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

Autumn 2019 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 11th October to 13th December.
Date Speakers and Titles Venue
11th October 1st Talk - Dr Greame King - Exploring the role of DNA topology in genome function at the single-molecule level
Dr Greame King, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

2nd Talk - Brian Ho - Engineering contact-dependent bacterial secretion systems to modulate microbial populations
Dr Brian Ho, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
18th October 1st Talk - Oliver Thomas - Dissecting a co-translational knife-edge between folding and misfolding
Dr Lisa Cabrita’s group, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

2nd Talk - Manoj Saxena - Title TBA
Dr Phil Robinson’s group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
25th October 1st Talk - Cherry Chen - Title TBA
Prof Frances Brodsky’s group, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

2nd Talk - Andrew Potterton - Methods that can predict drug-target residence time
Prof Andrea Townsend-Nicholson’s group, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
1st November 1st Talk - Anastasia Mylona - Title TBA
Dr Anastasia Mylona’s group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

2nd Talk - Tristan Cragnolini - Title TBA
Dr Konstantinos Thalassinos’ group, joint ISMB affiliation

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
8th November 1st Talk - Alexandre D’Halluin - Title TBA
Dr Kristine Arnvig’s group, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

2nd Talk - Kristina Ulicna - Title TBA

Dr Alan Lowe’s group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck
Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
15th November 1st Talk - Luca Broggini - Title TBA
Dr James Irving’s group, Research Department of Respiratory Medicine, UCL

2nd Talk - Rupert Faraway - Title TBA

Prof Jernej Ule’s group, Research Department of Neuromuscular Diseases, UCL
Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
22nd November 1st Talk - Title TBA
Prof John Ward’s group, Research Department of Biochemical Engineering, UCL

2nd Talk - Valentina Spiteri - Title TBA

Prof Stephen Perkin’s group, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL
Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
29th November 1st Talk - Title TBA
Prof Helen Hailes’s group, Research Department of Chemistry, UCL

2nd Talk - Eugene Sun - Title TBA

Dr Alan Cheung’s group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck
Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
6th December 1st Talk - Kerstin Sandre - Title TBA
Prof Erik Arstad’s group, Research Department of Metabolism & Experimental Therapeutics, UCL


2nd Talk - Title TBA
Prof Helen Saibil’s group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
13th December 1st Talk - Abhinav Koyamangalath - Title TBA
Prof Gabriel Waksman’s group, joint ISMB affiliation


2nd Talk - Title TBA
Prof Finn Werner’s group, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck