Seminars & Events

Microbiology Annual Retreat

The Microbiology Annual Retreat is held every autumn and may be attended by invitation only. This event highlights the diverse research activities of faculty and students affiliated with the BBS Microbiology Program, as well as select outside speakers. For more information, please contact Bonnie Lemelin at

Our 18th annual retreat was held on September 4, 2015, at the Yale West Campus Conference Center.

Each year two students and two postdocs are honored for the quality of their posters.

This year’s winners were:

Ms. Elizabeth "Molly" Scott (Student)
Mr. Aaron Wexler (Student)
Dr. Xaver Sewald (Postdoc)
Dr. Anastasia Sevostiyanova (Postdoc). 

In addition, faculty associated with the Microbiology program present each year. We had the pleasure to hear about the latest advancements in the research of:

Dr. Jorge Galán
Dr. Brett Lindenbach 
Dr. Christine Jacobs-Wagner 
Dr. Barbara Kazmierczak
Dr. Walther Mothes 
Dr. Nikhil Malvankar
Dr. Paul Turner. 

Microbiology Graduate Program Research in Progress Talks

Mondays 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

There are no Research in Progress talks scheduled for Spring 2016.

October 5, 2015 BCMM 206   
Nathan Schwalm (Groisman Lab) 
Danielle Lyons (Miller Lab)

October 12, 2015 Hope 103    
Lara Kohler (Roy Lab)  
Michelle Kriner (Groisman Lab) 

October 19, 2015 BCMM 206    
John Ventura (Mothes Lab)  
Ruoxi Pi (Mothes Lab) 

October 26, 2015 BCMM 206    
Ethan Rundell (Kazmierczak Lab)  
Aaron Wexler (Goodman Lab) 

November 2, 2015 BCMM 206    
Jonathan Chee (MacMicking Lab)  
Xiaochu Ma (Mothes Lab) 

November 9, 2015 BCMM 206    
Nick Vincent (Baserga Lab)  
Jessica Miles (Handelsman Lab) 

November 16, 2015 BCMM 206   
Clinton Bradfield (MacMicking Lab) 
Emily Putnam (Goodman Lab)