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11 January 2018

Dr Jessica Blair

Speaker:  Dr Jessica Blair, University of Birmingham, will present seminar entitled: Multidrug Efflux Systems: The Impact of Redundancy on Drug Design   Host: Mark Webber   Abstract: Antibiotic resistance is a current global crisis. Multidrug resistant infections kill 700,000 people every year and this...

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16 January 2018

Professor Jeremy Webb

Speaker: Professor Jeremy Webb, University of Southampton, will present a seminar entitled : New anti-biofilm therapeutics from understanding biofilm life cycle dynamics (plus an overview of the newly awarded National Biofilms Innovation Centre)   Host:     Lisa Clark   Abstract: Understanding the mechanisms of biofilm...

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Dr Rob Finn

25 January 2018

Dr Rob Finn

Speaker: Dr Rob Finn, European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), will present a seminar entitled : Do we know the composition of the human gut microbiome?   Host: John Walshaw   Abstract: Metagenomics, the analysis of the sum of genetic material from a sample, has started...

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Kevin Whelan

30 January 2018

Professor Kevin Whelan

Speaker: Professor Kevin Whelan, King’s College London, will present a seminar entitled: Fermentation in irritable bowel syndrome   Host:     Fred Warren   Abstract: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the gastrointestinal tract. The aim of this presentation will be to...

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01 February 2018

Prof L Ashley Blackshaw

Speaker: Prof Ashley Blackshaw, Queen Mary University of London, will present a seminar entitled : Communication between gut microbiota, enteroendocrine cells and afferent nerves Host: Simon Carding   Abstract: The gut microbiota has an essential metabolic function, providing the host with essential nutrients and...

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Louise Dye

08 February 2018

Professor Louise Dye

Speaker: Prof Louise Dye, University of Leeds, will present a seminar entitled: Nutrition and Cognitive Function: Exploring the potential of nutrition to influence cognitive function across the lifespan Host: Paul Kroon Abstract: I will talk about what we know about the effects of nutrition...

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07 March 2018 - 08 March 2018

NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Gastrointestinal Infections Annual Conference 2018

The NIHR HPRU in Gastrointestinal Infections is exploring the distribution of diarrhoeal diseases in the population, establishing for whom the disease burden is greatest and why. Deploying novel technologies and developing and applying new methodology for investigating outbreaks and detecting pathogens in the environment. This annual scientific meeting...

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08 March 2018

Dr Keith Foster

Speaker: Dr Keith Foster, Ipsen Bioinnovation Ltd, will present a seminar entitled: Botulinum Neurotoxin and Its Therapeutic Uses – Current Status and Future Developments   Host: Mike Peck   Abstract: Botulinum neurotoxins (BoNT) are major therapeutic agents that are licensed for clinical use in...

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19 April 2018

Prof Marc Hendrickx & Assistant Prof Tara Grauwet

Speakers : Prof Marc Hendrickx and Assistant Prof Tara Grauwet, KU Leuven Laboratory of Food Technology, will present a seminar entitled: The Role of Food Structure in Digestion and Bio-accessibility of Nutrients in Plant Based Foods Host:     Myriam Grundy Abstract: In the first...

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Brendan Gilmore

26 April 2018

Professor Brendan Gilmore

Speaker: Professor Brendan Gilmore, School of Pharmacy, Queen’s University of Belfast, will present a seminar entitled: Cold Plasmas for Biofilm and Contamination Control in Health and Agriculture Host:     Christian Roghi / Mark Webber   Abstract: Atmospheric pressure non-thermal, or cold, plasmas have rapidly evolved...

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