Once a month during the school year, the IIDR hosts invited guests to speak on their current research. The talks are open to all IIDR faculty and trainees and lunch is provided. For more information email Chantall Van Raay at firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor, Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
When: Friday March 22nd
Where: MDCL 3020
Speaker: Lori Burrows
Title: How Bacteria Colonize Surfaces
Lunch will be provided.
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine
When: Friday, October 26th, 2012
Topic: "Oncolytic viruses, lawyers and other blood sucking insects."
Associate Chair, Graduate Education, Biochemsitry & Biomedical Sciences
When: Friday May 25th, 2012
Topic: "How do we make it die?"
Date:Friday, January 27
Topic: "Hunting, Trapping and Taming the Black Death"
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University
Date: Friday, November 25
Topic: “Mining Microbiomes for Bioactive Small Molecules”
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University
Date: Friday, October 28
Topic: “Macrophages: Old cells protecting Old people”
DR. LI HUANG
Director, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Date: Friday, Sept. 23, 2011
Topic: Chromosomal Organization in Hyperthermophilic Archaea
JOSEPH LAM, Ph.D,
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology,
University of Guelph
Date: Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011
Topic: "Catch and release" mechanism of O-antigen polymerization: the role of Wzy in LPS biosynthesis.
BRADLEY S. MOORE
Scripps Institution of Oceanography & Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California at San Diego
Title: "Genomics-inspired discovery and bioengineering of natural product drugs"
Date: Tuesday May 10, 2011
DR. DAVID LAWSON
Biological Chemistry Department, John Innes Centre Norwich, UK
Title: " Structural Enzymology of Aminocoumarin Antibiotic Biosynthesis"
Date: May 9, 2011
DR. STEWART FISHER
Title: "DNA Replication: Challenges and Opportunities in Antibacterial Drug Discovery"
Date: Thursday, May 5, 2011
Josh D. Neufeld
Department of Biology
University of Waterloo
Title: " Establishing microbial taxonomic baselines with new molecular tools"
Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Ashland Endowed Professor of Integrative Science
Department of Biological Sciences
Northern Kentucky University
Title: "The Microbial Ecology of Cave Environments"
Date: Thursday, January 13, 2011
Department of Biochemistry
Title: "Insights into decoding from crystal structures of EF-Tu and aminoacyl-tRNA bound to the ribosome"
Date: Friday, December 10, 2010
CHRISTOPHER N. BODDY
Department of Chemistry
University of Ottawa
Title: "Harnessing polyketide biosynthetic pathways to produce complex molecules”
Date: Monday, November 22, 2010