Pathobiology Department Seminar Series

Thursdays, 11:00 A.M., Atwater Building, Room A001
(Refreshments are served in the Atrium at 10:30 a.m.)
Spring Semester 2017

January 19
Dr. Jason C. White, (Host by Dr. Khan)
State Chemist, Vice Director & Chief Analytical Chemist
Connecticut Agriculture Experiment Station, New Haven, CT
“Engineered Nanomaterials in Agriculture: Implications and Applications.”

January 26

February 2
Dr. Joel Mason (Hosted by Dr. Bushmich)
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
“Cellular Pathways by Which Obesity Promotes Colon Cancer and some Strategies to Block those Pathways”

February 9

February 16
Dr. Andrew Wiemer (Dr. Mazhar Khan)
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
“Role of Butyrophilin Proteins and their Ligands in Activation of Non-Traditional T cells”

February 23
Dr. Sanjay Vashee (Hosted by Dr. Geary)
J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD
“Application of Synthetic Genomics for Human and Animal Health”

March 2
Dr. Gregory J.Tsongalis (Hosted by Dr. Frasca)
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth, NH
“Precision Medicine and the Role of Clinical Genomics”

March 9
Dr. Alison. Kohan (Hosted by Dr. Smyth)
Department of Nutritional Science
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
“The Role of Intestinal APOC-III on Modulating Dietary Lipid Absorption and Intestinal Immunity”

March 23
Dr. Herbert Van Kruiningen  (Hosted by Dr. Khan)
Professor Emeritus
Department of Pathobiology & Veterinary Science
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
“The Role of Lymphatics in the Pathogenesis of Crohn’s Disease”

March 30
Dr. Daniel Weinstock (Hosted by Dr. Bushmich)
Janssen Bio Therapeutics, Spring House, PA
“Immune Complexes in Preclinical Toxicology Studies”

April 6
Dr. Matthias Schnell (Hosted by Dr. Szczepanek)
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Director of the Jefferson Vaccine Center
Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
"Rabies-virus Based Vaccine Platform Against Emerging Infectious Diseases" 

April 13
Dr. Laura Haynes (Hosted by Dr. Szczepanek)
Professor of Immunology and UConn Center on Aging
UConn Health Center, Farmington, CT
"How Aging Impacts the Response to Influenza Infection"

April 20
Dr. Joanna Borucinska (Hosted by Dr. Bushmich)
Biology Department
University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
“Biomarkers of Environmental Pollution in the Baltic Sea Cod, Gadus morhua”

April 27
Dr. Jon Goguen (Hosted by Dr. Zhou)
Department of Microbiology and Physiological Systems
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
“How Plague Works”

Contact Us

Pathobiology and Veterinary Science
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
61 North Eagleville Road, Unit-3089
Telephone: (860) 486-4000
Fax: (860) 486-2794