Infectious Disease Genomics Speakers

Fall 2018 seminar series
Date Presenter Title Department Website
October 12th, 2018 Kathryn A. Knoop, Ph.D. Gut Mechanisms of Neonatal Sepsis Department of Pediatrics website
November 9th, 2018 Guoyan Zhao, Ph.D. Intestinal Virome Changes Precede Autoimmunity in Type I Diabetes-susceptible Children Department of Neuroscience website
December 14th, 2018 Yin Cao, ScD, MPH Studying the human microbiome and health in prospective studies Department of Surgery, Public Health Sciences Division website
Spring 2018 seminar series
Date Presenter Title Department Website
February 9th, 2018 Gregory A. Storch, M.D. Host nasal and blood gene expression in acute viral respiratory infection Department of Pediatrics website
March 9th, 2018 Scott Hultgren, Ph.D. UTI Complexity Results from Diversity at the Bacterial-Host Interface Center for Women’s Infectious Disease, Washington University Medical School website
April 13th, 2018 Sebla B. Kutluay, Ph.D. An unexpected role for HIV-1 integrase protein in particle maturation Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University Medical School website
May 11th, 2018 William H. McCoy IV, M.D., Ph.D. Taking Back Acne: a journey from bedside to bench Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine website
Fall 2017 seminar series
Date Presenter Title Department Website
October 13th, 2017 Mario Feldman, PhD Selfish plasmids take control of MDR bacteria weaponry Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine website
November 17th, 2017 Jeffrey Henderson, M.D. Ph.D.

 

Anne Robinson

Virulence-associated metal ion interactions in extraintestinal pathogenic E.coli Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Program

website

 

website

December 8th, 2017 Indira U. Mysorekar, PhD Navigating the placental fortress with microbial friends and foes Department of Obstetrics, Department of Pathology & Immunology; Centre for Reproductive Health Services website
Fall 2016 seminar series
Date Presenter Title Department Website
September 9th, 2016 Megan T. Baldridge, MD, PhD

 

Scott Handley, PhD

Norovirus Regulation by the Microbiome and Interferon-lambda

 

Analysis of Viromes and Bacterial Microbiomes in IBD and AIDS

Deptartment of Medicine, Infectious Disease and Center for Genome Sciences

Deptartment of Pathology and Immunology

 

website

October 14th, 2016 David L. Sibley, PhD

 

Larissa Thackray, PhD

Comparative Genomics of Toxoplasma Reveals Pathogenesis Determinants

Oral antibiotic treatment exacerbates the disease severity of multiple flaviviruses

Department of Molecular Microbiology

Infectious Disease, Deptartment of Medicine

website

 

November 11th, 2016 Bruce A. Rosa, PhD

 

Haina Shin, PhD

Taxonomic, genetic and functional gut microbiome assemblages in humans infected with STHs

Neutrophils and HSV-2 Pathogenesis

McDonnell Genome Institute

Infectious Disease, Deptartment of Medicine

 

website

December 9th, 2016 Eldin Jasarevic, PhD Transmission of stress signals: Neurodevelopmental programming through host-microbe interactions Center for Host-Microbial Interactions, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Pennsylvania website
Spring 2016 seminar series
Date Presenter Title Department Website
February 12th, 2016 Christina Ahn Hickey, M.D., M.A

Thad Stappenbeck, M.D., Ph.D

Microbial Interactions at the Host Epithelial Interface

Microbial Metabolic Influences on Host-Microbial Interactions

Dept. of Pediatrics

Dept. of Pathology and Immunology

website

website

March 11th, 2016 Brad Ozenberger, Ph.D

 

Bob Fulton

TBA

 

TBA

McDonnell Genome Institute

McDonnell Genome Institute

website

 

website

April 8th, 2016 David Sibley, Ph.D

 

Avraham Beigelman, M.D., MSCI

TBA

 

The role of infectious agents in asthma inception

Dept. of Molecular Microbiology

 

Dept. of Pediatrics

website

 

website

May 13th, 2016 Andrew Kau, M.D., Ph.D

 

George Turabelidze M.D., Ph.D

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: Identifying Immune-Microbiota Interactions that Impact Human Health

Application of Whole-Genome Sequencing for Disease Outbreak Investigations: Successes and Challenges

Dept. of Medicine

 

Missouri State Department of Health and Senior Services [DHSS]

website

 

DHSS

June 10th, 2016 Lori Holtz, M.D., M.S.P.H.

 

Matthew A Wyczalkowski, Ph.D

Exploring the Dynamic Ecology of the Infant Gut

 

Visualization of Virus Integration Events in TCGA Whole Genome Data

Dept. of Pediatrics

 

McDonnell Genome Institute

website

 

website

Fall 2015 seminar series
Date Presenter Title Department Website
October 9th, 2015 Gautam Dantas, PhD

 

Molly Stout, MD, MSCI

Networks of exchanging antibiotic resistomes in commensal, environmental and pathogenic bacteria

The vaginal microbiome and preterm birth

Dept. of Pathology and Immunology

Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology

website

 

website

November 13th, 2015 Daniel F. Hoft, MD, PhD

 

Rich Di Paolo, PhD

Mucosal and systemic BCG vaccinations induce distinct molecular signatures in human CD4+ T cells

In Depth Sequencing to Identify Expanded T and B Cell Receptors After Vaccination

Dept. of Internal Medicine & Molecular Microbiology, (SLU)

Dept. of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, (SLU)

website

 

website

December 11th, 2015 Eva Istvan, PhD

 

Todd Wylie

Comprehensive analysis of resistance development in the malaria parasite

ViroCap: Enhanced virome sequencing using targeted sequence capture

Dept. of Medicine

 

Dept. of Pediatrics

 

website

Spring 2015 seminar series
Date Presenter Title Department Website
January 9th, 2015 No seminar
February 6th, 2015 Reid Townsend, M.D., Ph.D. Proteomics and ID biomarkers: capabilities, caveats and challenges Dept. of Medicine website
March 6th, 2015 Robyn Klein, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Michael Diamond,M.D.,Ph.D.

West Nile virus encephalitis and post-infectious cognitive dysfunction – cancleled

 

Modeling Host Responses to Understand West Nile Virus Infection

Dept. of Medicine

 

Dept. of Pathology and Immunology

website

 

website

April 3rd, 2015 Hilary Reno, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Amanda Lewis, Ph.D.

Epidemiology of STIs and Bacterial Vaginosis in the St. Louis region.

 

Influence of the vaginal microbiota on susceptibility to urogenital infection: who matters and why?

Dept. of Medicine

 

Dept. of Molecular Microbiology

website

 

website

May 1st, 2015 Shabaana Khader, Ph.D.

 

Thomas C. Bailey, M.D.

Tuberculosis Pathogenesis: From mouse to man.

 

Tuberculosis (and non-TB) Clinical Basics and Challenges

Dept. of Molecular Microbiology

 

Dept. of Medicine

website

 

website

June 5th, 2015 Stephanie A. Fritz, M.D.

 

Todd Wylie

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Community.

 

MRSA: Tools for primary genome characterization.

Dept. of Pediatrics

 

Dept. of Pediatrics

website

 

website

Fall 2014 seminar series
Date Presenter Title Department Website
October 3rd, 2014 Rachel Presti, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Kristine Wylie, Ph.D.

HIV: Viral and Host Genetics

 

Genomics of the human virome

Infectious Disease, Dept. of Medicine

 

Dept. of Pediatrics

website

 

website

November 7th, 2014 Mark Manary, M.D.

KathieMihindukulasuriya, Ph.D.

The effect of supplementation of resistant starch on gut health in rural Malawian children Dept. of Pediatrics

Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (SLU)

website

December 5th, 2014 Vince Magrini, Ph.D.

 

David Larson, Ph.D.

The short and long of NGS

 

NGS analysis and applications

McDonnell Genome Institute

McDonnell Genome Institute, Division of Oncology

 

website

Spring 2014 seminar series
Date Presenter Title Department Website
January 10th, 2014 Carry-Ann Burnham, Ph.D. Emerging Technologies in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Dept. of Pathology and Immunology website
February 7th, 2014 William Powderly, M.D.

 

Tamara Doering, M.D., Ph.D.

Challenges in systemic fungal infections – can Genomics help?

 

Capsule regulation in the pathogenic yeast Cryptococcus neoformans: from transcriptional network modeling to altered virulence

Infectious Disease, Dept. of Medicine

 

Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences

website

 

website

March 7th, 2014 Peter Fischer, Ph.D.

 

Edward Pearce, Ph.D.

Systems Biology of a Missouri Lung Fluke Helps to Develop New Diagnostics for Paragonimiasis Globally

Macrophage heterogeneity in liver inflammation due to schistosomiasis

Infectious Disease, Dept. of Medicine

Siteman Cancer Center

website

 

website

April 4th, 2014 Dave Wang, Ph.D.

 

Jacco Boon, Ph.D.

Discovery and characterization of novel viruses

 

Genomics of influenza virus pathogenesis

Dept. of Pathology & Immunology

Infectious Disease, Dept. of Medicine

website

 

website

May 2nd, 2014 Elaine Mardis, Ph.D.

 

Maxim Artyomov, Ph.D.

Translating the Cancer Genome

 

Network analysis of parallel metabolic transcriptional data reveals global rewiring during divergent macrophage polarizations

Institue for Genomic Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dept. of Pathology & Immunology

website

 

website

June 6th, 2014 Erik Dubberke, M.D., MSPH

Yanjiao Zhou, M.D., Ph.D.

Clostridium difficile Infection and Role of the Fecal Microbiome

Phenotypic and Genomic Survey of Clostridium difficile Strains in Non-outbreak Setting

Infectious Disease, Dept. of Medicine

The Jackson Laboratory

website

website

Fall 2013 seminar series
Date Presenter Title Department Website
October 4th, 2013 Phillip Tarr, M.D.

Barbara Warner, M.D.

The Neonatal Microbiome: A New Vista on Enteric Biology Dept. of Pediatrics

Dept. of Pediatrics

website

website

November 1st, 2013 James Fleckenstein, M.D.

 

Makedonka Mitreva, Ph.D.

Molecular Pathogenesis and Vaccinology of Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC)

Gut microbiome dynamics of humans infected with gastrointestinal parasites

Infectious Disease, Dept. of Medicine

Infectious Disease, Dept. of Medicine & McDonnell Genome Institute

website

 

website

December 6th, 2013 Stephen Beverley, PhD.

 

Wesley Warren, Ph.D.

Leishmania genomics: perspectives using in and out-groups on theemergence and nature of vertebrate parasitism

Dipteran genome resources for host vector genetic investigation

Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences

McDonnell Genome Institute

website

 

website

Spring 2013 seminar series
Date Presenter Title Department Website
Feb 14th, 2013 Rick Wilson, Ph.D.

 

Gary Weil, M.D.

 

Institue for Genomic Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Infectious Disease, Dept. of Medicine

website

 

website

March 1st, 2013 Greg Storch, M.D.

 

Kristine Wylie, Ph.D.

Fever in Children – Overview and Virology

 

Fever in Children – Sequence Analysis of the Virome

Dept. of Pediatrics

 

Dept. of Pediatrics

website

 

website

April 5th, 2013 Eva Istvan, Ph.D.

 

Vince Magrini, Ph.D.

Target Discovery in Plasmodium falciparum

 

A TechD Perspective: NGS overview and potential applications

Infectious Disease, Dept. of Medicine

McDonnell Genome Institute

website

 

May 3rd, 2013 Jeffrey Henderson, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Yanjiao Zhou, M.D., Ph.D.

Genomic and Metabolomic Studies of Uropathogens at Barnes-Jewish Hospital

 

The Human Microbiome in Health and Disease

Infectious Disease, Dept. of Medicine

 

The Jackson Laboratory

website

 

website

June 7th, 2013 William Shannon, Ph.D., MBA

 

George Weinstock, Ph.D.

Adventures in the Statistics of Infectious Disease Genomics

 

Adventures in Infectious Disease Genomics

Division of General Medical Sciences, Dept. of Medicine

The Jackson Laboratory

website

 

website