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Seminars

A list of seminars of relevance to researchers in infectious diseases.

Edinburgh Immunology Group  GENIE 2 Symposium 

When:  Thursday 20 February 2020

Time:  TBC

Where:  Linlithgow Burgh Halls, The Cross, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7AH

Keynote Speakers: Paul Kubes (University of Calgary) and Joanne Konkel (University of Manchester)

Bacteriology Seminar Series:  How to kill your rivals: microbial warfare mediated by the Type VI secretion system

When:  Thursday 20 February 2020

Time:  1 - 2 pm

Location: Lecture Theatre 1, Vet School, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian

Speaker:  Sarah Coulthurst, University of Dundee

Host: Rosemary Blake

Enquiries: to Nicola Lynskey, Edinburgh Microbiology Forum

Centre for Inflammation Research Seminar Series: New Dietary Therapies for Crohn's Disease; food additives, gut microbiome & beyond

When:  Friday 21 February 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Wellcome Auditorium, 47 Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Konstantinos Gerasimidis, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Nutrition, University of Glasgow

Host: Gwo-Tzer Ho

Infection Medicine Joint MSc Students' Seminar

When:  Monday 24 February 2020

Time:  12 - 1.30 pm

Where:  Seminar Room 6, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh

Speaker:

  • Alexander Hunt (Bachmann Lab)
  • Xin Huang (Haas Lab)
  • Matthew Vu (Haas Lab)
  • Yana Chen (Haas Lab)
  • Amy Shepherd (Sloan Lab)

Host: Richard Sloan

Cell and Molecular Biology Programme Monday Seminar Series: Ubiquitin signalling in Immunity and Vesicle Trafficking

When:  Monday 24 February 2020

Time:  12.15 pm

Where:  Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27, Lecture Theatre, The King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Marco Trujillo, University of Freiburg

Host: Steven Spoel

Edinburgh Virus Group: The evidence for the use of nasal irrigation and gargling as an antiviral intervention and possible interventions against the novel coronavirus threat

When:   Monday 24 February 2020

Time:  3.30 pm

Where:  Basement Seminar Room, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: Sandeep Ramalingam, University of Edinburgh

Host: Finn Grey

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar: Mechanisms underlying the programming of cardio-metabolic health by maternal obesity

When:   Monday 24 February 2020

Time:  12.30 pm

Where:  Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Wellcome Auditorium, 47 Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Susan Ozanne

Host: Niki Gray

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar: Sex differences in infection tolerance

When:  Wednesday 26 February 2020

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Crystal Vincent, Imperial College London

Host: TBA

Moredun Research Institute Seminar: One Health bacterial genomics in the real world: why studying endemic anthrax is challenging

When: Thursday 27 February 2020

Time:  1 pm

Where:  Moredun Lecture Theatre, Moredun Reseach Institute, Pentland Science Park, Penicuik, Midlothian ,EH26 0PZ

Speaker: Taya Forde, University of Glasgow

Host: Keith Ballingall

Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology Seminar:  Iron-dependent control of transferrin receptor expression in Trypanosoma brucei

When:  Thursday 27 February 2020

Time:  3 pm

Where:  S7.15, Michael Swann Building, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Calvin Tiengwe, Imperial College London

Host: Atlanta Cook

Centre for Inflammation Research Seminar Series: A novel pathway controlling T-cell trafficking during inflammation is dysregulated in chronic inflammatory diseases and ageing

When:  Friday 28 February 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Wellcome Auditorium, 47 Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Myriam Chimen, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham

Host: Emily Findlay

Cell and Molecular Biology Programme Monday Seminar Series: Transcription of the genome: mechanisms and regulatory principles

When:  Monday 2 March 2020

Time:  12.15 pm

Where:  Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27, Lecture Theatre, The King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Patrick Cramer, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, MPG

Host: JP Arulanandam

Easter Bush Research Seminar Series

When:   Wednesday 4 March 2020

Time:  1 pm

Where:  The Roslin Institute Auditorum, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: TBA

Host: TBA

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar: Sensory and cognitive adaptations in butterfly brains

When:  Wednesday 4 March 2020

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Stephen Montgomery, University of Bristol

Host: Simon Martin & Laura Ross

Edinburgh Immunology Group Seminar - Interest area: Type 2 Immunity / Airway diseases

When:  Thursday 5 March 2020

Time:  4 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Peter Cook, University of Manchester

Centre for Inflammation Research Seminar Series

When:  Friday 6 March 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Wellcome Auditorium, 47 Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Derek Gilroy, Deptartment of Experimental and Translational Medicine, University College London

Host: Adriano Rossi / Jenna Cash

Cell and Molecular Biology Programme Monday Seminar Series: Cell Economics: The Interplay Between Growth and Gene Expression in Bacteria

When:  Monday 9 March 2020

Time:  12.15 pm

Where:  Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27, Lecture Theatre, The King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Jose Jimenez - SynBio, University of Surrey

Host: Jack Suitor (PhD student)

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:   Monday 9 March 2020

Time:  12.30 pm

Where:  Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Wellcome Auditorium, 47 Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Jacques A. Nunes

Host: Tak Kitamura

Edinburgh Virus Group: Immune responses at the host-vector interface that shapes the severity of arbovirus infection

When:   Monday 9 March 2020

Time:  3.30 pm

Where:  Basement Seminar Room, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: Clive McKimmie, University of Leeds

Host: Colin Sharp

Easter Bush Research Seminar Series

When:   Wednesday 11 March 2020

Time:  1 pm

Where:  The Roslin Institute Auditorum, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: Jenny Nichols, University of Cambridge

Host: Tom Burdon

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 11 March 2020

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Daniel Bolnick, The University of Connecticut

Host: TBA

Centre for Inflammation Research Seminar Series

When:  Friday 13 March 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Wellcome Auditorium, 47 Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Mairi McLean, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Gastroenterology, University of Aberdeen

Host: Gwo-Tzer Ho

Cell and Molecular Biology Programme Monday Seminar Series: Cell Economics: Defining Patterns in Chemical and Genomic Space to Prioritize Antibiotic Discovery from Marine Actinobacteria

When:  Monday 16 March 2020

Time:  12.15 pm

Where:  Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27, Lecture Theatre, The King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Katherine Duncan, University of Strathclyde

Host: Stephen Wallace

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:   Monday 16 March 2020

Time:  12.30 pm

Where:  Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Wellcome Auditorium, 47 Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Ilaria Malanchi 

Host: Bin-Zhi Qian

Easter Bush Research Seminar Series

When:   Wednesday 18 March 2020

Time:  1 pm

Where:  The Roslin Institute Auditorum, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: TBA

Host: TBA

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar: Genomic insights into metabolism and fitness

When:  Wednesday 18 March 2020

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Florencia Camus, University College London

Host: Joshua Moatt and Pedro Vale

Edinburgh Immunology Group Seminar - Interest area: Malaria

When:  Thursday 19 March 2020

Time:  4 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Aubrey Cunnington, Imperial College London

Centre for Inflammation Research Seminar Series

When:  Friday 20 March 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Wellcome Auditorium, 47 Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: TBA

Host: TBA

Easter Bush Research Seminar Series

When:   Wednesday 25 March 2020

Time:  1 pm

Where:  The Roslin Institute Auditorum, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: Alistair McGregor, Oxford Brookes University

Host: Megan Davey

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 25 March 2020

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Alexander Suh, Uppsala University

Host: Laura Ross

Centre for Inflammation Research Seminar Series

When:  Friday 27 March 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Wellcome Auditorium, 47 Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Gonçalo Bernardes, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge

Host: Marc Vendrell

Infection Medicine seminar

When:   Monday 30 March 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar room 5, Chancellors Building, Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Sarah Stedman, Infection Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Host: Till Bachmann

Edinburgh Virus Group: Rab proteins play key roles in the mammarenavirus (LCMV) life cycle: from entry to particle formation

When:   Monday 30 March 2020

Time:  3.30 pm

Where:  Basement Seminar Room, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: Emily Bruce, University of Vermont

Host: Paul Digard

Easter Bush Research Seminar Series

When:   Wednesday 1 April 2020

Time:  1 pm

Where:  The Roslin Institute Auditorum, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: TBA

Host: TBA

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 1 April 2020

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Marcel Visser, NIOO Wageningen

Host: Albert Phillimore

Edinburgh Immunology Group Seminar - Interest area: T cells in obesity and Metabolism

When:  Thursday 2 April 2020

Time:  4 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Federica Marelli - Berg, Queen Mary University of London

Edinburgh Virus Group Seminar: Cyclic nucleotide signalling in viral: host conflict

When:   Monday 6 April 2020

Time:  3.30 pm

Where:  Basement Seminar Room, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: Malcolm White, University of St Andrews

Host: Eleanor Gaunt

Easter Bush Research Seminar Series

When:   Wednesday 8 April 2020

Time:  1 pm

Where:  The Roslin Institute Auditorum, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: Gerald Shurson, University of Minnesota

Host: Andrea Wilson

Infection Medicine seminar

When:   Monday 27 April 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar room 5, Chancellors Building, Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Mariela Scortti, Infection Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Host: Till Bachmann

Institute of Evolutionary Biology PhD symposium

When:  Wednesday 29 April 2020

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: TBA

Host: TBA

Edinburgh Virus Group Seminar: Understanding IBDV Pathogenesis & Immunosuppression

When:   Monday 4 May 2020

Time:  3.30 pm

Where:  Basement Seminar Room, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: Andrew Broadbent, Pirbright Institute

Host: Alex Brown

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 6 May 2020

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Guillaume Achaz, Paris

Host: TBA

Infection Medicine seminar

When:   Monday 11 May 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar room 5, Chancellors Building, Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Henry McSorley, Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh

Host: Richard Sloan

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:   Monday 11 May 2020

Time:  12.30 pm

Where:  Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Wellcome Auditorium, 47 Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Adele Marston

Host: Chih-Jen (Lance) Lin

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 13 May 2020

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker:Emilia Santos, University of Cambridge

Host: Susan Johnston

Edinburgh Virus Group Seminar: Mixed messages: the cryptic gene products of cap-snatching viruses

When:   Monday 18 May 2020

Time:  3.30 pm

Where:  Basement Seminar Room, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: Edward Hutchinson, CVR University of Glasgow

Host: Nisha Kriplani

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 20 May 2020

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Speaker: Nancy Chen, University of Rochester

Host: Susan Johnston

Infection Medicine seminar

When:   Monday 25 May 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar room 5, Chancellors Building, Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Alison Daniels, Haas Group, Infection Medicine

Host: Jürgen Haas

Edinburgh Virus Group Seminar: Pre-empting zoonotic viral emergence: from transmissible vaccines to machine learning

When:   Monday 1 June 2020

Time:  3.30 pm

Where:  Basement Seminar Room, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: Daniel Streicker, CVR University of Glasgow

Host: Remi Gratacap

Edinburgh Virus Group Seminar: Impact of Human Papillomavirus immunisation in Scotland & implications for future services

When:   Monday 15 June 2020

Time:  3.30 pm

Where:  Basement Seminar Room, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Speaker: Kate Cuschieri, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Host: Elle McLuskey

Infection Medicine seminar

When:   Monday 6 July 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar room 5, Chancellors Building, Little France Crescent, EH16 4TJ

Speaker: Holly Parker, Bachmann Group, Infection Medicine

Host: Till Bachmann