Biofilm Club (UK)

Julian Wimpenny WimpennyJ at cardiff.ac.uk
Thu Feb 18 13:56:15 EST 1999


The Biofilm Club are holding a one day workshop at Unilever Port Sunlight, 
Near Chester, UK on March 17th 1999. The topic:
The Validity and Applicability of Laboratory Models of Natural Biofilms 
Programme
9.45 - 10.30 
Arrive - Registration and Coffee 
Morning: 
Chairman: Jimmy Walker [jimmy.walker at camr.org.uk] 
10.00 - 10.10 
Introduction 
Jimmy Walker 
CAMR, Salisbury 
10:40 - 11:15 
The multifaceted use of chemostats for biofilm investigations 
Susanne Surman, PHLS Nottingham. 
11:15 - 11:50 
To modify or not to modify - Biofilms studies using Robbins 
Devices and other flow through apparatus 
Hilary Lappin-Scott 
University of Exeter, Exeter 
11:50 - 12:25 
Reproducible babies - The ultimate growth controller 
(Perfused-biofilm fermenters) 
David Allison and Peter Gilbert 
University of Manchester 
12:25 - 13.30 
LUNCH 
Afternoon 
Chairman: Melanie Brading [Melanie.Brading at unilever.com]. 
13.30 - 14.05 
The bigger the better - particle flow modeling using large 
scale-rig models 
Tony Woodward 
Thames Water 
14.05 - 14.40 
Continuous culture biofilm system: Applications in oral care 
Richard Hodgkins 
Unilever.Port Sunlight, Wirral 
14:40 - 14:30 
Constant depth or squashed biofilm - The story of the 
headless bacteria 
Mike Wilson 
Eastman Dental Institute, London 
14:30 - 15:00 
Computer simulation of biofilm communities - The easy solution? 
Julian Wimpenny 
University of Wales 
15:00 
Open Discussion
For more information contact the local organiser: 
Dr Melanie Brading 
Unilever Port Sunlight Research 
Dental Research 
Quarry Road East 
Bebbington 
L63 3JW 
UK 
Email: Melanie.Brading at unilever.com


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Professor Julian Wimpenny 
Cardiff School of Biosciences, 
Main College, 
Cardiff University, 
Cathays Park, 
Cardiff CF1 3TL 
Wales, UK 
tel: +44 (0) 1222 874974 
fax +44 (0) 1222 874305 
email: WimpennyJ at cf.ac.uk 
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