April 25, 2019
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

5330 Med. Sci. I

Bert L. Semler Ph.D.
Director, Center for Virus Research
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of California - Irvine
April 26, 2019
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

M3330 Med. Sci. I

Kat Milligan-Myhre, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Alaska, Anchorage
April 30, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

5330 Med. Sci. I

Evelyn Coves-Datson
M.D./Ph.D. Candidate (Markovitz/Ono Labs)
May 1, 2019
9:00 am to 10:00 am

5623 Med. Sci. II  (Wheeler Seminar Room)

Ashootosh Tripathi, Ph.D.
Director, UM-Natural Products Discovery Core
Research Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Assistant Research Scientist
University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute

The oral microbial population is extremely complex and diverse, where > 700 bacterial species interact competitively or cooperatively. These microbes are thought to play important roles in maintenance of oral health. An equally prevalent phenomenon in the oral environment is the presence of dental biofilm, which makes the bacterial association with tissues multifaceted and prone to many diseases.