Institute Seminar Programmes

Immunobiology External Seminars 2019-20

Contacts:   Dr Georgia Perona-Wright

                 Dr Vicky Morrison

                 Prof Jonathan Cavanagh

All seminars will be held on a Thursday from 1pm to 2pm (unless stated otherwise)

  

 Date       LocationSpeakerInstitutionHost

10/10/19 (1pm)

Joseph Black C305 Carnegie

Prof James Stewart

'BPIFA1: A host factor in'flu'encing infection in the respiratory tract'

University of Liverpool Dr Megan MacLeod

24/10/19 (1pm)

Joseph Black C305 Carnegie

Dr Sarah Dimeloe

‘Metabolic control of human T cell function in health and disease’

University of Birmingham Dr Georgia Perona-Wright

31/10/19

Yudowitz (4-5pm)

Atrium  (5-6pm)

Molly Ingersol

‘Exploring immunity in the urinary tract’

Institut Pasteur  WSIG

7/11/19 (1pm)

Joseph Black C305 Carnegie

Dr Patricia Barral King's College London Prof James Brewer

14/11/19 (1pm)

Garscube Campus

Cancer Immunology Seminar Beatson Institute  

28/11/19

Yudowitz (4-5pm)

Atrium  (5-6pm)

Kathy McCoy University of Calgary WSIG

12/12/19 (1pm)

Yudowitz Seminar Room

Prof Aline Bozec University of Erlangen, Nuremberg Prof Carl Goodyear

19/12/19 (1.15pm)

Joseph Black C305 Carnegie

Dr Douglas Dyer University of Manchester  Dr Catherine Hughes

16/1/20 (1pm)

Joseph Black C305 Carnegie

Dr Lesley Forrester University of Edinburgh Dr Mariola Kurowska-Stolarska

23/1/20 (1pm)

Joseph Black C305 Carnegie

Prof Peder Olofsson Karolinska Institutet Sweden Dr Pasquale Maffia

30/1/20 (1pm)

Joseph Black C305 Carnegie

Dr Gwo-Tzer Ho University of Edinburgh Prof Simon Milling

6/2/20 (1pm)

Joseph Black C305 Carnegie

Dr Audrey Gérard

Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology

University of Oxford

Prof James Brewer

20/2/20 (10am-6pm)

Linlithgow Burgh Halls

GENIE 2 in Linlithgow   WSIG

12/3/20 (1pm)

Joseph Black C305 Carnegie

Dr Ed Roberts Beatson Institute Prof James Brewer

26/3/20

C22, BHF  (4-5pm)

Common Room (5-6pm)

Andres Hidalgo CNIC, Madrid WSIG

2/4/20 (1pm)

Yudowitz Seminar Room

Dr Chris Schiering Imperial College London Prof Simon Milling

23/4/20

Yudowitz  (4-5pm)

Atrium  (5-6pm)

Martin Guilliams   WSIG Showcase

30/4/20 (1pm)

Yudowitz Seminar Room

Prof Sussan Nourshargh Queen Mary University of London Dr Vicky Morrison

Parasitology External Seminars 2019-20

All seminars will be held on Friday at 12 noon (unless stated otherwise)

  

 Date       LocationSpeakerInstitutionTitle

27/9/19

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Dr Petra Schneider University of Edinburgh “Plasmodium makes a move”

9/10/19 (1.30pm)

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Dr David Sanin Max-Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics “Mitochondrial metabolism controls macrophage gene expression”

11/10/19 (12.30pm)

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Prof Maria-Gloria Basáñez Imperial College, London

Modelling the population biology and transmission dynamics of river blindness: deterministic and stochastic approaches to inform control and elimination"

7/11/19 (12.30pm)

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Prof Richard E Davis University of Colorado "Programmed DNA Elimination"

8/11/19

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Dr Lena Pernas Max-Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing

"The Metabolism of Infection"

12/11/19

Level 2 Common Room, SGDB

Dr Sebastian Baumgarten

Dr Jessica Bryant

Institut Pasteur, France

"Getting Organized: Genome structure and virulence gene transcription in P. falciparum"

"Reshaping the malaria transcriptome: m6A mRNA methylation in P. falciparum proliferation and transmission"

15/11/19

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Dr Joana Correia Faria University of Dundee “The VEXing problem of single gene choice in African trypanosomes”

22/11/19

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Timothy P Jenkins University of Cambridge

"Investigating human-helminth-microbiota interactions and developing next generation snakebite treatments"

"To hell with helminths - worming my way into snakebite"

29/11/19

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Dr Gediminas Valkiūnas Institute of Ecology, Nature Research Centre, Vilnius "Recent advances in wildlife malaria research"

6/12/19

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Dr Chi-Min Ho  Columbia University "Bottom-up structural proteomics: cryoEM of protein complexes enriched from malaria parasites"

14/01/20 (4-5pm)

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Prof Dominique Soldati-Favre University of Geneva "Stage-specific metabolic needs and capabilities of Toxoplasma gondii"

17/01/20

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Dr Cyrille Botté Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Grenoble "Role of lipid synthesis and membrane biogenesis for the intracellular survival of apicomplexan parasites"

24/01/20

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Prof Karl Hoffmann University of Aberystwyth "The development of epigenetic modulators as next-generation anti-schistosomals"

31/01/20

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Prof Mark Carrington University of Cambridge "How do trypanosome receptors for host macromolecules avoid the host immune response?"

21/02/20

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Dr Vicky Hunt University of Bath "Small RNA pathways with a role in parasitism by Strongyloides nematodes"

26/02/20 

WOLFSON MED:248

Prof Christopher Hunter University of Pennsylvania "Tracking host-pathogen interactions"

28/02/20

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Prof Philippe Bastin Department of Parasites & Insect Vectors, Institut Pasteur "How do molecular motors find their way in the trypanosome flagellum?"

13/03/20

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Dr Noushin Emami  University of Stockholm  “Directing towards the origin; the molecular mechanisms governing mosquito mating and parasite-mosquito communication”

23/03/20 (12.30-1.30pm)

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Dr Gavin Wright Wellcome Sanger Institute “Systematic genome-led vaccine target discovery identifies an invariant Trypanosoma vivax antigen inducing protective immunity”

20/04/20

WOLFSON MED:253 SEM 1-YUDO 

Prof Björn Kafsack Weill Cornell Medicine  TBC

Virology (CVR) Seminars

 

See complete listings of both the CVR external and internal Communications & events

Bacteriology External Seminars

All seminars will be held on Thursday at 12 noon (unless stated otherwise).

 

 Date       LocationSpeakerInstitutionTitle

24/10/19

WOLFSON MED:253 SEM 1-YUDO Prof Ruth Massey School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol

Using genome sequence data to understand the pathogenicity of Staphylococcus aureus. (REMOTE PRESENTATION)

31/10/19

WOLFSON MED:253 SEM 1-YUDO Dr Kesha Josts Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Hamburg Transport across the membrane: structural and biophysical insights into nutrient uptake in bacteria.

07/11/19

WOLFSON MED:253 SEM 1-YUDO  Prof Syma Khalid School of Chemistry, University of Southampton Molecular simulations of bacterial cell envelopes and outer membrane vesicles: adding the biochemical complexity to the model.

14/11/19

WOLFSON MED: 253 SEM 1-YUDO

Dr Rachel Simmonds

School of Biosciences and Medicine, University of Surrey

Translocation inhibition by mycolactone drives the immunosuppression, cytotoxicity and endothelial dysfunction in Buruli ulcer disease (Mycobacterium ulcerans infection).

23/01/20

WOLFSON MED:253 SEM 1-YUDO

Dr Gemma Langridge

Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norwich

New approaches to understanding bacterial diversity.

06/02/20

WOLFSON MED:253 SEM 1-YUDO

Prof Jay C. D. Hinton

Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool

 

Comparative transcriptomics identifies a single SNP mutation that controls virulence of African Salmonella.

13/02/20

WOLFSON MED:253 SEM 1-YUDO

Prof Jean-Marc Ghigo Genetics of Biofilms Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Institut Pasteur, Paris Mining zebrafish microbiota reveals key community-level resistance and probiotics against fish pathogen infections.

27/02/20

WOLFSON MED:253 SEM 1-YUDO

Dr Daniel Lopez

Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia CNB, Madrid

Membrane microdomains in pathogenic bacteria and their role in antibiotic resistance.

 26/03/20

WOLFSON MED:253 SEM 1-YUDO

Dr Clarissa Melo Czekster School of Biology, University of St Andrews

Understanding the biosynthesis of small cyclic peptides and their role in interspecies and interkingdom interactions.

30/04/20

WOLFSON MED:253 SEM 1-YUDO

Dr Teresa Cortes London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London Exploring alternative mechanisms of translational control in the human pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 

 

Glasgow Single Cell RNA-Seq Seminar Series

 Date       LocationSpeakerInstitutionTitle

4/11/19

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

 

Neil Robertson

Amy Dawson

 

University of Glasgow

Internal Seminars

 9/12/19 (3pm)

Room 133, Hetherington Building, Bute Gardens

Alexandrina Pancheva


Eva Crespo 

  Internal Seminar 

 13/1/20 (3pm)

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Dr Catalina Vallejos University of Edinburgh  

BASiCS: Robust normalisation and differential variability testing for single cell RNA sequencing data

 17/2/20 (3pm)

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Magnus Rattray University of Manchester  Using Gaussian processes to infer pseudotime and branching from single-cell data

 11/5/20 (3pm)

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Iain MacKauley   

External Seminar

 8/6/20 (3pm)

Cardio Seminar Room 222/223

Internal seminars

 

 TBC