THE SCOTTISH MICROBIOLOGY SOCIETY 12th SYMPOSIUM

Simon Burton simonburton at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 17 04:20:52 EST 2001


Next Symposium
THE SCOTTISH MICROBIOLOGY SOCIETY  12th SYMPOSIUM
2nd Announcement and call for papers
"Microbial Genomics- where are we in Scotland?"
Wednesday 5th September
Moredun Research Institute
Pentlands Science Park
Penicuik
Outside Edinburgh

The Moredun Research Institute will host the 12th Symposium of the Scottish
Microbiology Society on WEDNESDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER. Registration will begin at
10am and the symposium will start at 10:30am. The symposium will be open to
paper submissions on any topic in microbiology (inc. microbial genomics)
during the morning session. With nearly all the morning slots available
there is still an opportunity to give a presentation. The afternoon sessions
will be devoted to submissions on "Microbial Genomics".

Provisional schedule (8.6.01)
10.00 Registration
10.30 W Donachie,  Moredun Research Institute Welcome and Introduction
10.45 * available slot
11.10 * available slot
11.35 * available slot
12.00 Joan E. Edwards and R. John Wallace, Rowett Research Institute The
Effect of Flavomycin on Rumen Bacteria
12.25 * available slot

12.50 -2.00 Lunch

2.00 Dr Neil Wipat, University of Newcastle Bacillus Genomics
2.25 Professor Al Brown, University of Aberdeen Identification of targets of
morphogenetic regulators in the fungal pathogen, Candida albicans
2.50 Dr Alex Lainson,  Moredun Research Institute Exploitation of Mannheimia
haemolytica genomic information
3.15 Tea
3.45 Dr Ian Toth, Scottish Crop Research Institute Genomics and the
discovery of pathogenicity and host range determinants in the plant pathogen
Erwinia carotovora
4.10 Dr Jim Naismith, University of St. Andrews X Ray Crystallography in
post genomic analyses
4.35 Dr Maurice Gallagher, University of Edinburgh Salmonella genomics
Further details can be obtained from:
Dr. Willie Donachie, Deputy Director, Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands
Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 0PZ email
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