Science, Engineering and Food Science

School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar Series

Seminar by Professor Siobhan McClean University College Dublin entitled Getting a grip exploiting proteins involved in host cell attachment as vaccine antigens for bacterial pathogens Cavanagh Pharmacy LG52 1pm to 2pm

Professor Siobhan McClean University College Dublin research interests include chronic infection with key interest in respiratory pathogens that cause opportunistic infections in cystic fibrosis patients and in more recent years in vaccine development focusing on Burkholderia cepacia complex. As a result of their vaccine investigations on mechanism of attachment of pathogens to lung epithelial cells they have identified a number of novel bacteria adhesins which are potential vaccine candidates. They have identified vaccine against Burkholderia cepacia complex Burkholderia pseudomallei the causative agent of the tropical disease melioidois and verotoxigenic E.coli.

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Science Engineering and Food Science
Date:
Time: 1pm - 2pm
Location: Cavanagh Pharmacy LG52
Target Audience: All Welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Yvonne Brennan
4901327
http://https://www.ucc.ie/en/biochemistry/ourschool/seminars/current-seminars/

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