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Past Seminars at the Institute for Animal Health, Compton Laboratory - 1997

15 January 1997: Prof. Keith Gull, School of Biological Sciences, University of Manchester. "The Cytoskeleton, Cell cycle, Differentiation and Pathogenesis of the African Trypanosome." Contact: Chris Birkett.

22 January 1997: Dr. Tony Holder, Division of Parasitology, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill. "The Malarial Parasite and Erythrocyte Invasion." Contact: Martin Shirley.

29 January 1997: Prof. Mick Tuite, Research School of Biological Sciences, University of Kent at Canterbury. "Prions and Cytoplasmic Inheritance in Yeast." Contact: John McCauley.

5 February 1997: Dr. Jean Langhorne, Dept of Biology, Imperial College, University of London. "Immune Responses to Malaria in an Experimental Animal System." Contact: Jim Kaufman.

12 February 1997: Dr. Robert Freedman, Research School of Biological Sciences, University of Kent at Canterbury. "Protein Disulphide Isomerase and the Catalysis of Protein Folding in the Endoplasmic Reticulum." Contact: Chris Birkett.

19 February 1997 (1.00pm): Prof. Andrew McMichael, Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford. "Immune Control of HIV." Contact: Contact Shirley Ellis.

26 February 1997: Prof. Barklie Clements, Institute of Virology, University of Glasgow. "Herpes Simplex Virus and Nuclear Transport of RNA." Contact: John McCauley/ Norman Ross.

5 March 1997: The following seminar has been postponed until the 16th April: Dr. Colin Hughes, Dept of Pathology, University of Cambridge. "Bacterial Virulence Mechanisms: Swarming Migration by Proteus and the Synthesis and Maturation of the Haemolysin Toxin by E. Coli." Contact: Tim Wallis.

12 March 1997: Dr. Tom Wileman, Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright Laboratory. "Subversion of Membrane Trafficing: Pathways for Envelopment of African Swine Fever Virus." Contact: John McCauley.

Wednesday 19 March 1997 (7:30pm): Please note: there is a meeting of the South Wilts Virus Group at IAH-Pirbright.

Friday, 21 March 1997 (1.00 pm): Prof. Charles Weissmann, University of Zurich. "Prion Diseases." Contact: Chris Birkett.

9 April 1997: Prof. David Wraith, Dept. of Pathology, University of Bristol. "Peptides Against Disease: Potential for Antigen Specific Suppression." Contact: Shirley Ellis.

16 April 1997: Dr. Colin Hughes, Dept of Pathology, University of Cambridge. "Bacterial Virulence Mechanisms: Swarming Migration by Proteus and the Synthesis and Maturation of the Haemolysin Toxin by E. Coli." Contact: Tim Wallis.

23 April: A special notice will be circulated.

30 April: Dr. Dennis Alexander, Veterinary Laboratory Agency, Weybridge. "Recent Newcastle Disease Epidemic in the British Isles." Contact: John McCauley.

7 May 1997: Dr. Persephone Borrow, Edward Jenner Vaccine Research Institute. "Title to be announced." Contact: John McCauley.

14 May 1997: Dr. Gerard Evan, Imperial Cancer Research Fund. "Cancer: A Matter of Life and Cell Death." Contact: Jim Kaufman.

21 May 1997: Dr. Tony Alcami, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford. "Blockade of Cytokines and Chemokines by Soluble Receptors: Lessons from Vaccinia Virus." Contact: John McCauley.

28 May 1997: To be announced.

4 June 1997: Dr. P. Butcher, St. George's Hospital Medical School, University of London. "Differential Gene Expression in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis During Interaction with Macrophage: Protein and mRNA Approaches." Contact: Tim Wallis.

11 June 1997: Dr. Graham Belsham, IAH, Pirbright. "Cap-dependent and Cap-independent Translation in Picornavirus Infected Cells." Contact: John McCauley.

18 June 1997: Dr. Sean Munro, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge. "Protein Sorting in the Golgi Apparatus." Contact: John McCauley.

25 June 1997: Dr. Nick Gay, Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge. "Biochemistry of the Toll/IL-1 Receptor Signalling Pathway." Contact: John McCauley.

27 August 1997: Dr. Anne Gurnett, Merck, Sharp and Dohme, New Jersey. "Inhibitors of Histone Deacetylase as Antiparasitics." Contact: Fiona Tomley.

Tuesday, 2 September 1997: Dr. Gail Wertz, University of Alabama at Birmingham. "Attenuation of Gene Expression and Lethality of VSV by Rearranging its Genes." Contact: Julian Hiscox.

10 September 1997: Dr. Ian Hampson, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Healthcare, University of Manchester. "New Approaches to Subtractive Hybridization - Identification of cDNAs involved in Haemopoietic Differentiation." Contact: Norman Ross.

17 September 1997: To be announced

24 September 1997: Prof. Tim Birkhead, Zoology Department, Sheffield. "Sperm Competition in Birds." Contact: Fred Davison.

1 October 1997: Dr. Nic Jones, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London. "The Regulation of Transcription by the Stress Activated MAP Kinase Pathways." Contact: John McCauley/Chris Bostock.

8 October 1997: Dr. Gadi Frankel, Dept. of Biochemistry, Imperial College, University of London. "Enteropathogenic Escherichia Coli Pathogenesis: Less than Model Behaviour." Contact: Tim Wallis.

15 October 1997: Dr. Peter Robinson, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, RPMS, Hammersmith Hospital, London. "GPI Anchors, Membrane Micro Domains and Caveolae." Contact: Jim Kaufman.

22 October 1997: Avian Immunology Symposium

29 October 1997: To be announced

5 November 1997: Prof. Duncan Maskell, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge. "Genetics of the Biosynthesis of Salmonella Lipopolysaccharide." Contact: Tim Wallis.

12 November 1997: Dr. Karen Day, University of Oxford. "Population Biology of Plasmodium Falciparum." Contact: Martin Shirley.

19 November 1997: Seminar postponed until 1998.

25-27 November 1997: IAH Science Review, Bournemouth

3 December 1997: Prof. Andy Tait, Dept. of Veterinary Parasitiology, University of Edinburgh. "Title to be announced." Contact: Martin Shirley.

10 December 1997: Dr. George Murphy, IPSR Cambridge Lab., Norwich. "The Plant Genome." Contact: John McCauley.

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