August 7th: Louise Ball, Ph.D., University of Florida – “Neisseria gonorrhoeae drives Chlamydia trachomatis into a persistence like state during in vitro co-infection”

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Upcoming 2023 NgoRS Seminars:

September 7th: Cindi Cornelissen, Ph.D., Georgia State University

Past Seminars:

July 19th: Vera Kozjak-Pavlovic, Ph.D., University of Würzburg – “3D Tissue Models for studying Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection”
June 20, 2023: Kate Rhodes – University of Arizona – “Same Coin Different Sides: Commensalism and Pathogenicity in the Neisseria genus”
June 9, 2023: Vladimir Pelicic – Inserm – “Functional profiling of the N. meningitidis genome using the NeMeSys toolbox”
May 25, 2023: Adriana Le Van – Uniformed Services University -“AMR Surveillance Program: USU Gonococcal Reference Laboratory and Repository”
May 10, 2023: Vegard Eldholm, Ph.D., The intercontinental population dynamics of gonococci” and Magnus N Osnes, Ph.D. Norwegian Institute of Public Health, “Generating interactive data repositories and tools for rapid phylogeographic analyses”
April 24, 2023: Odile Harrison, Ph.D. The University of Oxford, “Perspectives on the population biology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
April 5, 2023: Wearn Xin (Edeline) Yee, University of Oxford, “The enemy within: the conjugative plasmid of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
June 1, 2022 – Scott Gray-Owen, Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada. “What is Neisseria gonorrhoeae?”
May 9, 2022 – Joanna Hicks, PhD – University of Waikato, New Zealand – The curious case of sulfur metabolism and cysteine synthesis in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
April 6, 2022, Ana-Maria Dragoi, MD PhD, “Insights into macrophages colonization by Neisseria gonorrhea” Louisiana State University Health-Shreveport, USA
March 2, 2022, Aleksandra Sikora, Oregon State University, USA
February 2, 2022, Bill Shafer, Emory University, USA
December 2, 2021, Charlene Kahler, University of Western Australia, Australia
November 4, 2021,   Sanjay Ram, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
September 29, 2021 – by Lori Snyder, PhD – Kingston University London, England

This seminar is open to all NgoRS members. Membership is free to trainees and only $75 USD per year for established researchers. Details regarding the society and membership can be accessed at: