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Archive for January, 2010

Henry Stewart talks – new UCL contributions added

By Lisa K Flint, on 21 January 2010

 Henry Stewart talks - Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection

Several new talks have been added including some UCL contributions as well!

To access these talks follow the link from the Library webpage click here.

Introduction to Human Genetics
Fundamentals and latest advances

List of talks available:

1. Molecular structure of the human genome
Prof. Jonathan Wolfe – Formerly of University College London, UK

2. Introduction to mutation and disease
Prof. Jonathan Wolfe – Formerly of University College London, UK

3. Introduction to genetic diseases
Prof. Jonathan Wolfe – Formerly of University College London, UK

4. Historical introduction to human diversity I
Prof. Dallas Swallow – University College London, UK

5. Historical introduction to human diversity II
Prof. Dallas Swallow – University College London, UK

6. The Y-chromosome
Prof. Mark Jobling – University of Leicester, UK

7. Mitochondrial DNA, molecular genetics and human mitochondrial diseases
Prof. Immo Scheffler – University of California, San Diego, USA

8. Mechanisms of DNA repair by recombination
Prof. James Haber – Brandeis University, USA

9. Genome mapping
Dr. Simon Gregory – Duke University, USA

10. Copy Number Variation
Dr. Ömer Gökçümen – Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA

11. Genetic association studies
Prof. David Balding
– University College London, UK

12. Inference on human history through DNA
Prof. Guido Barbujani – University of Ferrara, Italy

13. Human adaptation
Prof. Rasmus Nielsen – University of California, Berkeley, USA and University of Copenhagen, Denmark

14. Pharmacogenetics
Prof. Ann Daly – Newcastle University, UK

15. Genetics in forensics
Dr. Angel Carracedo – Institute of Legal Medicine, Spain

16. Next generation sequencing technologies
Dr. Krishna Veeramah – University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Antibiotic resistance
From genes to global prevalence

List of talks available:

1. Antibiotic resistance: a mechanistic overview
Dr. Neil Woodford – Health Protection Agency, UK

2. Fitness and compensation
Dr. Sébastian Gagneux – National Institute for Medical Research, UK

3. Antibiotic resistance and the supragenome hypothesis
Dr. Bambos Charalambous – University College London, UK

4. Methicillin resistant S. aureus and other resistances
Prof. Mark Enright – Imperial College London, UK

5. Risk factors for antibiotic resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae
Prof. Keith Klugman – Emory University, USA

6. Beta-lactamases: clinical impact and epidemiology
Prof. Sebastian Amyes – University of Edinburgh, UK

7. Glycopeptide-resistant enterococci
Dr. Neil Woodford – Health Protection Agency, UK

8. Drug resistant tuberculosis: biology, epidemiology and control
Dr. Christopher Dye – World Health Organization, Switzerland

9. Molecular diagnosis of antibiotic resistance
Dr. Tim McHugh – University College London, UK

10. National and international surveillance of antibiotic resistance
Dr. David Livermore – Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, UK

11. Controlling antibiotic resistance in the hospital environment
Dr. Ian Eltringham – King’s College Hospital, London, UK

12. Controlling antibiotic resistance in the community
Dr. Peter Wilson – University College London Hospital, UK

13. Overcoming resistance through novel drug targets
Prof. Anthony Coates – St. Georges’ Hospital, University of London UK

14. Medicinal chemistry strategies in combating antibiotic resistance
Dr. Geoffrey Coxon – University of Strathclyde, UK

Molecular Basis of Bacterial Infection

New talk added:

1. The bacterial pathogen Listeria monocytogenes: an amazing multifaceted model
Prof. Pascale Cossart – Pasteur Institute, France