University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Department of Microbiology

Biomedical Research Building II/III (BRB) Auditorium

April 15, 2011



Daniel Portnoy, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC-Berkeley
“How the innate immune system distringuishes pathogenic from nonpathogenic microbes”

Christian R.H. Raetz, MD, PhD
George Barth Geller Professsor,  Department of Biochemistry,  Duke University
“Discovering Lipids”

Julian E. Davies, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology,  University of British Columbia
“Small is beautiful”

Jeffrey N. Weiser, MD
Professor, Department of Microbiology,  Penn
“Co-Infection Subverts Mucosal Immunity”