Spring 2023
Thursdays, 11:00 am, Atwater 001

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Date Speaker (Host) Title
January 19, 2023 No Seminar No Seminar
January 26, 2023 No Seminar  No Seminar
February 2, 2023 Rani S. Sellers, DVM, PhD, DACVP (hosted by Dr. Mishra)

Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UNC

COVID-19 Vaccines: Science and Safety
February 9, 2023 Antonio Garmendia, MV, PhD, DCVM

Professor, Department of Pathobiology & Veterinary Science


West Nile Virus an Emerging Arboviral Pathogen
February 16, 2023 Ian Michelow, MD (hosted by Dr. Szczepanek)

Division Head, Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

The quest for the elusive malaria vaccine
February 23, 2023 Evan Ward, PhD (hosted by Dr. Deguise)

Professor and Head of Marine Sciences


Plastic Pollution in Marine Environments:  knowns, unknowns, and uncertainties
March 2, 2023 Mingyu Qiao, PhD (hosted by Dr. Verardi)

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences


From Research to Commercialization: N-halamine Antimicrobial Chemistry
March 9, 2023 Brian Knight, DVM, PhD (hosted by Dr. Verardi)

Senior Research Fellow, Nonclinical Drug Safety

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceutical Industry Perspectives on Digital Pathology in Drug Development
March 16, 2023

Spring Recess

Spring Recess
March 23, 2023 Clinton Mathias, PhD (hosted by Dr. Verardi)

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences


Mechanisms of mast cell-mediated food allergy: role of diet and immunoregulatory cytokines
March 30, 2023 Dr. George Sandusky (hosted by Dr. Kerr)

Senior Research Pathologist

Indiana School of Medicine

Comparative Pathology of Testicular Tumors of Humans and Animals
April 6, 2023 Pramod K. Srivastava, PhD, MD (hosted by Dr. Verardi)

Professor, Department of Immunology

UConn Health

New insights into vaccines for cancers and chronic infections
April 13, 2023 Chaoyu Zhai, PhD (hosted by Dr. Verardi)

Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science


Multi-omic Approaches to Investigate and Predict Meat Quality
April 20, 2023 Prof. Xiuqing Wang, PhD (hosted by Dr. Khan)

Department of Biology & Microbiology

South Dakota State University

Immune Evasion Strategies of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus




Wednesdays, 2:30 pm, Atwater 001

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