Friday Wraps

IMPORTANT NOTICE

To mitigate the impact of COVID-19, the Wrap on 13th March is the last meeting of the term.

 

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

Spring 2020 Schedule

Venue: Glaxo-Wellcome Seminar Room (B62/63), Birkbeck College, Malet Street (unless otherwise stated)
Time: 15:00-16:00 talks, followed by refreshments
Dates: Fridays from 31st January to 27th March
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Date Speakers and Titles Venue
31st January 1st Talk | Probing sequence plasticity of Ung inhibitors
Speaker: Wael Muselmani - Dr Renos Savva's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

2nd Talk | Building the cilium with ATP-driven molecular motors
Speaker: Katerina Toropova - Dr Anthony Roberts' group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
7th February 1st Talk | Targeting the Translation Cogwheel to Slowdown Growth and Ageing: Tale of a Long Non-coding RNA
Speaker: Shajahan Anver - Prof Jurg Bahler's group, Faculty of Life Sciences, UCL
Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
14th February 1st Talk | Engineering the green alga Chlamydomonas to grow on phosphite
Speaker: Saowalak Changko - Prof Saul Purton's group, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

2nd Talk | Oxidative stress response and its regulation
Speaker: Jerome Gouge, Institute of Cancer Research, Division of Structural Biology

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
28th February 1st Talk | Deciphering the Coenzyme A Redox System
Speaker: Bess Yu - Prof Ivan Gout's group, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

2nd Talk | Combining Information from Crosslinks and Monolinks in the Modelling of Protein Structures
Speaker: Matt Sinnott - Prof Maya Topf's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
6th March 1st Talk | Predicting and characterising zinc binding
Speaker: Sam Ireland - Prof Andrew Martin’s group, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

2nd Talk | Cryo-EM studies of the assembly of eukaryotic small ribosomal subunit
Speaker: Ramteen Shayan - Prof Carolyn Moores’ group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
13th March 1st Talk | Tinkering in the Molecular Tool Shed - Moving Towards Synthetic Biology in the Green Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Speaker: Henry Taunt - Prof Saul Purton's group, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

2nd Talk | Cancelled

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
20th March CANCELLED Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
27th March CANCELLED Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck