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Thursday Oct. 8th, 2015 9:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: How a common everyday virus like Epstein-Barr Virus can predispose for Multiple Sclerosis
Visiting Speaker: Marc Horwitz, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of British Columbia

Thursday October 1st, 2015 9:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: T cell inactivation by poxviral B22R proteins
Speaker: Dina Alzhanova, Senior Research Associate

Tuesday June 16th, 2015 10:00am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: Characterizing HIV-1 Reservoirs
Visiting Speaker: Sarah E. Palmer, PhD
Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney Australia

Thursday June 11th, 2015 10:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: Novel lipid-based nanoparticles for delivery of RNA therapeutics
Visiting Speaker: Gaurav Sahay, PhD
Associate Professor, OSU/OHSU College of Pharmacy

Thursday May 7th, 2015 9:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: HCMV-encoded microRNA modify the endocytic recycling pathway
Speaker: Iliyana Mikell, Postdoctoral Fellow

Thursday April 23rd, 2015 9:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: HCMV as a vaccine vector: Two prototypes
Speaker: Sjoerd van den Worm, Postdoctoral Fellow

Thursday April 9th, 2015 9:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: Rhesus cytomegalovirus manipulation of MHC class II antigen presentation
Speaker: Luke Uebelhoer, Postdoctoral Fellow

Thursday March 26th, 2015 9:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: Discovering novel therapeutics for chikungunya virus
Speaker:  Rebecca Broeckel, Graduate Student

Thursday March 19th, 2015 9:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: Recombinant Adenoviral Vector expressing HCV NS4 Induce Protective Immune Responses in a Mouse Model of Vaccinia-HCV Virus Infection: A Dose and Route Conundrum
Speaker:  Shakti Singh, Postdoctoral Fellow Candidate

Thursday March 12th, 2015 9:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: High frequency MHC-E-restricted CD8+ T cell responses in RhCMV/SIV vaccines
Speaker:  Helen Wu, Graduate Student

Thursday March 5th, 2015 9:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: Allogeneic stem cell transplantation in Mauritian cynomolgus macaques
Speaker:  Benjamin Burwitz, Staff Scientist

Thursday February 19th, 2015 7:00pm MARQUAM HILL
Topic: Ending an Epidemic: OHSU's Hunt for an HIV Vaccine (Click Here) 
Speaker: Louis Picker
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Thursday February 19th, 2015 9:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: Safety and Efficacy of pp71-deleted RhCMV Vaccine Vectors: A Tale of Attenuation and Persistence
Speaker:  Emily Marshall, Staff Scientist

Thursday February 5th, 2015 9:30am VGTI Seminar Room
Topic: Natural Killer Cell Evasion by Rhesus Cytomegalovirus
Speaker:  Elizabeth Rowland, Graduate Student