Triangle Microbial Interactions: first meeting of 2017-2018 academic year

September 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

Triangle Microbial Interactions Meeting, v. 9.0

Sponsored by UNC Department of Microbiology & Immunology and Duke University Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

Date & Location

Monday, September 18th, 2017

6-9 pm

The Great Room

Top of the Hill Restaurant, Brewery and Distillery

100 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill

(919) 929-8676

Speakers & Topics

“Targeted bacterial restoration of colonization resistance against C. difficile in the gastrointestinal tract”

Casey Theriot, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine

“Deciphering the transcriptional regulatory programs governing host responses to the intestinal microbiota”

John Rawls, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University


Meetings will consist of two 30-minute presentations each followed by a question and answer period. Speakers are encouraged to present their ongoing and unpublished research. There will be ample time for social interactions with the speakers and other meeting participants. Heavy appetizers, non-alcoholic beverages and beer will be provided.

Feel free to address any questions to the organizers:

Matthew Wolfgang:

Brian Conlon: