Seminar - Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier

Mon. 17 Mar, 2008 11:00 - 12:30
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<strong>Monday, March 17, 2008</strong><br /> Place:  Major Groove Lecture Hall, Department of Molecular Biology (Building 6L)<br /> Time: 10.00<br /> Speaker: Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, Max F. Perutz Laboratories, University of Vienna, Austria.<br /> Title: Molecular processes involved in the regulation of Group A streptococcus pathogenesis<br /> <br /> <strong>Everyone is welcome! </strong><br />

Seminar - Dr. Constantin Urban

Mon. 17 Mar, 2008 14:15 - 15:45
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<strong>Monday, March 17, 2008 </strong><br /> Place: Major Groove Lecture Hall, Department of Molecular Biology (Building 6L)<br /> Time: 13.15<br /> Speaker: Dr. Constantin Urban, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany<br /> Title: Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Fungal Infections.<br /> <br /> <strong>Everyone is welcome! </strong><br />

Deadline for Registration Basic and Advanced English Writing Courses

Wed. 2 Sep, 2009
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The UCMR and KBC Research School will again offer English Writing courses taught by Accent AB. We have 4 date options for the basic course this fall.

We would also like to try an advanced course if any one is interested. The course description for the advanced course is given below and requires that you have taken the first course.

To register, please send by e-mail the following information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by September 2, 2009
Name:
E-mail address:
Phone number:
Your Group leader:
First date choice basic course
Second date choice basic course
Advanced course


Basic Writing Course

1. Writing Course: Oct 20-22 (Tue-Thur)
2. Writing Course: Oct 26-28 (Mon-Wed)
3. Writing Course Oct. 28-30 (Wed-Fri)
4. Writing Course Nov 3-5 (Tue-Thur)


5. Advanced Writing Course Nov 9-11 (Mon-Wed)

Advanced Writing Course Description
This course is designed for students who have already taken an Accent writing course and who have a complete (or nearly complete) article that they plan to submit for publication or to use as part of a thesis (kappa). Building on the principles and strategies discussed in the first course, we will revise several paragraphs (maybe even pages if time allows) from each student‚s text. In addition to using some of the concepts discussed in the first course, we will discuss and practice more subtle strategies that deal with organization, sentence clarity, sentence transitions, paragraph cohesion, and paragraph transitions in light of your audience‚s needs and expectations. As this course is more hands-on than the first course, we will limit the number of students to six, providing plenty of time for each student to revise her work in class and to receive feedback from fellow students and the instructor.
What to bring:
The Accent Writing Notebook from the first course.
Your laptop.
A hardcopy of your text.
A digital copy of your text.


UCMR Day

Thu. 21 Jan, 2010
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The UCMR Day program provides a meeting forum for interdisciplinary scientific discussions that will promote communication between chemists and biologists on theory, methodology, design of experiments and data analyses.
More information here

Thesis defense: Anna-Lena Forslund

Fri. 12 Feb, 2010 10:00 - 12:00
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Title: Identification of new virulence factors in Francisella tularensis
Faculty opponent: Professor Elisabeth Carniel
Institut Pasteur, Yersinia Research Unit, Paris, France

Supervisor: Åke Forsberg, Department of Molecular Biology
Place: Major Groove, Bld 6L

Thesis Defense - Ignas Bunikis

Fri. 16 Apr, 2010 9:00 - 10:00
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Department of Molecular Biology
Ignas Bunkis 
Title of Thesis:
Borrelia channel-forming proteins: function and structure./ Struktur och funktion hos Borrelia spiroketers porbildande proteiner.

Opponent:
Steven J Norris, University of Texas Medical School, USA

Place:
NUS, Betula, 6M

Thesis Defense. Markus Dahlgren

Fri. 16 Apr, 2010 10:00 - 11:00
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Markus Dahlgren, Department of Chemistry
Title:
Statistical molecular design, QSAR modeling, and scaffold hopping - Development of inhibitors of type III secretion inhibitors in Gram negative bacteria.

Opponent:
Bo Nordén, Docent, AstraZeneca R&D, Lund


Place: KB3B1, KBC

Thesis defense - Edmund Loh

Wed. 12 May, 2010 10:00 - 12:00
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Title:
RNA-medierad virulens genreglering i den humana patogenen Listeria monocytogenes./ RNA mediated virulence gene regulation in the human pathogen Listeria monocytogenes

Opponent:
Assoc. Prof. Nancy Freitag, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Place:
Major Groove, Dept. och Molecular Biology

Theses defense - Barbara Weber, UCMR

Tue. 18 May, 2010 13:00 - 14:00
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Theses defense:
Barbara Weber
UCMR group Debra Milton
Title:
Stress response and virulence in Vibrio anguillarum.

Opponent:
PhD James D. Oliver, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA

Place:
Major Groove, byggnad 6L NUS

Probing Life Mini-Symposium and Workshop

Tue. 1 Jun, 2010 9:00 - 12:00
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Probing Life - A Mini-Symposium and Imaging Workshop Stora Hörsalen KBC Huset
June 1-3, 2010 1 ECTS
at KBC
Registration and program here.

Thesis defense Sara C. Schesser Bartra

Thu. 3 Jun, 2010 10:00 - 11:00
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Thesis defense:
Sara C. Schesser Bartra

Title:
Outer membrane proteins of Yersinia pestis; Ail and OmpA.”.

Opponent:
professor Virginia Miller,
Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, U.S.A.
Place:
Major Groove, Molecular Biology, building 6L

UCMR - Linnaeus Post-doc Symposium

Mon. 27 Sep, 2010 13:30 - 18:30
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UCMR - Linnaeus Post-doc Symposium
at KBC, Large Lecture hall, 27 September 2010
The UCMR Linnaeus Program welcomes everyone to come and listen!
play Programme

Thesis defence - Stefan Nord

Fri. 1 Oct, 2010 13:00 - 14:00
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Thesis defence
Department of Molecular Biology
Stefan Nord

Title:
The importance of maturation factors in 30S ribosomal subunit assembly

Faculty opponent:
Professor Dan Andersson, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University

Place: NUS 6A-103

KBC Days 10-11 November 2010

Wed. 10 Nov, 2010 9:00 - Fri. 12 Nov, 2010 10:00
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Program and registration
here

UCMR Day 2011

Thu. 13 Jan, 2011 9:00 - 10:00
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The annual meeting of all UCMR affiliated research groups.
Programme will follow soon!

Thesis Defence - Ida Andersson: Modified glycopeptides targeting rheumatoid arthritis: Exploring molecular interactions in class II MHC/glycopeptide/T-cell receptor complexes

Fri. 29 Apr, 2011 10:00 - 11:00
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Thesis Defence:

Ida Andersson
Department of Chemistry

Title:
Modified glycopeptides targeting rheumatoid arthritis: Exploring molecular interactions in class II MHC/glycopeptide/T-cell receptor complexes

Opponent:
Craig Crewes, Yale University, New Haven, U.S.A.
Supervisor:
Jan Kihlberg

Symposium - Chemometrics in Metabolomics and Proteomics

Mon. 2 May, 2011 12:30 - 13:30
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Symposium "Chemometrics in Metabolomics and Proteomics"

 Chemometrics_annual_meeting_symposium.pdf

Time: 12.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Date:
May 2nd, 2011
Place: Lecture room KB3B3, level 3 KBC building, Umeå University

Background: In the fields of proteomics and metabolomics the challenge of analyzing data from diverse platforms arises from its size, diversity and complexity. Understanding what information among all the variability in the data is is in itself a problem that needs evolving solutions.

Several mathematical and statistical methods have been developed for the analysis of chemical and biological data, resulting in different but overlapping disciplines such as bioinformatics, systems biology and chemometrics. Chemometrics in particular may be used during most phases of an experimental setup, from design of experiments, through data normalization and data-specific mathematical calculations, in order to allow one to visualize and summarize important information. This is achieved by using state-of-the-art methods for data exploration, calibration, discrimination and classification of data.

This symposium will focus on chemometrics applications in proteomics and metabolomics.

Scientific program

12:30 - 14:30h - Session A, chair Henrik Antti

Dr. Jenny Forshed, Karolinska Institute
-TBA

Dr. Pernilla Wikström, Umeå University
- "Metabolomics and proteomics to reveal biomarkers for aggressive prostate cancer"

Prof. Johan Gottfries, Gothenburg University
- "Anna Karenina's perspective on multivariate interpretation"

14:30 -15:00h - COFFEE BREAK

15:00 - 16:30h - Session B, chair Johan Trygg

Dr. Magnus Åberg, Stockholm University
- "Automated annotation and quantification of metabolites in 1H-NMR data of biological origin"

Dr. Anna Wuolikainen, Umeå University
- "Statistically you died yesterday"

Second meeting of the Nordic Molecular Medicine Network - NMMN

Thu. 29 Sep, 2011 9:00 - Fri. 30 Sep, 2011 17:00
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The second meeting of the Nordic Molecular Medicine Network (NMMN)

Place: Allergiatalo and FIMM, Helsinki

Programme:
http://www.fimm.fi/en/events/nmmn_annual_meeting/

Mini symposium - UCMR Postdoc Day

Mon. 24 Oct, 2011 13:30 - 16:45
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UCMR Mini symposium – Invitation to UCMR post-doc seminars

24 October 2011 13.30-16.45
Lecture room Betula, University Hospital Campus, Building 6 M

pdf Programme flyer

Umeå Centre for Microbial Research (UCMR) is an interdisciplinary research centre established by a consortium of scientists representing medical & molecular microbiology, molecular & structural biology, chemistry & physics, and is devoted to top quality research and novel applications in the fields of microbial pathogenesis. The idea with this mini symposium to highlight the research conducted by post-docs within UCMR research groups and promote collaboration within UCMR but hopefully also lead to new collaborations both within UCMR as well with other research groups.

Programme

    Session I: Chairpersons Emma Andersson and Vladimir Vimberg

13.30-13.45
Bacterial genes involved in macrophage TNF-alpha response to the human pathogen Streptococcus pyogenes
Sophie Coudeyras

13.45-14.00
Total syntheses of Pseudoceramines A-D and Spermatinamine
Mikael Hillgren

14.00-14.15
Coxsackievirus A24 and cellular receptors on human ocular cells
Nitesh Mistry

14.15-14.30
How predicting disorder in proteins help us understand disease
Lixiao Wang

14.30-14.45
YscU and its role in Type-III-Secretion
Stefan Frost

14.45-15.00
Antibacterial properties of gallium
Olena Rzhepishevska

15.00-15.30
Coffee break



Session II: Chairpersons Sophie Coudeyras and Mikael Hillgren

15.30-15.45

Heat temperature requirement A (HtrA) is a Highly Conserved Serine Protease, required for Streptococcus pneumoniae survival in contact with human innate immune system
Vladimir Vimberg


15.45-16.00

Curli fiber assembly in the presence of small peptidomimetic molecules
Emma Andersson

16.00-16.15

Structural and functional characterization of SfaX, protein involved in the regulation of adhesion and motility genes in extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli
Patricia Paracuellos

16.15-16.30

Phagocyte response in fungal infections
Marc Röhm

16.30-16.45
Inhibitors of acetylcholinesterase: kinetic studies, crystallography and computation to elucidate the nature of protein-ligand interactions
David Andersson

KBC Days 2011

Tue. 8 Nov, 2011 9:00 - Wed. 9 Nov, 2011 17:00
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Programme and Information:
http://www.kbc.umu.se/events/328-kbc-days-2011.html 
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