Guest seminars in MBB


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

Seminar programme for academic year 2014-2015

LIM-Homeodomain Transcription Factors in Pituitary Development and Paediatric Hormone Deficiency Diseases
  Simon Rhodes
  Indiana University - Purdue University
Wednesday October 1st at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Infectious diseases - an iron fight
Hal Drakesmith
  University of Oxford
Wednesday October 8th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Postdoc seminar
Vesicle delivery and morphogenesis in Candida albicans
  David Caballero Lima
  Wednesday October 15th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Nuclear DNA replication in the unusual genetic landscape of kinetoplastid parasites
  Richard McCulloch
  University of Glasgow
Wednesday October 22nd at 1:00 in MBB F2

Lister Award Presentation
Sir Alex Markham (University of Leeds, and former CEO of Cancer Research UK) will present a Lister Award Fellowship to Dr Sherif El-Khamisy of MBB, and describe the work of the Lister Institute, after which Sherif El-Khamisy will give a lecture on Chromosomal DNA break repair and degenerative disease
Wednesday October 29th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Sensory perception in the mammalian host: Guiding fungal invasive growth and rational therapeutic design
  Elaine Bignell
  University of Manchester
Wednesday November 5th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Krebs Memorial Lecture
Life with oxygen: redox tuning to survive but at the expense of efficiency

   Bill Rutherford
   Imperial College London
Wednesday November 12th at 1:00 pm in Addison Building Biology Lecture Theatre 1

The Krebs Lecture
Futile cycles, switches and the control of cell division
  Sir Tim Hunt FRS
  Cancer Research UK
Wednesday November 19th at 1:00 pm in St George's Lecture Theatre

c-di-GMP controls differentiation in the antibiotic-producing bacteria Streptomyces
   Mark Buttner
   John Innes Centre
Wednesday November 26th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Hijacking of the immune system by a fatal fungal pathogen
   Robin May
   University of Birmingham
Wednesday December 3rd at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Dissecting the molecular mechanisms of stromal-tumour interactions
  Dan Lambert
  University of Sheffield, School of Clinical Dentistry
Postponed due to illness

What can we learn from the structural biology of predatory bacteria?
Andy Lovering
  University of Birmingham
Wednesday Dec 17th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2