ISMB Friday Wraps

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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

The molecular basis of the decreased clathrin-mediated endocytosis of LDL in quiescent cells
Claudia Hinze, Emmanuel Boucrot's group

Flat field laser illumination for Single-Molecule Fluorescence imaging
Kwasi Kwakwa, Alan Lowe's group

B62, Birkbeck
3 February 2017

Chemical Cross-Linking Strategies for the Construction of Homogeneous Protein Bioconjugates
Nafsika Forte, Jamie Baker's group

Stress-induced rewiring of transcription in Archaea
Fabian Blombach, Finn Werner's group

B62, Birkbeck
10 February 2017

Structural analysis of the bacterial disaggregase ClpB interacting with an unfolded substrate
Celia Deville, Helen Saibil's group

Understanding Residence Time in G-Protein-Coupled Receptors
Andrew Potterton, Andrea Townsend-Nicholson's group

B62, Birkbeck
17 February 2017

Understanding Drosophila development: a protein function prediction perspective
Cen Wan, David Jones' group

Structure and function of the Legionella effector WipB
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

Real-time visualization of perforin nanopore assembly
Adrian Hodel, Bart Hoogenboom's group

B62, Birkbeck
3 March 2017

Biochemical and structural characterization of Kinesin 8
Alejandro Pena, Carolyn Moores' group

Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthesase Engineering for Improved Biosafety Measures Antje Kruger, Vitor Pinheiro's group

B62, Birkbeck
10 March 2017

CryoEM structure of a bacterial killing T4SS outer membrane complex
Germán Sgro, Gabriel Wakman's group

Structural study of Hsp90-related complex
Wenjuan Zhang, Cara Vaughan's group

B62, Birkbeck
17 March 2017



24 March 2017

Synthesis of antibacterial proteins against Gram-negative bacteria in the chloroplast of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Juliana da Costa Ramos, Saul Purton's group

Novel Tuneable Reagents for the Selective Dual Modification of Proteins
Antoine Maruani, Vijay Chudasama's group

B62, Birkbeck





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