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Murray Lectureship

Peter Mugyenyi

HIV in Africa: From disaster towards ending the epidemic

Dr. Peter Mugyenyi
Joint Clinical Research Centre
Kampala, Uganda

March 11, 2017

Dr Glass

Dr. Chris Glass
University of California San Diego

January 27, 2017

Dr Olaf Schneewind


Dr. Olaf Scheewind
University of Chicago

May 19, 2016


Dr. Rafi Ahmed
Emory University

"T Cell Memory and Exhaustion"

May 7, 2015

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Dr. Stephen Goff
Columbia University

"Players in the Silencing of Retroviral DNAs in Embryonic Stem Cells"

April 10, 2014

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Dr. Patrick Keeling
University of British Columbia

"Photosynthesis, coral reefs, and the origin of apicomplexan parasites"

January 16, 2014

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Dr. Rob Knight
University of Colorado at Boulder

"Variation in the human microbiome across space in time"

March 21, 2011

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Dr. Dennis Kasper
William Ellery Channing Professor of Medicine
Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Harvard Medical School

"Immunity to Bacterial Carbohydrates: Old Dogmas, New Tricks"

March 18, 2010

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Dr. Thomas J. Silhavy
Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology
Princeton University

“Outer membrane biogenesis in Gram-negative bacteria"

September 4, 2008

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Dr. Bruce Beutler
Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, California

"How we sense infection and respond to it: The forward genetic approach"

May 3, 2007

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Dr. Norma Andrews
Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

"Intracellular pathogens: New turns in the road to lysosomes"
(Keynote Speaker at the first Infection & Immunity Research Day)

November 24, 2006

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Dr. B. Brett Finlay
Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology,
Microbiology & Immunology and the Biotechnology Laboratory
The University of British Columbia

"Pathogenic E. coli disease:  The role of the pathogen, host, and microbiota"
(Keynote Speaker at the CSM/GSM Annual Conference)

June 18, 2006

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Ronald N. Germain, MD, PhD
Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Immunology
Chief, Lymphocyte Biology Section, Laboratory of Immunology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health, DHHS

“Understanding Adaptive Immunity: From Molecules to Models to Movies”

May 25, 2006

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Dr. John Collier
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Harvard Medical School

“Anthrax toxin and the problem of toxin translocation across membranes”

March 31, 2005

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Dr. Pascale Cossart
Professor, Pasteur Institute

"Infection by Listeria monocytogenes : from Cell Biology and Genomics to Pathophysiology"

February 23, 2004

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Dr. Abigail Salyers
Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Antibiotic Resistance Gene Transfer by Intestinal Bacteria"

May 9, 2002

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Dr. W. Ford Doolittle
Professor, Dalhousie University
Director, CIAR Program in Evolutionary Biology

"Chopping down, or at least uprooting, the Tree of Life"

May 9, 2001


Dr. Richard J. Ulevitch
Professor and Chair, Department of Immunology
Scripps Research Institute

"Multilevel Regulation of Innate Immunity"

June 6, 2000

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Dr. Julian Davies
Emeritus Professor, University of British Columbia
Chief Scientific Officer, TerraGen Discovery Inc.

"The New Microbiology"

May 14, 1999

London Convention Centre

Presented as part of "Challenges of Microbial and Immune Diseases in the Next Millennium", the 60 th Anniversary Symposium  of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology