College of Veterinary Medicine Research Seminar Series

CVM Research Seminars are from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in room 125 of the Animal Science/Veterinary Medicine building, 1088 Fitch Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota. Everyone is weclome to attend, refreshments are provided.

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Schedule of Events

January 23

"When good bugs go wild: The role of commensal bacteria in airway disease pathogenesis"

Dr. Ryan Hunter
University of Minnesota
Microbiology and Immunology Dept.

Host: Dr. Maria Pieters

January 30- CANCELED

Lightning Talks

Dr. Fang Li“Structural studies of moonlighting enzyme aminopeptidase N”
Dr. Matt Aliota- "Do antigenic interactions between Zika and dengue viruses modulate the risk of congeital Zika syndrome?"
Dr. Kathleen Boris-Lawrie

Host: Dr. Pam Skinner

February 6

"Targeting inactive rhomboid proteins in autoimmunity and inflammation"

Dr. Thorsten Maretzky
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine- Infectious Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa

Host: Bruce Walcheck

February 13

"Veterinary perspectives on animal welfare: what the research shows and why it matters"

Beth Ventura
Companion Animal & Equine Behavior & Welfare
Animal Science Dept.
College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences
Univetsity of Minnesota

Host: Dr. Alonso Guedes

February 20

"One Health pathogen surveillance in veterinary diagnostics"

Dr. Laura Goodman

Host: VMED/CMB Graduate Students

February 27

"T cell tolerance in autoimmunity and cancer"

Dr. Vaiva Vezys
University of Minnesota
Microbioligy and Immunology Dept.

Host: Dr. Mary Pampusch

March 6


Dr. Scott O'Grady
University of Minnesota
Animal Sciences Dept.

Host: Dr. David Brown

March 13

"Science Beyond Borders:  International Research Collaborations, Travel, and Shipments"

J. Patrick Briscoe
Export Controls and International Projects Officer, Research Compliance Office

Host: Dr. Dave Brown 

March 20- Spring break, no seminar

March 27

Lightning Talks

Dr. Cathy Carlson
Dr. Davis Seelig

Host: TBD
Location: VetSci 145

April 3

"Relevance of targeting heteromeric opioid receptors for treating chronic pain"

Dr. Phil Portoghese
Department of Medicinal Chemistry
College of Pharmacy
University of Minnesota

Host: Dr. Alonso Guedes

April 10

"The Development of Targeted Agents for Prostate Cancer"

Dr. Aaron LeBeau
Department of Pharmacology
University of Minnesota

Host: Dr. Fang Li

April 17

"Zika virus pathogenesis and subunit vaccines"

Dr. Lanying Du
New York Blood Center

Host: Dr. Fang Li

April 24 (Pending approval)

Science Beyond Borders: International Research Collaborations, Travel, and Shipments

J. Patrick Briscoe, Export Controls and International Projects Officer, Research Compliance Office
Kevin Dostal Dauer, Director for International Health, Safety, and Compliance in GPS Alliane

Host: Dr. Dave Brown