Department Retreat

August 15, 2024
Great Hall, Memorial Union
8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

The Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology holds an annual all-department retreat! Everyone in the department is invited, and encouraged, to participate. The day features research talks from our labs, a poster session, an afternoon reception, all meals, and a beautiful view of Lake Mendota.

Registration for 2024 will open in late Spring.

2023 SCHEDULE

This schedule is subject to change prior to the event.

8:30 – 9:00  Breakfast
Buffet breakfast offered prior to event start.
9:00 – 9:10  Opening Remarks
State of the Department Report
Vanessa Sperandio
9:10-10:30  Sessions
9:10 – 9:30 Talk 1
Bruce Klein, Professor
9:30 – 9:50 Talk 2
Huiwen Wang, Sperandio Lab
9:50 – 10:10 Talk 3
Mark Mandel, Associate Professor
10:10 – 10:30 Talk 4
Gina Gallego, Knoll Lab
10:30 – 11:00  Break/Poster Session Part I
Refreshments and snacks provided.
11:00 – 12:00  Sessions
11:00 – 11:20 Talk 5
Matthew Freeman, Sauer Lab
11:20 – 11:40 Talk 6
Jenny Gumperz, Professor
11:40 – 12:00 Talk 7
Alex Dobrila, Hryckowian Lab
12:00 – 1:00  Lunch
Buffet lunch provided.
1:00 – 3:00 Sessions
1:00 – 1:20 Talk 8
Marta Gaglia, Associate Professor
1:20 – 1:40 Talk 9
Grant Nickles, Keller Lab
1:40 – 2:00 Talk 10
Elebeoba May, Associate Professor
2:00 – 2:30 Poster Session Part II
2:30 – 3:30 Sessions
2:30 – 2:50 Talk 11
Erin Garcia, Dillard Lab
2:50 – 3:10 Talk 12
Tanner Robertson, Huttenlocher Lab
3:10 – 3:30 Talk 13
Megan McKeon, Hull Lab
3:30-5:30  Reception
Bar service and hors d’oeuvres provided.