UCMR DAY 2020 - Programme

UCMR DAY 2020, 23 January 2020, Aula Nordica, Umeå University

Final Programme (updated 2020-01-16)

08.45 - 09.00

09.00 - 09.30
Welcome address – UCMR Summary of 2019
Bernt Eric Uhlin, UCMR Coordinator, Molecular Biology

Presentation of new UCMR Management

Session I (Chairpersons: Teresa Frisan, Yaowen Wu )

09.30 – 09.45
Characterization of the first receptor for the environmental signal ATP in bacteria
Sophie Tronnet, Molecular Biology

09.45 – 10.00
Novel host autophagy subversion by the Vibrio cholerae cytotoxin MakA
Dale Corkery, Chemistry

10.00 –10.15
Regulating the dynamic interactions between herpes simplex viruses and cell-surface glycosaminoglycans
Marta Bally, Clinical Microbiology

10.15 – 10.45 Coffee break+ poster view

10:45 – 11.00
Whole Tissue Ex Vivo Imaging Sheds Light on Tropism of Tick-borne Flavivirus in Mouse Brain
Nunya Chotiwan, Clinical Microbiology

11.00 – 11.15
In vivo RNA-seq reveals the role of Tat Substrate SufI in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Infection
Ummehan Avican, Molecular Biology

11.15 – 11.30
In situ Investigation into Alphavirus Replication Complexes (RCs) and their Host Factor Associations
Erin Schexnaydre, Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

11.30 – 11.45
Interaction between diet, gut microbiota and the intestinal mucosal barrier
Björn Schröder, Molecular Biology

11.45 – 13.00 Lunch break

13.00-13.50 Keynote lecture
(introduction by Yaowen Wu):

Ubiquitin and Autophagy networks in Health and Disease
Ivan Dikic, Department of Biochemistry II, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany

(Chairpersons: Elisabeth Sauer-Eriksson, Constantin Urban)

13.50 – 14.05
A widespread toxin-antitoxin system exploiting growth control via alarmone signalling
Tatsuaki Kurata, Molecular Biology

14.05 – 14.20
The structure of the enteric human adenovirus 41
Lars-Anders Carlson, Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

14.30 – 16.30 Poster walk+ Coffee break

16.30 –16.45
Novel C-Di-GMP-Dependent Metabolic Capabilities in Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli Due to Loss of Global Stress Regulation
Nikola Zlatkov, Molecular Biology

16.45 – 17.00
Target Identification of AMPylating Fic-enzymes by Substrate Mediated Covalent Capture
Christian Pett, Chemistry

17.00 – 17.15
Mobile Genetic Elements in Staphylococcus aureus
Ignacio Mir Sanchis, Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

17.15 – 17.30
A platform for high-throughput systems biology
Johan Henriksson, Molecular Biology

17.30 – 18.00 Translational in yeast microbiology I + poster view (Chairpersons: Bernt Eric Uhlin, Åke Forsberg (tbc))

18.00 – 19.00 Dinner (Mingle)

19.10 20.00 Invited Speaker – Midwinter Night Lecture (Introduction by Bernt Eric Uhlin):

Using yeast to hunt for genes mitigating neurological disorders
Thomas Nyström, Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Institute of Biomedicine, Sahlgrenska Academy,
University of Gothenburg

20.00 – 21.30 Scientific Speed Dating Lottery / Translational in yeast microbiology II
Organised with and for registered Young Investigators who have received more information by separate Email