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Kansas State University

Pathobiology Journal Club

Journal Club (DMP870/970), Spring 2014

Time and Venue: 8:30am - 9.30am, Mosier Hall N202.




January 31

Kristina Bigelow

Toyama et al. 2013, Cell. “Identification of Long-Lived Proteins Reveals Exceptional Stability of Essential Cellular Structures”

February 7



February 14

Gaochan Wang

Lee et al. 2013, Nature. “Bacterial colonization factors control specificity and stability of the gut microbiota”

February 21

Naomi Ohta

Chiu et al. 2013, Nature. “Bacteria activate sensory neurons that modulate pain and inflammation”

February 28

Nanhua Chen

Roederer et al. 2013, Nature. “Immunological and virological mechanisms of vaccine-mediated protection against SIV and HIV”

March 7

Aaron Balogh

Loh et al. 2013, Nature. “Temperature triggers immune evasion by Neisseria meningitides

March 14

Giselle Cino

Hagar et al. 2013, Science. “Cytoplasmic LPS Activates Caspase-11: Implications in TLR4-Independent Endotoxic Shock”

March 21



March 28

Mandy Meindel & Justin Engels*


April 4

Curtis Concannon


April 11

Yanhua Li


April 18

Megan Niederwerder & Thomas Holenbeck*

TBD/Conlon et al. 2013, Nature. “Activated ClpP Kills Persisters and Eradicates a Chronic Biofilm Infection"

April 25

Daniel Frese

Pena-Miller et al. 2013, PLOS Biol. “When the Most Potent Combination of Antibiotics Selects for the Greatest Bacterial Load: The Smile Frown Transition”

May 2

Pius Ekong & Heather Davis*


May 9

Rachel Palinski & Alexa Ukena


* denotes Olathe campus student