Guest Lecturer Schedule 


 All Seminars Take Place at Noon in Room 1212C of the School of Veterinary Medicine.




Date Speaker Presentation Title SVM Contact
January 18, 2018 George J. Netto, MD
Professor and Chair of Pathology
Department of Pathology
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Bladder Cancer: The
Convergence of Genomics
and Immunotherapy
Dr. Del Piero
February 1, 2018 Nito Panganiban, PhD
Professor and Interim Chair
Division of Microbiology
Tulane National Primate Research Center
Tulane University
Covington, LA
Emerging zoonotic RNA
Dr. Macaluso
February 15, 2018 Vladimir Badovinac, PhD
Associate Professor
Carver College of Medicine
Departments of Pathology and Microbiology
& Immunology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
T cell immunity during
sepsis-induced stage of
Dr. Jeyaseelan
March 1, 2018 Deepak Kaushal, PhD
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Tulane National Primate Research Center
Covington, LA
To Boldly Go Where No
T-cell Has Gone Before
Dr. Macaluso
March 15, 2018 Michael F. Minnick, PhD
Professor of Microbiology
Division of Biological Sciences
University of Montana
Missoula, MT
Big chores for small RNAs:
non-coding RNA regulation
in the intracellular niche
of Coxiella burnetii, the Q
fever agent
Dr. Macaluso
April 12, 2018 Nancy M. Sawtell, PhD
Department of Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Herpes simplex virus
pathogenesis, latency and
Dr. Cardin
April 26, 2018 Roland A. Cooper, PhD, MPH
Professor and Assistant Chair
Department of Natural Sciences and
Dominican University of California
San Rafael, CA
Changing antimalarial drug
susceptibilities in Uganda
Dr. Christofferson
May 3, 2018 Stanimir Ivanov, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and
LSU Health Science Center
Shreveport, LA
The tug-of-war over MTOR
in Legionella pathogenesis
Dr. Jeyaseelan