Edinburgh Infectious Diseases
Edinburgh Infectious Diseases

Seminars

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

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

SynthSys Seminar series:  Understanding how bacterial filamentation could speed up microbial evolution

When:  Thursday 21 February 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  C.H Waddington Building, Seminar room 1.08, Kings Buildings

Speaker: Julia Bos , Dept of Genomes and Genetics, Institut Pasteur

Host:  Teuta Pilizota (Teuta.Pilizota@ed.ac.uk)

Research Support Office GCRF workshop:  Food Systems

When:  Thursday 21 February 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Room 1.28, Alexander Robertson Building, Easter Bush

About:  This session will support two forthcoming calls on the subject of Food Systems, including a combined food systems approach to developing interventions to address the double burden of malnutrition.

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Centre for Inflammation Research seminar: Uncovering new roles for LXR: focus on lipid metabolism in autoimmunity

When: Friday 22 February 2019

Time: 12 pm

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

Speaker: Ines Pineda Torra, Department of Metabolism & Experimental Therapeutics, University College London

Host: Douglas Gibson

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday seminar: Quality control - how the SCHENGEN receptor pathway is testing root barrier integrity

When:  Monday 25 February 2019

Time:  12.15 pm

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

Speaker: Niko Geldner - Department of Plant Molecular Biology (DBMV), Université de Lausanne

Host: Peter Doerner

Edinburgh Virus Group Seminar: Human Cytomegalovirus - the balance between immune evasion & immune control during lytic & latent infection

When:  Monday 25 February 2019

Time:  3.30 pm

Where:  The Roslin Institute basement or ground floor seminar rooms

Speaker: Mark Wills, University of Cambridge

Host: Abraham Lee

Wednesday Lunch-time Seminar Series: Start codon choice regulates alternative protein localization in diverse fungi

When:  Wednesday 27 February 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

Where:  Michael Swann Building, 7.15, The King's Buildings.

Speaker: Edward Wallace (ICB), University of Edinburgh

Host: tbc

Easter Bush Research Consortium Seminar

When:  Wednesday 27 February 2019

Time:  1 pm

Where:  The Roslin Institute basement or ground floor seminar rooms

Speaker: Adam Calo

Host: Kirsteen Shields, (Global Academy)

Centre for Inflammation Research seminar: Innate Rhythms, The role of the molecular clock in controlling inflammation and metabolism in innate immunity

When: Friday 1 March 2019

Time: 12 pm

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

Speaker: Annie Curtis, Research Lecturer, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Host: Sarah Walmsley

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday seminar: Sumoylation regulates protein dynamics during chromosome segregation in oocytes

When:  Monday 4 March 2019

Time:  12.15 pm

Where:  Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27 Lecture Theatre

Speaker:  Federico Pelisch, University of Dundee

Host: Dhanya Cheerambathur

Wednesday Lunch-time Seminar Series

When:  Wednesday 6 March 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

Where:  Michael Swann Building, 7.15, The King's Buildings.

Speaker: Adrian Bird (ICB), University of Edinburgh

Host: tbc

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar: Major transitions in the mating behaviour of plants

When:  Wednesday 6 March 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: John Pannell, Lausanne

Host: Jonathan Silvertown

Cell and Molecular Biology Monday seminar

When:  Monday 11 March 2019

Time:  12.15 pm

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

Speaker: Marileen Dogterom , Department of Bionanoscience, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology

Host: Julie Welburn

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 11 March 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Nicolas C Rivron, Maastricht University

Host: Chih-Jen (Lance) Lin

Edinburgh Virus Group Seminar: Development of rationally attenuated vaccines against avian coronavirus infectious bronchitis virus

When:  Monday 11 March 2019

Time:  3.30 pm

Where:  The Roslin Institute basement or ground floor seminar rooms

Speaker: Erica Bickerton, Pirbright Institute

Host: Susi Keane

Wednesday Lunch-time Seminar Series

When:  Wednesday 13 March 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

Where:  Michael Swann Building, 7.15, The King's Buildings.

Speaker: Maarten Tuijtel (Cook - IQB3), University of Edinburgh

Host: tbc

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

Centre for Inflammation Research seminar

When: Friday 15 March 2019

Time: 12 pm

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

Speaker: Liam O’Mahony, Department of Medicine and Microbiology, University College Cork

Host: Jurgen Schwarze

Guest SynthSys Seminar Series

When:  Friday 15 March 2019

Time:  12 pm

Where:  Michael Swann Building, 7.20, The King's Buildings.

Speaker: Vasili Hauryliuk, Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Sweden

Topic: Ribosome-associated factors involved in stress responses and antibiotic resistance

Host: Sander Granneman

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

Wednesday Lunch-time Seminar Series: Human Synthetic Artificial Chromosomes and the Meaning of Life

When:  Wednesday 20 March 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

Where:  Michael Swann Building, 7.15, The King's Buildings.

Speaker: Bill Earnshaw (ICB), University of Edinburgh

Host: tbc

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

Edinburgh Virus Group Seminar: Epigenetic regulation of differentiation-dependent HPV gene expression

When:  Monday 25 March 2019

Time:  3.30 pm

Where:  The Roslin Institute basement or ground floor seminar rooms

Speaker: Jo Parish, University of Birmingham

Host: Inga Dry

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

Centre for Inflammation Research seminar

When: Friday 29 March 2019

Time: 12 pm

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

Speaker: William Agace, Mucosal Immunology, Lund University

Host: Gwo-Tzer Ho

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When:  Monday 1 April 2019

Time:  12 pm

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

Speaker: Charlotte Henson, PhD student, DIPM, University of Edinburgh

Host: Peter Ghazal

Institute of Evolutionary Biology

When:  Wednesday 3 April 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Stuart Campbell, University of Sheffield

Host: Matthew Hartfield

Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine Seminar

When:  Monday 29th 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

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

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

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 15 May 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: John Skelhorn , Newcastle University

Host: Per Smiseth

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 22 May 2019

Time:  2 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

Institute of Evolutionary Biology Seminar

When:  Wednesday 29 May 2019

Time:  2 pm

Where:  Ashworth Labs, Lecture Theatre 3

Speaker: Marlene Zuk, University of Minnesota

Host: Sarah Reece and Mary Westwood

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

When:  Wednesday 5 June 2019

Time:  2 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

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Seminar

When:  Monday 10 June 2019

Time:  12.30 pm

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

Speaker: Eric Asselin, University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres

Host: Erin Greaves

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

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