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Seminar Programme - January to December 1999

13 January 1999: Dr Steve Goodbourn, Dept of Biochemistry, St Georgeís Hospital Medical School, University of London. The Regulation of Beta-IFN Gene Expression. Contact: John McCauley

20 January 1999: Dr Paul Digard, Dept of Pathology, University of Cambridge. Interactions Between Influenza Viruses and the Cytoskeleton. Contact: Julian Hiscox

27 January 1999: Dr Tracey J Coffey, Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Dept of Zoology, University of Oxford. Title to be announced. Contact: Jamie Leigh

3 February 1999: Dr Gillian Griffiths, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford. Sorting Out the Multiple Roles of Fas Ligand. Contact: Chris Birkett

10 February 1999: Dr Brad Spiller, Dept of Medical Biochemistry, Wales University College of Medicine, Cardiff. Human Cytomegalovirus: the Molecular Viking. Contact: John McCauley

Monday, 15 February 1999 at 12:30 pm: Prof. Masanori Kasahara, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Hayama, Japan. "Genome Paralogy: A New Perspective on the Genomic Organisation of the MHC." Contact: John McCauley

17 February 1999: Dr Alan Hall, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London. Rho GTPases and the Organisation of the Actin Cytoskeleton. Contact: Tim Wallis

24 February 1999: Dr Eddie Holmes, Dept of Zoology, University of Oxford. Sex in A Clonal World: Recombination and Evolution in RNA Viruses. Contact: Angela McLean

3 March 1999: Dr Paul Clapham, Institute for Cancer Research, London. Tropisms of HIV. Contact: Lynne Bountiff

10 March 1999: Dr Keith Leppard, School of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick. Adenovirus 5: A Powerful Eukaryote Cell and Molecular Biology Model System and Gene Vector. Contact Julian Hiscox

Thurdsay, 18 March 1999: Dr Doug Fearon, Wellcome Immunology Unit, University of Cambridge. Innate Immunity and Immunogenicity. Contact: Jim Kaufman

24 March 1999: Dr. Margaret Millrain, Transplantation Biology Group, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London. "Minor Transplantation Antigens: Direct Visualisation and Phenotypic Analysis of T Cell Responses." Contact: Lynne Bountiff

Friday, 26 March 1999: Dr. Dirk Dobbelaere, University of Berne, Institute for Animal Pathology, Switzerland. "Transformation of T cells by Theileria parva: Survival Strategies in the Jungle of T Cell Signalling." Contact: Fiona Tomley

31 March 1999: Dr. Jeremy Hyams, University College London. "Muscling in on Myosin Function in Fission Yeast." Contact: Julian Hiscox

21 April 1999: Dr. Brendan Larder, Virco UK Ltd, Cambridge. "New Insights into Genetic Mechanisms of HIV-1 Drug Resistance." Contact: Angela McLean

28 April 1999: Dr. Tim Elliott, Nuffield Dept. of Clinical Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. "MHC Class I Assembly and Quality Control in the ER." Contact: Shirley Ellis

5 May 1999: Dr. Matthew Baylis, IAH Compton. "Methods for Predicting the Distribution and Timing of Outbreaks of African Horse Sickness."

12 May 1999: Dr. Jeremy Mottram, MRC Senior Fellow, Wellcome Unit of Molecular Parasitology, Glasgow. "A Plethora of Stage-Regulated Cysteine Proteinases in Leishmania: How & Why?" Contact: Martin Shirley

19 May 1999: TO BE ANNOUNCED

26 May 1999: Dr. David Blackbourn, Institute of Virology, University of Glasgow. "Human Herpesvirus 8 and Kaposiís Sarcoma." Contact: Pete Kaiser

9 June 1999: Dr. Alex Law, MRC Immunochemistry Unit, Dept. Biochem., University of Oxford. "The Chemistry of Opsonisation: the Covalent Binding of Complement Proteins C3 and C4 on the Surface of Pathogens." Contact: Jim Kaufman

16 June 1999: Dr. David Rollinson, Natural History Museum. "Evolutionary Flukes: Molecular Insights into Schistosome and Snail Interactions." Contact: Martin Shirley

23 June 1999: Dr. Hugh Reyburn, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge. "NK Cells: Their Receptors and Ligands." Contact: John McCauley

30 June 1999: Dr. Rose Zamoyska, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London. "Are Lineage Commitment Decisions in the Thymus Directed by Discrete Signalling Pathways?" Contact: Jim Kaufman

29 September 1999: Dr Tim Crow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford. "What Made Homo-Sapiens Different?" Contact: John McCauley

6 October 1999: Dr Diana Williams, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. "Do Immune Mechanisms Underlie Neospora caninum-Associated Abortions in Cattle?" Contact: Pete Kaiser

13 October 1999: Dr Steve Harding, National Centre for Macromolecular Hydrodynamics (NCMH) at Sutton Bonnington. "Analytical Ultracentrifugation in Biology and Technology." Contact: Jim Hope

20 October 1999: Prof Chris Secombes, Department of Zoology, University of Aberdeen. "Cytokines and Their Genes in Lower Vertebrates." Contact: Pete Kaiser

27 October 1999: Dr Gordon G. MacPherson, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford. "The Other Side of Dendritic Cells." Contact: Martin Shirley / Adrian Smith

TUESDAY, 2 November 1999: Prof Stuart Siddell, Institute of Virology and Immunology, Wuerzburg, Germany. "Structural and Functional Analysis of a Complex RNA Virus Replicase." Contact: Mike Skinner

THURSDAY, 4 November 1999: Dr Gary Entrican, Moredun Research Institute. "Cytokine Control of Chlamydophila abortus: Implications for Immune Regulation During Pregnancy." Contact: Bob Collins

10 November 1999: The seminar scheduled for today has been cancelled. [Prof Chris Marshall, Institute for Cancer Research, London. "Small GTPases and Cell Cycle Control." Contact: John McCauley]

17 November 1999: Prof Declan McKeever, Moredun Research Institute. "Sustainability of Subunit Vaccines Against Tick-borne Parasites: the Case of Theileria parva." Contact: Shirley Ellis

24 November 1999: No seminar.

1 December 1999: Dr Rowland Kao, Epidemiology of Scrapie Group, IAH Compton. "Don't Shoot the Messenger: TB in Cattle and Possums in New Zealand." Contact: Angela McLean

8 December 1999: Dr Mike Parkhouse, IAH Pirbright "The Pathogenesis of African Swine Fever Virus." Contact: John McCauley

15 December 1999: Dr Kathryn Vardy, Ciphergen Biosystems Ltd, Camberley. "A Technical Presentation on Ciphergen ProteinChipTM Technology."  Contact: John McCauley

Seminar Co-ordinator: John McCauley

Past seminars at Compton Past seminars at Pirbright

Current seminar co-ordinator: Jayne Hope

Current seminar co-ordinator: Nick Knowles
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