Events in the Institute of Microbiology and Infection

IMI Seminar Series - 2023/24

The majority of the IMI seminars are held in 301 or E102 in the Biosciences Building (unless otherwise stated below).  The seminars are for staff and students of UoB only, please email Rachel Howes for full details. 

Tuesday 3rd October 1pm-2pm - 301
Seamus Holden- University of Warwick
'How do you build a wall? Understanding mechanistic principles of bacterial cell wall remodelling using advanced light microscopy'

Tuesday 10th October 1pm-2pm - E102
Liam Shaw - University of Oxford
'The evolution of mobile genetic elements in bacterial pangenomes'

Wednesday 18th October 1pm-2pm Medical School LT3
Matt Page & Oyinkansola Ojo-Aromokudu - University Hospital Birmingham and LSHTM
'Bad Blood': The Tuskegee Legacy

Tuesday 24th October 1pm- 2pm - E102
Matt Hutchings - John Innes Centre
'The role of two component systems in controlling antibiotic production in Streptomyces species'

30th October NO SEMINAR - HALF TERM 

Friday 3rd November 1pm -2pm - E102
Sabina Leanti La Rosa Førsteamanuensis - Norweigan University

Tuesday 7th November 1pm - 2pm - 301
Carol Sheppard - Imperial College London

Tuesday 14th November 1pm - 2pm - 301
Andy Millard - University of Leicester
'Preliminary: Bacteriophage genomics'

Tuesday 21st November 1pm - 2pm - GEES 125

Tuesday 28th November 1pm-2pm - 301 
Eleanor Gaunt - The Roslin Institute 

Tuesday 5th December 1pm-2pm - 301
Ernesto Perez Rueda - IIMAS Yucatan
'Transcription factor networks'

Tuesday 12th December 1pm-2pm - 301
Dany Beste

Tuesday 19th December - NO SEMINAR 

Tuesday 9th January - TBC

Tuesday 16th January 1pm-2pm - Room TBC 
Christian Jenul - University of Leicester

Tuesday 23rd January 1pm -2pm - Room TBC 
Gavin Thomas - University of York 

Tuesday 30th January 1pm - 2pm Room TBC 
IMI Forum 

Tuesday 6th February  1pm-2pm - Room TBC
Jack Ferguson - University of Birmingham

Tuesday 20th February - HARRY SMITH MEMORIAL LECTURE  - 1pm-2pm - Room TBC 
Tracy Palmer - Newcastle University 

BactiVac Network/Royal Society event in April

Vaccines and antimicrobial resistance: from science to policy
Organised by Professor Calman MacLennan FRCP FRCPath and Dame Sally Davies FMedSci FRS
29 – 30 April 2024
Held at The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG