Loyola will present the 2019 Grand Seminar on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall. This year’s Grand Seminar will feature Elodie Ghedin, Ph.D., a professor of epidemiology and global public health, molecular parasitologist, and virologist at the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology at New York University. Ghedin will present “(Microbial) Networking Going Viral,” a lecture on how respiratory pathogens, including influenza, interact with drug-resistant variants and impact virus evolution. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required, but registration is encouraged. For more information about the event, go to www.loyola.edu/grandseminar.