Seminars & Events

Microbiology Annual Retreat

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

The 2014 retreat was held on October 3 at the Yale West Campus Conference Center.

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

This year’s winners are:

Ms. Michelle Kriner (Student)
Mr. Clinton Bradfield (Student)
Dr. Thomas Cullen (Postdoc)
Dr. Ruchi Jain (Postdoc)

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

Dr. Erol Fikrig
Dr. Peter Tattersall
Dr. Richard Sutton
Dr. Diane McMahon-Pratt
Dr. Akiko Iwasaki
Dr. Priti Kumar
Dr. Craig Roy

Microbiology Graduate Program Research in Progress Talks: Mondays 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

October 6, 2014 in BCMM 206/208   
Nathan Schwalm (E. Groisman Lab) 
Danielle Lyons (G. Miller Lab)

October 13, 2014 in HOPE 103   
Lara Kohler (C. Roy Lab) 
Megan Ericson (C. Tschudi Lab)

October 20, 2014    
No RIP Scheduled

October 27, 2014 in HOPE 103   
Michelle Kriner (E. Groisman Lab)
Aaron Wexler (A. Goodman Lab)

November 3, 2014 in HOPE 103   
Jonathan Chee ( J. MacMicking Lab)
Xiaochu Ma (W. Mothes Lab)

November 10, 2014 in BCMM 206/208   
Nick Vincent (S. Baserga Lab)
Jessica Miles (J. Handelsman Lab)

November 17, 2014 in BCMM 206/208   
Clinton Bradfield (J. MacMicking Lab)
Tracy Reynolds (M. Robek Lab)