HMS Virology

2016 - 2017 Seminar Series


Wednesday, September 28, 2016: 

Dr. Philip Kranzusch, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Ancient cGAS-STING pathways reveal evolution of human antiviral immunity

Wednesday, October 5, 2016: 

Dr. Daniel Kuritzkes, Brigham & Women's Hospital

Virologic markers of HIV Cure

Wednesday, October 12, 2016: 

Dr. Jonathan Li, Harvard Medical School

Understanding HIV Rebound and Post-Treatment HIV Control

Wednesday, October 19, 2016: 

Dr. Jonathan Abraham,

Harnessing passive immunity to combat emerging viral threats

Wednesday, October 26, 2016: 

Dr. Alan Engelman, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Inhibition of HIV-1 Integrase Structure and Function

Wednesday, November 2, 2016: 

Dr. James DeCaprio, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Does UV damage target the same pathways as Merkel cell polyomavirus in Merkel cell carcinoma

Wednesday, November 9, 2016: 

Dr. James Cunningham, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Adaptation of Ebola Virus During the 2013-15 Epidemic

Wednesday, November 16, 2016: 

Dr. Jonathan Yewdell, NIAID/DIR

Influenza Adrift: Rethinking Influenza Evolution

Wednesday, November 30, 2016: 

Dr. Erle Robertson, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Cell Reprogramming by EBV through Post-Translational Modification

Wednesday, December 7, 2016: 

Dr. Michael Lagunoff, University of Washington School of Medicine

Targeting Kaposi's Sarcoma herpesvirus through cellular metabolism


Wednesday, January 11, 2017: 

Dr. Luk Vandenberghe, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Evolution as a guide to link adeno-associated capsid structure to function

Wednesday, January 18, 2017: 

Dr. Nir Hacohen, Massachusetts General Hospital

Developing unbiased strategies for studying the immune response

Wednesday, January 25, 2017: 

Dr. Akiko Iwasaki, Yale School of Medicine

Antiviral immunity at mucosal surfaces

Wednesday, February 1, 2017: 

Dr. Galit Alter, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard

Systems serology: A new approach for defining vaccine correlates and mechanisms of protection

Wednesday, February 8, 2017: 

**No Seminar**

Wednesday, February 15, 2017: 

Dr. Anna Marie Pyle, Yale University and HHMI

The architecture and functional role of RNA structures in viral genomes

Wednesday, February 22, 2017: 

Dr. David Knipe, Harvard Medical School

Epigenetic Restriction of DNA Virus and Lentiviral Gene Expression

Wednesday, March 1, 2017: 

Dr. Andrew Mehle, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Catching the flu: host regulators of the influenza virus replication machinery

Wednesday, March 8, 2017: 

Dr. Benjamin Gewurz, Brigham and Women's Hospital

CRISPR/Cas9 Screens and Whole Proteome Profiling Reveal Epstein-Barr Virus Transformed B-Cell Host Dependency Factors

Wednesday, March 15, 2017: 

Dr. Douglas Kwon, Harvard Medical School & MIT

The cervicovaginal microbiome, genital inflammation and HIV acquisition in South African women

Wednesday, March 22, 2017: 

Dr. Blossom Damania, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

***Seminar Canceled***

Wednesday, March 29, 2017: 

Dr. Paul Ahlquist, Morgridge Institute for Research Institute for Molecular Virology Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

New Structure / Function Insights into Viral RNA Replication Compartments

Wednesday, April 5, 2017: 

Dr. Louis Picker, Oregon National Primate Research Center Oregon Health & Science University

Programming CD8+ T Cell Immunity: (Advanced) Lessons from Cytomegalovirus

Wednesday, April 12, 2017: 

Dr. Alison McBride, NIH NIAID

Mechanisms and Strategies of Papillomavirus Replication

Wednesday, April 19, 2017: 

Dr. Peter Howley, Harvard Medical School

Is there a role for HPV antivirals?

Wednesday, April 26, 2017: 

G4 Talks

Wednesday, May 3, 2017: 

G4 Talks

Wednesday, May 10, 2017: 

G4 Talks

Wednesday, May 17, 2017: 

G4 Talks

Wednesday, May 24, 2017: 

G4 Talks

Wednesday, May 31, 2017: 

G4 Talks

Time and Location

Wednesdays, 12:30 pm

Harvard Medical School
New Research Building
Room 1031
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA

Refreshments at 12:15 pm


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of Harvard College