RNA Seminar & Microbiological Colloquium

Seminar room 01.002-004, Josef Schneider Str. 2/ Bau D15

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RNA Seminar & Microbiological Seminar
D15.01.002-004; Starting time 5 pm




In the past:


July 23 – RNA Seminar
Mathias Munschauer
| HIRI Würzburg
Decoding the functions of long non-coding RNAs through their protein interactomes

July 16 - Microbiology Colloquium
Sven Hammerschmidt
| University of Greifswald
The infection dynamics of the pathobiont Streptococcus pneumoniae

July 09 - RNA Seminar
Daniel Wilson
| University of Hamburg
Antimicrobial peptides as novel ribosome-targeting antibiotics

July 02 - Microbiology Colloquium
Richard Hayward
| University of Cambridge
Lessons in nuclear remodelling from Chlamydia trachomatis

June 25 - RNA Seminar
Carsten Rudolph
| ETHRIS, Martinsried
Protein replacement by transcript therapy

June 18 - Microbiology Colloquium
Jennifer Rohn | University College London
The secret life of invasive bacteria: modelling chronic urinary tract infection with a novel human organoid platform

June 04 - Microbiology Colloquium
Ana Rita Brochado
| University of Würzburg
Deciphering antimicrobial drug interactions using high-throughput approaches

May 28 - RNA Seminar 

Witold Filipowicz | Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Resarch,  Basel
Fifty years in RNA business: Few personal stories plus some future challenges

May 21 - Microbiology Colloquium
Peter Redder
| Centre of Integrative Biology, Toulouse
Decay in Staphylococcus: Global scale and Molecular Detail

May 14 - RNA Seminar
Chris Hill | University of Cambridge
Defining the "licence to cut" : structural and functional insights from deconstructing the eukaryotic mRNA 3' end processing machinery

May 07 - Microbiology Colloquium
Joseph Zackular
| University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Pathogen-microbiota interactions during Clostridium difficile infection

April 30 - RNA Seminar               
Chris Ponting | University of Edinburgh
Post transcriptional regulation of mitochondrial activity by noncoding RNAs


Feb 5 - RNA Seminar

Noam Stern-Ginossar | Weizmann Institute of Science, Jerusalem
Post-transcriptional Control of Host Gene Expression During Viral infection

Jan 29 - Microbiology Colloquium
Robert Fagan | University of Sheffield
Cracking a difficult crystal shell: dissecting S-layer structure and function

Jan 22 starting at 4.30 pm
RNA Seminar
Peter Nielsen | University of Copenhagen
A Future of Genetic Antibiotics – Antibacterial properties of antisense peptide nucleic acids (PNA)-peptide conjugates
Thorsten Stafforst | University of Tübingen
Engineering Tools for Site-specific RNA Manipulation

Jan 15 - Microbiology Colloquium
Man-Wah Tan |Genentech Inc. San Francisco
Inspired by Nature: Engineering natural products and antibodies to treat infections

Jan 8 - RNA Seminar
Ciarán Condon | CNRS Paris
Controlling RNA stability in Bacillus subtilis

Dec 18 - RNA Seminar
Susan Carpenter |University of California
UC Santa Cruz How do long noncoding RNAs contribute to inflammation?

Dec 11 - RNA Seminar (Speaker changed)
Simone Backes | Virology of Wuerzburg
The roles of small non-coding RNAs during virus infection

Nov 20 - Microbiology Colloquium
Gunnar Hansson
| University of Gothenburg
The MUC2 Mucin and the Inner Mucus Layer as an Innate Immune Mechanism that Inhibits
Inflammation and Ulcerative Colitis - Similarities to Chronic Lung Diseases

Nov 27 - RNA Seminar
Blake Wiedenheft |Montana State University
Evolutionary outcomes of CRISPR-anti-CRISPR conflict

Nov 13 - RNA Seminar
Demian Cazalla
| University of Utah
Lessons from viruses: a novel function for Sm-class RNAs

Nov 6 - Microbiology Colloquium
John D. MacMicking |Yale University, West Haven
Cell-autonomous Immunity to Infection: The art of self-defense.

Oct 16 - RNA Seminar
Fabian Theis Helmholtz Zentrum München
Machine learning in single cell genomics

Oct 23 - Microbiology Colloquium
Harry Low |Imperial College London
Architecture of a bacterial type II secretion system

Oct 30 - RNA Seminar
Renate König | Paul-Ehrlich-Institute, Langen
New insights into innate sensing and restriction of HIV-1

SS 2018

July 10 - Microbiology Colloquium
Jörg Overmann | DSMZ, Braunschweig   
Elucidating novel functions in microbial dark matter

June 26 - Microbiology Colloquium
Bernhard Krismer | Tübingen University 
Bacterial way of life in the human nose - a story about Staphylococcus aureus and its competitors

June 12 - Microbiology Colloquium
Caroline Genco | TUFTS University, Medford / Somerville            
Distinct gonococcal gene signatures expressed during human mucosal infection in men & women

June 5 - Microbiology Colloquium
Gilad Bachrach | Hebrew University Hadassah, Jerusalem           
From tooth to tumor, cancer acceleration by Fusobacterium nucleatum. Did you floss today?

May 29 - Microbiology Colloquium
Manuel Amieva | Stanford University    
Should we be looking for the bacterial stem cell compartment? Lessons from Helicobacter pylori

May 22 - RNA Seminar
Lingling Chen | Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry & Cell Biology          
The diversity of long noncoding RNAs, their generation and function

May 8 - RNA Seminar
Helge Grosshans | FMI for Biomedical Research, Basel   
Cell fate control through post-transcriptional regulation and oscillatory gene expression

WS 2018

April 24 - RNA Seminar
Claus-Dieter Kuhn | Bayreuth University
The role of piRNAs in planarian regeneration

April 17 - Microbiology Colloquium
Mathias Hornef | University Hospital Aachen     
The neonatal window of opportunity: age-dependent factors of enteric host-microbial homeostasis

April 10 - RNA Seminar
Henrik Ørum | CiVi Biopharma
RNA therapeutics - the long road to success

06 Feb 18 - Rob Lavigne | KU Leuven
Hijacking Pseudomonas: using phage to develop new antibacterial design strategies and biotechnological applications

30 Jan 18 - Karl Forchhammer | University of Tübingen
Prepared for awakening: the resuscitation program of a dormant cyanobacterium                                  

23 Jan 18 - BirgittaHenriques-Normark | KarolinskaInstitute Stockholm
Pneumococcal interactions with the host

16 Jan 18 - Dominique Sanglard | University of Lausanne
A journey through fungal cell functions by antifungal drug resistance mechanisms

09 Jan 18 - Martin Simon | University of Saarland
Small RNA pathways in Paramecium: Environmental RNAi by bacterial RNA and non-Mendelian inheritance of gene expression pattern