Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Pathogen-Host Interactions

 Grant Number P20GM103646

Leadership Team  
 pruett stephen
Dr. Stephen B. Pruett
Principal Investigator and

Director of Core A

(Administrative Core)

 lawrence mark web
Dr. Mark L. Lawrence

Director of Technical Core B

(Omics and Bioinformatics Core)

 thibaudeau giselle-web  
Dr. Giselle Thibaudeau

Director of Technical Core C

(Cellular Isolation and Analysis Core)


 donaldson janet Dr. Janet Donaldson • Project Summary
 nanduri bindu web Dr. Bindu Nanduri • Project Summary
 seo keun-seok-web Dr. Keun Seok Seo • Project Summary
 wan xiu-feng-henry Dr. Henry Wan • Project Summary


 External Advisory Committee
briles david  Dr. David E. Briles, Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama Birmingham 
 richt jurgen Dr. Jürgen Richt, Regents Professor, Kansas State University
 moritz robert Dr. Robert Moritz, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA
 kousoulas gus Dr. Gus Kousoulas, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine 




  • Janet Donaldson: Karen Coats (MSU); Tjakko Abbee (Wageningen U., The Netherlands)
  • Mariola Edelmann: Susan Bridges and Greg Bohach (MSU); James Bliska (SUNY Stony Brook)
  • Bindu Nanduri: Stephen Pruett (MSU); Edwin Swiatlo (U. Mississippi Medical Center)
  • Keun Seok Seo: Mark Lawrence (MSU); Patrick Schlievert (U. Minnesota Medical Center)
  • Henry Wan: Larry Hanson (MSU); Richard Webby (St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital) and Robert Woods (U. Georgia)


MSU-COBRE Biomedical Research Seminar Series

  • Purpose
    • Provide a forum for investigators in our Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) to share their findings with colleagues at MSU
    • Provide a forum for distinguished biomedical scientists from other institutions to present their work and keep us current on the latest developments
    • Provide distinguished scientists an opportunity to see our facilities and meet our scientists and thus enhance the reputation of MSU
    • Include a special seminar in which the speaker is selected by graduate students and post-doctoral researchers
    • Enhance awareness of infectious diseases research to faculty and administrators at MSU
  • Check back soon for schedule

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