HMS Virology

2018 - 2019 Seminar Series


Wednesday, September 26, 2018: 

Dr. James Whitney, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Ragon Institute

Therapeutic development for HIV-1 and emerging diseases

Wednesday, October 3, 2018: 

Dr. Bing Chen, Boston Children's Hospital

Structural basis of coreceptor recognition by HIV-1 envelope spike

Wednesday, October 10, 2018: 

Dr. Curtis Suttle, The University of British Columbia

Unlocking the Virosphere

Wednesday, October 17, 2018: 

Dr. Paul Lieberman, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Unravelling Oncogenic Herpesvirus Latency

Thursday, October 18, 2018: 

Dr. Marco Vignuzzi, Institut Pasteur

Computational and experimental methods to predict and target virus evolution

Wednesday, October 24, 2018: 

Dr. Benjamin Gewurz, Brigham & Women's Hospital

Systems Biology Meets Epstein-Barr virus: New Insights into the Lytic Cycle

Wednesday, October 31, 2018: 

Dr. Nancy Haigwood, Oregon National Primate Research Center

Antibodies as Therapies for HIV: Hit Early, Hit Hard

Wednesday, November 7, 2018: 

Dr. Sean Whelan, Harvard Medical School

Cell entry of emerging, re-emerging and extinct viruses

Wednesday, November 14, 2018: 

Dr. Raul Andino, University of California, San Francisco

RNA virus population dynamics and evolution

Wednesday, November 28, 2018: 

Dr. Ann Moormann, Department of Medicine, UMass Medical School

Research in Progress: Developing next generation methods for translational research in endemic Burkitt lymphoma

Wednesday, December 5, 2018: 

Dr. James Hogle, Harvard Medical School

Poliovirus: a structural perspective of on virus’s solution to the enigma of cell entry by non enveloped viruses

Wednesday, December 12, 2018: 

Dr. Britt Glaunsinger , University of California, Berkeley

Controlling the message: herpesviruses reveal new links between RNA destruction and synthesis


Wednesday, January 9, 2019: 

Dr. Jim DeCaprio, Brigham & Women's Hospital

The Contribution of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus to Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Wednesday, January 16, 2019: 

Dr. Harmit Malik, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Rules of engagement: molecular arms races between host and viral genomes

Wednesday, January 23, 2019: 

Dr. Nir Hacohen, Massachusetts General Hospital

Learning the rules of human immunology

Wednesday, February 6, 2019: 

Dr. Daniel Kuritzkes, Brigham & Women's Hospital

Progress towards an HIV Cure

Wednesday, February 13, 2019: 

Dr. Marta Gaglia, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University

The role of a viral RNase and host RNA processing in influenza A virus takeover of infected cells

Wednesday, February 20, 2019: 

Dr. Joseph Sodroski, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Conformational States of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) Envelope Glycoprotein Trimer

Wednesday, February 27, 2019: 

Dr. Alan Engelman, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Mechanisms and Inhibition of HIV Integrase

Wednesday, March 6, 2019: 

Dr. Samuel Rabkin, Massachusetts General Hospital

Can herpes simplex virus cure cancer?

Wednesday, March 13, 2019: 

Dr. Denise Galloway, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

HPV impairs the response to DNA damage

Wednesday, March 20, 2019: 

Dr. Tijana Ivanovic, Brandeis University

Mechanism and Inhibition of Influenza Virus Membrane Fusion

Wednesday, March 27, 2019: 

Dr. David Knipe, Harvard Medical School

Epigenetic Battles Between HSV and the Host Cell:  Approaches to Curing Herpes

Wednesday, April 3, 2019: 

Dr. Scott Weaver, The University of Texas Medical Branch

Chikungunya fever: Mechanisms of emergence and prospects for control through vaccination

Wednesday, April 10, 2019: 

Dr. John Schoggins, UT Southwestern

Interferon-stimulated genes in antiviral immunity

Wednesday, April 17, 2019: 

Dr. Jan Carette, Stanford University

Genetic Dissection of Viral Pathogenesis and Host Defense

Wednesday, April 24, 2019: 

G4 Talk by Catherine Freije (Sabeti lab)

Wednesday, May 1, 2019: 

G4 Talks by Marshall Karpel (Pillai lab) and Maya Sangesland (Lingwood lab)

Wednesday, May 8, 2019: 

G4 Talks by Jesse Pyle and Michael Tartell (Whelan lab)

Wednesday, May 15, 2019: 

G4 Talks by Cris Cadena (Hur lab) and Toby Herrmann (Harrison lab)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019: 

G4 Talks by Anna Gauthier (Kagan lab) and Tyler Krause (Cepko lab)

Wednesday, May 29, 2019: 

G4 Talks by Soo Mi Lee (Slack lab) and Cat Sodroski (Knipe lab)

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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