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META Center Events

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

Friday, November 30th

Journal Club

Speaker: Stephanie VanBeuge

“Adaptation via Symbiosis: Recent Spread of a Drosophila Defensive Symbiont”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Monday, December 3rd

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Hannah Tavalire

“Genetic and environmental drivers of microbiome composition in related children separated by adoption at birth”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, November 26th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Christoph Geiz

“Exploring the Skin microbiota in zebrafish”

350 Willamette 4pm

Friday, November 16th

Journal Club

Speaker: Michelle Massaquoi

“Cooperative Metabolic Adaptations in the Host Can Favor Asymptomatic Infection and Select for Attenuated Virulence in and Enteric Pathogen”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Monday, November 19th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Brandon Schlomann

“Fantastic bacteria and where to find them in the zebrafish gut”

Article Here

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, November 12th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Emily Beck

“Threespine Stickleback as an evolutionary mutant model of Crohn’s Disease”

350 Willamette 4pm

Friday, November 9th

Journal Club

Speaker: Michael DeSantis

“Commensal pathogen competition impacts host viability”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Monday, November 5th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Travis Wiles

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

350 Willamette 4pm

Friday, November 2nd

Journal Club

Speaker: Julia Ngo

“High Gut Microbiota Diversity Provides Lower Resistance against Infection by an Intestinal Parasite in Bumblebees”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Friday, October 26th

Journal Club

Speaker: Maria Banuelo

“Probiotic strains detect and suppress cholera in mice”

Article Here

275 Onyx 3pm

Monday, October 29th

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Savannah Logan

“Automated High-Throughput Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy”

Reference

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, October 22

Meta Meeting

Speaker: Cathy Robinson

“SpdE Evolution of Aeromonas to the Zebrafish: A Race for Host Colonization”

350 Willamette 4pm

Friday, October 19

Journal Club

Speaker: Jarrett Lebov

“Neonatal acquisition of Clostridia species protects against colonization by bacterial pathogens”
“https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6082366/”

275 Onyx, 3pm

 

META Meetings

Monday, December 18

No Meta Meeting – Winter Break

Monday, Dec 11

Meta Meeting

Travis Wiles

Brainstorming Future Directions

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, December 4

Meta Meeting

Ellie Melancon, Elena Wall, Kyleah Murphy

Zebrafish and Biosafety Training

(strongly encouraged for anyone using zebrafish or fish-derived bacteria)
350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, November 27

Meta Meeting

Jennifer Hampton Hill

“From the gut to the pancreas: The structure of BefA reveals a functional domain which signals directly to beta cells.

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, November 20

Meta Meeting

Daniel Shoup

“Mechanics and Implications of Collective Bacterial Behavior”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, November 13

Meta Meeting

Cathy Robinson

“Adaptive Evolution of a Zebrafish Gut Symbiont”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, November 6

Meta Meeting

Brian Hammer and Joao Xavier

(Raghu Hosting)

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, October 30

Meta Meeting

Clay Small and Emily Beck

“Sources of variation in 16S community profiles of the stickleback gut”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, October 23

Meta Meeting

Kristi Hamilton

“The Enteric Nervous System Impacts on Intestinal Dynamics”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, October 16

Meta Meeting

Beth Miller

“Modeling the Microbiome: Community and Evolutionary Studies”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, October 9

Meta Meeting

Brandon Schlomann

“Physical ecology of the gut”

350 Willamette 4pm

Monday, October 2

No Meta Meeting

Monday, September 25

Meta Meeting

Travis Wiles

“Modernized Tools for Streamlined Genetic Manipulation of Wild and Diverse Symbiotic Bacteria”

350 Willamette 4pm

Mondays, June 19-September 18

No Meta Meeting Until Further Notice – Summer Break

Monday, June 12

Meta Meeting

Andrea Loes

“Early evolution of an endogenous danger signal for Toll-like receptor 4”

350 Willamette 4pm

 

Journal Club

Friday, October 20

Journal Club

Nick Lowery

Bairey etal 2016
Levine etal 2017
327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, October 13

Journal Club

Brandon Schlomann

Korolev et al 2017
327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, October 6

Journal Club

Beth Miller

Schluter & Foster 2012
Foster et al 2017
327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, September 29

Journal Club Meeting

Organizational Meeting

275 Onyx, 3pm

Fridays, June 16-September 22

No Meta Journal Club Until Further Notice – Summer Break

Friday, June 9

Journal Club

Beth Miller

Coyte et al 2015

327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, June 2

Journal Club

TBD

Escalante et al 2015

327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, May 26

Journal Club

Nick Lowery

Freilich et al 2011

327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, May 19

Journal Club

Matt Barber

Harcombe et al 2016

327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, May 12

Journal Club

This Week’s Journal Club Postponed until further notice

Nick Lowery

Freilich et al 2011

327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, May 5

Journal Club

Jarrett Lebov

Escalante et al 2015

327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, April 28

Journal Club

Brendan Bohannan

McFall-Ngai 2014

Pankey et al 2016

327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, April 21

Journal Club

Brendan Bohannan

Swenson et al 2000

275 Onyx, 3pm

NOTE ROOM CHANGE

Friday, April 14

Journal Club

Organizational Meeting

Mueller and Sachs 2015

327 Pacific, 3pm

Friday, April 7

Journal Club

Organizational Meeting-Cancelled

327 Pacific, 3pm

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