South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases

2023 Spring Seminar Series

Sponsored by Ewing Halsell Foundation of San Antonio
Seminars held from 9:00-10:00 am at the UTSA main campus in BSB 3.03.02

January 20, 2023

The Distribution of Duplicated Antibiotic Resistance Genes Across Complete Microbial Genomes Reflects Ecologically Relevant Selection and Horizontal Gene Transfer
Rohan Maddamsetti, PhD, Duke University

January 27, 2023

Development of Engineering Probiotics to Deliver Narrow-Spectrum Siderophore Antimicrobial Peptides against Drug-Resistant Enteric Bacteria
Benedikt Mortzfeld, PhD, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School

February 3, 2023

Molecular Mechanisms of Bacterial Adhesion
Shuaiqi Guo, PhD, Yale University

February 10, 2023

Quantifying Interactions of the Intestinal Microbiota in Space and Time
Octavio Mondragon Palomino, PhD, National Institutes of Health

February 17, 2023

Discovery and Function of BDL, a Novel B Cell Subset that Dampens CNS Autoimmunity through Regulatory T Cells
Bonnie Dittel, PhD, Versiti Blood Research Institute

February 24, 2023

Fungal Kinase-Mediated Fitness in the Host Lung Niche
Jarrod R Fortwendel, PhD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

March 3, 2023

Assessing the Role of FrhA and the Peptide Binding Domain inĀ Vibrio cholerae
Cameron Lloyd, PhD student, UTSA

March 10, 2023

How Whole Genome Sequencing Supports Public Health
Maria Hoffmann, PhD, FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

March 17, 2023

Spring Break

March 24, 2023

The Tick Microbiome and One-Health
Kelly Brayton, PhD, Washington State University

March 31, 2023

Of Spores and Cells – Adventures in Clostridioides difficile Physiology
Aimee Shen, PhD, Tufts University

April 7, 2023

Lucasz Kozubowski, PhD, Clemson University

April 14, 2023

Mariana Xavier Byndloss, DVM, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

April 21, 2023


April 28, 2023

Role of Plasmid Encoded Genes in the Pathophysiology of Lyme Disease
Taylor MacMackin, PhD student, UTSA

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