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META Center Events

Monday, April 15th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Teddy Hay and Deepika Sundarraman

“Multi-species microbial interactions in larval zebrafish”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, April 1st

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Beth Miller

“Dispersal Ecology for the Microbiome: How the properties of the surrounding environment affect the composition and traits within the host microbiome”

350 Willamette 4pm

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

 

META Meetings

Monday, April 2

Meta Meeting

Karen Guillemin

“Microbes and Animal Development”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, March 26

No Meta Meeting

Spring Break

Monday, March 19

Meta Meeting-Cancelled

Matt Barber

“Exploring adaptation at the bacterial-host cell interface”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, March 12

Meta Meeting

Jarrod Smith

Postdoctoral Candidate, Dartmouth College

“An old dog with new tricks: type 1-secreted biofilm adhesins with a periplasmic intermediate”
350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, March 5

Meta Meeting

Human Microbiome Candidate Ran Blekhman

110 Willamette 4pm

Monday, February 26

Meta Meeting

Ellie Melancon, Elena Wall, and Kyleah Murphy

Operations of the Gnotobiology Room

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, February 19

Meta Meeting

Human Microbiome Candidate Katherine Amato

221 Allen Hall 4pm

Monday, February 12

Meta Meeting

Human Microbiome Candidate Ben Ross

110 Willamette 4pm

Monday, February 5

Meta Meeting

Human Microbiome Candidate Jennifer Auchtung

110 Willamette 4pm

Monday, January 29

Meta Meeting

Human Microbiome Candidate Carolina Tropini

110 Willamette 4pm

Monday, January 22

Meta Meeting

Travis Wiles Practice Talk

“Dissecting the form and function of host–microbe relationships within the intestine”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, January 15

No Meta Meeting – MLK Holiday

Monday, January 8

No Meta Meeting

Monday, January 1

No Meta Meeting

New Years Holiday

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, December 25

No Meta Meeting

Christmas Holiday

350 Willamette 4pm

 

Journal Club

Friday, March 9

Journal Club

Kyleah Murphy

Mannik et al 2009
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, March 2

Journal Club

Daniel Shoup

Yang et al 2015
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, February 23

Journal Club

Cathy Robinson

Stocker et al 2008
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, February 16

Journal Club

Jarrett Lebov

Utada etal 2014
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, February 9

Journal Club

Raghu Parthasarathy

Xie et al 2010
Stocker 2011
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, February 2

Journal Club

Karen Guillemin

Brito and Alm Review 2016
Nayfach etal Research Paper 2016
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, January 26

No Journal Club

Friday, January 19

Journal Club

Brandon Schlomann

Berg and Brown 1972
Son etal 2015
275 Onyx, 3pm

Friday, December 8

No Journal Club – Winter Break

Friday, December 1

No Journal Club

Friday, November 24

No Journal Club

Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, November 17

Journal Club

Jessica Cothern and Claire Goodfellow

Tasoff et al 2015
327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, November 10

Journal Club

Maria Banuelos

Boyle et al 2017
327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, November 3

Journal Club

Andrea Loes

Gaulke et al Preprint
Ley et al 2008
327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, October 27

Journal Club

Jarrett Lebov

Cira et al Preprint
Fisher and Mehta 2014
327 Pacific, 3pm

Seminars

Tuesday, May 13

Seminar – Streisinger Lecture

“How Do Zebrafish Decide to Develop as a Male or Female?”

John Postlethwait

Department of Biology, University of Oregon
100 Willamette Hall, 4-5pm

Tuesday, April 29

Seminar

“Programmed Cell Death and the Microbial Loop”

Monica Orellana

Institute for Systems Biology, University of Washington
110 Willamette Hall, noon

Tuesday, November 5

Seminar

“Genome-Enabled testing of the Evolutionary Arms Race in Plant-Mutualistic and Plant-Gram-Positive Pathogen Interactions”

Jeff Chang

Botany & Plant Pathology, Oregon State University
110 Willamette Hall, noon

Tuesday, June 4

Seminar

“Speciation, dispersal, and invasion patterns in microalgae”

Karin Rengefors

Lund University
110 Willamette, noon

Wednesday, May 29

Seminar

“Synapse Formation in the Zebrafish Mauthner Circuit”

Cecilia Moens

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Deschutes Hall, Colloquium Room, 11 am

Tuesday, May 28

Streisinger lecture

“Single Cell Analysis in Early Mammalian”

Janet Rossant

Senior Scientist and Chief of Research Lombard Chair in Paediatric Research Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children Departments of Molecular Genetics, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto
100 Willamette Hall, 4 pm

Tuesday, May 7

Seminar

“Eukaryotes are microbes too: Environmental diversity and computational challenges for studying microscopic taxa with a nucleus”

Holy Bik

UC Davis
110 Willamette, noon

Tuesday, April 30

Seminar

“Microbial seed banks: ecological and evolutionary implications of dormancy”

Jay Lennon

Indiana University
110 Willamette, noon

Tuesday, April 23

Seminar

“Vibro cholera Biofilms: Structural Components and Regulatory Networks”

Fitnat Yildiz

University of California, Santa Cruz
110 Willamette Hall, 4 pm

Tuesday, April 2

Seminar

“Mainlining the Hologenome Into Biology”

SETH BORDENSTEIN

Vanderbilt University
110 Willamette, noon

Tuesday, January 22

seminar

 

Curtis Huttenhower

Harvard School of Public Health
350 Willamette, 4pm

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Seminar

“New tools for exploring the human gut microbiome”


Andrew Goodman

Microbiology, Yale University
110 Willamette Hall, noon

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