2016-2017 Seminars

2016-2017 Seminars

2016-2017 Seminar Series

This year, our seminar series is organised by Dr Tom Moore.

Please check this page every week from September for news of our 2016-2017 seminars.

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: The blurred boundary between coding and non-coding RNAs.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Julie Aspden, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Leeds, UK.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 9 May 2017.
ACADEMIC HOSTs: Dr Pasha Baranov & Dr Kellie Dean.

The blurred boundary between coding and non-coding RNAs

Dr Julie Aspden, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Leeds, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 9 May 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Pasha Baranov & Dr Kellie Dean

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Modifying ribosomal peptides: making rings and other hard-to-do chemistry.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor James Naismith, Professor of Chemical Biology, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 25 April 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Dmitri Papkovsky.
NOTE: This seminar is part of the British Biophysical Society lecture tour.

Modifying ribosomal peptides: making rings and other hard-to-do chemistry

Professor James Naismith, Professor of Chemical Biology, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Dmitri Papkovsky

PLEASE NOTE: This seminar is part of the British Biophysical Society lecture tour

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Life with less oxygen: how mitochondria sustain membrane potential in metabolic reprogramming.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Eiji Takahashi, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saga University, Japan.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Monday 24 April 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Dmitri Papkovsky.

Life with less oxygen: how mitochondria sustain membrane potential in metabolic reprogramming

Professor Eiji Takahashi, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saga University, Japan

Western Gateway G01
Monday, 24 April 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Dmitri Papkovsky

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Building immunological synapses through the coordinated action of cytoskeleton and vesicle traffic: consequences for T lymphocyte activation.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Andres Alcover, Lymphocyte Cell Biology Unit, Department of Immunology, Institut Pasteur, France.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 21 March 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Mary McCaffrey.

Building immunological synapses through the coordinated action of cytoskeleton and vesicle traffic: consequences for T lymphocyte activation

Professor Andres Alcover, Lymphocyte Cell Biology Unit, Department of Immunology, Institut Pasteur, France

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Mary McCaffrey

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Phenotypes–Patents–Patients: Unbiased discovery of targets and drugs for cancer and blindness.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Breandán Kennedy, School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, University College Dublin.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 7 March 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Thomas Cotter.

Phenotypes–Patents–Patients: Unbiased discovery of targets and drugs for cancer and blindness

Professor Breandán Kennedy, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, University College Dublin

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Thomas Cotter

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Breaking Bad: The role of macrophages in retinal degeneration and neuroprotection.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Sarah Roche, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 14 February 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Thomas Cotter.

Breaking Bad: The role of macrophages in retinal degeneration and neuroprotection

Dr Sarah Roche, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor Thomas Cotter

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: New insights into the molecular mechanisms of translation initiation and polyprotein processing in noroviruses.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Stephen Curry, Imperial College London, UK.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 7 February 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Gary Loughran.

New insights into the molecular mechanisms of translation initiation and polyprotein processing in noroviruses

Professor Stephen Curry, Imperial College London, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 7 February 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Gary Loughran

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Norgestrel and Nrf2 in neuroprotection.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Ashleigh Byrne, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 31 January 2017.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor Thomas Cotter.

Norgestrel and Nrf2 in neuroprotection

Dr Ashleigh Byrne, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Paul Young

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Making big things happen with nanoparticles: silver and titanium nanoparticles as adjuvants in protein crystallization.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor David Sheehan, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 6 December 2016.
ACADEMIC HOST: n/a.

Making big things happen with nanoparticles: silver and titanium nanoparticles as adjuvants in protein crystallization

Professor David Sheehan, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: n/a

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Exploring chloroplast biology and biotechnology using green algae.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Saul Purton, Algal Biology and Biotechnology, University College London, UK.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 6 December 2016.
ACADEMIC HOST: Professor David Sheehan, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork.

Exploring chloroplast biology and biotechnology using green algae

Professor Saul Purton, Algal Biology and Biotechnology, University College London, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 6 December 2016 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Professor David Sheehan.

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Translational control of energy metabolism.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Dr Ivan Topisirovic, Department of Oncology, McGill University, Canada.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 11 October 2016.
ACADEMIC HOST: Dr Pasha Baranov, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University College Cork

Translational control of energy metabolism

Dr Ivan Topisirovic, Department of Oncology, McGill University, Canada

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Pasha Baranov.

 

2016-2017 School of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Seminar Series. 
SEMINAR TITLE: Understanding how defects in membrane traffic at the Golgi apparatus cause disease.
SEMINAR SPEAKER: Professor Martin Lowe, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, UK.
VENUE AND DATE: Western Gateway G01 @ 1.00pm Tuesday 20 September 2016.

Understanding how defects in membrane traffic at the Golgi apparatus cause disease

Professor Martin Lowe, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, UK

Western Gateway G01
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 @ 1.00 pm

Academic host: Dr Kellie Dean.

 

 

 

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