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

Summer 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 3rd May to 7th June.
Date Speakers and Titles Venue
3rd May Extending genome-scale de novo protein modelling coverage using
iterative deep learning-based prediction of structural constraints
Joe Greener, Professor David Jones's group

Investigating the PKN2 serine/threonine kinase architecture, regulation and substrate-targeting mechanism
Amy Whittaker, Professor Neil McDonald's group

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
10th May Novel Applications of Pyridazinediones in Small Molecule-Drug Conjugates
Marcos Fernandez, Dr Vijay Chudasama's group

Characterization of protein complexes by mass spectrometry
Thomas Menneteau, Dr Kostas Thalassinos's group

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
17th May Reverse-Engineering Cell Competition Using Machine Learning
Christopher Soelistyo, Dr Alan Lowe's group

Can we control biological processes with light?
Daniel Offenbartl-Stiegert , Professor Stefan Howorka's group

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
24th May Structural studies for new therapeutic strategies targeting Neuropilin 1
Muzakkir Ali, Professor Snezana Djordjevic's group

Visualising DNA motors using single-particle cryo-EM
Abid Javed, Professor Elena Orlova's group

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
31st May Structural basis of RNAP inhibition by the Acidianus two-tailed virus  regulator RIP
Simona Pilotto, Professor Finn Werner's group

New developments in the analysis of molecular interactions using NMR spectroscopy
Chris Waudby, Professor John Christodoulou's group

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck
7th June The Cryo-EM Structure and Activity of Plasmodium falciparum Kinesin-5: Mechanistic Insight from a parasite kinesin
Alex Cook, Professor Carolyn Moores's group

The consequences of heterozygosity for the formation of pathological polymers of alpha-1-antitrypsin
Mattia Laffranchi, Dr James Irving's group

Glaxo-Wellcome B62, Birkbeck