Seminars & events

Next seminar: Bavesh Kana. Witwatersrand University (South Africa)

Can peptidoglycan remodeling reveal novel drug targets and probe for phenotypic complexity in sputum-derived mycobacteria?

Thursday 04. 09. 2017, 11:30 - 12:30


Room E07.3347.a (old numbering:7172) - CMU, otherwise indicated


09.01.2017  Médéric Diard, ETHZ  

Experimental micro-evolution of virulence and cooperative behaviors in pathogenic bacteria 

PV & PL  Diard17
13.01.2017 Neta Regev-Rudzki, Department of Biomolecular Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel Malaria parasites regulate secretion of exosomes carrying distinct cargo DSF  Regev
16.01.2017 Bruno Lemaitre, EPFL The foreign within: Drosophila-Spiroplasma interaction as a model of insect endosymbiosis  PV Lemaitre
23.01.2017 Siegfried Hapfelmeier, Institute for Infectious Diseases, Uni Bern Gut bacterial infection and immunity studied in defined gnotobiotic mouse models  PL  Hapfelmeier
30.01.2017 Melanie Blokesch, EPFL Pathoecology and evolution of the cholera-causing pathogen Vibrio cholerae  PV Blokesch
Thursday 02.02.2017 Sabine Brantl, Jena SR1- the first dual-function sRNA from Bacillus subtilis: Base-pairing and peptide functions PV&PL  Brantl
06.02.2017 Benjamin Marsland  The impact of the microbiome and immune maturation on lung diseases   MS  Marsland
13.02.2017 Maisonneuve Etienne, Laboratoire de Chimie Bactérienne, CNRS-Aix Marseille Université, Institut de Microbiologie de la Méditerranée, FR

Control of Bacterial Persistence and Stress Response by the Alarmone Synthetase SpoT 

 PV  Maisonneuve
20.02.2017 Bacteriology course      
06.03.2017 Grégory Resch, Department de Microbiologie Fondamentale,  Université de Lausanne Phage-based therapies  PV  Resch
13.03.2017  Laurent Poirel, Microbiologie Médicale et Moléculaire, Université de Fribourg  Genetics of acquisition of carbapenemases   PL  Poirel
10.04.2017 Christiane Wolz, Institut für Med. Mikrobiologie und Hygiene, Tübingen The stringent response in S. aureus  PL  Wolz
17.04.2017 PAQUES - EASTER      
24.04.2017 Kevin M. Devine, Smurfit Institute of Genetics,
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Cell wall anionic polymer metabolism in Bacillus subtilis as viewed through the porthole of the PhoPR two-component signal transduction system  PL Devine
01.05.2017 fête du travail      
08.05.2017 Alex Persat, EPFL Bacteria and their mechanical world: surface sensing and colonization  PV Persat
15.05.2017 Enrique Flores, Sevilla, Spain Multicellularity in filamentous cyanobacteria  PV Flores
22.05.2017 Leo Eberl, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of Zürich Heretic aspects of quorum sensing and vesicle formation in bacteria  PV Eberl
29.05.2017 Marc Creus, University Basel Tales of molecular evolution: exploring the origin of new enzymes and of antibiotic resistance  PL Creus
12.06.2017 Federica Briani, Università degli Studi di Milano, Dip. di Bioscienze Temperature-dependent regulation of the lpxT gene by a new RNA thermometer in Escherichia coli  PL Briani
19.06.2017 Charlotte Odendall, Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine,King's College London Interferons: Tug of War between host and pathogen  TS Odendall
26.06.2017 Katy Jeannot,Laboratory of  Bacteriology, University Hospital Jean Minjoz, Besançon Polymyxins resistance in Gram negative bacteria  PV  Jeannot
04.09.2017  Bavesh Kana. Witwatersrand University (South Africa)

Can peptidoglycan remodeling reveal novel drug targets and probe for phenotypic complexity in sputum-derived mycobacteria?

 PL  Kana
11.09.2017  Elisa Galli  to be communicated  BF  
18.09.2017 Charles O. Rock, Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis,  to be communicated  PL  
16.10.2017 Miguel Soares, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal   David Dubois & PhD students   
30.10.2017 Dr. Pietro Alano Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive Istituto Superiore di Sanità 00161 Roma, Italy Hideouts and weak points in the transmission strategy of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum  DSF & MB  
06.11.2017 Laure Weisskopf, Université Fribourg  to be communicated  PV  
13.11.2017 Olivier Vandenberg  to be communicated  JS  
11.12.2017 Prof. Inari Kursula, Academy of Finland, Department of Biomedicine, University of Bergen, Norway Hybrid structural biology towards a molecular picture of the apicomplexan glideosome  DSF  
  END OF YEAR      
15.01.2018 Gabriel Waksman, Department of Biological Sciences, Institute of Structural Biology, Birkbeck University of London to be communicated PL  
29.01.2018  Module bactériologie      
05.02.2018 Tracy Palmer, University Dundee to be communicated PL  
12.02.2018 Module bactériologie      
19.02.2018 Jean-Francois Collet, Université catholique de Louvain  to be communicated  PV  
26.02.2018 module bactériologie      

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