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Date: Tue. 29 May, 2018 9:00 - 12:05
Categories: Events*

Welcome to our third MIMS / UCMR Mini-Symposium in 2018!

Presentations by the new MIMS Director, new MIMS-Group leaders, recipient of UCMR Gender Policy Support, and Postdocs from the MIMS/UCMR Postdoctoral Programme 2017.

Date: 29 May 2018, 9:00 - 12:05
Venue: Bergasalen, Norrland University Hospital (NUS), South Entrance
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Please register here latest on 27 May:

NOTE the programme is updated (Christian Pett's presentation has been cancelled)


Session 1 (Chairs: Bernt Eric Uhlin & Maria Fällman)

9:00  Functional Profiling of a Plasmodium genome
Oliver Billker, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
From 1 September 2018: Professor in Biotechnology with an emphasis on
Molecular Genetics at the Department of Molecular Biology
From 1 October 2018: new MIMS Director

9:30  The Hidden Power of Cell-Autonomous Immunity
Barbara Sixt, Department of Molecular Biology
Since 1 May 2018: New MIMS Group Leader

9:50  Getting to the Roots of Antibiotic Resistance on the Ribosome
Gemma Atkinson, Department of Molecular Biology
recipient of UCMR Gender Policy Support

10:10  Visualization of Intermediate Filament Like Bacterial Cytoskeleton
by Electron Microscopy
Linda Sandblad, Department of Molecular Biology
Director for the Umeå Core Facility for Electron Microscopy (UCEM)
recipient of UCMR Gender Policy Support

10:30 Coffee break

Session 2: The MIMS/UCMR Postdoctoral Fellows 2017
(Chairs: Elisabeth Sauer-Eriksson & Åke Forsberg)

10:50 Regulation of activity of long RSHs from Bacillus subtilis (Rel)
Hiraku Takada, Department of Molecular Biology, group Vasili Hauryliuk

11:05 Investigating the sorting mechanism of fimbrial protein (Mfa4) by Lol CDE complex a class of ABC transporters from Porphyromonas gingivalis
A Biophysical and Structural biology approach?
Raghavendra Nagampalli, Department of Chemistry, group Karina Persson

11:20 Environmental cues that trigger Yersinia pseudotuberculosis persistent infection
Dharmendra Kumar Soni, Department of Molecular Biology, group Maria Fällman

11:35 Pan-genome analysis of the genus Francisella
Rajender Kumar, Department of Clinical Microbiology, group Anders Sjöstedt

11:50 End of the MIMS/UCMR Mini-Symposium