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UCMR Minisymposium 2016 - 6 October 13.00-16.30

Welcome to the UCMR Minisymposium 2016!

6 October 2016 13.00-16.30
Lecture hall Betula, Biomedical Building, NUS

Contact: Åke Forsberg, Professor, UCMR, MIMS and Department of Molecular Biology, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

13.00-14.30

Chairpersons: Felipe Cava, MIMS/Molecular Biology and Madeleine Ramstedt, MIMS/Clinical Microbiology                  

13.00-13.15   Irfan Ahmad, UCMR postdoc, Group Bernt Eric Uhlin, MIMS/UCMR, Molecular Biology
Regulation of bacterial physiology and pathogenesis by c-di-GMP signalling
13.15-13.30   Paulina Wanrooij, Postdoc, Group Andrei Chabes, MIMS/UCMR, Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics
The effect of altered dNTP pools on mitochondrial DNA
13.30-13.45   Dmitry Ignatov, UCMR postdoc, Group Jörgen Johansson, MIMS/UCMR, Molecular biology
Search for targets of Listeria monocytogenes small RNA Rli38
13.45-14.00  

Emil Johansson, PhD student, Group Mikael Elofsson, UCMR, Chemistry
Design and synthesis of novel sialic acid conjugates that block host cell attachment by sialic acid recognizing viruses  

14.00-14.15   Victoriia Murina, Postdoc, Group Vasili Hauriliuk, Gemma Atkinson MIMS/UCMR, Molecular Biology
Antibiotic resistance mediated by ribosome-associated ABCF ATPases
14.15–15.30  Akbar Espaillat, PhD student, Group Felipe Cava, MIMS/UCMR, Molecular Biology
Chemometric Analysis of Bacterial Peptidoglycan Reveals Atypical Modifications That Empower the Cell Wall against Predatory Enzymes and Fly Innate Immunity

15.30-15.00   Coffee break

15.00-16.30  

Chairpersons: Magnus Andersson, UCMR/Physics and Andrea Puhar, MIMS/Molecular Biology

15.00-15.15   Zhen Zhang, UCMR Postdoc, Group Sun Nyunt Wai, MIMS/UCMR, Molecular Biology
Bacterial toxin production and its modulation of host cell fate
15.15-15.30   Mikkel Quam, Postdoc, Group Joacim Rocklöv, UCMR/Epidemiology and Public Health
The emergence of dengue in naive areas
15.30-15.45   Saskia Erttmann, Postdoc, Group Nelson Gekara, MIMS/UCMR, Molecular Biology
Role of DNA damage response protein ATM in innate immunity
15.45-16.00   David  Cisneros, Postdoc, Group Bernt Eric Uhlin, MIMS/UCMR, Molecular Biology,
Cohesin-mediated chromatin structure regulation in mammalian cells
16.00-16.15   Tim Stangner, Postdoc, Group Magnus Andersson, UCMR, Physics
Determining the Specificity of Monoclonal Antibody HPT-101 to Tau-Peptides with Optical Tweezers
16.15-16.30   Roberto Navais, Postdoctoral fellow, Group Maria Fällman, MIMS/UCMR, Molecular biology
Seeking genes involved in transcriptional reprogramming of Yersinia for persistence
   

 

 

Battling antibiotic resistance

movie by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, with participation of scientists from MIMS and UCMR:
Or watch the original movie on:
https://kaw.wallenberg.org/

Research about infectious diseases:

Oliver Billker in movie of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation:
Or watch the original movie on:
https://kaw.wallenberg.org/

footer all slides 2014-02-06


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