We would like to invite anyone interested in the fields of Industrial Biotechnology (IB) and Synthetic Biology (SynBio) to the second instalment of our new cross-Faculty, quarterly PhD & Post-Doc seminar series.
The session will be held in the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology - 14:00 on Thursday 21st May.
We are pleased to announce Prof. Jon Lloyd as our guest speaker, who will be speaking on the interface of geology and microbiology as applied in industrial nanotechnology. Please below for the full programme. The session will be followed by a drinks reception.
14:00 Guest Speaker
Professor Jon Lloyd –School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
Nature’s nanotechnologists; mining the subsurface for novel IB microbes
14:40 James Gilburt – PhD Student: Curtis Group
Understanding the influence of protein-protein interactions on aggregation during the
industrial refolding process
15:00 Hui Wang – PostDoc: Ashe/Grant/Persaud Group
Modification of yeast for the production of butanol & 2,3-butanediol by metabolic
15:15 Coffee break
15:40 Sam Clark – PhD student: Dobson Group
Prediction of antimicrobial peptide (AMP) sequences using functional data combined with
16:00 Chloe Westley – PhD Student: Goodacre/Turner Group
Raman spectroscopy and surface enhanced Raman scattering for direct monitoring of
16:20 Gerald Walther – PostDoc: Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation
Do No Harm: Averting the hostile use of life science research
16:40 Introduction to Manchester-based research networks
BIOCATNET, IBCarb, NPRONET, BioProNET
17:00 Prize presentation and drinks reception
If you are interested in participating in future seminars, please contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.