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

  Dan Lambert
  University of Sheffield, School of Clinical Dentistry
Wednesday Feb 12th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2

Andy Lovering
  University of Birmingham
Wednesday Dec 17th at 1:00 pm in MBB F2