Mikrobiologisches Kolloquium

Seminar room 01.002-004, Josef Schneider Str. 2/ Bau D15
new starting time: 5 pm.

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30 Jan 18    Karl Forchhammer | University of Tübingen
Prepared for awakening: the resuscitation program of a dormant cyanobacterium 

06 Feb 18     Rob Lavigne | KU Leuven
Hijacking Pseudomonas: using phage to develop new antibacterial design strategies and biotechnological applications


In the past:

23 Jan 18     BirgittaHenriques-Normark | KarolinskaInstitute Stockholm
Pneumococcal interactions with the host

16 Jan 18     Dominique Sanglard | University of Lausanne
A journey through fungal cell functions by antifungal drug resistance mechanisms

09 Jan 18      Martin Simon | University of SaarlandSmall RNA pathways in Paramecium: Environmental RNAi by bacterial RNA and non-Mendelian inheritance of gene expression pattern

19 Dec 17     Rolf Müller | Helmholz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS)
Basic microbiology, chemistry and synthetic biotechnology to identify and characterize antibiotics from microbes

12 Dec 17     Marek Basler | Biocenter Basel
Structure, function and dynamics of Type VI secretion systems

05 Dec 17    Andrew Koh | University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Role of the Gut Microbiome in Modulating Host Immune Function in Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant Patients

28 Nov 17    Kenn Gerdes | University of Copenhagen
Activation of the Bacterial Stringent Response

21 Nov 17    Dominic Grün | MPI Freiburg
Revealing cell fate bias of multipotent hematopoietic progenitors with single-cell RNA-seq

14 Nov 17    Franziska Faber | Helmholz Centre for Infection Research
Respiration of a microbial fermentation product drives Salmonella expansion during colitis                            

07 Nov 17           Eva Medina | HZI Braunschweig
Deciphering the cross-talk between Staphylococcus aureus and the host during real infection

24 Oct 17            Rick Peek | University of Vanderbilt
Enabling Relationships in H. pylori-induced Gastric Cancer

18 July 17            Wolfgang Hammerschmidt| Helmholz Center Münich         
The first days in the life of a human B cell infected with Epstein-Barr virus

11 July 17            David Rogers | University of Tennessee, Memphis
Molecular mechanisms of azole antifungal resistance

04  July 17           Christopher Weidenmaier | University Hospital Tübingen
Bacterial cell wall polymers-key players in colonization and infection and targets for novel anti-virulence strategies

27 June 17           Wenxia Song | University of Maryland, College Park            
The mystery of Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in the female reproductive tract

21 June  17          Philippe Sansonetti | Institut Pasteur, Paris            
Bacterial pathogenesis in the microbiome era

13 June 17           Bon-Kyoung Koo | University of Cambridge
Two types of stomach stem cells for the homeostatic turnover of gastric corpus glands

06 June 17           Luísa Figueiredo | Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon
Circadian control of gene expression in trypanosoma parasites

30 May  17          Patrick Viollier | University of Geneva       
From cell cycle to polarity control and back

23 May 17           Andrew Goodman | Yale School of Medicine, New Haven
Microbiome offense and defense

16 May 17           Teresa Carlomagno | Leibniz University Hannover
RNA-protein complexes in RNA metabolism: An integrative structural biology approach

09 May  17          Lucy Glover | Institut Pasteur, Paris
Antigenic variation in African trypanosomes

02 May 17           Oliver Kurzai | University of Würzburg
Innate immune responses in invasive fungal infections

25 April 17       Magnus Steigedal | NTNU, Trondheim
Role of Type VII-secretion in mycobacterial iron uptake

07 Feb 2017       Georg Zeller | European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg
A meta-analysis of colorectal cancer microbiome studies

31 Jan 2017       Bruce Geller | Oregon State University, Corvallis
Gene-specific antibacterial oligomers

24 Jan 2017       Susanne Häußler | Helmholz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig
Treatment challenges of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections

17 Jan 2017       Peter Sebo | Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague
The comeback of pertussis and the WHY and HOW of B. pertussis adenylate cyclase toxin

10 Jan 2017       Dörte Becher | University of Greifswald
Microbial proteomics – new methods and applications

13 Dec 2016      Hans-Peter Beck | Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel
Exported proteins and their importance for morbidity in Plasmodium falciparum malaria

06 Dec 2015      Liz Sockett | University of Nottingham
Predatory processes for Gram negative bacterial invasion by Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus

29 Nov 2016      Malcolm Whiteway | Concordia University, Montreal  
Transcriptional rewiring in the ascomycetes

22 Nov 2016      Sebastian Zeißig | University Hospital Dresden
Microbial control of intestinal tumor development

15 Nov 2016      Jan Maarten van Dijl | University of Groningen
Towards non-invasive real-time imaging of bacterial infections

25 Oct 2016       Alexander Johnson | University of California, San Francisco
How transcription networks evolve and produce biological novelty

08 Nov 2016      Carmen Buchrieser | Institut Pasteur, Paris
Legionella pneumophila: Organelle targeting during infection, an important host subversion strategy

24 Oct 2016     Scott Gray-Owen  | University of Toronto
Sweet Heat: Tactical Immune Triggering Promotes Infection and Disease by the Pathogenic Neisseria

18 Oct 2016       Martin Turner | Babraham Institute, Cambridge
Regulation of lymphocyte differentiation by RNA binding proteins

12 July 2016 | Barbara Bröker | University of Greifswald
Adaptive immunity to Staphylococcus aureus – protective and pathogenic potential

05 July 2016        Marc Hübner | University Hospital Bonn
Helminth infections and their impact on lifestyle diseases

28 June 2016        Jan Wehkamp | University Hospital Tübingen
Intestinal antimicrobial host defence strategies as a target for future therapies of chronic inflammation

07 June 2016        Sébastien Pfeffer | Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, Strasbourg                  
Regulation of RNA silencing processes by viruses

24 May 2016        Jessica Brown | University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Strategies to combat neuroinvasion by the opportunistic fungal pathogen Cryptococus neoformans

17 May 2016        Robert Arkowitz | Institute of Biology Valrose, Nice   
Roles of phosphatidylinositol phosphates during fungal filamentous growth

03 May 2016        Isabelle Bekeredjian-Ding | Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Langen
A closer look at the adaptive immune response to Staphylococcus aureus

26 April 2016       Theresia Stradal | Helmholz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig
Signalling to actin dynamics during infection and pathogen defense

12 April 2016       Vanessa Sperandio | UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Enterohemorrhagic E. coli sings: Pour some sugar on me!

26 Jan 2016       Dirk Bumann | University of Basel
Heterogeneity of Salmonella virulence and control during infection


19 Jan 2016       Laurence Arbibe | Institut Necker Enfants Malades, Paris
Targeting of chromatin readers: an epigenetic strategy used by the enteropathogen Shigella flexneri

12 Jan 2016       Olivia Steele-Mortimer | Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIH
Salmonella on the brain. A mouse model for Gram negative bacterial meningitis