Institute of Molecular Cell and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2018-19

Institute of Molecular Cell and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2018-19

Seminars take place 1-2pm in the Yudowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical School unless stated otherwise.

17th
September

Guest Seminar

Speaker: Prof Thorsten Hoppe, University of Cologne
Talk title: Ubiquitin Tips the Balance: How Sensory Perception & Aging Challenge Proteostasis
URL: http://www.hoppelab.uni-koeln.de/
Host: Dr Thimo Kurz

4th
October

Guest Seminar

Speaker: Prof George Lomonossoff, John Innes Centre
Talk title: Plant-based transient expression of virus-like particles for use in biomedicine and bionanotechology
URL: https://www.jic.ac.uk/directory/george-lomonossoff/
Host: Prof Joel Milner
Venue: Room 224, Graham Kerr Building

24th
October
Speaker: Prof Lynne Regan, University of Edinburgh
Talk title: Designing proteins to create novel materials and to illuminate the cell
URL: https://medicine.yale.edu/lab/regan/people/lynne_regan.profile
Host: Prof Neil Bulleid
7th
November
Speaker: Prof Jenny Morton, University of Cambridge
Talk title: Using sheep for studying brain function in Huntington's desease: Not just woolly thinking
URL: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/jenny-morton
Host: Prof Darren Mockton
21st
November

Speaker: Dr Judy Hirst, University of Cambridge
Talk title: Cryo-EM structures of respiratory complex I from mouse heart mitochondria in biochemically-defined states
URL: http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/judy-hirst
Host: Prof Richard Cogdell

Venue: Room 257 Kelvin Building

Time: 12 noon

19th
December
Speaker: Prof Neil Bulleid, University of Glasgow
Talk title: Controlling the Unfolded Protein Response via the ATF6 pathway
URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/biology/staff/neilbulleid/

13th
February

Speaker: Prof Marshall Stark, University of Glasgow
Talk title: A site-specific recombinase for excision of HIV-1 provirus
URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/biology/staff/marshallstark/

6th
March

Guest Seminar

Speaker: Dr Nicole Kaneider
Talk title: GPR35 controls the sodium-potassium pump
URL: https://www.immunology.cam.ac.uk/Networkdirectory/kaneider
Host: Prof Graeme Milligan
Venue: Wolfson Link Seminar Room 
Time: 1pm

13th
March
Speaker: Prof Sylvie Urbe, University of Liverpool
Talk title: Ubiquitin dynamics at the crossroads of cancer and neurodegeneration  
URL: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/translational-medicine/staff/sylvie-urbe/
Host:  Prof Thimo Kurz
10th
April
Speaker: Dr Nick Robinson, Lancaster University
Talk title: Evolution of the ubiquitin-like modifications and proteasomal degradation systems in the archaea
URL: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fhm/about-us/people/nicholas-robinson
Host: Prof Marshall Stark
22nd
May
Speaker: Dr Daniel Zilberman, John Innes Centre
Talk title: Evolution and function of DNA methylation within chromatin
URL: https://www.jic.ac.uk/directory/daniel-zilberman/
Host: Prof Anna Amtmann
5th
June
Speaker: Alison Maloney, UCB Pharma 
Talk title: Drug discovery: bringing together science, technology and patient insights
URL: http://www.linkedin.com/in/alison-maloney-84ba9811 
Host: Prof Andrew Tobin
12th
June

Rescheduled for 2019-20 seminar series. 
Speaker: Prof Hugh Nimmo, University of Glasgow
Talk title: TBC
URL: https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/biology/staff/hughnimmo/
Venue: Room 356, Gilbert Scott, Main Building

19th
June

Speaker: Prof Howard Jacobs, University of Helsinki 
Talk title: The alternative mitochondrial respiratory chain: cure or curse?
URL: http://www.biocenter.helsinki.fi/bi/Jacobs/
Host: Prof Kostas Tokatlidis

20th
June

Rescheduled for 2019-20 seminar series.
Speaker: Michael Glickman 
Talk title: What defines a preferred (poly)ubiquitin signal for 26S Proteasomes?
URL:
Host: Dr Thimo Kurz
Venue: Davidson LT: 208  

10th
July

Speaker: Dr Marcelo Nollman
Talk title: Revealing heterogeneity in chromosome organization by super-resolution and multiplexing microscopies
URL: https://www.nollmannlab.org/#
Host: Prof Marshall Stark