Past Seminars at the Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright
Laboratory - 1997
- 16 January 1997:
Dr. Martin Cranage, Head of Viral Pathogenesis, CAMR, Porton Down.
"The SIV-Macaque Model on the Critical Path to an AIDS Vaccine."
Contact: Colin Dunn.
- 23 January 1997:
Dr. William James, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University
of Oxford. "Anti-Sense RNA and Ribozymes." Contact: Nick Knowles.
- 30 January 1997:
Dr. John Marshall, Richard Dimbleby Cancer Institute, St Thomas's
Hospital. "Integrins: The Role in Cancer and Adenoviral Infections."
Contact: Terry Jackson.
- 20 February 1997:
Dr. David Argyll, Department of Pathology, University of Glasgow
Veterinary School. "Gene Therapy in Veterinary Medicine." Contact:
- 27 February 1997 (The
following seminar has been postponed until the Autumn):
[Dr. Geoff Clements, Regional Virus Laboratory, Ruchill Hospital, Glasgow. "The
Possible Role of Persistent Enterovirus Infections in Humans." Contact:
- Wednesday, 19
March 1997: Meeting of the South Wilts Virus Group at
- 20 March 1997:
Dr. Richard Elliott, Institute of Virology, University of Glasgow.
"Rescue of Bunyaviruses." Contact: Tom Barrett.
- 10 April 1997:
Dr. Tony Jackson, Biochemistry Department, University of Cambridge.
"Elimination of Clathrin Light-chain LCa Disrupts at Multiple Steps in a
Neuroendocrine Cell Line." Contact: Tom Wileman.
- Wednesday, 16
April 1997: Prof. Ron Hay, University of St Andrews. "NF-kB:
Transcriptional Activation by Signal Induced Degradation." Contact:
- 17 April 1997:
Dr. Ian Clarke, University Medical School, Southampton General
Hospital. "The Molecular Biology of Human Caliciviruses." Contact:
- 1 May 1997: Dr.
Ian Brierley, Virology Division, Department of Pathology, Cambridge
University and Addenbrookes Hospital. "Biochemical Studies of Ribosomal
Frameshifting on Viral RNA's." Contact: Graham Belsham.
- 8 May 1997: Dr.
Roger Everett, Institute of Virology, Glasgow. "Herpes Simplex
Virus Regulatory Protein VMW110 Binds Strongly to and Specifically to a
Cellular Ubiquitin Specific Protease." Contact: Linda Dixon.
- 15 May 1997:
Dr. Eric Lam, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, London. "Regulation
of Cell Cycle Progression and E2F Activity by the Rb Family of Proteins."
Contact: Paul Kirkham.
- 29 May 1997:
Dr. Neil Almond, National Institute for Biological Standards and
Control (NIBSC), South Mimms, Herts. "Towards a Vaccine for AIDS: Lessons
from the SIV/Macaque Model." Contact: Mike Parkhouse.
- 5 June 1997:
Prof. Marin van Heel, Professor of Structural Biology, Imperial
College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London. "3D Structure of
Large Macromolecules by Electron Microscopy (Viruses, Ribosomes,
Haemoglobins...)." Contact: Andrew King.
- 12 June 1997:
Dr. Richard Chamberlain, Institute of Virology, Glasgow. "Comparative
Genomics of Hepatitis C Virus." Contact: Tom Barrett.
Wednesday, 30 July 1997: Dr. L. Santos-Argumedo,
National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico. "The Role of CD44 in the Motility
of Activated B-cells." Contact: Mike Parkhouse.
- 28 August 1997:
Dr. Barry Baxt, Plum Island Animal Disease Centre, Greenport, USA.
is the Receptor Associated with Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus Virulence."
Contact: Terry Jackson.
- 11 September 1997:
Dr. Simon Shelley, Harvard Medical School, USA. "Leukocyte
Adhesion Molecule Gene Expression." Contact: Tom Wileman.
Wednesday, 17 September 1997: Dr. Kim Halpin,
Animal Research Institute, Yeerongpilly, Queensland, Australia. "Isolation
of a Paramyxovirus from Flying Foxes - the Next Chapter in the Equine
Morbillivirus Story." Contact: Tom Barrett.
- 18 September 1997:
Dr. Martin Ryan, Division of Cell & Molecular Biology, St Andrews,
Fife, Scotland. "In Search of an Ugly Fact." Contact: Tom Wileman.
- 25 September 1997:
Dr. Malcolm Weir, Biomolecular Structure Unit, Glaxo Wellcome,
Stevenage. "The Future of Structural Biology in the Pharmaceutical
Industry." Contact: Penny Powell.
- 16 October 1997:
Dr. David Parkinson, Sheffield Hallam University. "Role of the
Secretory Pathway in the Development of Alzheimer's Disease." Contact:
- 23 October 1997:
Dr. Mike Skinner, Institute for Animal Health, Compton. "Fowlpox
Virus: Tales of Orthologues and Xenologues." Contact: Tom Wileman.
Wednesday, 5 November 1997: Dr. R.E. Randall,
University of St Andrews, Scotland. "Paramyxovirus Pathogenesis - Lessons
from Studies on Simian Virus 5." Contact: Michael Baron.
- 13 November 1997:
Dr. Alison Sinclair, The School of Biological Sciences, University
of Sussex. "Epstein-Barr Virus and the G1 Cell Cycle Control Checkpoint."
Contact: Penny Powell.
Friday, 14 November 1997 at 3.00pm:
Dr. Jose M. Escribano, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia, Madrid,
Spain. "Identification of African Swine Fever Virus Proteins Responsible
for Protective Humoral Immune Response." Contact: Mike Parkhouse.
- 25-27 November 1997:
IAH Science Review, Bournemouth
- 4 December 1997:
Prof. David Rowlands, University of Leeds. "Immune Evasion in
Persistent Viral Hepatitis." Contact: Nick Knowles.
- 11 December 1997:
Dr. Stuart Kellie, Yamanouchi Research Institute, Littlemore Park,
Oxford. "SH3 Domains and Leukocyte Functions: Phoxes and WASPS."
Contact: Linda Dixon.