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Cardiff Institute for Tissue Engineering & Repair: Biofilms in Health and Disease Webinar

June 24 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Cardiff Institute for Tissue Engineering & Repair (CITER) is holding an open free research webinar taking place between 13:30 – 16:30 on 24th June 2020: Biofilms in Health and Disease.

This virtual research workshop will provide an opportunity to discuss rapid advances that have developed in the field over the past years, to identify how new methodologies and technologies could be applied in biofilm research and to think about research challenges that might develop in the future. Aimed at established and up-and-coming biofilm researchers and those with interest in the area of biofilms and their application in health and disease.

This will be an open workshop, please register on Eventbrite. The event will be hosted here and supported by the IT Service Desk.  Please see below the Programme, there will be a five minute question time following each talk;

13:30 – 13:35
Welcome: Dr Barbara Szomolay. School of Medicine, Cardiff University

13:35 – 14:10
Dr. Freya Harrison, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick:
“Building and using models of lung and wound biofilms”

14:10 – 14:45
Dr Angela Nobbs, University of Bristol:
“Microbial interplay within oral biofilms”

14:45 – 15:30
Dr Mark Webber, Quadram Institute Bioscience:
“Adaptation of biofilms to stress results in complex costs and benefits”

15:30 – 16:15
Regents Professor Phil Stewart, Center for Biofilm Engineering, Montana State University:
“Innate Immunity versus Nascent Biofilm”

16:15 – 16:30
Closing session: Dr Barbara Szomolay. School of Medicine, Cardiff University

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