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Friday Seminar Series

Hosted by Research

Friday, January 20 at 12:00 PM
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115, Des Moines, IA, 50312 Show Map

Des Moines University Friday Seminar Series presents:

Inhibition of HSV-1 Replication by the Telomerase Inhibitor MST-312

Jarod Haberichter
MSBS – 2015, Des Moines University


  1. Describe the inhibitory effect of MST-312 on HSV-1 cytopathic effect, viral protein accumulation and viral replication.
  2. Distinguish where MST-312 is acting on the HSV-1 lytic life cycle.
  3. Determine whether another telomerase inhibitor affects HSV-1 cytopathic effect and viral protein accumulation.

Investigation of the Effects of Subtherapeutic Cephalosporin Treatment on the Fitness of blaCMY-2– Positive Salmonella

Paige Deike
MSBS – 2015, Des Moines University


  1. Understand the blaCMY-2  resistance plasmid is complex in its compassion  and varies between isolates.
  2. Understand the mechanism by which Salmonella develops resistances to cephalosporins.
  3. Understand in the presence of subtherapuetic concentrations of cephalosporins there is a significant growth advantage for blaCMY-2  isolates to susceptible isolates.

Disclosure statement: 

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content for this program and the selection of speakers are responsibilities of the program director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.

CME credit: 

AOA: Des Moines University Continuing Education and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 1.0 hour of AOA Category 2-A CME credits.

Other: Attendees will be awarded 1.0 hour of continuing education credit.