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Elizabeth Mann

10 May 2018

Dr Elizabeth Mann

Speaker: Dr Elizabeth Mann, University of Manchester, will present a seminar entitled : The intestinal microbiota shapes the regulatory functions of intestinal macrophages via metabolic reprogramming Host:     Lindsay Hall   Abstract: The intestinal immune system has adapted to prevent harmful immune responses against the...

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Andrew Page

17 May 2018

Dr Andrew Page

Speaker: Dr Andrew Page, Head of Informatics, Quadram Institute Bioscience, will present a seminar entitled:   Abstract: Long read sequencing from Oxford Nanopore Technologies is an amazing disruptive technology which is revolutionising genomics. It is a rapidly evolving area with new bioinformatics methods and...

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21 May 2018

Keynote Lecture: Prof Cynthia Whitchurch

Speaker: Professor Cynthia Whitchurch, The ithree Institute, University of Technology Sydney, will present a seminar entitled: Pseudomonas aeruginosa alternate lifestyles: opportunities for exploitation Abstract: A major contributor to the ability of pathogenic bacteria to resist the actions of antibiotics and host immune defenses is their...

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Paul Cotter

24 May 2018

Dr Paul Cotter

Speaker: Dr Paul Cotter, Head of Food Sciences Department, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Cork, will present a seminar entitled : Are fermented foods and their microbes health promoting? Host : Melinda Mayer   Abstract: Kefir is a putatively health-promoting dairy beverage that is produced...

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21 June 2018

Professor Neil A Mabbott

Speaker: Professor Neil A Mabbott, The Roslin Institute & Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Edinburgh, will present a seminar entitled : M cells: important immunosurveillance posts in the gut epithelium Host : Simon Carding Abstract: Our gastrointestinal tracts contain a huge burden...

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28 June 2018

Dr Maria Teresa Muniesa

Dr Maria Teresa Muniesa, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Microbiology and Statistics, University of Barcelona, will present a seminar entitled : Stx phages: What do we know so far? Host:     Stephanie Schuller   Abstract: The E. coli genomes contain one or more prophages, many...

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10 July 2018

Dr Timofey Skvortsov

Speaker: Dr Timofey Skvortsov, Lecturer in Microbial Bioinformatics, School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast, will present a seminar entitled: Temporal dynamics of uncultured viruses in a freshwater lake Host: Andrew Page   Abstract: Viruses are the most abundant biological entities on earth and...

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18 July 2018

Dr Nicole Wheeler

Speaker: Dr Nicole Wheeler, Wellcome Sanger Institute, will present a seminar entitled: Machine learning identifies signatures of host adaptation in the bacterial pathogen Salmonella enterica Host: John Wain Abstract: Thanks to the dropping cost of whole genome sequencing technologies, and coordinated global surveillance efforts,...

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09 August 2018

Dr Nabil-Fareed Alikhan

Speaker: Dr Nabil-Fareed Alikhan, University of Warwick, will present a seminar entitled: Understanding genomic landscapes in EnteroBase with cgMLST & GrapeTree Host: Andrew Page   Abstract: Sequenced raw reads are available in ENA for >647,000 bacterial genomes. Important goals for such data may be...

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22 August 2018

Dr Alejandro Sanchez-Flores

Speaker: Dr Alejandro Sánchez-Flores, Biotechnology Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), will present a seminar entitled: Integrative ‘omics in food technology and nutrigenomics Host: Andrew Page   Abstract: The revolution of DNA Sequencing technologies, has had a great impact in different research areas...

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