Friday Wraps

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Speakers will be presenting remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out for each session.

 

ISMB 'Friday Wrap' meetings are held weekly during term time, and provide a forum for discussion with colleagues, and updates about the latest developments in our research. Talks are given by postdocs, final year PhD students and/or young PIs.

Members of the following departments are welcome to attend:

Research Department of Structural and Molecular Biology, UCL
Department of of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck
Department of Chemistry, UCL
School of Computer Sciences and Information Systems, Birkbeck

Summer 2020 Schedule

Venue: remotely via Microsoft Teams
Time: 14:00-15:00
Dates: Fridays from 15th May to 12th June
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Date Speakers and Titles Venue
15th May 1st Talk | Characterisation of peptides designed against the omega-loop of β-lactamases to reverse antimicrobial resistance in bacteria
Speaker: Sarmistha Biswal - Prof Sanjib Bhakta's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

2nd Talk | Characterising the Structure and Function of Eukaryotic Membrane Transporters by Structural Mass Spectrometry
Speaker: Euan Pyle - Dr Giulia Zanetti's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
22nd May 1st Talk | Prevalence of Lak mega-phage in animal microbiomes
Speaker: Marco Crisci - Prof Joanne Santini's group, Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

2nd Talk | A biophysical study of the nisin: lipid II pore complex
Speaker: Rachael Dickman - Prof Alethea Tabor's group, Department of Chemistry, UCL

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
29th May No Talks
5th June 1st Talk | Establishing the RNA regulatory programs of a multi-domain protein in human neurons
Speaker: Pierre Klein - Prof Andres Ramos' group, Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

2nd Talk | Machine learning to the rescue – How to get more out of molecular dynamics simulations
Speaker: Martin Rosellen - Dr Adrian Shepherd's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck and Prof Flemming Hansen's group, Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
12th June 1st Talk |Pruning the Protein Jungle: recent developments in the CATH-Gardener function analysis and prediction pipeline
Speaker: Nicola Bordin - Prof Christine Orengo's group, Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

2nd Talk | Mechanism of effector capture and delivery by the type IV secretion system from Legionella pneumophila
Speaker: Kévin Macé - Prof Gabriel Waksman’s group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out