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MCB Seminar Series: Michael D.L. Johnson, Ph.D.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
3:15pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
BPB 130

Michael D. Johnson, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Immunobiology, University of Arizona, Hosted by Nicole Broderick

Title of talk: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Copper II

Summary: Metals are used for a for a variety of functions inside cells but metals like copper are toxic to bacteria. Here I discuss the mechanisms of that copper toxicity, how the bacteria try to fight back, and how we can take advantage of it all to find novel therapeutics.

To learn more about his work and research: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/676700v1 https://msphere.asm.org/content/2/5/e00372-17/article-info https://immunobiology.arizona.edu/profile/michael-d-l-johnson-phd

Seminar begins with refreshments at 3:15 and seminar at 3:30 in BPB 130

Contact:

ciara.hanlon@uconn.edu

Molecular and Cell Biology (primary), EEB Related Events, Physiology & Neurobiology

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