ID and Global Biothreats Research-In-Progress (IDRIP)

Day: Every other Tuesdays (with some variations – see schedule)
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Place: Pinn Hall, Room 1014
**Zoom only available upon request**

2023-2024 Schedule

DatePresenter 1Presenter 2Remote/In-Person
September 19thTom Flynn
"Exploring Acute Febrile Illness in the
Peruvian Amazon"
Araceli Santiago
“Identification and Characterization of Microbial Metabolites that Control the Expression of AraC/XylS-regulated virulence factors”
October 17thAudrey Brown
The Role of cAMP Responsive Element Modulator (CREM) in Amebiasis Disease Susceptibility"
Tania Strilets
“Unravelling the role of YBX1 in Dengue Virus virion assembly”
December 5thEvan LambPeter OakesIn-Person
January 30thIdu Meadows
“N-acetylcysteine to reduce treatment-related adverse events associated with drug-resistant Tuberculosis treatment”
Abby Whitford
“Epigenetic Memory in Neurons: Long-term Innate Immune Silencing of HSV-1 Latency via ATRX”
February 6thAmy Forehand
“Ribosomal protein paralogs and zinc homeostasis in Neisseria gonorrhoeae"
February 20thClaire Fleming
“The Pathogenic Role of IL-33 in Acute SARS-CoV-2 Infection”
Maria Geba
“Patient and provider perspectives on anal cancer screening among people with HIV”
March 5thRachel Boone
C. difficile and activation of EGFR”
March 19thYadeliz Serrano Matos
“Colonization during a key developmental window reveals microbiota-dependent shifts in growth and immunity during undernutrition”
April 2ndMary Wakim Broden
"Investigating the contributions of C4b-binding protein to Neisseria gonorrhoeae interactions with human neutrophils"
Dana Van Fossen
“Characterizing the functional dynamics of Bangladeshi children’s T follicular helper cells in the context of cryptosporidiosis”
April 16thSamantha D'Spain
"IncD-mediated non-vesicular trafficking of ceramide at ER-inclusion membrane contact sites"
Isaura Rigo
"Measuring pre-existing IgG levels against Toxin B in acute Clostridioides difficile infections to predict recurrence"
April 30thHaley Adcox
"Chlamydia trachomatis IncS binds STIM1 and prevents NFAT nuclear localization"
David Lehman
“Investigating the Variable Susceptibility of Environmentally Colonizing Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacterales to Chlorhexidine”
May 7thAddison HicksGhassan IlaiwyIn-Person
May 21stCatherine BielickDuncan HartIn-Person
June 4thNadia HolnessDeiziane CostaIn-Person


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