Institute of Molecular Cell and Systems Biology Seminar Series 2020-21

Due to continuing COVID-19 restrictions and requirements for social distancing all of our seminars this year will be conducted remotely via Zoom.

All seminars take place on a Wednesday at 13.00 unless stated otherwise. 

Speaker:

21st 
October

Speaker: Prof. Paula da Fonseca, University of Glasgow 
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4th 
November

Speaker: Dr Elizabete Carmo-Silva, University of Lancaster 
Talk title: The search for optimatlity: balancing Rubisco activation and inhibition 
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Host: Prof. John Christie

18th 
November

Speaker: Dr Gaynor Ann Smith, Cardiff University 
Talk title: Investigating the Genetics of Axonal Mitochondrial Biology
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Host: Prof. Kostas Tokatlidis

2nd
December

Speaker: Dr Chris Macdonald, University of York 
Talk title: To be, or not to be (at the cell surface): Mechanisms of membrane protein trafficking
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Host: Prof. Neil Bulleid

16th
December
 

Speaker: Prof. James Murphy, Walter + Eliza Hall Institute
Talk Title: The Death Kiss: understanding how the dead enzyme, MLKL, is triggered to kill cells by necroptosis
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Host: Prof. Helen Walden 

13th 
January 

Speaker: Prof. Fiona Gribble, University of Cambridge
Talk title: TBC
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Host: Prof. Graeme Milligan

27th
January


CANCELLED

9th 
February 

Speaker:Prof. Graeme Milligan, University of Glasgow
Talk title: In vitro to in vivo analysis of poorly characterised G protein-coupled receptors: Pathways to translation
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24th
February

Speaker: Dr Helena Cocheme, London Institute of Medical Science
Talk title: Novel insights into ageing: from redox regulation to diet-induced metabolic dysregulation
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Host: Alberto Sanz

10th
March
Speaker: Prof Agnieszka Chacinska, Centre for New Technologies, University of Warsaw
Title talk: Management of mitochondrial proteins: sort or destroy
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Host: Kostas

24th
March
Speaker: Dr Wyatt Yue, University of Oxford
Talk title: Structural biology at the crossroad of genetic diseases and drug discovery
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Host: Laura Spagnolo
14th
April

Speaker: Prof Dr Matias Zurbriggen, University of Duesseldorf
Talk title: Plant and Mammalian Synthetic biology and optogenetics approach for the control and understanding of cellular processes
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Host: John Christie

28th
April
Speaker: Prof Richard McCulloch, University of Glasgow
Talk title: The diverged machinery and dynamics of DNA replication in kinetoplastid parasites
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Host: Marshall Stark

12th
May
Speaker: Dr John Labbadia, UCL
Talk title: Why a little bit of stress is good for you: understanding how mitochondria control protein homeostasis and ageing
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Host: Adam Dobson
26th
May

Speaker: Prof Delphine Gourdon, University of Glasgow
Talk title: TBC
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Host: Mathis Riehle

9th
June
Speaker: Dr Elli Papaemmanuil
Talk title: TBC
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Host: Darren Monckton

23rd
June
Speaker: Prof Jess Nithianantharajah
Talk title: TBC
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Host: Sophie Bradley

7th
July

Speaker: Prof Alistair Hetherington, University of Bristol 
Talk title: Stomatal Responses to Environmental Signals
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Host: Prof. Mike Blatt

Meeting etiquette: Please leave your microphone muted for the duration of the talk, except to applaud the speaker. Submit questions via the Zoom chat box, and feel free to do this as the talk runs. The host will moderate questions at the end of the talk, but for the speaker’s benefit please un-mute and express your question verbally if the chair selects it.