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Murray Lectureship



Dr. Cornelia Weyand
Stanford University

December 5, 2019

Dr. Goldberg

Pseudomonas aeruginosa EF-Tu Trimethylation and Pathogenesis

Dr. Joanna Goldberg
Emory University

June 26, 2018

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



"T Cell Memory and Exhaustion"

Dr. Rafi Ahmed
Emory University

May 7, 2015

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

Dr. Stephen Goff
Columbia University

April 10, 2014

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

Dr. Patrick Keeling
University of British Columbia

January 16, 2014

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"Variation in the human microbiome across space in time"

Dr. Rob Knight
University of Colorado at Boulder

March 21, 2011

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

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

March 18, 2010

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“Outer membrane biogenesis in Gram-negative bacteria"

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

September 4, 2008

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

Dr. Bruce Beutler
Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, California

May 3, 2007

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"Intracellular pathogens: New turns in the road to lysosomes"

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

(Keynote Speaker at the first Infection & Immunity Research Day)

November 24, 2006

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"Pathogenic E. coli disease:  The role of the pathogen, host, and microbiota"

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

(Keynote Speaker at the CSM/GSM Annual Conference)

June 18, 2006

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

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

May 25, 2006

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

Dr. John Collier
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Harvard Medical School

March 31, 2005

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

Dr. Pascale Cossart
Professor, Pasteur Institute

February 23, 2004

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"Antibiotic Resistance Gene Transfer by Intestinal Bacteria"

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

May 9, 2002

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

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

May 9, 2001


"Multilevel Regulation of Innate Immunity"

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

June 6, 2000

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"The New Microbiology"

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

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