In conjunction with the interdisciplinary activities of the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), a seminar series on topics in mathematical biology will be hosted at NIMBioS every other Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in the Hallam Auditorium, Room 206, Claxton Building, 1122 Volunteer Blvd. Seminar speakers will focus on their research initiatives at the interface of mathematics and many areas of the life sciences. Light refreshments will be served in Room 205 beginning 30 minutes before each talk. Faculty and students from across the UT community are welcome to join us.
Time/Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 9:00 a.m.
Location: Room 206, Claxton Building, 1122 Volunteer Blvd.
Speaker: Dr. Julio Ramirez, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Univ. of Louisville
Topic: Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville
Abstract: The objectives of this Special Seminar at NIMBioS are to review current research projects in the field of pulmonary infections; to describe the pathogenesis of pneumonia in relation to pathogen, host, and antimicrobial therapy; to explain the role of lung and systemic inflammatory response in lung injury and lung repair; and to review clinical outcomes in patients with pneumonia.
Seminar Flyer (pdf)
For more information about this and other NIMBioS Seminars, visit http://www.nimbios.org/seminars.