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
  End Of Spring 2023 Semester      


Dr. Mostafa Ghanem

Course Introduction And How To Make A Successful Presentation Course 



Dr. Ryan Blaustein, Assistant professor NFSC, UMD

Connecting Food Systems to Human Health: A Microbial Ecology Perspective

Dr. Dicky (Record)

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Technical presentation


Dr. Zhang


Dr. Nishanth Sunny, Assistant professor, ANSC


Dr. Nelson (Record)

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Urmil Dave, Graduate Student



Dr. Nelson (Record)

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Dr. Sharon M. Tennant, Associate Professor, UMB


Dr. Ghanem Record

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10/13/2022 Dr. Shankar Mondal, Director of SAHL, MDA


Dr. Ghanem Record

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10/20/2022 Dr. Imtiaz Khan, Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, - The George Washington University


Dr. Shi
10/27/2022 Dr. Monica Santin-Duran, Research Microbiologist, USDA, ARS


Dr. Ghanem Record

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11/24/2022 Thanksgiving  Holiday Thanksgiving Holiday Holiday
11/3/2022 Dr. Mohamed (moh) Salem Associate professor, ANSC TBD Dr. Nat.
11/10/2022 Dr. Kimberly Cook, Food Safety/Quality National Program Leader, USDA, ARS TBD

Dr. Ghanem Record

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11/17/2022 Dr. Tamer Sharaf-Eldin, Assistant Professor, Veterinary Pathologist Animal Disease Research And Diagnostic Laboratory, SDSU TBD Dr. Ghanem
12/1/2022 Dr. Amy Rosenfeld, Principal investigator in the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Review, FDA TBD

Dr. Belov Record

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12/8/2022 Dr. Charles Li Animal Biosciences & Biotechnology Laboratory, USDA, ARS TBD Dr. Nat.

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