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Seminars will be held in the conference room of the Henderson Building at 4.00 pm (unless otherwise stated). Visitors are welcome and are asked to sign in upon arrival at the Gatehouse. From the Gatehouse you will be directed to a parking area and the Henderson Building.

Please telephone IAH reception on the day(s) you wish to attend to check seminar information is correct and to register your attendance

Seminar Programme - January to July 2006

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Title

Contact

Thursday, 26 January 2006 Prof. Tom Humphreys Professor of Veterinary Bacterial Zoonoses, University of Bristol. "Responses of Campylobacter jejuni to Stress in the Host and the Environment." Fiona Tomley
1 February 2006 Prof. Chris Newbold Molecular Parasitology Group, Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. "Antigenic Variation in Malaria: Clues from the Field and the Lab." Fiona Tomley
8 February 2006 Dr. Ruth Lysons New, Endemic and Zoonotic Disease Division, DEFRA, London. "Surveillance, RADAR and Avian Flu." John McCauley
15 February 2006 Prof. Philip Mellor Dept. of Arbovirology, IAH-Pirbright "Environmental Influences on BTV and Other Arboviral Infections." John McCauley
22 February 2006 Prof. Chris Higgins Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London. "ABC Transporters and Drug Resistance." Andy Gill
1 March 2006
(Jenner Conference Room)
Dr. John McCauley IAH-Compton "Avian Influenza: Facts and Fiction." Fiona Tomley
8 March 2006 (Jenner Conference Room)
Dr. Stephen Bishop
Roslin Institute. "Breeding for Disease Resistance: Opportunities and Consequences." John McCauley
15 March 2006
Dr. Andy Gill
TSE Division, IAH-Compton "The New Proteomics Facility." John McCauley
22 March 2006 Prof. Colin Hughes Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge. "Membrane Transport Mechanisms for Virulence Protein Secretion, Flagellar Assembly and Multidrug Efflux." Mark Stevens
29 March 2006 Dr. Michael Ginger University of Oxford. "Unusual and Niche-specific Metabolism in Trypanosoma brucei: Three Short Sstories." Fiona Tomley
5 April 2006 NO SEMINAR - SGM (Warwick)
12 April 2006 NO SEMINAR - EASTER
24 May 2006 Dr. Dennis Alexander Independent consultant virologist, formerly of the VLA Weybridge. "Avian Influenza Viruses and Human Influenza." Sue Baigent
31 May 2006 Dr. Edward Evans T-cell biology group, MRC Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford. "Dissecting the T cell Surface: Composition, Organisation and Signalling." Amit-Kumar Singh
7 June 2006 Dr. Geoff Oldham Head of Grant and Scientific Administration, IAH. "Towards Successful Grant Applications."  
14 June 2006 NO SEMINAR - VISITING GROUP
21 June 2006 Dr. Gordon MacPherson Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford. "Immuno-biology of Dendritic Cells Migrating In Vivo." Jayne Hope
28 June 2006, 1.30pm Dr. Petra Oyston Dstl, Porton Down. "Pathogenesis of Francisella tularensis." Sonya Rowe
5 July 2006 Dr. Gary Entrican Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh. "Immune Regulation During Pregnancy and Pathogenesis of Infectious
Chlamydial Abortion.
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Shirley Ellis
12 July 2006 Prof. Gadi Frankel
Division of Cellular & Molecular Biology, Imperial College London.
"Subversion of Cytoskeleton Dynamics by Enteropathogenic and Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli." Mark Stevens
19 July 2006
POSTPONED
Prof. Ten Feizi Imperial College, London. Title to be announced Colin Butter
26 July 2006 Prof. Paul Farrell Department of Virology Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. "Molecular Biology of Epstein-Barr Virus: Cell Transformation Mechanisms and Control of Reactivation." Marc Davies

 
Seminar Programme - September to December 2006

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Title

Contact

13 Sep 2006 NO VENUE AVAILABLE
20 Sep 2006 Prof. Steve Matthews Professor of Chemical and Structural Biology, Division of Molecular Biosciences, Imperial College London. "Cell Adhesion and Invasion by Pathogenic Organisms - An NMR Approach." Fiona Tomley
4 Oct 2006 Dr. James Pease Leukocyte Biology Section, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. "Chemokines and Their Receptors - What's the Big Attraction?" Tuang-Yeow Poh
11 Oct 2006 NO SEMINAR (IAH student day)
18 Oct 2006 Prof. Julian Ketley Department of Genetics, University of Leicester. "Iron Uptake and Iron-responsive Gene Regulation in Campylobacter" Mark Stevens
25 Oct 2006 Prof. David Gillespie Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow. "Mechanism of Cell Transformation by the v-Jun Oncogene of ASV17." Sue Baigent
1 Nov 2006 Dr. Neil Mabbott IAH-NPU Edinburgh. "TSE Agent Neuroinvasion Via Lymphoid Tissues." Fiona Tomley
8 Nov 2006 NO SEMINAR (Institute Forward Look, Poole)
15 Nov 2006 Dr. Martin Vordermeier VLA Weybridge. "Mycobacterium bovis Antigen Mining by Comparative Genome Analysis for Subunit Vaccine Candidates and Diagnostic Reagents: Successes and Failures." Jayne Hope
22 Nov 2006 Dr. Greg Bancroft Immunology Unit, Department of Infectious & Tropical Diseases,
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
"Mechanisms of Cell Mediated Immunity Against Burkholderia pseudomallei." Jayne Hope
29 Nov 2006 Dr. Hans-Gerhard Burgert University of Warwick. "Immune Evasion by Adenovirus E3 Proteins: Suppression of Antigen Presentation, Apoptosis and Lymphocyte Activities." Marc Davies
6 Dec 2006 Dr. Susan Lea Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford. Title to be announced. Fiona Tomley
Friday, 8 Dec 2006 at 10.30 am in the Jenner Seminar room
Dr. Isabelle Schwartz-Cornil
INRA, France. "Sheep and Pig Unravel Lymphatic Secrets." Jayne Hope
13 Dec 2006 Dr. Abdou Tahiri-Alou Division of Microbiology, IAH-Compton. "Aptamers: Novel RNA Ligands to Investigate Prion Folding." Fiona Tomley
Past seminars at Compton Past seminars at Pirbright

Current seminar co-ordinator: Jayne Hope

Current seminar co-ordinator: Nick Knowles
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