Institute Seminar Programmes

Immunobiology External Seminars 2020-21

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       LocationSpeakerInstitution

28/9/20

Zoom  Dr Laura Cook  The University of Melbourne, Australia 

3/12/20
(1pm)

Zoom Chris Schiering London Institute of Medical Sciences, Imperial College London

4/3/21
(1pm)

Zoom Dr Titus Divala University of Malawi College of Medicine / LSHTM

11/3/21
(1pm)

Zoom Dr Gary Reynolds Langhans-type Multinucleated Giant in Giant Cell Arteritis

18/3/21
(1pm)

Zoom Dr Linda Sinclair University of Dundee

6/5/21
(1pm)

Zoom Prof Daniela Carnevale  Sapienza University of Rome

13/5/21
(1pm)

Zoom Dr Rebecca Drummond University of Birmingham

20/5/21
(1pm)

Zoom Professor Kevin Blyth The Beatson Institute

27/5/21
(1pm)

Zoom Dr Ruaidhri Carmody iii

3/6/21
(1pm)

Zoom Dr Julia Edgar iii

Parasitology External Seminars 2020-21

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

For further details, please contact Dr Clare Harding.

  

 Date       LocationSpeakerInstitutionTitle

28/8/20
(12pm)

 Zoom

Dr Abdirahman Abdi kemri-wellcome.org  

11/9/20
(12pm)

Zoom  Dr Alex Muhleip  Stockholm University The structural basis of cristae formation in Toxoplasma mitochondria

18/9/20
(12pm)

Zoom  Dr Freddy Frischknecht Heidelberg University Malaria parasite migration: into and out of the mosquito

25/9/20
(12pm)

Zoom Professor Andy Waters University of Glasgow Acetyl CoA transporter of Plasmodium is the target of new antimalarial KAF154 and essential for parasite transmission

2/10/20
(12pm)

Zoom Dr Giulia Bandini University of York Understanding the biochemistry and function on nucleocytoplasmic O-fucosylation in Toxoplasma gondii

8/10/20
(4pm)

Zoom Dr Virginia Howick University of Glasgow Red blood cell tension protects against severe malaria in the Dantu blood group

9/10/20
(4pm)

Zoom Supriya Khanra University of Glasgow Molecular characterization of the drug resistant Leishmania and identification of potential drugs

16/10/20
(4pm)

Zoom Dr Silvia Portugal MPIIB, Berlin Plasmodium falciparum dry season survival strategies

23/10/20
(12pm)

Zoom  Dr Kerry Woods University of Bern Exploring the host-parasite interface: Interactions between Theileria and it’s immortalized host cell

27/11/20
(12pm)

Zoom 

Dr Vicky Gillan

Katie Hildersley

University of Glasgow

Tuft cells and nematode infection in sheep

15/1/21 (12pm)

Zoom

Dr Eva Gluenz

WCIP

RUM: Using CRISPR-Cas9 knockout screens to dissect gene function in Leishmania

28/1/21 (4pm)

Zoom

Dr Jennifer McIntyre

IBAHCM

WCIP Parasitology Journal Club

Schistosoma mansoni venom allergen-like protein 6 (SmVAL6) maintains tegumental barrier function

29/1/21 (2pm)

Zoom

Dr Robert Moon

LSHTM

Glasgow Research in Parasitology (GRiP-ing)

CRISPR Cas9-Genome editing in P. knowlesi: Redefining merozoite invasionbiology and translational tools for P. vivax

12/2/21 (2pm)

Zoom

Dr Anat Florentin

Hebrew University

Glasgow Research in Parasitology (GRiP-ing)

The mystery of the Malaria plastid: A struggle for autonomy

26/2/21 (2pm)
Zoom

Jean-Claude Dujardin

Institute of Tropical Medicine

Glasgow Research in Parasitology (GRiP-ing)

'Drug resistance in Leishmania: does it really matter?

12/3/21 (2pm)

Zoom

Dr Scott Lindner

Penn State

Glasgow Research in Parasitology (GRiP-ing)

Stockpiles of mRNAs: A solution for Plasmodium, too

9/4/21 (12pm)
Zoom

Dr Regina Joice Cordy 

Wake Forest University

Glasgow Research in Parasitology (GRiP-ing)

'A metabolomics approach identifies markers of disease severity in human malaria'

16/4/21 (12pm)
Zoom 

Professor Ariel Silber

(University of São Paulo)  

Glasgow Research in Parasitology (GRiP-ing)

'Amino acids and bioenergetics in Tyrpanosoma cruzi: three ways of charging batteries'

23/4/21 (12pm)
Zoom

Jean-Mathieu Bart

(IRD, Marseille)

Glasgow Research in Parasitology (GRiP-ing)

'Trypanosoma brucei gambiense human serum resistance: a new actor in the game'
7/5/21 (12pm)

Zoom

Professor Meta Roestenberg

Leiden University

Glasgow Research in Parasitology (GRiP-ing)

'Experimental infections of healthy Dutch volunteers with schistosomes and hookworm'

27/5/21 (4pm)
Zoom  Dr Emma Briggs University of Edinburgh

WCIP Parasitology Journal Club

'Single cell transcriptomic analysis of bloodstream form Trypanosoma brucei reconstructs cell cycle progression and differentiation via quorum sensing'

 

Virology (CVR) Seminars 2020-21

 

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

Bacteriology External Seminars 2020-21

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

Contact:   Dr Hua Wang

  

 Date       LocationSpeakerInstitution

5/11/20

Zoom Jasmina Wiemann Yale University

19/11/20

Zoom Iona Walker University of Edinburgh & BEYOND RESISTANCE network

3/12/20

Zoom Prof Dorothy Yeboah-Manu University of Ghana

TBC

Zoom Dr Marin Sawa Imperial College London

21/1/21

Zoom Dr Luiz Carvalho The Francis Crick Institute

4/2/21

Zoom Dr Lukas Lercher Proteros Biostructures

11/2/21

Zoom Dr Clarissa Melo Czekster University of St Andrews

25/2/21

Zoom Dr Sara Sattin University of Milan

4/3/21

Zoom Dr Antonio Maldonado  

18/3/21

Zoom Dr Sampriti Mukherjee University of Chicago

25/3/21

Zoom Dr Teresa Cortes London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

27/5/21

Zoom

Dr Marin Sawa

University of Newcastle

17/6/21

Zoom

Dr Helge Dorfmueller

University of Dundee

Glasgow Single Cell RNA-Seq Seminar Series 2020-21

Weekly Single Cell RNA-Seq clinic Wednesdays are held on Zoom at 4pm. The aim is to give attendees the change to discuss analysis and sample preparation of scRNA-Seq data in which participants are encouraged to show their data.

 

 Date       Location  SpeakerInstitutionTitle

07/09/20 (3pm)

Zoom

Dr Martin Hemberg Wellcome Sanger Institute

'De novo motif discovery using convolutional neural networks from single cell data'

14/12/20 (3pm)

Zoom

Rowland Osii

Emma Briggs

KEMRI – Wellcome Trust Research Programme

University of Glasgow

'Effect of Plasmodium-infected erythrocytes with dendritic cell'

'Application of single-cell transcriptomics to resolve asynchronous differentiation of Trypanosoma brucei bloodstream forms'

17/5/21 (3pm)

Zoom

ID: 968 9790 0070

Passcode: 349852

Katie Hildersley

 

Dr Ximena Iraolagoitia

IBAHCM

The Beatson Institute

'Identification and RNA profiling of ovine tuft cells in response to gastro-intestinal nematode infections'

'Exploring macrophage heterogeneity in the lung cancer tumour immune microenvironment by scRNA-seq'

19/5/21 (2pm)

Zoom

Meeting ID: 952 3450 7911

Passcode: 152887

Dr Rafael Arguello

Centre d'Immunologie

Single-cell metabolism by SCENITH

1/6/21 (2pm)

Zoom

Meeting ID: 952 3450 7911

Passcode: 152887

Dr Rafael Arguello  Centre d'Immunologie  Single-cell metabolism by SCENITH, for measuring metabolic function at the single-cell level.