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Seminars will be held in the conference room of the Henderson Building at 4.00 pm (unless otherwise stated). Visitors are welcome and are asked to sign in upon arrival at the Gatehouse. From the Gatehouse you will be directed to a parking area and the Henderson Building.

Please telephone IAH reception on the day(s) you wish to attend to check seminar information is correct and to register your attendance

Seminar Programme - January to July 2005






12 January 2005 Prof. David Stuart The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Division of Structural Biology, University of Oxford. "Fatty Viruses." Mike Skinner
2 February 2005 Dr. Rona Barron Institute for Animal Health, Neuropathogenesis Unit. "Transgenic mice and TSE's." Bryan Charleston
9 February 2005 Dr. Giampietro Schiavo Molecular NeuroPathoBiology Laboratory, Cancer Research UK, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. "Clostridial Neurotoxins and their Trafficking in Neurons." Mark Stevens
16 February 2005 Dr. Egbert Mundt Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Institut of Molecular Biology, Insel Riems, Germany. "Effects on Cellular Proteins After Infection with Infectious Bursal Disease Virus." Pete Kaiser

Note: Change of venue from Henderson Conference Room to The Jenner Conference Room

23 February 2005 Dr. Anne O’Garra NIMR IL10 and TLRs John McCauley
9 March 2005 Dr. Ian Brown Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Weybridge. "A Review on the Current State of H5N1 Infections." Bryan Charleston
16 March 2005 Prof. Martien Groenen Wageningen University, The Netherlands. "Improving the Annotation of the Chicken Genome: Special Emphasis on Non-coding Evolutionary Conserved Regions (ncECRs) and on Protein Classification." Pete Kaiser
30 March 2005 Easter Week
6 April 2005 SGM Meeting Edinburgh
27 April 2005 Dr. Terry Jackson IAH, Pirbright "Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus: Receptors and Cell Entry." Bryan Charleston
4 May 2005
Dr. Jim Brannigan York Structural Biology Laboratory. Title to be announced Phil Ward
1 June 2005 Prof. Peter Andrew Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester. "Damage and Host Response in Pneumococcal Disease." Mark Stevens
8 June 2005 Dr. David Withers B Cell Biology Group, Autoimmunity Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA. "Studying Human B Cell Differentiation In Vivo." John Young
22 June 2005 Visiting Group rehearsals
29 June 2005 Visiting Group
6 July 2005 Dr. Paul Hocking Roslin Institute "QTL and the Search for Quantitative Trait Genes in Chickens." Jim Kaufman
13 July 2005 Prof. Steve Goodbourn St George's, University of London. "Interfering with Interferon: Viruses Fight Back."  John McCauley
20 July 2005 Dr. Stephanie Brooking Ambion (Europe), Cambridgeshire, UK. "MicroRNAs as Potential Diagnostic and Prognostic Markers of Disease. Venugopal Nair
27 July 2005 Prof. Neil Stoker Department of Pathology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Veterinary College. "M. tuberculosis: Some Thoughts on Hypervirulence and Microarray Interpretation." Tracey Coffey
Seminar Programme - September to December 2005






12 October 2005

Dr. Jim Kaufman IAH, Compton "Evolution of the Chicken MHC: Genomic Organisation Determines Function." John McCauley
Tuesday, 25 October 2005 Dr. Craig McLure University of Western Australia. "Haplospecific Typing for Genomic and Functional Polymorphisms Encoded within Polymorphic Frozen Blocks." Shirley Ellis

26 October 2005

Dr. Nick Davis-Poynter Animal Health Trust, Newmarket. "Molecular Epidemiology of Equine Herpesvirus Type 1: Association of DNA pol Sequence Variation with Virulence." John McCauley

9 November 2005

NO SEMINAR (IAH Annual Review)

16 November 2005

Prof. Stuart Siddell Department of Cell and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol. "The Genetics of Coronavirus Replication." John McCauley

23 November 2005

Dr. Helen Sang Roslin Institute, Edinburgh. "Transgenic Tools for the Chick: Developments and Applications." Pete Kaiser

30 November 2005

Dr. Liz Sockett School of Biology, University of Nottingham. "Molecular Genetics of Bdellovibrio - a Living Antibiotic?" Mark Stevens
14 December 2005
Dr. Francesco Colucci

The Babraham Institute.

"Innate Immunity to Malignancies and Infections - Alternative Lymphocyte Activation Pathways."

Ed Galyov

21 December 2005

Dr. Ruth Lysons New, Endemic and Zoonotic Disease Division, DEFRA, London. "Surveillance, RADAR and Avian Flu." John McCauley

Seminar Co-ordinator: John McCauley

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Current seminar co-ordinator: Jayne Hope

Current seminar co-ordinator: Nick Knowles
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