seminars

MBB hosts on average 3-4 seminars a month (usually Wednesday 1pm during term) by a range of guest speakers with expertise covering all areas of molecular biology and biotechnology. Unless stated otherwise all students, academics and staff are welcome to attend. Note that the seminar on Tuesday Dec 6 by Nobel Prize winner Tomas Lindahl is expected to be popular and booking is required.

In addition to the MBB seminars, you may also be interested in the seminars and symposium organised by IMAGINE: Imaging Life, and by the seminars organised by the Florey Institute.

Seminar programme for academic year 2016-2017:

Wed October 12th:

iGEM  team: Iron & Blood: Using synthetic biology to develop a tool to diagnose bacterial infections

iGEM team
Iron & Blood: Using synthetic biology to develop a tool to diagnose bacterial infections

Wednesday October 12th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Wed October 19th:

Alan Lehmann FRS: Genetic and clinical heterogeneity in DNA repair associated human disorders

Genetic and clinical heterogeneity in DNA repair associated human disorders
Alan Lehmann

University of Sussex
Wednesday October 19th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Prof Sherif El-Khamisy

Wed November 2nd:

Caroline Dean: Epigenetic switching in seasonal timing

Epigenetic switching in seasonal timing
Caroline Dean

John Innes Centre
Wednesday November 2nd at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Dr Steve West

Wed November 9th:

Janet Lord: Ageing and Immunity - an inflammatory combination

Ageing and Immunity - an inflammatory combination
Janet Lord

University of Birmingham
Wednesday November 9th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Dr Lynda Partridge

Wed November 16th:

Diane Saunders: Developing new tools for interrogating cereal invaders

Developing new tools for interrogating cereal invaders
Diane Saunders

Earlham Institute, Norwich
Wednesday November 16th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Dr Jeremy Craven

Wed November 23rd:

Isabella Colas: How to control recombination in a large genome crop?

How to control recombination in a large genome crop?
Isabella Colas

James Hutton Institute, Dundee
Wednesday November 23rd at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Prof Alastair Goldman

Wed Wed November 30th:

Cait MacPhee: Proteins as switchable Janus ellipsoids

Proteins as switchable Janus ellipsoids
Cait MacPhee

University of Edinburgh
Wednesday November 30th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Dr Rosie Staniforth

Tues December 6th:

Krebs Lecture - Tomas Lindahl FRS

registration required

Krebs Lecture 2016

Dr Tomas Lindahl FRS
winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2015, The Royal Society's Royal Medal in 2007 and Copley Medal in 2010
Francis Crick Institute

DNA Instability and the Role of TREX1
Tuesday December 6th at 6pm in Richard Roberts Auditorium

The lecture is free and open to all but you need to register by clicking here

Wed December 7th - cancelled

Wed December 14th:

Julian Naglik: Candidalysin is a peptide toxin critical for mucosal Candida infection

Candidalysin is a peptide toxin critical for mucosal Candida infection
Julian Naglik

King's College London
Wednesday December 14th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Prof Pete Sudbery

Wed January 18th:

Microbiology Symposium

Microbiology Symposium

Wednesday January 18th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Wed January 25th:

Morgan Beeby

Morgan Beeby
Imperial College London
Wednesday January 25th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Dr Bob Turner

Wed February 1st:

Ross Anderson

Ross Anderson
University of Bristol
Wednesday February 1st at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Neil Hunter

Wed February 8th:

Thomas Gligoris

Thomas Gligoris
University of Oxford
Wednesday February 8th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Prof Alastair Goldman

Wed February 15th:

Judy Hirst

The Krebs Memorial Lecture
Judy Hirst

MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, Cambridge
Wednesday February 15th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Prof Neil Hunter

Wed Feb 22nd:

Martha Clokie

Martha Clokie
University of Leicester
Wednesday February 22nd at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Dr Rob Fagan

Wed March 8th:

Jan Rehwinkel

Nucleic acid sensing by innate immune receptors
Jan Rehwinkel

Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford
Wednesday March 8th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Prof Alastair Goldman

Wed March 15th:

Tim Craggs

Tim Craggs
Dept of Chemistry, University of Sheffield
Wednesday March 15th  at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Prof Mike Williamson

Wed March 29th:

Neil Gow

West Riding Lecture
Neil Gow

University of Aberdeen
Wednesday March 29th at 1 pm in MBB F2

Host: Prof Robert Poole

Wed May 3rd:

Mark Cooke memorial lectures

Mark Cooke memorial lectures
Wednesday May 3rd at 1 pm in MBB F2