Event Details
Event Title ARIC/TIBBS Career Networking Lunch (CNL) with Dr. David Weiss - Mar 6
Location Marsico 5004
Sponsor Training Initiative for Biological and Biomedical Sciences (TIBBS) - Future Science Educators (FuSE)
Date/Time 03/06/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
For more information, contact the event administrator: Beka Layton rlayton@med.unc.edu
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Academic and Research Intensive Career cohort and TIBBS Career Networking Coffee & Cookies (CNCC) with Dr. David Weiss, Associate Professor, Emory University - March 6th @ 4-5p in Marsico 5004.

Dr. Weiss is an Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and Director of Antibiotic Resistance Center at Emory University, where he was named the Posdoc Mentor of the Year in 2016. He received his PhD degree in Microbiology from New York University in 2004. Working under Dr. Arturo Zychlinsky, he studied how Toll-like Receptors work together to fight bacterial infections.  He completed his postdoctoral training at Stanford University under Drs. Stanley Falkow and Denise Monack, studying virulence mechanisms of Francisella and the role of the inflammasome in host defense.  He was the recipient of a three year postdoctoral fellowship from the Giannini Family Foundation. His lab studies the interaction of bacterial pathogens with the host, focusing on Francisella tularensis, a potential bioweapon, and Acinetobacter baumannii, a highly antibiotic-resistant, hospital-acquired pathogen.
Come join the Academic and Research Intensive Career Cohort to learn about Dr. Weiss’ career!
Thinking about doing a postdoc? Don’t forget to register for the Postdoc Bootcamp to hear Dr. Weiss’ Keynote!
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