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Life Sciences Seminars: Autumn Term 2010

The School of Life Sciences is playing host to a series of seminars throughout the spring term 2011. All of the seminars below will take place from 12:45pm to 1:45pm in GLT2, Medical School Building. Postgraduate students and Postdocs are welcome to attend.

Date Speaker Title
Friday 14 January Professor G. P. C. Salmond
Department of Biochemistry
University of Cambridge
Phenotypes, faith and phages: team building for attack and defence in the bacterial world
Friday 21 January Professor C J Dorman
School of Genetics and Microbiology
Trinity College
Genome structure and the global control of bacterial gene expression
Friday 28 January Dr. K. Franklin
School of Biological Sciences
University of Bristol
Making light of the heat: signal crosstalk in plant development
Friday 4 February Professor L. Machesky
The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research
Signaling to the actin cytoskeleton for invasion and metastasis of cancer cells
Friday 11 February Professor M. Smith
Institute of Medical Sciences
University of Aberdeen
Bacteriophages: biological innovations, adaptations and exploitations
Friday 18 February Professor R. Dixon
Molecular Microbiology
John Innes Centre
Transcriptional regulation and nitric oxide sensing: the E. coli paradigm
Friday 25 February Professor M. Blatt
Faculty of Biomedical & Life Sciences
University of Glasgow
Vesicle trafficking and signalling
Friday 4 March Professor A. Willis
MRC Toxicology Unit
University of Leicester
Post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression
Friday 11 March Professor N. Robinson
Biophysical Sciences Institute
Schools of Biology and Chemistry
Durham University
How cells help proteins to acquire the correct metals
Friday 18 March Dr. J. Parkhill
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Tracking transmission and evolution of bacterial pathogens using high-throughput sequencing