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Seminars

A list of webinars of relevance to researchers in infectious diseases. Joining links will be updated as they are made available.

Institute of Evolutionary Biology seminar series:  Topic - Evolution and diversification of morphological traits

When: Wednesday 26 January 2022

Time:  2 pm

Online:  Online via Zoom; Passcode: IEBSem21

Speaker: Emília Santos, University of Cambridge

Host:  Susan Johnston

Inst. Immunology and Infection Research seminar:  MicroRNA-23/27/24 clusters control T cell and Macrophage-driven tissue inflammation

When:  Thursday 27 January 2022

Tme:  1 pm

Where:  Online via zoom, Passcode: pD33kYbD

Speaker: Prof. Heather Pua, Vanderbilt

Host:  Amy Buck

Cell and Molecular Biology Wednesday Lunch-time Seminar Series - Quantitative Mass Spectrometry Reveals a Proteome-wide Role for Cyclin A and Cks1 in Multisite, Non-Proline Directed Phosphorylation by CDK1 & Molecular insights into chromosome alignment and segregation

When:   Wednesday 2 February 2022

Time:  12 pm

Online:  Online via Blackboard Collaborate

Speakers: Aymen Al-Rawi Al-Rawi (PhD student, Earnshaw, ICB) and Julie Welburn (ICB)

Host: Sander Granneman

IEB Wednesday seminar series

When: Wednesday 2 February 2022

Time:  2 pm

Online:Online via Zoom; Passcode: IEBSem21

Speaker: Will Ratcliff, Georgia Tech

Host: Luke McNally

The Edinburgh AMR Forum seminar series - Antimicrobial stewardship and Covid-19

When:   Wednesday 2 February 2022

Time:  4 pm

Online:  Online via Zoom.  Passcode: SwU01wXW

Speaker: Clark Russell, Centre for Inflammation Research

Host: The Edinburgh AMR Forum

CMVM Research Insights:  Science after Dolly – gene editing and ethics 

When:  Wednesday 2 February 2022

Time:  4.30 – 5.15pm

Where:  On Zoom - book now

Speakers:  Christine Tait-Burkard (Roslin Institute) and Sarah Chan (Usher Institute)

The Edinburgh Immunology Group Seminar Series:  Adapting concepts of vaccination to work with the intestinal ecosystem

When:  Thursday 3 February 2022

Time:  2 pm

Where: Online via Zoom.  Passcode: b8tDTbh2

Speaker: Emma Slack (ETH Zürich)

The Edinburgh AMR Forum seminar series - Antimicrobial Use (AMU) and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in pathogens and its diagnostics in shrimp aquaculture settings

When:   Wednesday 9 February 2022

Time:  12 pm

Online:  Online via Zoom.  Passcode: SwU01wXW

Speaker: EXTERNAL SPEAKER: Gopalan Krishnan Sivaraman,  ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin, India

Host: The Edinburgh AMR Forum

IEB Wednesday seminar series - Evolutionary ecology and climate change in a wild bird population

When: Wednesday 9 February 2022

Time:  2 pm

Online:  Online via Zoom; Passcode: IEBSem21

Speaker: Loeske Kruuk, University of Edinburgh

Host: Josephine Pemberton

The Edinburgh Immunology Group Seminar Series 

When:  Thursday 10 February 2022

Time:   2 pm

Where: In person TBC

Speaker: Toby Lawrence (King's College London)

Infection Medicine Seminar Series 

When:  Monday 14 Feburary 2022

Time:  12 pm

Online:  Online via Blackboard Collaborate - link will follow

Speaker: Holger Schulze, Senior Research Fellow, Bachmann Lab, Infection Medicine

Host:Till Bachmann

Cell and Molecular Biology Wednesday Lunch-time Seminar Series - Mitochondrial dysfunction leads to distinct defects in meiotic chromatin arrangements & Cell polarization by microtubule transport.

When:   Wednesday 16 February 2022

Time:  12 pm

Online:  Online via Blackboard Collaborate

Speakers: Karen Julia Nieken (PhD student, Ohkura, ICB) & Andrew Goryachev (ICB)

Host: Sander Granneman

The Edinburgh AMR Forum seminar series 

When:   Wednesday 16 February 2022

Time:  4 pm

Online:  Online via Zoom.  Passcode: SwU01wXW

Speaker: Helen Alexander, School of Biological Sciences.

Host: The Edinburgh AMR Forum

Kings Buildings 101 Celebrations:  The Coming Century of Biology – Growing a way to sustainability

When:  Friday 25 February 2022

Time:  10.10 am

Where:  Online - platform to be confirmed

Speaker:  Prof Andrew Millar, Chair of Systems Biology, School of Biological Sicences, University of Edinburgh

More info:  College Centenary Lecture Series

Cell and Molecular Biology Wednesday Lunch-time Seminar Series - Phospho-proteomics of the meiotic divisions & TBC

When:   Wednesday 2 March 2022

Time:  12 pm

Online: Online via Blackboard Collaborate

Speakers: Lori Koch (Marston, ICB) and Javier Alfaro (Informatics/proteogenomics)

Host: Sander Granneman

The Edinburgh AMR Forum seminar series - Surveillance of AMR in Uganda, Malawi and Kenya

When:   Wednesday 2 March 2022

Time:  4 pm

Online:  Online via Zoom.  Passcode: SwU01wXW

Speaker: Adrian Muwonge, The Roslin Institute

Host: The Edinburgh AMR Forum

Cell and Molecular Biology Wednesday Lunch-time Seminar Series - Molecular Mechanisms that Shape Neural Networks

When:   Wednesday 16 March 2022

Time:  12 pm

Online:  Online via Blackboard Collaborate

Speaker:  Dhanya Cheerambathur (ICB)

Host: Sander Granneman

The Edinburgh AMR Forum seminar series - Single cell heterogeneity in E. coli response to DNA damaging antibiotics

When:   Wednesday 16 March 2022

Time:  4 pm

Online:  Online via Zoom.  Passcode: SwU01wXW

Speaker: Meriem El Karoui , The School of Biological Sciences.

Host: The Edinburgh AMR Forum

Cell and Molecular Biology Wednesday Lunch-time Seminar Series 

When:   Wednesday 30 March 2022

Time:  12 pm

Online:  Online via Blackboard Collaborate

Speakers: Stefan Bresson (Tollervey, ICB) and Chris Sibley (IQB3)

Host: Sander Granneman

The Edinburgh AMR Forum seminar series

When:   Wednesday 30 March 2022

Time:  4 pm

Online:  Online via Zoom.  Passcode: SwU01wXW

Speaker: José Vazquez Boland, Infection Medicine

Host: The Edinburgh AMR Forum

The Edinburgh AMR Forum seminar series - Genomics of AMR: From isolates to microbiomes

When:   Wednesday 20 April  2022

Time:  4 pm

Online:  Online via Zoom.  Passcode: SwU01wXW

Speaker: Bryan Wee, Usher Institute

Host: The Edinburgh AMR Forum

The Edinburgh AMR Forum seminar series

When:   Wednesday 11th May 2022

Time:  4 pm

Online:  Online via Zoom.  Passcode: SwU01wXW

Speaker: Sander Granneman, School of Biological Sciences

Host: The Edinburgh AMR Forum

POSTPONED - Cell and Molecular Biology Programme Monday Seminar Series (HYBRID Seminar) - Patterning the cytoplasm during asymmetric cell division

When:  TBC

Time:  TBC

In person location: Daniel Rutherford LT1, G27 – MAX CAPACITY 50 - STRICT SIGN-UP IN PLACE PLEASE ONLY SIGN-UP IF YOU CAN DEFINITELY ATTEND IN PERSON.

Online: Online via Blackboard Collaborate

Speaker: Erik Griffin,   Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth (currently on sabbatical in ICB, SBS)

Host: Dhanya Cheerambathur

Monday Seminar Series - Cell-to-Cell Heterogeneity and Methods for Quantification and Control

When: Postponed

Time:  TBC

In person location: Daniel Rutherford LT1, G27 - MAX ATTENDANCE 50 - STRICT SIGN-UP IN PLACE AND WILL BE RELEASED ON THE MORNING OF THE SEMINAR TO AVOID PEOPLE SIGNING UP IN ADVANCE AND NOT ATTENDING. PLEASE ONLY SIGN-UP IF YOU CAN DEFINITELY ATTEND IN PERSON.

Online: email Louise Bishop for joining link

Speaker: Mary Dunlop - Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University (currently on sab at Imperial)

Host: Diego Oyarzun