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Symposium in honor of Dr. Jonathan Leis on his transition to Emeritus

When: Thursday, November 11, 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Cynthia Naugles  

Group: Department of Microbiology-Immunology Seminars/Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Please join us for a symposium honoring Jonathan P. Leis, PhD, professor of Microbiology-Immunology and former executive associate dean for research at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.


Noon - 12:05 p.m. CT — Welcome
Laimonis Laimins, PhD
Guy and Anne Youmans Professor and Chair of Microbiology-Immunology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

12:05 - 12:40 p.m. CT — My career-long fascination with antiviral therapeutics
Craig Cameron, PhD
Professor and Chair of Microbiology and Immunology
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

12:45 - 1:20 p.m. CT — Co-Transcriptional Recognition of Functional Splice Sites in Mammalian Genomes
Xiang-Dong Fu, PhD 
Distinguished Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
University of California, San Diego

1:25 - 2 p.m. CT — The winding road from poxvirus host range factors to novel myeloid tumor suppressors
Yan Xiang, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology & Molecular Genetics
UT Health San Antonio

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