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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.

Institute of Cell Biology Seminar - Mechano-Immunology: Novel mechanical routes to drive inflammatory epigenomic programs

When: Thursday 11 August 2022

Time: 1 pm

Venue: Swann 7.20, Kings Building Campus and over ZOOM (Passcode: 1bNXK3)

Speaker: Nikhil Jain, University of Birmingham

UK International Coronavirus Network Seminar Series - 'Anatomical distribution of ACE2 in animal tissues and implications on host susceptibility' and 'Investigation of SARSCoV-2 cases in UK companion, zoo, and wildlife animals'

When: Thursday 25 August 2022

Time: 9 am

Online:  Via Zoom Passcode: 6UD@f*H7

Speakers: Fabian Lean, Animal and Plant Health Agency and Rebecca Shipley, (ECR) Animal and Plant Health Agency

Chair: Sharon Brookes Animal and Plant Health Agency

School of Biological Sciences Research Symposium

When: Tuesday 6 September 2022

Location: The South Hall Complex, Pollock Halls.  All staff and postgrad students are most warmly invited

Time: 9.30am to 4pm

Online: Option to view online will be announced shortly.

Registration to attend in person please click here for Eventbrite

RCPE Hybrid Symposium: Beyond Antibiotics - A Preventative Approach to Infectious Diseases

When: Thursday 15 September 2022

Time: 9 am to 5.10 pm

Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Hybrid, EH2 1 JQ

Online: Via online access TBC

Full Details:  Beyond Antibiotics: A Preventative Approach to Infectious Diseases | RCPE Events  

Early bird deadline:17 August 2022.

UK International Coronavirus Network Seminar Series - 'Characterising proteolysis during SARS-CoV-2 infection.' and 'Investigating the protective capabilities of non-neutralizing antibodies elicited by SARS-CoV-2 vaccination'

When: Thursday 29 September 2022

Time: 4 pm

Online:  Via Zoom Passcode: 6UD@f*H7

Speakers: Ed Emmott, (ECR) University of Liverpool and Jordan Clark, (ECR Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Chair: James Wood University of Cambridge

Monday Seminar Series 

When: 3 October 2022

Time:  12 pm

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

MAX ATTENDANCE 50 - STRICT SIGN-UP IN PLACE AND WILL BE RELEASED 1 WEEK BEFORE THE SEMINAR TO AVOID PEOPLE SIGNING UP TOO FAR IN ADVANCE AND NOT ATTENDING. PLEASE ONLY SIGN-UP IF YOU CAN DEFINITELY ATTEND IN PERSON.

SEMIANR WILL ALSO BE LIVE STREAMED ON COLLABORATE - EMAIL LOUISE.BISHOP@ED.AC.UK FOR JOINING LINK.

Speaker: Neil Brockdorff , University of Oxford

Host: Patrick Heun

UK International Coronavirus Network Seminar Series - Panel Discussion

When: Thursday 27 October 2022

Time: 9 am

Online:  Via Zoom Passcode: 6UD@f*H7

Running order:

1) Introduction to Panellists (5 min) Laura Bear, London School of Economics and Political Science, Clare Wenham, London School of Economics and Political Science Joshua Moon, University of Sussex

2)Prepared questions (20 mins)

3) Open discussion (20 mins)

Chairs: Lisa Boden, University of Edinburgh and Hayley MacGregor The Institute of Developmental Science 

Murray Lecture 2022

Institute of Ecology and Evolution series:  Evolutionary ecology and climate change in a wild bird population

When: TBC

Online:  Online via Zoom; Passcode: IEBSem21

Speaker: Loeske Kruuk, University of Edinburgh

Host: Josephine Pemberton