Edinburgh Infectious Diseases
Edinburgh Infectious Diseases

Seminars

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

Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology Seminar: Taming the wriggling transcriptome in vivo

When:  Friday 26 April 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Michael Swann Building, 7.20,  King's Building's, Edinburgh

Speaker: Irmtraud M. Meyer, Bioinformatics of RNA Structure and Transcriptome RegulationBerlin Institute for Medical Systems BiologyMax Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin

Host: David Tollervey

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar: Human type I interferonopathies

When:  Monday 29 April 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar Room 5, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent

Speaker:  Yanick Crow, Principal Investigator, MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Host: Gracjan Michlewski

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday Seminar Series: When Chemistry meets Biology: identification of a novel OPR3-independent pathway for JA biosynthesis

When:  Monday 29 April 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Speaker: Andrea Chini - Dept. Genética Molecular de Plantas, CNB/CSIC

Host: Gary Loake

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine inaugural lecture:  Professor Damian Mole -  Acute Pancreatitis: Searching for a new medicine

When:  Monday 29 April 2019

Time:     5.30 pm

Where:  Shirley Hall, Chancellor's Building. Edinburgh BioQuarter. EH16 4SB.

And afterwards for refreshments in the Sophia Jex Blake suite.

Speaker:  Damian Mole, Professor of Clinical and Experimental Surgery, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Surgeon

We would be very grateful if you could confirm your attendance via Eventbrite as we expect this lecture to be busy.

Cell and Molecular Biology Programme Wellcome Seminar: Polarized trafficking during asymmetric cell division

When:  Wednesday 1 May 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Speaker: Emmanuel Derivery, MRC LMB, Cambridge

Host: Ben Craske/Julie Welburn

Easter Bush Research Consortium Seminar: Gene Drive Governance: Science in search of reponsibility

When:  Wednesday 1 May 2019

Time:  1 pm

Where: Roslin Institute Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Camous, Midlothian

Speaker: Sarah Hartley, University of Exeter

Host: Dan MacQueen (GG)

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar: Intragenomic conflict

When:  Wednesday 1 May 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker:  Andy Gardner, University of St Andrews

Host: Laura Ross

Chair of Antimicrobial Resistance candidate talk - Developing a quantitative and predictive understanding of antibiotic resistance

When:  Tuesday 7 May 2019

Time:  12.15 - 13.15 pm

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

Speaker: Minsu Kim, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Easter Bush Research Consortium Seminar

When:  Wednesday 8 May 2019

Time:  1 pm

Where: Roslin Institute Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Camous, Midlothian

Speaker: Christa Kühn, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)

Host:  Emily Clark (GG)

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar: Sex, parasites, and coevolution

When:  Wednesday 8 May 2019

Time:  2.10 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Ben Ashby, University of Bath

Host: Eryn McFarlane

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 13 May 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker:  Christophe Arnoult, University Grenoble Alpes

Host: Chih-Jen (Lance) Lin

Easter Bush Research Consortium Seminar: One Health capacity building in Africa: lessons learned from a large GCRF programme

When:  Wednesday 15 May 2019

Time:  1 pm

Where: Roslin Institute Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Camous, Midlothian

Speaker: Matthew Baylis, University of Liverpool

Host: Rowland Kao (GG)

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 15 May 2019

Time:  2.10 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: John Skelhorn , Newcastle University

Host: Per Smiseth

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 20 May 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Erna Magnúsdóttir, University of Iceland

Host: Sona Relovska

Easter Bush Research Consortium Seminar

When:  Wednesday 22 May 2019

Time:  1 pm

Where: Roslin Institute Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Camous, Midlothian

Speaker: Camilla Toulmin, International Institute for Environment and Development

Host: Global Academy

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar: The complex consequences of simple sociality in a wild bird society

When:  Wednesday 22 May 2019

Time:  2.10 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Josh Firth, Oxford

Host: Dan Nussey

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When:  Tuesday 28 May 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Speaker: Adam Fletcher, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee

Host: Richard Sloan

Easter Bush Research Consortium Seminar: Rhythmic epigenetics: cycles of DNA methyltransferase expression in the mammilian neuroendocrine-gonad axis

When:  Wednesday 29 May 2019

Time:  1 pm

Where: Roslin Institute Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Camous, Midlothian

Speaker: Tyler Stevenson, University of Aberdeen

Host: Simone Meddle (DB)

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 29 May 2019

Time:  2.10 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Marlene Zuk, University of Minnesota

Host: Sarah Reece and Mary Westwood

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday Seminar Series: Mechanisms driving rapid genome evolution

When:  Monday 3 June 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Speaker: David Pellman, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Host: Bill Earnshaw

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 3 June 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Carlos Simón

Host: Jeff Pollard

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar: Hybridization fuels adaptive radiations of cichlid fishes

When:  Wednesday 5 June 2019

Time:  2.10 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Joana Meier, University of Cambridge

Host: Deborah Charlesworth

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When:  Monday 10 June 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar Room 4, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent

Speaker: Nicola Holden, Cell & Molecular Sciences, James Hutton Institute, Dundee

Host: Thamarai Schneiders

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday Seminar Series

When:  Monday 10 June 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Michael Swann Building, 7.20,  King's Building's, Edinburgh

Speaker: Jeremy Carlton, Organelle Dynamics Laboratory, Crick Institute

Host: Julie welburn

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 12 June 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Karim Vahed, University of Derby

Host: Per Smiseth

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday Seminar Series: Understanding transcription dynamics at the single-molecule level

When:  Monday 17 June 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Speaker:  Tineke Lenstra, Division Gene Regulation, The Netherlands Cancer Institute

Host: Edward Wallace

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 17 June 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Virginia Pascual, Weill Cornell MedicineGale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children's Health

Host: Jeff Pollard

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday Seminar Series

When:  Monday 24 June 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Speaker: Nathalie Verbruggen, Universite Libre de Bruxelle

Host: Gerben van Ooijen

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 24 June 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Julio Aguirre-ghiso, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Host: Jeff Pollard

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Second Year Graduate Poster Session

When:  Wednesday 26 June 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  TBC

Speaker: Second Year Graduate Poster Session

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 1 July 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Marianna Kruithof-de Julio, University of Bern

Host: Bin-Zhi Qian

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When:  Monday 8 July 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar Room 4, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent

Speaker: Nila Roy Choudhury, Infection Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Host: Gracjan Michlewski

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 19 August 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Elizabeth A. (Ebbie) Stewart, Mayo Clinic

Host: Hilary Critchley

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 9 September 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Daniel Fulton

Host: Veronique Miron

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar: Multidrug-resistant Bacteria: A Worldwide Challenge

When:  Monday 16 September 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar Room 5, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh

Speaker: Juan Carlos Jimenez Castellanos, Infection Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Host: Thamarai Dorai-Schneiders

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 18 September 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Tanja Schwander, Lausanne

Host: Laura Ross

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 23 September 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Adrian Harris, University of Oxford

Host: Jeff Polard

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 25 September 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: TBA

Host: TBA

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When:  Monday 30 September 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar Room 5, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh

Speaker: Henry McSorley, Chancellor's Fellow, Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh

Host: Richard Sloan

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 2 October 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Jacek Radwan, AMU Poznan

Host: Josephine Pemberton

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 7 October 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Ian Adams

Host: Niki Gray

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 9 October 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Dannie Durand, Carnegie Mellon University

Host: TBA

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 16 October 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Julie Jaquiery, INRA

Host: Laura Ross

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 21 October 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Massimiliano Pagani, Istituto Nazionale di Genetica Molecolare

Host: Luca Cassetta

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 23 October 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: TBA

Host: TBA

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 30 October 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Mirre Simmons, University of Sheffield

Host: TBA

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 6 November 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: TBA

Host: TBA

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When:  Monday 11 November 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar Room 5, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh

Speaker: David Hughes,  Lecturer, School of Biology, University of St Andrews

Host: Richard Sloan

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 11 November 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Carl Figdor, Radboudumc University Medical Centre

Host: Luca Cassetta

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 20 November 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Sandra Breum Andersen, NYU Langone Medical Center / University of Copenhagen

Host: Luke McNally

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When:  Monday 25 November 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar Room 5, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh

Speaker: Alain Kohl, Professor of Arbovirology MRC, Centre for Virus Research, University of Glasgow

Host: Richard Sloan

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 27 November 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Stephen Montgomery, University of Cambridge

Host: Laura Ross & Simon Martin

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 4 December 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: TBA

Host: TBA

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When:  Monday 17 February 2020

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar Room 5, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh

Speaker: Amy Buck, Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, University of Edinburgh

Host: Richard Sloan