Guest seminars in MBB


The MBB Guest Seminars are presented by distinguished speakers on research in molecular biology.

Seminar programme for academic year 2013-2014

Getting the right number of participants: how dynamic allostery and intrinsic disorder ensure correct complex stoichiometry
  David Scott
  University of Nottingham
Wednesday October 9th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

MBB Postdoc Seminar
Peter Davis
Structural studies of large protein fibres and oligomers: The cystatin B amyloid model
  Nathan Adams
     The roles of ChlI and ChlD, the AAA+ subunits of magnesium chelatase
Wednesday October 16th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Fourth Krebs Memorial Lecture
Generating the fuel of life
  Professor Sir John Walker FRS, Nobel Laureate
  Mitochondrial Biology Unit, University of Cambridge
Wednesday October 23rd at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

The Krebs Lecture
Structural biology in the gas phase
  Professor Dame Carol Robinson DBE FRS
  University of Oxford
Wednesday November 6th at 4:00 pm in Richard Roberts Auditorium, Dainton Building

How did surface motility evolve in bacteria?
  Tam Mignot
  University of Aix-Marseille, France
Wednesday November 13th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

How proteins manipulate the chemical properties of transition metals
  Nigel Richards
  Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
Wednesday November 20th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Hydrogen, sulphur, carbon and possibly nitrogen: biochemistry at the bacterial cell surface
   Frank Sargent
   University of Dundee
Wednesday November 27th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

The organisation and functionality of lipid rafts in bacteria
  Daniel Lopez
  University of Wurzburg, Germany
Wednesday December 4th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

The unusual biology of high copy repeats
   Jonathan Houseley
   Babraham Institute
Wednesday December 11th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

From redox reactions to sugar signals: optimising photosynthesis in a changing world
   Giles Johnson
   University of Manchester
Wednesday December 18th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

A study on Staphylococcus aureus that starts at the cell wall and ends in nucleotide signalling
  Angelika Gründling
  Imperial College
Wednesday Feb 12th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

The directional growth of fungal hyphae
Alex Brand
  University of Aberdeen
Wednesday Feb 19th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Richard McCulloch
  University of Glasgow
Wednesday Feb 26th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

The 28th William Ferdinand Memorial Lecture
Thinking without a brain: the self-organisation of plant form

  Ottoline Leyser CBE FRS
  University of Cambridge
Wednesday Feb 26th at 4:00 pm in ADB1 NB Time and place!

MBB Soc Lecture
Understanding the absorption and metabolism of small molecules: How much immortality from red wine and chocolate?

  Gary Williamson
  University of Leeds
Wednesday March 5th at 1:00 pm in Biology Lecture Theatre 2, Alfred Denny Building

Weird ion, weird ion channel: Membrane exporters for resistance to fluoride toxicity
Chris Miller
  Brandeis University, USA
Wednesday March 12th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Cryomicroscopy of macromolecular assemblies, inside and outside the cell
Peter Rosenthal
  MRC NIMR, Mill Hill
Wednesday March 19th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

  Jose Penadés
  University of Glasgow
Wednesday March 26th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

4th West Riding Microbiology Lecture
Bacterial glycosylation and the generation of novel glycoconjugate vaccines

  Brendan Wren
  London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine
Wednesday April 2nd at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

MBB Postgraduate Society seminar
Microbial cytochromes P450

  Diane Kelly
  Swansea University
Wednesday April 30th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

6th Alan Roper Memorial Lecture
Genes and Biorhythms

  Bambos Kyriacou
  University of Leicester
Wednesday May 7th at 4:00 pm in MBB F2

Lost in translation? Investigating the control of gene expression in yeast with transcriptomics and proteomics
  Simon Hubbard
  University of Manchester
Wednesday May 14th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2