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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 2007






17 Jan 2007 Prof. Alan Clarke School of Biosciences, Cardiff University. "Modelling Colorectal Cancer in the Mouse." Andy Gill
24 Jan 2007 Dr. Simon Festing Research Defence Society, London. "Safeguarding the Future of Animal Research in the UK." Dave Cavanagh
31 Jan 2007 Dr. Geoff Oldham IAH-Compton "Applications and Awards."  
14 Feb 2007 Dr. Mark A Jepson Cell Imaging Facility and Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Bristol. "Imaging the Interactions Between Enteropathogenic Bacteria and Epithelial Cells." Mark Stevens
21 Feb 2007 Dr. Fahim Amini Illumina Inc. "The Illumina Beadstation." Mark Fife
28 Feb 2007
Venue: Jenner Conference Room
Prof. Judy Breuer Professor of Virology, Barts & the London Medical School. "Genetic Determinants of VZV Pathogenicity." Sue Baigent
Venue: Jenner Conference Room
7 Mar 2007
Dr. Dave Withers MRC Centre for Immune Regulation, The Medical School, University of Birmingham. "Lymphoid Tissue Inducer Cells and Their Role in Splenic White Pulp Development." Lisa Rothwell
14 Mar 2007 Dr. Alistair Noble King's College London School of Medicine. "Allergen Cross-presentation, Innate Memory and Control of Allergic Airway Inflammation." Jayne Hope
28 Mar 2007 Prof. Richard Carter School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh. "Using Genetics to Find the Targets of Strain Specific Immunity in Malaria." Damer Blake
16 May 2007 Dr. Geoff Barnard Centre for Veterinary Science, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge. "Development of Novel Diagnostic Tests for TSEs." Andy Gill
23 May 2007 Dr. Ben Berks Dept. of Biochemistry, Univ. of Oxford. "The Twin-Arginine Protein Transport System."

Ed Galyov

13 Jun 2007 Dr. Michael Welsh Bacteriology Branch, Veterinary Sciences Division, Stormont, Belfast. "Gamma Delta T-cells in Bovine Tuberculosis:- What Have We Learnt and Where Do We Go Next?" Jayne Hope
Friday, 15 Jun 2007 @ 1.30 pm Prof. Paul Kaye Immunology and Infection Unit Department of Biology, University of York, and The Hull York Medical School, York. "The Regulation of Antigen-specific and Bystander T cells in Infectious Disease: Lessons from Experimental Leishmaniasis." Jayne Hope
20 Jun 2007 Mrs. Evelyn Camon GOA Coordinator Senior Scientific Curator European Bioinformatics Institute. "Sharing Knowledge with Gene Ontology Annotation." Dennis Prickett

Forthcoming Autumn-Winter Seminars

19 Sep 2007 Dr. Hugo van den Berg Mathematics Institute, Univ. of Warwick. "Dynamics of Diversity and Specificity - a Systems Approach to the Immune System." John Young
Monday, 24 Sep 2007 @ 12.00 noon Dr. Tim Booth Director, Viral Diseases Division, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health Winnipeg, Canada. "Experience with Emerging Viral Diseases: SARS and Avian Influenza." Paul Britton
26 Sep 2007 Dr. Arnoud van Vliet Institute of Food Research, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich. "Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Adaptation of Campylobacter to Environmental and Host-induced Stresses." Mark Stevens
10 Oct 2007 Prof. Gavin Wilkinson Dept. Medical Microbiology, University of Cardiff. "Induction and Suppression of NK Cells by HCMV." Sue Baigent
17 Oct 2007 Dr. Radu Aricescu Division of Structural Biology, The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford University. "Eukaryotic Expression: Developments for Structural Proteomics." Yuguang Zhao
24 Oct 2007 Prof. Ivan Morrison University of Edinburgh. "Consequences of Immunodominance in CD8 T Cell Responses to Theileria parva." Bernardo Villarreal
31 Oct 2007 NO SEMINAR - Student Day at Pirbright
7 Nov 2007        
14 Nov 2007 Dr. Arnab Pain Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Pathogen Sequencing Unit, Hinxton, Cambridge. "From Human to Monkey Malaria: Genomes and Diversity." Damer Blake
21 Nov 2007        
28 Nov 2007 Dr. Patrick J. Pead Formerly of the University of Southampton Medical School. "A Bold Thing: Myth and Reality in the Discovery of Vaccination." Jayne Hope
5 Dec 2007 Dr. Alison Sinclair University of Sussex. "Epstein Barr Virus Uses a Multifunctional Viral Protein to Reprogramme the Host Environment." Sue Baigent
12 Dec 2007 Dr. Pietro Mastroeni Cambridge Veterinary School, Centre for Veterinary Science, Univ. of Cambridge. "Using Microscopy, WITS and Maths to Study Salmonella Population Dynamics In Vivo." Bernardo Villarreal
Past seminars at Compton Past seminars at Pirbright

Current seminar co-ordinator: Jayne Hope

Current seminar co-ordinator: Nick Knowles
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