One Health Seminar Series

One Health Seminar Department of Veterinary Medicine

Join us for our One Health Seminar Series (VMSC698 - 1 credit) - This course incorporates presentation and discussion of scientific publications, current topics and new methodologies related to veterinary medical sciences by guest speakers from around the world.

Seminars will be held every Thursday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm in person at 1216 Gudelsky Building, streaming live via Zoom when applicable.”

Course leader: Dr. Jaekeun Park,, (301) 314-0687, Course Coordinator: Mrs. Judy Knight,, +1 301 314 6833

Seminar Date



Host & Recordings

01/26/2023 Jaekeun Park Course Introduction n/a

David L. Suarez, DVM, PhD

Research Leader

Exotic & Emerging Avian Viral Diseases Research Unit,

Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, ARS/USDA, Athens, GA, USA




Dr. Park

02/09/2023 Job Seminar (no zoom) TBD VetMed

Alberto Bosque, PhD, MBA

Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine,

School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA



Characterization of a dual PTPN1/PTPN2 inhibitor to target latent HIV reservoirs


Dr. Zhang


Benjamin M. Liu, MBBS, PhD

Assistant Director

Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC, USA

Assistant Professor

Departments of Pediatrics, Pathology, and Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA








Dr. Ghanem


Joshua Tan, PhD

Chief (Earl Stadtman Investigator)

Antibody Biology Unit, Laboratory of Immunogenetics, NIAID/NIH, Rockville, MD, USA


Dissecting the antibody response to infectious pathogens


Dr. Park


Martin Meier-Schellersheim, PhD


Computational Biology Section, Laboratory of Immune System Biology, NIAID/NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA


Computational models that can handle cell-biological complexity


Dr. Park


Spring Break

No Class


Alison J. Carey, MD

Division Chief

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA



Drivers of Type I Interferon Toxicity in the Neonate



Dr. Park


Helen Dooley, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology, Baltimore, MD, USA



 What sharks are teaching us about the evolution of immunity



Dr. Park


Anupama Khare, PhD

Head (Earl Stadtman Investigator)

Systems Biology Unit, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NCI/NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA


Evolutionary trajectories of antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus


Dr. Dickey


Anthony P. Schmitt, PhD

Professor of Molecular Virology

Center for Molecular Immunology and Infectious Disease

Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

The Pennsylvania State University,

University Park, PA, USA



Manipulation of paramyxovirus genome packaging interactions to create new protein delivery tools



Dr. Zhang


Kimberly M. Davis, PhD, MSc

Assistant Professor

Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA


Utilizing a mouse model of Yersinia infection to study antibiotic persistence



Dr. Park

05/04/2023 Research in Progress (No Zoom) TBD VetMed
  Fall 2023 Semester    


Dr. Nevil Singh

 Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Course Introduction And Preparing for battle: Calibration of pre-immune signaling potency in peripheral T cells 

Dr. Park


Dr. Richard Zhao, Professor

Department of Pathology

UMD School of Medicine


Dr. Zhang


Dr. Juan Martinez, Professor

Department of Pathobiological Sciences,

School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University


Dr. Riley


Research in Progress (RIP) Seminar




Research in Progress (RIP) Seminar





Dr. Kristen Coleman, Assistant Professor, UMD

Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health, SPH, UMD


Dr. Park


Dr. Benjamin Larman, Associate Professor

Division of Immunology, Department of Pathology

John Hopkins University School of Medicine


Dr. Park

10/26/2023 Research in Progress (RIP) Seminar TBD VetMed

Dr. Imtiaz Khan

Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine

School of Medicine and Health Services

George Washington University

TBD Dr. Shi
11/09/2023 Dr. Sutton, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine - The George Washington University


Dr. Park

Dr. Hyun Lillehoj, Senior Research Scientist

Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology Laboratory, USDA, ARS


Dr. Park

11/23/2023 Thanksgiving  Holiday Thanksgiving Holiday Holiday

Dr. Scott Hensley, Professor

Department of Microbiology, Perelman

University of Pennsylvania

TBD Dr. Park
12/07/2023 Research in Progress (RIP) Seminar TBD


2/29/2024 Dr. Ronan Carroll (Ohio University)    Dr. Seth Dickey



Dr. Marulasiddappa Suresh (University of Wisconsin-Madison)   Dr. Belov
3/14/2024 Dr. Isaura Simões (Old Dominion University)   Dr. Riley
4/4/2024 Dr. Scheherazade Sadegh-Nasseri (Johns Hopkins University)   Dr. Berglund
4/25/2024 Dr. Leah Katzelnick (NIAID/National Institutes of Health)   Dr. Park
5/2/2024 Dr. Mohamed Medhat El-gazzar (Iowa State University)   Dr. Ghanem

Note: This is a tentative schedule, and subject to change as necessary – monitor the course ELMS page for current deadlines. In the unlikely event of a prolonged university closing, or an extended absence from the university, adjustments to the course schedule, deadlines

Interested in becoming a guest speaker?

Please contact our One Health Seminar Coordinator:

Dr. Jaekeun Park, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-314-0687