Edinburgh Infectious Diseases
Edinburgh Infectious Diseases

Seminars

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

Institute of Immunology and Infection Research Seminar:  African trypanosomes and the art of being social

When:   Thursday 13 December 2018

Time:  1 pm                                                                                    

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3, Kings Buildings

Speaker:  Isabel Roditi, University of Bern

Host:  Achim Schnaufer (achim.schnaufer@ed.ac.uk)

Regional Infectious Diseases Unit Seminar: Review of years meetings

When: Friday 14 December 2018

Time: 1 pm

Where: RIDU Seminar Room, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2JP

Speaker: Come along and complete an evaluation form.

Centre for Reproductive Health seminar:  Stimulation of early placental development through a trophoblast-endometrial dialogue

When:  Monday 17 December 2018

Time:  12.30 pm

Where:  Wellcome Auditorium, Queen's Medical Research Institute, BioQuarter

Speaker:  Prof Graham Burton, University of Cambridge

Host: Rupsha Fraser

Centre for Reproductive Health seminar: Managing menopause after cancer: A new model of care

When:  Tuesday 18 December 2018

Time:  12.30 pm

Where:  Wellcome Auditorium, Queen's Medical Research Institute, BioQuarter

Speaker:  Prof Martha Hickey

Host: Richard Anderson

SynthSys - Centre for Synthetic & Systems Biology Guest seminar: Following single-cell physiology of bacteria through booms and busts

When:  Wednesday 19 December 2018

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Roger Land Building, Seminar room G.02, Kings Buildings

Speaker: Emanuele Leoncini, Harvard University

Host: Meriem el Karoui

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday seminar: Salmonella persisters during infection

When:  Monday 7 January 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27 Lecture Theatre, Kings Buildings (campus map)

Speaker:  Sophie Helaine,  Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London

Host:  Elise Cachat

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday seminar: Cell division control by the Chromosomal Passenger Complex and PLK1

When:  Monday 14 January 2019

Time:  12:15 pm

Where:  Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27 Lecture Theatre, Kings Buildings (campus map)

Speaker:  Susanne Lens - Center for Molecular Medicine, UMC Utrecht

Host:  Andrew Goryachev

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When: Tuesday 15 January 2019

Time: 2 pm

Where: Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Tanja Schwander, Lausanne

Host: Laura Ross

The Edinburgh Immunology Group Seminar Series

When:  Thursday 17 January 2019

Time:  4 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs Lecture Theatre 3, Kings Buildings

Speaker: Nils Lycke, University of Gothenburg

Hosts: David Donaldson

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday seminar

When:  Monday 21 January 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Speaker: Julia de Rezende - Energy, Geosciences, Infrastructure and Society, Institute of Life and Earth Sciences, Heriot-Watt University

Host: Andrew Free

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar: How can we use viral genome dinucleotide composition patterns for therapeutic strategies?

When:  Monday 21 January 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar Room 5, Chancellor's Building

Speaker: Eleanor Gaunt, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Roslin Institute

Host: Jürgen Haas

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 23 January 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Eva Ringler, Vienna

Host: Patrick Walsh

CMVM Public Lecture Series: New kidneys for old

When: Wednesday 23 January 2019

Time: 5.30 pm

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

Speaker: Lorna Marson (Transplant Surgery & MRC Centre for Inflammation Research) &  Jamie Davies (Discovery Brain Sciences)

Booking: To register to attend please click here

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday seminar: Circadian rhythms and cell signalling in plants

When:  Monday 28 January 2019

Time:  12.15 pm

Where:  Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27 Lecture Theatre

Speaker:  Antony Dodd , School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol

Host: Gerben van Ooijen

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When:  Monday 4 February 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Seminar Room 5, Chancellor's Building

Speaker: Yanick Crow, Principal Investigator, MRC INstitute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine

Host: Gracjan Michlewski

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar: Histone variants linking 3D architecture and metabolism

When:  Monday 4 February 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Speaker: Marcus Buschbeck , Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute

Host: Patrick Heun

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday seminar: Histone variants linking 3D architecture and metabolism

When:  Monday 4 February 2019

Time:  12.15 pm

Where:  Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27 Lecture Theatre

Speaker:  Marcus Buschbeck , Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute

Host: Patrick Heun

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 6 February 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Aoife McLysaght, Trinity College Dublin

Host: Mark Blaxter and Aine O'Toole

EIG & WSIG Joint Symposium

When:  Thursday 7 February 2019

Time:  9.30 am

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

Keynote Speakers: Andrew MacDonald (University of Manchester) & Carmen Gerlach (Karolinska Sweden)

Local Speakers: Gerry Graham & Kevin Maloy  (University of Glasgow).  Sarah Walmsley & Rose Zamoyska (University of Edinburgh)

Oral abstract submission closes on 14 December 2018

Poster abstract submission closes 15 January 2019

For more information and to attend please register here, registration closes on 15 January 2019

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday seminar: Handling of trace metal nutrients in bacteria

When:  Monday 11 February 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Speaker: Karrera Y Djoko, Department of Biosciences, Durham University

Host: Louise Horsfall

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Joint MSc Students' Seminar

When:  Monday 18 February 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When: Wednesday 20 February 2019

Time: 2 pm

Where: Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Wayne Potts, The University of Utah

Host: Josephine Pemberton

CMVM Public Lecture Series: Poor air quality

When: Wednesday 20 February 2019

Time: 5.30 pm

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

Speaker: Tom Russ (Clinical Brain Sciences) & Mark Miller (University/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Research)

Booking: To register to attend please click here

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 27 February 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Josh Firth, Oxford

Host: Dan Nussey

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When: Monday 4 March 2019

Time: 12 pm

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

Speaker: Juan Carlos Jimenez Castellanos Research Fellow, DIPM, University of Edinburgh

Host: Thamarai Schneiders

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 6 March 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: John Pannell, Lausanne

Host: Jonathan Silvertown

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 13 March 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Greta Bocedi, Aberbeen

Host: Per Smiseth

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When:  Monday 18 March 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Speaker: Andrew Free, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Host: Thamarai Schneiders

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 20 March 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Ellie Harrison, Sheffield

Host: Luke McNally & Deirdre McClean

CMVM Public Lecture Series: Know your enemy: unlocking the secrets of the tumour genome

When: Wednesday 20 March 2019

Time: 5.30 pm

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

Speaker: Charlie Gourley & Nicola Murray  (Ovarian Cancer Research) & Colin Semple (Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine)

Booking: To register to attend please click here

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 27 March 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Reto Burri, Jena

Host: Deborah Charlesworth

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 8 May 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Ben Ashby, University of Bath

Host: Eryn McFarlane

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