2021-2022 Seminars

2021-2022 Seminars

2021-2022 Seminars

2021-2022 Seminars

This year, our seminar series is organised by Dr Susan JoyceDr Malgorzata KrajewskaDr Gary LoughranYvonne Brennan (Admin) and supported with advertisements and graphics by Mary Heapes.

Please check this page every week from September for news of our 2021-2022 seminars.

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: Adventures in  inflammation research. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Luke O'Neill, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 20 April 2022. ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Gary Loughran, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC.

Adventures in inflammation research

Professor Luke O'Neill, School of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 20 April 2022 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Gary Loughran, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: Biological timekeeping, homeostasis and viral infections. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Rachel Edgar, Department of Infectious Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 13th April 2022. ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Justin McCarthy, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

Biological timekeeping, homeostasis and viral infections

Dr Rachel Edgar, Department of Infectious Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 13 April 2022 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Justin McCarthy, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: From understanding cancer cells to fighting against them: How can we improve current CAR-T cell therapies? SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Verónica Ayllón Cases, Universidad de Granada, Spain. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 06 April 2022. ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Rosemary O'Connor, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

From understanding cancer cells to fighting against them: How can we improve current CAR-T cell therapies?

Dr Verónica Ayllón Cases, Universidad de Granada, Spain.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 06 April 2022 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Rosemary O'Connor, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: SARS-Cov-2 lung pathology in animals from natural infection to ex-vivo model. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Sandra Vreman, Wageniningen Bioveterinary Research, The Netherlands. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams@ 1.00pm Wednesday 09 March 2022. ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Anne Moore, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

SARS-Cov-2 lung pathology in animals from natural infection to ex-vivo model

Dr Sandra Vreman, Wageniningen Bioveterinary Research, The Netherlands.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 09 March 2022 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Anne Moore, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: How feeding time regulates circadian rhythms in mammals. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr John O'Neill, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK. VENUE AND DATE: Zoom @ 1.00pm Wednesday 02 March 2022. ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Justin McCarthy, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

How feeding time regulates circadian rhythms in mammals

Dr John O'Neill, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK.

ZOOM 
Wednesday, 02 March 2022 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Justin McCarthy, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

And yet they oscillate: uncovering the biological function of circadian regulated long non-coding RNAs in plants

Dr Rosanna Henriques, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, UCC.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 23 February 2022 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: Data-driven advances in precision oncology. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Aedin Culhane, School of Medicine, University of Limerick. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 02 February 2022. ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Pasha Baranov, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC.

Data-driven advances in precision oncology

Professor Aedin Culhane, School of Medicine, University of Limerick.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 02 February 2022 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Pasha Baranov, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: Visualising ‘Crick’s comma’: Structural basis of ribosomal frameshifting in SARS-CoV-2. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Pramod Bhatt, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology; and School of Microbiology, University College Cork. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 26th January 2022. ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Gary Loughran, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC.

Visualising ‘Crick’s comma’: Structural basis of ribosomal frameshifting in SARS-CoV-2

Dr Fred Sheedy, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology; and School of Microbiology, UCC.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 26 January 2022 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Gary Loughran, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: Train to Win: Education of the innate immune system by fungal beta-glucans. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Fred Sheedy, Trinity College Dublin. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 19 January 2022. ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Ken Nally, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC.

Train to Win: Education of the innate immune system by fungal beta-glucans

Dr Fred Sheedy, Trinity College Dublin.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 19 January 2022 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Ken Nally, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: Phosphorescence based oxygen sensing platforms for biomedical research. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Dmitri Papkovsky, University College Cork. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 22nd December 2021. ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Malgosia Krajewska, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC.

Phosphorescence based oxygen sensing platforms for biomedical research

Professor Dmitri Papkovsky, University College Cork.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 22nd December 2021 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Malgosia Krajewska, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: LNX proteins: a well-connected family, but what do they actually do?. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Paul Young, University College Cork. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 15th December 2021. ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Gary Loughran, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC.

LNX proteins: a well-connected family, but what do they actually do?

Dr Paul Young, University College Cork.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 15th December 2021 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Gary Loughran, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: RNA at the therapeutic frontier - Autoimmunity, Cancer & Neurodegeneration. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Vincent Kelly, Trinity College Dublin. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 1st December 2021. ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Gary Loughran, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC.

RNA at the therapeutic frontier - Autoimmunity, Cancer & Neurodegeneration

Dr Vincent Kelly, Trinity College Dublin.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 1st December 2021 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Gary Loughran, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: Interleukin-36—an orchestrator of inflammation and homeostasis at barrier surfaces. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Patrick Walsh, Trinity College Dublin. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday17th November 2021. ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Anne Moore, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC.

Interleukin-36: an orchestrator of inflammation and homeostasis at barrier surfaces

Dr Patrick Walsh, Trinity College Dublin.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 17th November 2021 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Anne Moore, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: Metabolomics: current opportunities and developments. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Lorraine Brennan, Full Professor of Human Nutrition, University College Dublin. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday10th November 2021. ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

Metabolomics: current opportunities and developments

Professor Lorraine Brennan, Full Professor of Human Nutrition, University College Dublin.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 10th November 2021 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

 

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series.  SEMINAR TITLE: The Diet-Fitness-Gut microbiome paradigm.  SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Orla O’Sullivan, Senior Computational Biologist, Teagasc Food Research Centre.  VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 03rd November 2021.  ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

The Diet-Fitness-Gut microbiome paradigm

Dr Orla O'Sullivan, Senior Computational Biologist, Teagasc Food Research Centre.

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 03rd November 2021 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

 

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series. SEMINAR TITLE: Antibody profiling of SARS-CoV-2 in healthcare workers in Cork. SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr John MacSharry, School of Microbiology, UCC and School of Medicine, UCC and APC Microbiome Ireland. VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 20th October 2021. ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

Antibody profiling of SARS-CoV-2 in healthcare workers in Cork

Dr John MacSharry, School of Microbiology, and School of Medicine, and APC Microbiome Ireland

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 20th October 2021 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

 

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series.  SEMINAR TITLE: Autophagy and neuronal resilience in Parkinson’s.  SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Jon Lane, University of Bristol.  VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 22nd September 2021.  ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Kellie Dean, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

Autophagy and neuronal resilience in Parkinson’s

Dr Jon Lane, University of Bristol

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Kellie Dean, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

 

2021-2022 School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series.  SEMINAR TITLE: Mass Spectrometric Imaging by Desorption Electrospray Ionisation.  SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Wei Rao, Waters Corporation.  VENUE AND DATE: MS Teams @ 1.00pm Wednesday 08th September 2021.  ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

Mass Spectrometric Imaging by Desorption Electrospray Ionisation

Dr Wei Rao, Waters Corporation

MS Teams 
Wednesday, 8th September 2021 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Susan Joyce, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC

 

 

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