Program in Immunology and Microbiology.

Tuesdays at 4 p.m. – DeBakey Building, McMillian Auditorium M015 and via Zoom.



Research Topic

Jan. 10, 2023

Jill Weatherhead, M.D., Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine

Host-Pathogen Interaction

Jan. 24, 2023

Robert P. Williams, Ph.D. Memorial Lecture Alexander Horswill, Ph.D. University of Colorado-Anschutz  

Monocyte Recruitment and Migration During Tissue Injury

Jan. 31, 2023

Julius A. Kasel, Ph.D. Memorial Lecture Susan Weiss, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania  


Feb. 7, 2023

Francesca Polverino, M.D., Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine  

Lung Inflammation

Feb. 14, 2023

Matthew Vogt, M.D., Ph.D. University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

Acute Flaccid Myelitis, Enteroviruses and Human Immune Response

Feb. 21, 2023



March 21, 2023

Katharina Ribbeck, Ph.D. MIT  

Bacterial Pathogenesis with Emphasis on the Role of Mucus at Epithelial Barriers

March 28, 2023



April 4, 2023

Jennifer Bomberger, Ph.D. Dartmouth School of Medicine

Microbial Pathogenesis and the Respiratory Tract

April 11, 2023

Ophelia Venturelli, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Microbiome and Focused Bacteriology

April 18, 2023

Steven Holland, M.D. NIH-NIAID  

Rare Immunodeficiency States Leading to Chronic Infections with Moderate Pathogens

April 25, 2023

Buck Samuel, Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine

Genetics and Genomics of Host-Microbe Interactions

May 2, 2023

Joel Blankson, M.D., Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University