Infection Medicine

Fortnightly Seminar Series

Infection Medicine seminars take place fortnightly on Mondays 12.00 - 13.00 pm.

Statistics in medical research: what researchers should know and where to get help

Dr Gail Robertson, Statistical Consultant, Statistical Consultancy Unit, University of Edinburgh

Host: Professor Jurgen Haas

Monday 13th May 2019, Seminar Room 4, Chancellor's Building 12:00 - 13:00pm.

Introduction

Gail works in the Statistical Consultancy Unit (SCU) at the University’s Centre for Statistics and School of Mathematics. SCU provides statistical consultancy and data analysis services to internal and external clients as well as to researchers from a range of different fields. Gail has extensive experience working in the biological sciences and can provide researchers with advice on sampling procedures, sample size calculations and how to analyse complex datasets. The SCU has previously worked with researchers in the CIR in preparing grant applications and is able to provide training in basic statistical analysis for biologists and in the statistical program R (see https://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/school-of-mathematics/scu/courses). SCU have experience working with data from a range of relevant fields including epidemiology and medical statistics and are capable of working on short as well as long-term projects.

Title to be confirmed

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

Host: Dr Richard Sloan

Tuesday 28th May 2019, Seminar Room 6, Chancellor's Building 12:00 - 13:00pm.

Title to be confirmed

Dr. Nicola Holden, Cell and Molecular Sciences, James Hutton Institute

Host: Dr. Thamarai Schneiders

Monday 10th June 2019, Seminar room 4, Chancellors Building 12:00-13:00pm

Joint MSc Students' Seminar

Joint MSc Students' Seminar

  • Speakers TBC.

Monday 24th June 2019, Seminar Room 5, Chancellor's Building 12:00 - 13:00pm.

Title to be confirmed

Dr Nila Roy Choudhury, Infection Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Host: Dr Gracjan Michlewski

Monday 8th July 2019, Seminar room 4, Chancellors Building 12:00-13:00pm

Multidrug-resistant Bacteria: A Worldwide Challenge

Dr Juan Carlos Jimenez Castellanos, Infection Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Host: Dr Thamarai Dorai-Schneiders

Monday 16th September 2019, Seminar room 5, Chancellors Building 12:00-13:00pm

Title to be confirmed

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

Host: Dr Richard Sloan

Monday 30th September 2019, Seminar room 5, Chancellors Building 12:00-13:00pm

Title to be confirmed

Dr David Hughes,  Lecturer, School of Biology, University of St Andrews

Host: Dr Richard Sloan

Monday 11th November 2019, Seminar room 5, Chancellors Building 12:00-13:00pm

Title to be confirmed

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

Host: Dr Richard Sloan

Monday 25th November 2019, Seminar room 5, Chancellors Building 12:00-13:00pm

Title to be confirmed

Professor Andrew Jackson, MRC Human Genetics Unit, MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine

Host: Dr Gracjan Michlewski

Monday 20th January 2020, Seminar room 5, Chancellors Building 12:00-13:00pm

Title to be confirmed

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

Host: Dr Richard Sloan

Monday 17th February 2020, Seminar room 5, Chancellors Building 12:00-13:00pm