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UCMR Distinguished Guests Seminar Series

Wed. 5 May, 2021 15:00 - 16:00

Scott Hultgren    
Washington University, USA

Title of the talk: “UTI Complexity at the Bacterial-Host Interface: Blueprint for Antibiotic-sparing Therapeutics”

Venue: via ZOOM

Bio of the speaker: 

Scott Hultgren, Helen Lehbrink Stoever Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Director of the Center for Women’s Infectious Disease Research at Washington University in St. Louis, received his Ph.D. at Northwestern University, and postdoctoral training with Staffan Normark at Umeå, Sweden. He was elected to the National Academies of Sciences (2011) Medicine (2017) and Inventors (2020); and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has received Washington University Distinguished Investigator and 2nd Century Awards, the Eli Lilly award, St. Louis Science Academy’s Fellows Award, a Nobel Fellowship, an NIH Merit grant, an honorary Doctor of Philosophy at Umeå University, a Shipley Lecturership at Harvard University and been named a College Luminary by Indiana University. He has also chaired a Gordon Conference on Microbial Attachment and co-chaired the national “Moving into the Future:  New Dimensions and Strategies for Women’s Health Research” conference sponsored by ORWH/NIH and Washington University.