Upcoming Seminars

21 Nov 2017 @ 17:30
  • Title:  Killer fungi: the grand challenge of medical mycology
  • When:  Tuesday 21 November 2017
  • Time:  5.30  - 6.30 pm, followed by a drinks reception
  • Location:  Informatics Forum, G.07, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB (campus map)
  • Speaker:  Professor Neil Gow, FRS FRSE, FSB, FAAM; Chair of Microbiology University of Aberdeen
  • Registration:  Please register on Eventbrite
22 Nov 2017 @ 10:00
  • Title:  The Hippo pathway in cell growth, tissue homeostais, and cencer
  • When:  Wednesday 22 November 2017
  • Time:  10 am
  • Location:  Auditorium A, Chancellors Building, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4TJ
  • Speaker:  Kun-Liang Guan, Department of Pharmacology and Moores Cancer Center, UCSD
  • Host: Carsten Hansen
22 Nov 2017 @ 13:00
  • Title:  Generalists & specialists: a new view of how MHC molecules fight infectious disease
  • When:  Wednesday 22 November 2017
  • Time:  1 pm
  • Location:  Roslin Institute Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG
  • Speaker:  Jim Kaufman, University of Cambridge
  • Host: Mark Stevens (II)
22 Nov 2017 @ 14:00
  • Title:  Cooperation under the bark - sociality and farming in ambrosia beetles
  • When:  Wednesday 22 November 2017
  • Time:  2 pm
  • Location:  Ashworth Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Building, KIng's Building's, Edinburgh, EH9 3JF
  • Speaker:  Peter Biedermann, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena
  • Host: Laura Ross
22 Nov 2017 @ 16:00
  • Title:  Antisense Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Harnessing the Power of a Backup Gene
  • When:  Wednesday 22 November 2017
  • Time: 4 pm
  • Location:  Michael Swann, Main Lecture Theatre, King's Building's, Edinburgh
  • Speaker:  Adrian Krainer, St Giles Professor of Molecular Genetics and Program Chair of Cancer & Molecular Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • Host: Gracjan Michlewski
  • Registration: This seminar is free to attend but ticketed, please register at EVENTBRITE
  • This event is supported by The Darwin Trust of Edinburgh
23 Nov 2017 @ 16:00
  • Title:  Malaria, anaemia and invasive bacterial disease: a neutrophil problem?
  • When:  Thursday 23 Novemer 2017
  • Time:  4 pm
  • Location:  Ashworth laboratories LT3, King’s Buildings
  • About the speaker:  Eleanor M Riley BSc BVSc PhD FRSB FMedSci, Director, The Roslin Institute, and Dean for Research and Professor of Immunology and Infectious Disease, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (https://www.ed.ac.uk/roslin/about/director).
  • Contact:  Lucy Jackson-Jones (Lucy.Jones@ed.ac.uk) and Gary Entrican (Gary.Entrican@moredun.ac.uk)
27 Nov 2017 @ 11:00
  • Title:  The evolution and function of oxygen sensing in plants
  • When:  Monday 27 November 2017
  • Time: 12 pm
  • Location:  Michael Swann, Main Lecture Theatre, King's Building's, Edinburgh
  • Speaker:  Mike Holdsworth, PLany and Crop Science Div, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham
  • Host: Steven Spoel
29 Nov 2017 @ 13:00
  • Title:  Canis familiaris - the geneticists best friend
  • When:  Wednesday 29 November 2017
  • Time:  1 pm
  • Location:  Roslin Institute Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG
  • Speaker:  Cathryn Mellersh
  • Host: Jeff Schoenebeck (GG)
29 Nov 2017 @ 14:00
  • Title:  Genome fragmentation in bacterial endosymbionts: good, bad, or just ugly?
  • When:  Wednesday 29 November 2017
  • Time:  2 pm
  • Location:  Ashworth Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Building, King's Building's, Edinburgh, EH9 3JF
  • Speaker:  John McCutcheon, Montana
  • Host: Laura Ross
29 Nov 2017 @ 19:00
30 Nov 2017 @ 12:00
  • Title:  Oranges are not the only fruit: some new stuff about on-falciparum malaria
  • When:  Thursday 30 November 2017
  • Time:  12 pm
  • Location:  Ashworth Lecture Theatre 1, Ashworth Building, King's Building's, Edinburgh, EH9 3JF
  • Speaker:  Colin Sutherland, LSHTM
  • Host: Alex Rowe
1 Dec 2017 @ 12:00
  • Title:  TBA
  • When:  Friday 1 December 2017
  • Time:  12 pm
  • Location:  Wellcome Auditorium, The Queen's Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4TJ
  • Speaker:  Jane Davies, Department of Gene Therapy, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London
  • Host: Robert Gray
1 Dec 2017 @ 13:00
  • Title:  Film- AIDS - doctors & nurses tell their story Director Alejhandro Madina
  • When:  Friday 1 December 2017
  • Time:  1 pm
  • Location:  RIDU Seminar Room, Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU
4 Dec 2017 @ 11:00
  • Title:  Function and execution of RTEL1 activities at vertebrate telomeres
  • When:  Monday 4 December 2017
  • Time: 12 pm
  • Location:  Daniel Rutherford Building, G.27, Lecture Theatre 1, King's Buildings
  • Speaker:  Simon Boulton, Francis Crick Institute, London
  • Host: Sveta Makovets
6 Dec 2017 @ 13:00
  • Title:  Killing them softly - humane euthanasia in poultry
  • When:  Wednesday 6 December 2017
  • Time:  1 pm
  • Location:  Roslin Institute Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG
  • Speaker:  Dorothy McKeegan, University of Glasgow
  • Host: Simone Meddle
7 Dec 2017 @ 13:00
  • Title:  TBA
  • When:  Thursday 7 December 2017
  • Time:  1 pm
  • Location:  Ashworth Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Building, King's Building's, Edinburgh, EH9 3JF
  • Speaker:  Christian Kurts, Bonn
  • Host: Dietmar Zaiss
8 Dec 2017 @ 13:00
  • Title:  Below the Belt - Grion & Leg Injecting
  • When:  Friday 8 December 2017
  • Time:  1 pm
  • Location:  RIDU Seminar Room, Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU
8 Dec 2017 @ 16:00
  • Title:  Community ecology of infectious disease
  • When:  Friday 8 December 2017
  • Time:  4 pm
  • Location:  Ashworth Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Building, King's Building's, Edinburgh, EH9 3JF
  • Speaker:  Vanessa Ezenwa, Associate Professor at the Odum School of Ecology and at the Department of Infectious Diseases, the University of Georgia
  • Host: Lisa Gecchele
13 Dec 2017 @ 13:00
  • Title:  Discovery Partnerships with Academia - innovative medicines through integrated partnerships
  • When:  Wednesday 13 December 2017
  • Time:  1 pm
  • Location:  Roslin Institute Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG
  • Speaker:  Iain Uings, Drug Discovery Partnerships with Academia
  • Host: Kenny Baillie
13 Dec 2017 @ 14:00
  • Title:  TBA
  • When:  Wednesday 13 December 2017
  • Time:  2 pm
  • Location:  Ashworth Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Building, King's Building's, Edinburgh, EH9 3JF
  • Speaker:  Naomi Pierce, Harvard
  • Host: Graham Stone

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