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Friday, October 04, 2019

Nat and Internat Seminar - Richard Wyatt: HIV-1 Env trimer immunogens, down the rabbit hole and other unlikely events

Fri. 4 Oct, 2019 14:00 - 15:00

The National and International Seminar Series Autum 2019

Friday 4th of October 14:00

Speaker:
Richard Wyatt
The Scripps Research Institute, USA

Title:
HIV-1 Env trimer immunogens, down the rabbit hole and other unlikely events

Room: Betula, building 6M, NUS

Host: Mattias Forsell, Clinical Microbiology

Note! Coffee/Tea and cookies served 30 mins before start

Thursday, October 10, 2019

2nd CryoNet Symposium "Postrevolution Cryo-EM: Reaping the benefits while looking to the future"

Thu. 10 Oct, 2019 9:30

Date and Time: 10-11 October 2019
Biomedicum Karolinska Institutet, Solnavägen, Stockholm

The 2nd CryoNet Annual Symposium will highlight the latest discoveries in protein-nucleic acid complexes along with a view to the future of cryo-EM. Alongside presentations on important biological results will be exciting methodological advances emphasizing that cryo-EM is still in a major growth phase.

Students and postdocs are encouraged to apply to give talks and poster presentations

CryoNet is funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and the Novo Nordisk Foundation

Invited Speakers:

Preliminary programme and registration on the webpage of SciLifeLab

Friday, October 11, 2019

Nat and International Seminar Series - Didier Mazel: Synthetic toxin-intein combinations as novel genetic weapons for specific killing of pathogenic bacteria

Fri. 11 Oct, 2019 14:00 - 15:00

The National and International Seminar Series Autum 2019

Friday 11th of October 14:00

Speaker:
Didier Mazel
Institut Pasteur, France

Title:
Synthetic toxin-intein combinations as novel genetic weapons for specific killing of pathogenic bacteria

Room: Betula, NUS, bldg 6 M

Host: Ignacio Mir Sanchis, WCMM

Note! Coffee/Tea and cookies served 30 mins before start

Extra Seminar - Boris Striepen: Biology of Cryptosporidium, a leading global cause of diarrhea in children

Fri. 11 Oct, 2019 15:00 - 16:00

Extra Invited Speaker Seminar - NISS joint seminar

Boris Striepen
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Department of Pathobiology
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Title:
Biology of Cryptosporidium, a leading global cause of diarrhea in children

Room: Betula, building 6M, NUS

Host: Oliver Billker, Director MIMS

 

Boris Striepen's website: http://www.striepenlab.org

 

Monday, October 14, 2019

8th National Infection Biology/Microbiology Meeting 14-15 October 2019

All day

Date and venue: 14-15th of October 2019, Aronsborg (Bålsta) at Aronsborgs Konferenshotell in Bålsta (between Stockholm and Uppsala).

The NIB/SFM/NDPIA 2019 meeting is co-organized by the National Network for Infection Biology (NIB) coordinated by The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), the Swedish Society for Microbiology (SFM) and the National Doctoral Programme in Infections and Antibiotics (NDPIA). The meeting will take place at Aronsborgs Konferenshotell between Stockholm and Uppsala. It will gather researchers from different areas of infection biology/infection medicine and microbiology.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Short talks selected from abstracts The selection of the twenty short from submitted abstracts is ongoing and there will also be poster sessions, including poster presentations.

Organizing Committee:

  • Oliver Billker, Umeå University, MIMS
  • Eva-Maria Diehl, Umeå University, MIMS/NDPIA
  • Åke Forsberg Umeå University, NDPIA/MIMS
  • Fredrik Kahn, Lund University, NDPIA
  • Keira Melican, Karolinska Institutet, SFM
  • Barbara Sixt, Umeå University, MIMS
  • Staffan Svärd, Uppsala University, SFM

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

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Link to the CONFERENCE WEBSITE for more information.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Seminar - Raphael Valdivia: The genetic basis for mucin utilization and host colonization by the beneficial gut microbe Akkermansia muciniphila

Wed. 16 Oct, 2019 10:00 - 11:00

MIMS Extra Seminar

Speaker:

Raphael Valdivia
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University
Durham, NC, USA

Title:
The genetic basis for mucin utilization and host colonization by the beneficial gut microbe Akkermansia muciniphila

 

Host: Barbara Sixt, MIMS group leader

Room: Lecture room Major Groove, Dept Molecular Biology, Building 6L, NUS

More information about Raphael Valdivia:
https://mgm.duke.edu/faculty-and-research/primary-faculty/raphael-valdivia-phd/

 

Seminar - Eva Gluenz: High-throughput phenotyping of Leishmania knockout mutants in vitro and in vivo

Wed. 16 Oct, 2019 13:00 - 14:00

MIMS Extra Seminar

Speaker:

Eva Gluenz
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology
University of Oxford,  Oxford, UK

Title:
High-throughput phenotyping of Leishmania knockout mutants in vitro and in vivo

Host: Oliver Billker, director MIMS, professor, department of Molecular Biology

Room: Major Groove, Department of Molecular Biology, building 6L, NUS

Friday, October 18, 2019

Nat. and Internat Seminar - Jan Potempa: Porphyromonas gingivalis’ role in periodontitis: secretion of virulence factors and links to systemic disease

Fri. 18 Oct, 2019 14:00 - 15:00

National and International Seminar Series 2019

Speaker:

Jan Potempa
University of Louisville, USA and University of Krakow, Poland

Porphyromonas gingivalis’ role in periodontitis: secretion of virulence factors and links to systemic disease

Lecture room: Betula, NUS

Host: David A. Cisneros, Molecular Biology

Note: te/coffee and cookies served 30 mins before the talk

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Seminar - Orsolya Barabas: Jumping genes: molecular strategies for antibiotic resistance spreading

Wed. 23 Oct, 2019 9:00 - 10:00

MIMS/UCMR Extra Seminar

Speaker:
Orsolya Barabas

EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

Title:
Jumping genes: molecular strategies for antibiotic resistance spreading

Host: Maria Fällman/Oliver Billker

Room: Major Groove, Dept Molecular Biology, bldg 6L, NUS

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