Exeter Microbiology Symposium

An Environment and Sustainability Institute research event
Date8 - 10 February 2021
TimeEvent spans several days
PlaceLive Stream on ESI Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/UniofExeterESI

8 - 10 February 2021

Monday 8 February
1.30-2pm

Neil Gow
DVC Research & Impact

The taste of a fungus: how the immune system detects fungal cell wall polysaccharides and what this tells us about the structure of the wall
2-2.30pm

Adilia Warris
Professor (Clinical) -Deputy Centre Director MRC CMM

In host-adaptation of Aspergillus fumigatus
2.30-3pm

Elaine Bignell
Professor of Medical Mycology

Modus operandi of an accidental fungal pathogen
3-3.30pm Sarah Gurr
Chair in Food Security
The threat of fungal crop pathogens: perils and predictions, movement and mitigation
3.30-4pm

Gordon Brown
MRC CMM Director

C-type lectins in anti-fungal immunity
4-4.30pm

Liliane Mukaremera
Lecturer

Cellular morphology during Cryptococcus neoformans infection
Tuesday 9 February
1.30-2pm Edze Westra
Professor / NERC Independent Research Fellow
The evolutionary ecology of CRISPR-Cas immune systems
2-2.30pm

Michiel Vos
Senior Lecturer in Microbiology

Do bacteria have sex?
2.30-3pm

Stineke Van Houte
BBSRC Future Leadership Fellow

CRISPR-Cas: from prokaryotic immune system to antimicrobial therapy
3-3.30pm

Stefano Pagliara
Senior Lecturer in Biomicrofluidics

Tackling antimicrobial resistance one cell at a time
3.30-4pm

William Gaze
Professor of Microbiology, ECEHH

Considering the environmental dimension of antibiotic resistance using an integrated theoretical framework
4-4.30pm

Ivana Gudelj
Professor of Evolutionary Systems Biology

Microbial politics: privatising public goods can cause population collapse
Wednesday 10 February
1.30-2pm

Anne Leonard
NERC Innovation Fellow

Interdisciplinary approaches to understanding the spread of microorganisms and antimicrobial resistance in natural aquatic environments
2-2.30pm

Katherine Helliwell
NERC Independent Research Fellow, Joint University of Exeter/ Marine Biological Association Research Fellow

Phytoplankton Employ Novel Mechanisms for Environmental Sensing in the Oceans
2.30-3pm

Laura Newsome
Lecturer in Applied Geomicrobiology

Microbe-metal interactions in extreme environments
3-3.30pm

Ben Longdon
Sir Henry Dale Wellcome Trust and Royal Society Research Fellow

Virus host shifts
3.30-4pm

Camille Bonneaud
Associate Professor in Evolutionary Biology

Adaptive evolution of an infectious bacterial pathogen in a novel host
4-4.30pm

Vicki Gold
Senior Lecturer

A new twist on bacterial type IV pili

 


ProviderEnvironment and Sustainability Institute
Registration informationLive stream to ESI Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/UniofExeterESI
CostFree
OrganizerExeter Microbiology Hub
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