ISMB Friday Wraps

Current schedule of meetings Previous meetings

ISMB 'Friday Wraps' provide a forum around which to relax and get to know other members of the Institute. They also aim to facilitate communication among postdocs and students. These Friday meetings are held weekly.

Meetings begin with refreshments at 15.45, followed by two 30 minute talks from 16.00. Talks are given by postdocs, final year PhD students and/or young PIs.

Members of the following departments are welcome to attend:

Spring 2017 Schedule

Friday Wrap meetings will resume on Friday 13 January 2017. All meetings in the Spring 2017 term will take place in the Glaxo-Wellcome Seminar Room B62, Birkbeck.

Refreshments will be available beforehand in the neighbouring meeting room (B64) from 15.45, with the talks starting at 16.00. Details about the meetings are listed below and are updated as information is confirmed.


Title and Speaker

13 January 2017

Database of Complement Gene Variants: a comprehensive database on function, structure and allele frequency for genetic variants in complement - mediated diseases
Amy Osborne, Steve Perkins' group

Observing ribosome-bound nascent chains within living cells by NMR spectroscopy
Sammy Chan, John Christodoulou's group

B62, Birkbeck
20 January 2017

Riboswitch-mediated regulation of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis resuscitation promoting factor, RpfB
Stefan Schwenk, Kristine Arnvig's group

Studying protein folding on the ribosome
Abid Javed, Elena Orlova's group

B62, Birkbeck
27 January 2017

Klaudia Hinze, Emmanuel Boucrot's group

Kwasi Kwakwa, Alan Lowe's group

B62, Birkbeck
3 February 2017

Nafsika Forte, Jamie Baker's group

Fabian Blombach, Finn Werner's group

B62, Birkbeck
10 February 2017

Thomas Peskett, Helen Saibil's group

Andrew Potterton, Andrea Townsend-Nicholson's group

B62, Birkbeck
17 February 2017

Cen Wan, David Jones' group

Marie Prevost, Gabriel Waksman's group

B62, Birkbeck
24 February 2017

The Binding of Nisin to Lipid II: A Chemical and Structural Biology Study
Rachel Dickman, Alethea Tabor's group

Adrian Hodel, Bart Hoogenboom's group

B62, Birkbeck
3 March 2017

Alejandro Pena, Carolyn Moores' group

Antje Kruger, Vitor Pinheiro's group

B62, Birkbeck
10 March 2017

German Sgro, Gabriel Wakman's group

Wenjuan Zhang, Cara Vaughan's group

B62, Birkbeck
17 March 2017



24 March 2017

Juliana da Costa Ramos, Saul Purton's group

Antoine Maruani, Vijay Chudasama's group

B62, Birkbeck





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