Friday Wraps

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 at UCL
Department of of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck
Department of Chemistry, UCL
School of Computer Sciences and Information Systems, Birkbeck

Summer 2018 Schedule

Venue: Glaxo-Wellcome Seminar Room (B62/63), Birkbeck College, Malet Street (unless otherwise stated)
Time: 15:00-16:00 talks, followed by refreshments
Date Title and Speaker Venue
27 April 2018 High precision in protein contact prediction using fully convolutional neural networks and minimal sequence features
Shaun Kandathil, David Jones group

An intergrative computational approach to decipher protein-protein interactions in herpes simplex virus type 1
Anna Hernandez, Maya Topf group

Glaxo-Wellcome suite

B62/3

Birkbeck

4 May 2018 Forming Next-Generation Antibody-Nanoparticle Conjugates through the Oriented Installation of Non-Engineered Antibody Fragments
João Nogueira, Vijay Chudasama group

Towards understanding host-microbe-drug interactions in C. elegans
Rosie Pryor, Filipe Cabreiro group

Glaxo-Wellcome suite

B62/3

Birkbeck

11 May 2018 Deaminase-reductase in riboflavin metabolism as a novel anti-infective drug target
Camy Karmila, Sanjib Bhakta group

 Non-invasive imaging of tumour redox status with 18F-FSPG positron emission tomography
Tim Witney, Erik Årstad group

Glaxo-Wellcome suite

B62/3

Birkbeck

18 May 2018 Natriuretic Peptide Receptor-C: A Therapeutic Target for Cardiovascular Disease
Jack Newman, Snezana Djordjevic group

Structural studies of α1-antitrypsin polymers
Emma Elliston, Elena Orlova group

Glaxo-Wellcome suite

B62/3

Birkbeck

25 May 2018 Bridging the divide with DNA nanopores
Jonathan Burns, Stefan Howorka  group

Potassium is a trigger for conformational change in the fusion spike of an enveloped RNA virus
Emma Punch, Lisa Cabrita group

Glaxo-Wellcome suite

B62/3

Birkbeck

1 June 2018 A structural model for microtubule minus-end recognition and protection by CAMSAP proteins
Joe Atherton, Carolyn Moores  group
Glaxo-Wellcome suite

B62/3

Birkbeck