University of Oregon
 

 

META Center Events

Friday, March 15th

Journal Club

Speaker: Stephanie VanBeuge

“Commensal microbiota-induced redox signaling activates proliferative signals in the intestinal stem cell microenvironment”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Monday, March 11th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Aura Raulo from Oxford University

“How touch defines our immunological essence- Transmission of endosymbiotic microbiota in social networks of mammalian hosts”

350 Willamette 4pm

Friday, March 8th

Journal Club

Speaker: Jarrett Lebov

“Genomes of a major nosocomial pathogen Enterococcus faecium are shaped by adaptive evolution of the chromosome and plasmidome”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Friday, March 1st

Journal Club

Speaker: Julia Ngo

“Stepwise metamorphosis of the tubeworm Hydroides elegans is mediated by a bacterial inducer and MAPK signaling”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Monday, February 25th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Debra Wohl Elizabethtown College

“A Comparative Study of the Oral Microbiome of Amish and Non-Amish Individuals”

350 Willamette 4pm

Friday, February 22nd

Journal Club

Speaker: Cathy Robinson

“Dietary Fructose and Microbiota-Derived Short-Chain Fatty Acids Promote Bacteriophage Production in the Gut Symbiont Lactobacillus reuteri”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Monday, February 18th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg

“Design the UnSeen”

350 Willamette 4pm

Friday, February 15th

Journal Club

Speaker: Michael DeSantis

“Quorum Sensing Attenuates Virulence in Sodalis praecaptivus”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Monday, February 11th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Maria Banuelos

“Investigating the role of AI-2 mediated aggregation in structuring bacterial communities”

350 Willamette 4pm

Friday, February 8th

Journal Club

Speaker: Karen Guillemin

“Mechanisms Underlying Microbial-Mediated Changes in Social Behavior in Mouse Models of Autism Spectrum Disorder”

Article Here

“Why does the microbiome affect behaviour?”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Monday, February 4th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Taihei Fujimori, University of Tokyo

“Navigation rules at the single-cell level in the development of Dictyostelium discoideum”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, January 28th

Seminar

Speaker: Scott F. Gilbert

“Holobiont Evo-Devo: The case of herbivory”

110 Willamette 4:00pm

Friday, January 25

Journal Club

Speaker: Brandon Schlomann

“The impact of early-life sub-therapeutic antibiotic treatment (STAT) on excessive weight is robust despite transfer of intestinal microbes”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Friday, January 18th

Special Seminar

Speaker: Suresh Jesuthasan

“How bacteria enable altruism in their host”

Previous Paper

275 Onyx 3:00pm

Monday, January 14

Student Seminar

Speaker: Michelle Massaquoi

“Investigating the role of bacterial protein BefA on host beta cell development”

275 Onyx 3:30pm

 

META Meetings

Monday, January 14

Student Seminar

Speaker: Michelle Massaquoi

“Investigating the role of bacterial protein BefA on host beta cell development”

275 Onyx 3:30pm

Monday, October 8th

Meta Meeting

Raghu Parthasarathy

PO1: Project 2 “Engineering Transmissible Health”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, October 1st

Meta Meeting

Brendan Bohannan

“PO1: Project 1 ‘Engineering Transmissible Health’”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, September 24th

Meta Meeting

Karen Guillemin

“Engineering Transmissible Health”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, June 18

No Meta Meeting

UO Commencement

Monday, June 11

Meta Meeting

Diana Christie

“The gut microbiome and social behavior of black and white colobus”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, June 4

No Meta Meeting

Monday, May 28

No Meta Meeting

Memorial Day Holiday

Monday, May 21

Meta Meeting

Maria Banuelos

“Investigating the role of quorum signal, Autoinducer-2, in structuring bacterial communities”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, May 14

Meta Meeting

Michelle Massequoi

“Investigating the role of microbial bio-molecules on host beta cell development”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, May 7

Meta Meeting

Beth Miller

“Transmissible Microbiota Project”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, April 30

Meta Meeting

Arden Perkins

“Helicobacter pylori’s internal navigator: The surprising capability of a cytosolic chemoreceptor to sense extracellular reactive oxygen species.”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, April 23

No Meta Meeting

Monday, April 16

Meta Meeting

Nick Lowery

“Morphologically complex environments fundamentally alter dynamics and spatial distributions of ecological communities”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, April 9

Meta Meeting

Teddy Hay

“Pairwise and Multi-Species Interactions Among Larval Zebrafish Gut Microbiota”

350 Willamette 4pm

 

Journal Club

Friday, September 28

Journal Club

Heterogeneity in Response to Vaccinations and Probiotics

Speaker: TBD
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, June 22

Journal Club

Will Resume Fall 2018

Friday, June 15

Journal Club

Bill Cresko

MacPherson et al 2018
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, June 8

Journal Club

Maria Banuelos

Wagner et al 2016
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, June 1

Journal Club – Cancelled

Maria Banuelos

275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, May 25

Journal Club

Cathy Robinson

Kolde et al 2018
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, May 18

Journal Club

Clay Small

Vieira et al 2018
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, May 11

Journal Club

Jarrett Lebov

Snidjers et al 2016
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, May 4

Journal Club

Robert Steury

Gilbert et al 2016
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, April 27

Journal Club

Camille Cioffi

Chen et al 2018
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, April 20

Journal Club

Hannah Tavalire

Rothschild et al 2018
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, April 13

Journal Club

Brandon Schlomann

Kurilshikov et al 2017
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, April 6

Journal Club

Organizational Meeting

275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, March 23

No Journal Club

Spring Break

Friday, March 16

Journal Club

Discussion

275 Onyx, 3pm

Seminars

Tuesday, May 23

IE2 Seminar

Chris Marx

University of Idaho, Department of Biological Services, Center for Modeling Complex Interactions

“Novel induction of cell stasis to protect the cell from a toxic central metabolic intermediate”
110 Willamette Hall, 11-11:40am
Reception and discussion to follow in 327 Pacific Hall

Tuesday, May 2

Ie2 Seminar

Margaret McFall-Ngai

Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

“Finding the right partner: The molecular, genetic, and ecological underpinnings of symbiosis onset”
110 Willamette Hall, 11-11:40am

Reception and discussion to follow in 327 Pacific Hall

Wednesday, April 26

Streisinger Lecture

Jonathan Weissman-UC San Francisco

“Controlling the volume of gene expression with CRISPRi and CRISPRa”
331 Klamath Hall, 2-3pm

Tuesday, April 25

Streisinger Lecture

Jennifer Doudna-UC Berkeley

“Rewriting the language of life: Impacts and challenges of DNA editing”
100 Willamette Hall, 4-5pm

Tuesday, September 27

IMB Seminar

Macrophage-dependent cytoplasmic transfer drives melanoma metastasis in vivo

Minna Roh-Johnson

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle WA
110 Willamette, 4pm

Tuesday, May 24

Keaton Stagaman Thesis Defense

Title: “Investigating the role of immunity and other selective pressures on the assembly of the gut microbiota in zebrafish and humans”

30 Pacific, 2pm

Tuesday, May 17

IE2 Seminar

Stephen Giovannoni, “Predicting Long-Term Impacts of Ocean Desertification on Microbial Plankton Communities”

Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University

110 Willamette, 1pm

Wednesday, March 2

Special Seminar

Dr. Daniel Schultz: “Rapid expression of transcription repressor is critical for early dynamics of antibiotic resistance”

Harvard University

350 Willamette, 4pm

Tuesday, February 16

IMB Seminar

Dr. Pamela Silver: “Designing Biological Systems for Health and Sustainability”

Harvard University

110 Willamette, 4pm

Tuesday, May 26

IMB Seminar

“Growth and Shape Control in Bacteria”

Tristan Ursell

University of Oregon, Department of Physics

Host: Karen Guillemin

110 Willamette, 4 pm

Monday, February 2

Special Seminar

“The right place at the right time: uncovering the mechanisms that lead to spatiotemporal structure and organization in the bacterial cell.”

Nathan J. Kuwada

Department of Physics and Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington
240D Willamette, 4 pm

Tuesday, January 20

IMB Seminar

“Metals and Immunity”

Elizabeth Nolan

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry

Host: Vickie De Rose

110 Willamette Hall, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Friday, October 17

Seminar Fall 2014

“Structure, Function, and Inhibition of Bacterial Biofilms: Lessons from Small Molecules and a Big Magnet”

Lynette Cegelski, Stanford University

Cegelski Lab
331 Klamath Hall, 2:30-3:30 pm

Tuesday, October 14

Seminar Fall 2014

“Bacterial Adaptations to Life in the Stomach”

Nina Salama

Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center
110 Willamette Hall, 4-5 pm

Tuesday, May 20

Seminar

“Earthworm nephridial bacteria: diversity and host interactions”

Seana Davidson

University of Washington
331 Klamath Hall, 9:00-9:30am

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