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Seminar Programme - 1999

  28 January 1999: Dr. Angela McLean, IAH Compton. "In Vivo Efficacy of Anti-HIV CTLs." Contact: Nick Knowles.

  4 February 1999: Dr. Mike Flint, Virology Research Group, University of Reading. "Hepatitis C Virus Glycoproteins: Receptor Binding Mediates Intracellular Signalling." Contact: Nick Knowles.

  25 February 1999: Dr. Persephone Borrow, Edward Jenner Vaccine Research Institute. "HIV CTL Interactions: Lessons from the LCMV System." Contact: Nick Knowles.

  4 March 1999: Dr. V. Ramesh, University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (UMIST). "NMR Studies of Biomolecular Recognition- Application to Proteins and Nucleic Acids." Contact: Graham Belsham.

  18 March 1999: Dr. Covadonga Alonso,  INIA, Madrid, Spain. "Apoptosis in the Pathogenesis of Viral Haemorrhagic Diseases." Contact: Linda Dixon.

  25 March 1999: Dr. Alan Radford, Feline Infectious Respiratory Disease Research Group, University of Liverpool. "Molecular Analysis of Feline Calicivirus Variability within Persistently Infected Cats and in Populations." Contact: Nick Knowles.

  22 April 1999, 4.00 pm: Prof. Moira Brown, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow University. "The Herpes Simplex Virus Virulence Factor ICP34.5 - Potential of ICP34.5 Null Mutants in Cancer Therapy." Contact: Linda Dixon.

  6 May 1999: Dr. Peter Mason, Foot-and-Mouth Disease Research Unit, Plum Island Animal Disease Centre, Greenport, USA. "Role of Structural and Non-structural Proteins in the Pathogenesis of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus." Contact: Nick Knowles.

  13 May 1999: Dr. Richard Jackson, University of Cambridge. "Internal Initiation of Translation in Picornaviruses and Pestiviruses." Contact: Graham Belsham.

  20 May 1999: Dr. Antonio Alcami, Division of Virology, Cambridge University. "Modulation of Cytokine Networks by Vaccinia and Ectromelia Viruses." Contact: Linda Dixon.

  27 May 1999: Prof. Tony Nash, Edinburgh University. "Virological and Immunological Features of Murine -Herpes Virus Infection." Contact: Linda Dixon.

  3 June 1999: Dr. Jef Hammond, Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Australia. "Development of Porcine Adenovirus as a Vector for Gene Delivery." Contact: Linda Dixon

  15 July 1999: Dr. Brad Spiller, Dept. of Medical Biochemistry, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff. "Cell Wars: Decay-Accelerating Factor as a Double Agent for Host and Virus." Contact: Nick Knowles.

  22 July 1999: Dr. Houssam Attoui, Laboratoire de Virologie Moleculaire, Tropicale et Transfusionnelle, Faculte de Medecine de Marseille. "Seadornaviruses: A New Genus of dsRNA Viruses, Strategies for Gene Cloning." Contact: Peter Mertens.

  Friday, 17 September 1999: Prof. James Maclachlan, University of California, Davis. "Bluetongue: The California Perspective". Contact: Peter Mertens.

  Friday, 24 September 1999 at 1.15 pm. Dr. Girish Kotwal, University of Louisville, Kentucky. "Development of Animal Models to Study a Conserved Poxviral Inflammation Modulatory Protein." Contact: Linda Dixon. Venue: INSIDE CONFERENCE ROOM - visitors by arrangement only.

  Friday, 10 December 1999 at 1.30 pm. Dr. Jurgen Wienands, Max Planck Institute for Immune Biology, University of Freiburg, Germany. "The Role of Intracellular Adapter Proteins for the Activation of B Lymphocytes." Contact: Linda Dixon. Venue: INSIDE CONFERENCE ROOM - visitors by arrangement only.

Seminar Co-ordinator: Nick Knowles

Members of the seminar committee

Past seminars at Compton Past seminars at Pirbright

Current seminar co-ordinator: Jayne Hope

Current seminar co-ordinator: Nick Knowles
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