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10 January 2019

Dr Phil Pope

Speaker: Dr Phil Pope, Associate Professor and ERC Research Fellow, Norwegian University of Life Sciences will present a seminar entitled: A mechanistic overview of carbohydrate breakdown in host-associated ecosystems Host: Lindsay Hall   Abstract: The mammalian gut is an infamous plant fiber-digesting ecosystem, which...

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17 January 2019

Prof Alexandra (Sasha) Zhernakova

Speaker: Alexandra (Sasha) Zhernakova, Professor of genome and exposome, University Medical Center Groningen will present a seminar entitled: Gut microbiome: population and clinical studies. Host: Simon Carding   Abstract: The gut microbiome is involved in human immunity and metabolic health and can mediate many...

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07 February 2019

Dr Ozan Gundogdu

Speaker: Dr Ozan Gundogdu, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will present a seminar entitled: Molecular and bioinformatic analyses to inform intervention strategies to reduce Campylobacter jejuni infection of chickens Host: Andrew Page   Abstract: Campylobacter jejuni is present within the chicken gut...

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28 February 2019

Professor Karsten Hiller

Speaker: Professor Karsten Hiller, Director of the department of Bioinformatics and Biochemistry at the University of Braunschweig, Germany, will present a seminar entitled: Stable-isotope assisted metabolomics for Defining the Dietary Landscape Host: Maria Traka   Abstract: Uptake and metabolism of food is a highly...

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02 May 2019

Professor James Stewart

Professor James Stewart, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool will give a seminar entitled ‘Host factors in’flu’encing infection at the mucosal barrier’ on 2 May at 11.00 in the QIB Lecture Theatre. James gained a PhD in molecular virology from the Paterson...

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20 May 2019 - 20 May 2019

International Clinical Trials Day

Monday 20th May is International Clinical Trials Day and to celebrate the Quadram Institute is showcasing its current clinical research projects and giving a preview of others in the pipeline. International Clinical Trials Day ( is an annual celebration of the people and organisations...

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11 June 2019 - 11 June 2019

Explore Art of the Gut during National Creativity and Wellbeing Week

Quadram Institute Artist in Residence Jennie Pedley invites you to an Art of the Gut workshop on Tuesday June 11th Drop in to the Quadram Institute anytime between 10:00am and 2:30pm and take part in activities and help gather material for an exhibition on...

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18 July 2019 - 18 July 2019

Flux-sensing by transporter/kinase pairs – need-based activation of antibiotic resistance.

Abstract:  Resistance against antimicrobial peptides in many Gram-positive bacteria is mediated by detoxification systems that are comprised of a two-component regulatory system and an ATP-binding-cassette (ABC) transporter. The histidine kinases of these systems depend entirely on the transporter for detection of antimicrobial peptides, suggesting...

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12 September 2019

Klebsiella pneumoniae T6SS: a weapon for trans kingdom warfare

Abstract: Klebsiella pneumoniae is recognized as an urgent threat to human health due to the increasing isolation of multidrug resistant strains. Hypervirulent strains are a major concern due to their ability to cause life-threating infections in healthy hosts. The type VI secretion system (T6SS)...

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04 October 2019 - 04 October 2019

Are you interested in how gut microbes affect your health?

The Quadram Institute is hosting a focus group event with Professor Simon Carding and Dr Cathrina Edwards to discuss our research into how gut microbes and food interact to promote health and prevent disease. The Quadram Institute is a new centre for microbiome research...

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