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Seminars

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

Monday Seminar Series - Somatic mutation and selection in normal tissues

When: Monday 22 April 2024

Time: 12 pm

Venue: Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27, Lecture Theatre 1

Speaker: Inigo Martincorena, Sanger Institute

​​​​Host: Giovanni Stracquadanio, IQB3

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases seminar - Expanding the human gut microbiome atlas of Africa

When:  Tuesday 23 April 2024

Time:  12 - 1pm

Venue: Honours room 2, Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings

Online: Via ZOOM, Passcode: XqJd9S9i

Speaker: Dr Luicer Anne Ingasia Olubayo, Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Host:  Francisca Mutapi and Lorraine Pfavayi

Ed One Health Society Lecture - Plastics, pesticides and preventative health

When: Tuesday 23 April 2024

Time: 7 pm

Venue: Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre (Room number 1.264), Old College, The University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL 

Speaker: Lindsay Jaacks, University of Edinburgh, Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Systems

Registration: Registration to follow

Institute of Immunology and Infection Research Seminar - Host and viral gene regulation by circular RNAs during oncogenic herpesvirus infection

When:  Wednesday 24 April 2024 

Time:  1 pm

Venue: Lecture theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings

Online: Via TEAMS.  Meeting ID: 376 364 579 464 Passcode: zFUVvn

Speaker: Takanobu Tagawa, IQB3

Host: Amy Buck

Ed One Health Society Lecture - The Art of Science Communication

When: Wednesday 24 April 2024

Time: 7 pm

Venue: Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre (Room number 1.264), Old College, The University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL 

Speaker: Deborah Thomson

Registration: To register please click here

Institute of Ecology and Evolution Seminar - Mutation, purifying selection, and adaptive evolution of SARS-CoV-2

When:  Thursday 25 April 2024

Time:  2 pm

Venue: Lecture theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings

Online: Via ZOOM. Meeting ID: 895 5134 4651  -  Passcode: IEESem22

Speaker: Richard Neher, University of Basel

Host:  Katie Atkins and Andrew Leigh-Brown

Monday Seminar Series 

When: Monday 29 April 2024

Time: 12 pm

Venue: Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27, Lecture Theatre 1

Speaker: Elena Seiradake, University of Oxford

​​​​Host: Atlanta Cook

Institute of Ecology and Evolution Seminar 

When:  Wednesday 1 May 2024

Time:  2 pm

Venue: Lecture theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings

Online: Via ZOOM. 

Speaker: Diala Abu Awad, Université Paris-Saclay

Host: Matthew Hartfield

Institute of Ecology and Evolution Seminar 

When:  Wednesday 8 May 2024

Time:  2 pm

Venue: Lecture theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings

Online: Via ZOOM. 

Speaker: David Fisher, University of Aberdeen

Host: Jacob Moorad

Edinburgh Antimicrobial Resistance Forum Seminar 

When: Tuesday 14 May 2024

Time: 3 pm

Online: Via Teams

Speaker: Thamarai Dorai-Schneiders, Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh

Institute of Ecology and Evolution Seminar 

When:  Wednesday 15 May 2024

Time:  2 pm

Venue: Lecture theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings

Online: Via ZOOM. 

Speaker: Maria Moiron, Bielefeld University

Host: Hannah Froy

Institute of Ecology and Evolution Seminar 

When:  Wednesday 22 May 2024

Time:  2 pm

Venue: Lecture theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings

Online: Via ZOOM. 

Speaker: Mridul Thomas, University of Geneva

Host: Shravan Raghu

Institute of Ecology and Evolution Seminar 

When:  Wednesday 29 May 2024

Time:  2 pm

Venue: Lecture theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings

Online: Via ZOOM. 

Speaker: Ann Clemens, Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Host: Dan Nussey

Edinburgh Antimicrobial Resistance Forum Seminar 

When: Tuesday 4 June 2024

Time: 3 pm

Online: Via Teams

Speaker: Roy Humphrey, SRUC Centre for Epidemiology and Planetary Health, Inverness

Edinburgh Antimicrobial Resistance Forum Seminar 

When: Tuesday 9 July 2024

Time: 3 pm

Online: Via Teams

Speaker: Dominic Moran

Murray Lecture 2024 - Professor Sir Steve Jackson FRS, FMedSci

When: Wednesday 20 November 2024

Time: 3.30pm (TBC)

Venue: TBC

Speaker: Professor Sir Steve Jackson, University of Cambridge

Institute of Ecology and Evolution Seminar 

When:  Wednesday 25 September 2024

Time:  2 pm

Venue: Lecture theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings

Online: Via ZOOM. 

Speaker: Colin Olito

Host: Deborah Charlesworth