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Microbes in Norwich 2017

Biennial meeting of microbiologists on Norwich Research Park

Plenary Lecture by Prof Sharon Peacock (UCL and Director of the Bloomsbury Research Institute)

Talks by Matt Hutchings (BIO), Diane Saunders (EI/JIC), Ben Evans (MED), Nathalie Juge (IFR), Susan Schlimpert (JIC), Andrew Crombie (ENV), Mark Webber (IFR), Melissa Lawson (IFR), Silke Robatzek (TSL), Tung Le (JIC)

Poster Session (Prizes £100, £50 and £25)

Phd students and early career post-docs are invited to display posters at the meeting. MiN participants will be invited to vote for the best poster. Prizes will be awarded to the first authors of the posters receiving the most votes (1st £100, 2nd £50 and 3rd £25). Prize will be split in the case of joint 1st authors to a poster.

Programme

1st Session – Chair Colin Murrell

9.30-9.55 Matt Hutchings (BIO) Ants, plants and their antibiotic-producing bacteria

9.55-10.20 Diane Saunders (EI/JIC) Genetic profiling of a cereal killer

10.20-10.45 Ben Evans (MED) Inspirations and aspirations: my early career in antibiotic resistance and pathogen evolution

10.45-11.15 Coffee break and posters

2nd Session – Chair Lindsay Hall

11.15-11.40 Nathalie Juge (IFR) The sweet and sour attraction of microbes to muci

11.40-12.05 Susan Schlimpert (JIC) Cellular differentiation and cell division in filamentous bacteria – showing Streptomyces in a different light

12.05-12.30 Andrew Crombie (ENV) Microbial growth on isoprene, a plant secondary metabolite and significant climate-active trace gas

12.30-12.55 Mark Webber (IFR) Antimicrobial resistance in biofilms, links between multidrug efflux pumps and expression of the biofilm matrix

12.55-2.10 Lunch and posters

3rd Session – Chair Jake Malone

2.10-2.35 Melissa Lawson (IFR) Examining the role of infant diet on microbial
development

2.35-3.00 Silke Robatzek (TSL) The role of vesicle transport in plant-bacteria interactions

3.00-3.25 Tung Le (JIC) Clash of the titans: how does the co-orientation of transcription and replication influence the translocation of the Structural Maintenance of Chromosome (SMC) complex

3.25-4.10 Coffee break and poster prize voting

Plenary lecture

4.10-4.55 Sharon Peacock, UCL and Founding Director of Bloomsbury Research Institute Pathogen sequencing: a new best friend for clinical microbiologists

4.55-5.10 Summary and best poster prize giving

5.10pm Bar opens

Financial support from Norwich Research Park Science through the Earth and Life Systems Alliance, Food and Health Alliance, Industrial Biotechnology Alliance and the Microbiology Society is gratefully acknowledged.

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