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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”.


14:00 -14:05  Vice-Dean of Research Professor Paul French – Welcome message

14:05 – 14:20  Mr Ollie Bardell-Cox (Department of Chemistry / Institute of Clinical Sciences) | Tackling bacterial resistance with the reverse antibiotics – the Nybomycins

14:20 – 14:35  Ms Catherine Ducker (Department of Life Sciences) | Investigating immune cell responses to helminth infection

14:35 – 14:50  Dr Anna Barnard (Department of Chemistry) | Mimicking Protein-Protein Interactions in Persistent Bacteria

14:50 – 15:10  Dr Gerald Larrouy-Maumus (Department of Life Sciences) | Use of mass spectrometry to tackle AMR by improving diagnostic solutions and deciphering bacterial drug tolerance


15:10 – 15:25  Coffee break


15:25 -15:45  Dr Oliver Ratmann (Department of Mathematics)  | Quantifying HIV transmission flow from cross-sectional viral phylogenetic deep sequence data: a population-based study in Rakai, Uganda

15:45 – 16:05 Dr Abigail Clements (Department of Life Sciences)  | Dissecting the unique virulence mechanisms of the emerging human pathogen Shigella sonnei.

16:05 – 16:25 Professor Ed Tate (Department of Chemistry)  | Tackling drug resistance in viruses, parasites and bacteria using chemical biology

16:25 – 16:30 Conclusions by the Dean of Natural Sciences, Professor Richard Craster


16: 30 – 18:00 Drinks and Canape reception


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