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      May 3, 2019

      Friday   9:00 AM

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      School of Biological Sciences - Research Symposium 2019

      The day offers a great opportunity to hear about the breadth of research across the School.  Research will be presented in short accessible talks. Open to all staff and PhD students.   Also running – 3min Lightning Talk Competition for Postdocs Poster showcase of School Research Facilities - The School has a wide range of state-of-the-art equipment. Our facilities can offer access to equipment on a fee-for-access basis, a bespoke service, work on collaborative R&D projects, provide training or advice on experimental design and support with data analysis and interpretation. Come along and find out more.   Speakers: Dr Nick Savill (Immunology & Infection) - Epidemiology of Maedi visna virus in sheep: curing the flock Dr Nisha Philip (Immunology & Infection) – Investigating signalling molecules essential for malaria parasite infection and transmission Dr Sinead Collins  (Evolutionary Biology) - Predicting trait evolution in marine microbes Dr Tilo Kunath (Stem Cell Research) – CRISPR-engineered neurons that are resistant to Parkinson’s disease Dr Guillaume Blin (Stem Cell Research) –  From stem cells to patterns: geometrical confinement reveals the unseen Dr Edward Wallace (Cell Biology) – Dynamic mRNA processing in fungi adapting to stress and initiating infection Prof Robin Allshire (Cell Biology) – Epigenetic Protection From External Insults Dr Jelena Baranovic (Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology) – How do glutamate receptors behave in brain Dr Chris Wood (Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology) - Applying deep learning and experimental automation to de novo protein design Dr Louise Horsfall (Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology) - The biological upcycling of metals Dr Catherine Kidner (Molecular Plant Sciences) - Genomic drivers of tropical diversity Prof Gary Loake (Molecular Plant Sciences) - A sleigh ride through the SNO: a central role for S-nitrosylation in plant immunity

      Categories: Science

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