Chair of Cell and Developmental Biology (Zoology I)

Lecture Series



Thursdays, 09:15 in A103 

Our lecture series is open to everyone.

The titles of the talks will be announced online: and via twitter @ZEB_UniWue

25.01.18        Holger Kress - Bayreuth
Size-dependent organelle transport during phagocytosis

26.03.18         Sebastian Zoll - Oxford
Trypanosomes' magic bullet – Understanding the structural basis of SRA-mediated immune escape in T. b. rhodesiense

19.04.18 *       Klaus Ersfeld - Bayreuth
Life cycle differentiation and the cytoskeleton in Trypanosoma brucei

03.05.18 *       Kareem Elsayad - Vienna
Optical microspectrometry for studying the underlying dynamics of life: from phase transitions to mechano-transduction

30.05.18          Dea Slade - Vienna
How SPOC executes the Nerve Pinch through transcriptional regulation

14.06.18 *       Sue Vaughan  - Oxford
How to build a flagellum: Lessons from Trypanosomes

28.06.18 *       Roberta Sciurano - Buenos Aires
Meiotic arrest in infertile men due to genetic disturbances

12.07.18 *        Derek Nolan – Dublin
The lullaby of Sleeping Sickness

16.07.18           Totta Ehret Kasemo – RKI Berlin  (extraordinary seminar at 11:00)
Nutrient stress during Giardia dudenalis infection: Who cares about arginine?

20.09.18          Achim Schnaufer – Edinburgh
Function and composition of Trypanosoma brucei mitochondrial DNA: use it or lose it.

04.10.18          David Perez-Morga – Brussels
Human African Trypanosomiasis Evolution and Cell Death in Trypanosoma brucei.

18.10.18          Eva Gluenz – Oxford
Functional dissection of the Leishmania flagellar proteome using CRISPR-Cas9 knockout screens

15.11.18          Sonja Lorenz – Würzburg
Elucidating specificity mechanisms in ubiquitin signaling

29.11.18          Luc Vanhamme – Brussels
ApoL3 and peroxidases as fine tuners of angiogenesis

13.12.18           Terry Smith – St. Andrews
Investigating and exploiting parasites weaknesses in lipid and associated metabolism.

10.01.19        Annette MacLeod – Glasgow
Trypanosomes get under your skin

24.01.19        Paula Mac Gregor – Cambridge
Exploitation of receptor-mediated ligand uptake for the targeted delivery of antibody-drug conjugates into Trypanosoma brucei.

07.02.19        Sascha Knauf – DPZ Göttingen
Disease Reservoirs in Wildlife: from Eco Health to One Health

21.02.19        Miguel Navarro – Granada
Trypanosome AMP-dependent protein kinase activation induces developmental
transition from proliferative to the quiescent form: Novel players in the pathway.

07.03.19        Jack Sunter – Oxford
Leishmania flagellar pocket architecture is critical for pathogenicity

21.03.19        Brice Rotureau – Pasteur, Paris
When African trypanosomes make your skin crawl

04.04.19        Gloria Rudenko – Imperial, London
How does the African trypanosome control expression of its Variant Surface
Glycoprotein coat?

02.05.19        Anton Aebischer – RKI, Berlin
Acquired unsaturated fatty acid catabolism: A feature on the trypanosomatid's way to
intracellular parasitism

16.05.19        Richard Wheeler – Oxford
The control of Leishmania flagellum beating and swimming - new lessons from high speed fluorescence microscopy

27.06.19        Alvaro Acosta-Serrano – Liverpool
Exploiting the tsetse biology for trypanosomiasis control

04.07.19        Anton Aebischer – Berlin
Acquired unsaturated fatty acid catabolism: A feature on the trypanosomatid's way to intracellular parasitism.

17.07.19        Rohit Shrivastava – Tel Aviv
The role of the translation initiation factor eIF4E3 during the Leishmania life cycle.

15.10.19        Bruno Dallagiovanna - Parana (Brazil)
Long non-coding RNAs in heart development

17.10.19        Philippe Bastin - Paris
How do motors find the way?

14.11.19        Katrien Van Bocxlaer - York
Skin pharmacokinetics and anti-parasitic pharmacodynamics: towards the design of new treatments for cutaneous leishmaniasis.

28.11.19        David Holcman - Paris
How the flow is regulated in the endoplasmic reticulum

12.12.19        Isabel Roditi - Bern
The sweet and sour tale of social motility

23.01.20        Markus Grohme - Dresden
What can planarians teach us about cell regulation?

02.04.20        Martin Zoltner - Prague

14.05.20        Christine Reix - Bordeaux

25.06.20        Paul Michels - Edinburgh

12.12.20        Martin Taylor - London



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