20. Breaking transcriptional locks to discover novel microbial antibiotics, King's College, London, 31 October 2012.
19. Microbial hormones and pathway specific regulation in Streptomyces bacteria, Qingdao, China, 31 May-1 June 2012.
18. Molecular mechanisms of the regulation of antibiotic production in Streptomyces bacteria, 46th ESBOC Symposium: The Chemistry and Biology of Antibiotics, Gregynog, UK, 18-20 May 2012.
17. Novel classes of signalling molecules and pathway specific regulation in streptomycetes, 4th ASM Conference on Prokaryotic Cell Biology and Development, Montreal, Canada, 6-10 May 2012.
16. Furan signalling molecules and natural product discovery in Streptomyces bacteria, RSC Organic Chemistry Midlands Section Meeting, Coventry, UK, 13 April 2012.
15. Insights into pathway specific transcriptional repressors, 16th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 11-15 December 2011.
14. New chemical keys to unlock the production of microbial antibiotics, Synthetic Biology of Antibiotic Production, ESF-EMBO Symposium, San Feliu de Guixol, Spain, 2-7 October 2011.
13. New chemical keys to unlock the production of microbial antibiotics, Canadian Society for Chemistry 2011 Conference, Montreal, Canada, 5-9 June 2011.
12. A novel class of signalling molecules induces antibiotic production in Streptomyces spp., Directing Biosynthesis 2010: Discovery, Evolution, Function, RSC Conference, Durham University, UK, 15-17 September 2010.
11. A novel class of signalling molecules in the antibiotic producer Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2), Laboratory Arago, Observatory of Oceanography of Banyuls, France, 4-6 November 2009.
10. Discovery of a novel class of microbial hormone which specifically induces the transcription of antibiotic biosynthetic genes, Bilateral scientific seminar franco-russian, CNRS/РФФИ, “Transcription - from basic mechanisms to drugs”, Montpellier, France, 19-22 October 2009.
9. A novel class of signalling molecules in the model organism Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2), CNRS/Institut de Recherche Pierre Fabre, Toulouse, France, 28 July 2009.
8. A novel class of signalling molecules in the model organism Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2), Bacterial Networks, ESF-EMBO Symposium, San Feliu de Guixol, Spain, 13-18 September 2008.
7. Biosynthesis of methylenomycin in Streptomyces coelicolor and its regulation by a new structural class of “factor” molecules, 14th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes, Newcastle, UK, 26-30 August 2007.
6. Biosynthetic investigations of microbial antibiotics, Pharmaceutical Institute, University of Tuebingen, Germany, 4 December 2006.
5. Investigations of methylenomycin biosynthesis in Streptomyces coelicolor, Streptomyces functional genomics Dissemination meeting, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK, 10-11 January 2006.
4. Investigations of methylenomycin biosynthesis in Streptomyces coelicolor, Biology of Bacteria Producing Natural Products, Dresden, Germany, 7-9 October 2005.
3. Etude biosynthétique sur l’Azinomycine B (Biosynthetic studies on Azinomycin B), SFIS Young Researchers Meeting on Stable Isotopes, National Natural History Museum, Paris, France, 23 October 2003.
2. Metabolic Engineering of Azinomycin B Analogues, SCI Bioactive Sciences Group, Innovations in the development of novel biologically active molecules, Syngenta Jealott’s Hill, UK, 30 January 2003.
1. Biosynthetic Studies on Azinomycin B, RSC Bio-organic Postgraduate Symposium, St John’s College Cambridge, UK, 27 November 2002.
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