FoNS seminar: Infectious Diseases
The Faculty regularly organises events that showcase our strong research areas in order to stimulate new collaborations and discussions around a topic. The next one will be on the topic of “Infectious Diseases”. The confirmed speakers are:
Professor Ed Tate, Professor of Chemical Biology ( Department of Chemistry) Title:Tackling drug resistance in viruses, parasites and bacteria using chemical biology.
Dr Anna Barnard, Sir Henry Dale Fellow (Department of Chemistry) Title: Mimicking Protein-Protein Interactions in Persistent Bacteria
Dr Abigail Clements, Lecturer (Department of Life Sciences) Title: Dissecting the unique virulence mechanisms of the emerging human pathogen Shigella sonnei.
Dr Gerald Larrouy-Maumus, Senior Lecturer (Department of Life Sciences) Title: Use of mass spectrometry to tackle AMR by improving diagnostic solutions and deciphering bacterial drug tolerance
Dr Oliver Ratmann, Lecturer in Statistics (Department of Mathematics) Title: Quantifying HIV transmission flow from cross-sectional viral phylogenetic deep sequence data: a population-based study in Rakai, Uganda
Mr Ollie Bardell- Cox, PhD student (Department of Chemistry/ Institute of Clinical Sciences) Title: Tackling bacterial resistance with the reverse antibiotics – the Nybomycins
Ms Catherine Ducker, PhD student (Department of Life Sciences) Tittle: Investigating immune cell responses to helminth infection
This event will take place on the Friday 28th February between 2 and 5pm in SAF G34 LT and will be followed by a networking and wine reception. The final schedule with exact times of the talks and coffee break will be provided very soon.
Sponsor: Imperial College
Tel: (0)20 7589 5111