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Date Time Speaker Title Presentation Material
21st August 2011 15:00 to 16:00 A Ruiz-Herrera Chaos in biology: Experiments, implications and mathematical tools
12th August 2014 14:00 to 15:00 W Sloan Modelling interactions between hydrodynamics and dispersal that help shape biofilm community composition across a range of scales.
12th August 2014 15:00 to 16:00 T Parsons A Non-exchangeable Coalescent Process Arising In Phylogenetics
14th August 2014 14:00 to 15:00 O Croze Bacterial migration in porous media: new statistical physics with implications for soil bioremediation and microbial ecology
14th August 2014 15:00 to 16:00 V de Lorenzo Superbugs vs communities in environmental bioremediation
19th August 2014 14:00 to 15:00 J Chong Methanogenic Communities
19th August 2014 15:00 to 16:00 C Wiuf Modelling Biochemical Pathways
21st August 2014 14:00 to 15:00 J Gore Cooperation, cheating and collapse in microbial populations
21st August 2014 15:00 to 16:00 A Ruiz-Herrera Chaos in biology: Experiments, implications and mathematical tools
26th August 2014 14:00 to 15:00 V de Lorenzo Catalytic origami: Genetic tools and strategies for assembling 3D bacterial consortia
28th August 2014 14:00 to 15:00 B Waclaw Life on the edge - microbial evolution in the presence of drug gradients
2nd September 2014 14:00 to 15:00 JR van der Meer Understanding reactions of introduced bacteria in natural and engineered environments
2nd September 2014 15:00 to 16:00 A Zelezniak Metabolic interactions in microbial communities
4th September 2014 14:00 to 15:00 S Allison Representing microbial communities in Earth system models
4th September 2014 15:00 to 16:00 P Joyce Theory of adaptive evolution informed by microbial experiments
8th September 2014 16:00 to 17:00 S Leibler On the (un)reasonable (in)effectiveness of mathematics in biology: Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture
16th September 2014 14:00 to 15:00 J van der Meer Biology of Integrative and Conjugative Elements (special agents of bacterial evolution)
16th September 2014 15:00 to 16:00 S Grosskinsky Mathematical aspects of growing colonies
18th September 2014 14:00 to 14:30 A Sczyrba Metagenome, metatranscriptome and single cell genome sequencing of biogas-producing microbial communities from production-scale biogas plants
18th September 2014 14:30 to 15:00 J Droege Computational tools for the taxonomic analysis of shotgun metagenome samples
18th September 2014 15:00 to 15:30 A McHardy Gaining Insights into the Uncultured Microbial World by Computational Metagenome Analysis
18th September 2014 15:30 to 16:00 A Darling Toward resolving the fine scale genetic structure of microbial populations: a metagenomic Hi-C approach
25th September 2014 14:00 to 15:00 T Parsons Linking Statistical and Ecological Theory: Hubbell's Unified Neutral Theory of Biodiversity as a hierarchical Dirichlet process
30th September 2014 14:00 to 15:00 J Huisman Colorful niches of phototrophic microorganisms shaped by vibrations of the water molecule
2nd October 2014 14:00 to 15:00 J van der Meer The construction and use of bacterial bioreporters
2nd October 2014 15:00 to 16:00 C Picioreanu Modelling electrochemically-active biofilms
7th October 2014 14:00 to 15:00 R Allen Predictability and Unpredictability in nutrient-cycling microbial ecosystems
7th October 2014 15:00 to 16:00 J Huisman Impacts of rising CO2 on harmful cyanobacterial blooms
9th October 2014 09:30 to 12:30 Q Jin PhreeqC tutorial session
14th October 2014 14:00 to 15:00 D Falush TBA
14th October 2014 15:00 to 16:00 S Widder Microbial communities and the structure-function twins
16th October 2014 14:00 to 15:00 F Rohwer Speculation about Quantum Isolation in Biology
16th October 2014 15:00 to 16:00 T Schuster Game-theoretical approaches in microbiology
20th October 2014 15:00 to 16:00 M Goddard Experimentally Quantifying Patterns in Microbial Eukaryote Populations
20th October 2014 16:00 to 17:00 P Rainey The Evolution of Multicellularity
21st October 2014 14:00 to 15:00 F Rohwer Outstanding Questions in the Ecology and Evolution of Coral Reef Microbes
23rd October 2014 15:00 to 16:00 C Quince TBA
5th November 2014 14:00 to 15:00 D Murray Energetic feedback on chromatin state defines a system-wide reset point
6th November 2014 14:00 to 15:00 D Franco Controlling chaos in population models
10th November 2014 14:00 to 15:00 C Murrell Understanding the structure and function of microbes involved in cycling of trace gases in the environment
21st November 2014 14:00 to 15:00 D Nelson Life at High Reynolds Number
24th November 2014 16:00 to 17:00 R May tba
4th December 2014 09:00 to 17:00 UMC open for business
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