Research Seminar Series

UCL Eastman Dental Institute hosts a weekly series of research seminars, featuring guest speakers from around the world speaking on a variety of topics. All clinical and research staff and all postgraduates are very welcome to attend. Visitors from other institutes are particularly welcome.

If you would like to attend a seminar, please contact Dr Elaine Allan. You are strongly advised to confirm the time and venue before departure.

Forthcoming Seminars

All seminars take place 1pm - 2pm in Lecture Room 2.

27 October
Can the genome of Staphylococcus aureus tell us how it causes disease?
Ruth Massey, Dept of Biology & Biochemistry, University of Bath
3 November
Digging the dirt on enamel: How archaeology can help regenerative dentistry
Maisoon Al-Jawad, Institute of Dentistry, QMUL 
Tuesday 17 November Minimal genomes in flux: unconventional chromosomal transfers provide mycoplasmas with a new gateway to evolution and diversification
Christine Citti, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire, Toulouse
Tuesday 24 November
Tendon Biology - from molecules to locomotion
Helen Birch, UCL Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science
Tuesday 19 January
Dental plaque: social networking on a microbial scale
Nick Jakubovics, School of Dental Sciences, Newcastle University

Tuesday 16 February
Understanding and overcoming the staphylococcal biofilm
Alex O’Neill, School of Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Leeds