Programme now available - Edinburgh Microbiology Forum Christmas Fair - 11 December

  • When:  Tuesday 11 December 2012
  • Time:  1.20 - 6 pm
  • Location:  Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings, Lecture Theatre 3

Programme:

13.20 Introduction – Sam Brown (IEB)


13.30 Cathelicidins: antimicrobial immunomodulators in infectious lung diseases - Donald Davidson (Little France) 


13.45 Evolution on acid - Sinead Collins (IEB)

14.00 Host-microbe interactions in the human gastrointestinal tract - Garry Blakely (ICB)

14.15 Subversion of host cell actin dynamics by the intracellular melioidosis pathogen Burkholderia pseudomalle - Jo Stevens (Roslin)


14.30 Investigating the intracellular lifestyles of Listeria and Rhodococcus equi - Jose Vazquez-Boland (IIIR)

14.45 X-linking Xenogenic small RNA in Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli - Jai Tree (ICB)

15.00 Coffee break

15.30 Microbes from a physics perspective: theory and experiments - Rosalind Allen (Physics)

15.45 One-stop tests for microbiology - Kate Templeton (Little France)

16.00 Holding on to Microbial Ecology During the Metagenomics Revolution - Andrew Free (ICB)

16.15 Bacterial pathogenesis in food-producing animals  - Mark Stevens (Roslin)

16.30 General discussion

17.00 RECEPTION with mulled wine and mince pies!

 

Looking forward to seeing you at the Fair!

Sam Brown (sam.brown@ed.ac.uk, on behalf of the EMF organising committee)

 

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