Innovating research, policy and education in synthetic and systems biology

Seminar Series

September - December 2018 
 

12noon, Tuesday 25th September

Speaker: Prof Janet M. Wood (Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph)

Title: Osmosensor ProP: a bacterial protein that detects and controls cellular hydration

Host: Dr Teuta Pilizota

Venue: Roger Land Building, Seminar Room G.02, Kings Buildings


GUEST SEMINAR: 2pm, Friday 28th September

Speaker: Prof George S Espie (Dept. of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto)

Title: The flux of carbon through the cyanobacterial CO2 concentrating mechanism

Host: Dr Alistair McCormick

Venue: Roger Land Building, Seminar Room G.02, King's Buildings


12noon, Thursday 11th October

Speaker: Dr Lucia Marucci (Bristol Centre for Synthetic Biology (BrisSynBio); University of Bristol)

Title: Modelling and engineering dynamic regulations in stem cells

Host: Dr Filippo Menolascina

Venue: C.H Waddington Building, Seminar Room 1.08, Kings Buildings


GUEST SEMINAR: 12noon, Thursday 1st  November

Speaker: Alma dal Co (Martin Ackermann lab, ETH Zurich)

Title: Bacteria live in a small world: how local cell-to-cell interactions drive community-level dynamics 

Host: Prof Peter Swain

Venue: Roger Land Building, Seminar Room G.02, Kings Buildings


**CANCELLED** 12noon, Thursday 8th  November

Speaker: Prof Andrzej Gorski (Polish Academy of Sciences)

Title: Phage Therapy: Beyond the Antibacterial action. 

Host: Dr Baojun Wang

Venue: C.H Waddington Building, Seminar Room 1.08, Kings Buildings


GUEST SEMINAR: 12noon, Thursday 15th  November

Speaker: Ivan Matic (Inserm,  Paris Descartes University)

Title: Transcription-translation coupling: The Achilles’ heel of the bacterial chromosome 

Host: Dr Meriem el Karoui

Venue: Roger Land Building, Seminar Room G.02, Kings Buildings


GUEST SEMINAR: 12noon, Thursday 29th  November

Speaker: Shimshon Belkin (Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Title: Bacterial bioreporters for the remote detection of buried landmines

Host: Dr Baojun Wang

Venue: Roger Land Building, Seminar Room G.02, Kings Buildings