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Seminars

The Pirbright Seminar Series takes place on Thursday afternoons in the Centre for Collaborative Learning at Pirbright. Extra seminars are sometimes scheduled at late notice; please contact the programme organisers for any changes to the schedule.

Seminar times

13.00 - Seminar
14.00 - Student Q&A

Seminar contacts

For further information about individual seminars please contact the host directly.

For general information about upcoming seminars, please contact the programme organisers, pirbright.seminar@pirbright.ac.uk.

2021 Seminar programme

The in-person seminar programme was suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. A restricted programme of online seminars has now resumed.

There were no seminars during January due to COVID-19.

There were no seminars during February due to COVID-19.

There were no seminars during March due to COVID-19.

There were no seminars during April due to COVID-19.

Date Speaker Organisation Title Host
06 May 2021

Professor Jonathan Rushton 

Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences, University of Liverpool  

"The Global Burden of Animal Diseases programme"   Dr Georgina Limon-Vega 
20 May 2021 Dr Pawel Zajac and Stephen Hague

Illumina and 10x Genomics

"Unlock more of biology with spatial transcriptomics" Dr Graham Freimanis

There were no seminars during June.

Date Speaker Organisation Title Host
22 July 2021 Professor Wamadeva Balachandran Brunel University, London "Low-cost Portable Molecular Diagnostic Platform for Detection of Poultry Infectious Pathogens" Prof Venugopal Nair OBE 
         

There are no seminars during August.

Date Speaker Organisation Title Host
09 September 2021         
16 September 2021

 

     
23 September 2021        
30 September 2021        
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07 October 2021  No Seminar      
14 October 2021  Dr Thomas Walker London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Novel Wolbachia bacterial strains in Anopheles mosquitoes  Dr Christopher Sanders
21 October 2021 Professsor Stephen Goodbourn St. George's, University of London  Paramyxoviruses, flu (and COVID too); how viruses interact with the interferon system  Dr Julian Seago  
28 October 2021 Dr Samantha Lycett The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh                         TBC  Dr Pip Beard
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04 November 2021  Professor James Stewart University of Liverpool TBC  Dr Holly Shelton
11 November 2021 Dr David LV Bauer The Francis Crick Institute, London  TBC  Dr Holly Shelton
18 November 2021 Dr Stephen Graham University of Cambridge TBC Dr Dalan Bailey
25 November 2021 Dr Christine Tait-Burkard The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh TBC Prof Simon Graham
Date Speaker Organisation Title Host
02 December 2021         
09 December 2021        

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22 March 2022  Dr Stephanie Talker Institute of Virology and Immunology TBC Dr Wilhelm Gerner
31 March 2022 Dr Craig Thompson University of Oxford TBC Dr Elma Tchilian
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