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

Spring 2021 Schedule

Venue: remotely via Microsoft Teams
Time: 14:00-15:00
Dates: Fridays from 15th January to 26th March
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Date Speakers and Titles Venue
15th January 1st Talk | Zinc Binding Sites - what do they look like and how can we find them?
Speaker | Sam Ireland - Prof Andrew Martin’s group, Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

 

2nd Talk | Biochemical analysis of the human DNA repair helicase HelQ
Speaker | Dr Tabitha Jenkins - Dr Jerome Gouge's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
22nd January 1st Talk | Structural studies of GroEL machinery
Speaker | Scott Gardner - Prof Helen Saibil's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

 

2nd Talk | Reconstituting the Human COPII Secretion System
Speaker | Jenny Markova - Dr Giulia Zanetti's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
29th January 1st Talk | Cell competition: who makes the first move?
Speaker | Nathan Day - Dr Alan Lowe's group, Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

 

2nd Talk | ProDy: Protein Dynamics Analysis with Python
Speaker | Dr James Krieger - Prof Maya Topf's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
5th February 1st Talk | Relaxosome, the DNA processing unit of type IV secretion machinery
Speaker | Dr Sunanda Williams - Prof Gabriel Waksman's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

 

2nd Talk | Comparative and functional analysis of 3' untranslated regions in Staphylococcus species
Speaker | Dr Pilar Menendez Gil - Dr Brian Ho's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
12th February 1st Talk | Assembly at the surface: Cryo-EM studies of the CsgG:CsgF curli secretion complex
Speaker | Dr Sander Van der Verren - Dr Giulia Zanetti's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

 

2nd Talk | TRPM2: Lessons learned from the purification of a ~0.7 MDa ion channel 
Speaker | Sophie Hesketh - Dr Anthony Roberts's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
19th February No Wrap this week
26th February 1st Talk | Uncovering the dynamic RNA binding of spliceosomal helicases with psiCLIP
Speaker | Charlotte Capitanchik - Prof Jernej Ule's group, Francis Crick Institute

 

2nd Talk | Structural studies on reconstituted microtubule complexes
Speaker | Dr Mamata Bangera - Prof Carolyn Moores' group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
5th March 1st Talk | The Synthesis and Evaluation of Isoquinolines and Carbazoles as Potential Antitubercular Agents
Speaker | Liam Martin - Prof Sanjib Bhakta's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck; Prof Helen Hailes' group, Department of Chemistry, UCL

 

2nd Talk | CC2D1A links clathrin and ESCRT complexes to modulate endocytic cargo fate
Speaker | Dr Kit Briant - Prof Frances Brodsky's group, Division of Biosciences, UCL

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
12th March 1st Talk | Regulation of mammalian peroxiredoxins 5 and 6 by the metabolic integrator coenzyme A
Speaker | Jovana Bakovic - Prof Ivan Gout's group, Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

 

2nd Talk | Multienzyme one-pot cascades incorporating methyltransferases for the strategic diversification of THIQ alkaloids
Speaker | Dr Fabiana Subrizi - Prof Helen Hailes' group, Department of Chemistry, UCL

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
19th March
1st Talk | TBC
Speaker | Sophie Knott - Dr Renos Savva's group, Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck

 

2nd Talk | TBC
Speaker | Julanie Stapelberg - Prof Saul Purton's group, Structural & Molecular Biology, UCL

Remotely via Microsoft Teams; an invitation link will be sent out
26th March 1st Talk | TBC
Speaker | Dr Maria Rodriguez Lopez - Prof Jürg Bähler's group, Division of Biosciences, UCL

 

2nd Talk | TBC
Speaker | Dr James Allen - Prof John Ward's group, Department of Biochemical Engineering, UCL

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