Seminar Series

2024-2025 Department Seminar Series

Our Microbiology Department Seminar Series hosts local, national, and international speakers for research seminars. Students will gain insight into current topics and cutting-edge microbiology methods and will be provided with networking opportunities with established scientists.


Thursdays 11:15 am-12:05 pm

  • Fall 2024 Location: Morrison Hall B82
  • Spring 2025 Location: TBA


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Fall 2024

  • August 29th - Aisha Burton, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Microbiology, Cornell University

  • September 5th - Lisa-Marie Nisbett, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Microbiology, Cornell University

  • September 12th - Emily Trentacoste, Career Speaker, Environmental Protection Agency

  • September 19th - TBA

  • September 26th -  Anu Khare, Professor, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, National Institutes of Health

  • October 3rd - Graduate Student Speakers: Robert Wingo, and Madeline Dumas

  • October 10th - TBA

  • October 17th -  Marie Elliot, Professor, Department of Biology, McMaster University

  • October 24th - Jim Shapleigh, Professor Emeritus, Department of Microbiology, Cornell University

  • October 31th -  Karina Xavier, Professor, Bacterial Signalling Lab, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian- Portugal

  • November 7th - Taylor Price, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of Minnesota 

  • November 14th - Graduate Student Speakers: Delia Tota, and Ben Kaza

  • November 21st - Graduate Student Speakers: Cassidy Prince, and Shahrzad Ezzatapour


  • December 5th - TBA

Spring 2025

  • January 23rd - TBA

  • January 30th - Graduate Student Speakers: Kevin England, and Laura Chacon Machado

  • February 6th - Graduate Student Speakers: Augustus Pendleton, and Tricia Alston

  • February 13th - Graduate Student Speakers: Brandon Reyes-Chavez, and Daniel Tetreault

  • February 20th - Graduate Student Speakers: Facundo Torres, and Brayan Vilanova-Cuevas

  • February 27th - Graduate Student Speakers: Mohamed Aldhuhoori , and Richard Schargel 

  • March 5th - Graduate Student Speakers: Nadia Nikulin, and Jaiwei Yang

  • March 12th - Graduate Student Speakers: Ellie Tan, and Angie Wang

  • March 19th - Graduate Student Speakers: Kien Malarney, and Joee Denis

  • March 26th - TBA


  • April 10th - TBA

  • April 17th - TBA

  • April 24th - TBA

  • May 1st - TBA

  • May 7th - TBA