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Seminar Programme - 2002

January to August 2002

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Contact

10 January 2002 Dr. Jan Leunissen Aurion, Wageningen, The Netherlands. "Immunogold Labelling for Electron Microscopy." Hannah Cook

24 January 2002 Prof. Mark Woolhouse Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh. "Towards a Quantitative Understanding of the Epidemiology of FMDV in the UK." Andrew King

14 February 2002 Dr. Helena Browne Division of Virology, Department of Pathology, Cambridge University. "Acquisition and Function of Herpes Simplex Virus Glycoproteins." Linda Dixon

21 February 2002 Dr. Nick Platt Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford University. "Receptors for Removal of Apoptotic Cells." Tom Wileman

7 March 2002 Prof. Ian Jones Reading University. "Expression of Hepatitis C Virus Envelope Proteins - Lessons to be Learned for More of the Same." Graham Belsham

14 March 2002 Dr. Martha Triantafilou University of Portsmouth. "Coxsackievirus Interactions with Cellular Receptors." Terry Jackson

21 March 2002 Dr. Eddie Holmes Dept. of Zoology, University of Oxford. "The Evolutionary Biology of Emerging Viruses." Nick Knowles

28 March 2002 NO SEMINAR (EASTER)

4 April 2002 Dr. David Kelly Proliferation and Arms Control Secretariat, Ministry of Defence, Northumberland Avenue, London. "Iraq’s Biological Weapons: The Viral Dimension." Tom Wileman

11 April 2002 NO SEMINAR - SGM Meeting 8-12th

Monday, 15 April 2002 at 4.00 pm Prof. Kurt Bienz Institute for Medical Microbiology, University of Basel,  Switzerland. "Role of Cellular Structures in Picornavirus RNA Replication." Terry Jackson

18 April 2002 Dr. David Evans Picornavirus Research Group, Division of Virology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow. "Early Events in Enterovirus Infection - Recent Developments in Receptors and Replication." Terry Jackson

25 April 2002 Dr. Julie Stirling Herpesvirus Laboratory, Marie Curie Research Institute, Oxted, Surrey. "Compartmentalisation of Luman: a Cellular Homologue of Herpes Simplex Virus VP16." Nick Knowles

16 May 2002 Note: EUROPICamerica 2002 this week

Wednesday, 22 May 2002 @ 4.00 pm Dr. Laura Miller Animal Health Research Unit, Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, ARS, USDA, Nebraska. "Serial Analysis of Gene Expression of MARC-145 Cells to Porcine Arterivirus Infection." Terry Jackson

23 May 2002 Dr. Louise Hilton Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. "Characterisation and Functional Analysis of Chicken Interleukin-2." Peter Mertens

13 June 2002 Dr. Maria Salas Centro de Biologia Molecular "Severo Ochoa", Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. "African Swine Fever Virus: Role of Polyproteins in Core Assembly and Evasion Mechanisms of Host Defenses." Linda Dixon

Wednesday, 3 July 2002 Dr. Janusz Paweska National Veterinary Institute, South Africa. "Who is Hunting Whom - 2002 Ebola Expedition to Gabon." Peter Mertens

18 July 2002 Dr. Laurence Tiley University of Cambridge. "Casting a Beady Eye Over the Regulation of Flu Transcription." Graham Belsham

25 July 2002 Dr. Peter Weigele Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston, USA. "Role of Scaffold Proteins in Bacteriophage Assembly." Tom Wileman  / Chris Netherton

Monday, 5 August 2002 @ 1.30 pm*
Prof. M.S. Shaila Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. "Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus Molecular Biology." Tom Barrett
* Venue: Inside Conference Room (visitors by prior arrangement only)

8 August 2002 Dr. Ian Pritchard CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. "Molecular Analyses of Orbiviruses in Australia." Peter Mertens

September to December 2002

Friday, 13 Sep 2002 @ 3.45 pm Juliet Bryant Dept. of Pathology, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA. "Epizootic and Enzootic Activity of Yellow Fever Virus in South America." Nick Knowles

31 Oct 2002
Dr. Mick Bailey School of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol. "Controlling Mucosal Immune Responses: Life and Death in the Intestine." Penny Powell


28 Nov 2002
Dr. Amanda Stuart Division of Virology, Dept. of Pathology, University of Cambridge. "Entry of DAF-Using Echoviruses." Terry Jackson

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2002 @ 1.30 pm in the Inside Seminar Room Prof. Jonathan Howard Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Germany. "Interferons and Pathogens: The p47 GTPases: New Mediators of Cell-Autonomous Immunity." Tom Wileman

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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