Seminars & events

Next seminar: Shawna McCallin. DMF, Unil


Phage therapy for Staphylococcus aureus: who, how, when… and when not.


Monday 18. 12. 2017, 11:30 - 12:30


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


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, Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell (I2BC), Université Paris-Saclay, CEA, Université Paris Sud, Gif sur Yvette,

Cell division licensing in Vibrio cholerae, a bacterium with a divided genome 

 BF  Galli
02.10.2017 Davide Losa, Department of Physiology and Metabolism, CMU Biogenesis of "public goods" and membrane vesicles in biofilm: an explosive “Staph”  PV  
09.10.2017 Martin Pilhofer, ETHZ, Zürich  

Structure, function, and evolution of bacterial contractile injection systems 

 PV Pilhofer
16.10.2017 Miguel Soares, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal Evolutionary loss of the α1,3-galactosyltransferase (α1,3GT/GGTA1) Gene Is Associated with Enhanced Resistance to Pathogens  David Dubois & PhD students   Soares
30.10.2017 Dr. Pietro Alano Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive Istituto Superiore di Sanità 00161 Roma, Italy Low profile and hideouts in the transmission strategy of Plasmodium falciparum  DSF & MB  Alano
06.11.2017 Laure Weisskopf, Université Fribourg The smell of bacteria and its impact on plant growth and health  PV Weisskopf
13.11.2017 Prof. Olivier Vandenberg, MD, PhD
Department of Microbiology, LHUB-ULB, Pôle Hospitalier Universitaire de Bruxelles (PHUB), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Honorary Senior Research Associate, Division of Infection & Immunity, UCL, London, UK
Control of Infectious Diseases in the Era of European Clinical Microbiology Laboratories Consolidation: From the Patient to the Public Health Perspective  JS  Vandenberg
20.11.2017 Christian Lesterlin, Molecular Microbiology and Structural Biochemistry, Cell-to-cell DNA transfer in Bacteria, Lyon  

Cell-to-cell DNA transfer in Bacteria

PV  Lesterlin
27.11.2017 Cécile Morlot, Pneumococcus Group, Institut de Biologie Structurale, Grenoble The new kid on the block:  a secretion-like hybrid complex involved in bacterial sporulatio PV  Morlot
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  Kursula
18.12.2017 Shawna McCallin. DMF, Unil Phage therapy for Staphylococcus aureus: who, how, when… and when not.  PL McCallin
  END OF YEAR      
08.01.2018  Jörg Jores, Vetsuisse Faculty, Univeristy of Bern    PV  
15.01.2018 Gabriel Waksman, Department of Biological Sciences, Institute of Structural Biology, Birkbeck University of London Structural and Molecular Biology of Bacterial Secretion Systems PL  
22.01.2018  Pilar Junier,  Laboratory of Microbiology, Neuchatel    PV  
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      
 02.04.2018  Pâques      
 09.04.2018  Maude Guillier, CNRS, "Microbial Gene expression", Group "RNA control of gene expression", Paris  to be communicated  PL  
 07.05.2018  Simonetta Gibraldo, Department of Microbiology,  Institut Pasteur    PV  
 21.05.2018  Pentecôte      
 04.06.2018  Paul Hoskisson    PV  

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