EMBO Workshop “Bacterial cell division: Closing the gap”

This  EMBO workshop with focus on the bacterial cell division takes place is now open to registration and abstract submission. The aim of this workshop  is to bring together both established experts and early career researchers to discuss recent major advances in our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of cell division, as well as novel aspects of division and its regulation in non-model bacteria, antibiotic target selection and drug development.

The workshop will be organised in Lund, 9-12 June 2019.

More information, programme, speakers list, registration details and abstract submission here:
http://meetings.embo.org/event/19-bact-cell-division.
NOTE! Deadline 10 February.

NDPIA members can apply for travel and accommodation support! More information and form for NDPIA support application here:
https://ndpia.se/events/embo-workshop-bacterial-cell-division-closing-the-gap/

Live in the dark – recap of the NDPIA course “Live Imaging of Intracellular Infections”

November. The absolutely worst month of the year. Dark and gloomy. To change that, we spent five full days together with other people also passionate about intracellular infections. The course, named Live Imaging of Intracellular Infections was held 12-16 November at Linköping University and attracted students from Kalmar, Linköping, Umeå, Uppsala, Örebro and Tromsø who were encouraged to bring their own cells and bacteria to work with during the course.

Live imaging hands-on
The central element was the new, live cell microscope in Linköping in which e.g. infected cells can be imaged over time in a high throughput fashion.

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NDPIA Ambassadors appointed!

Aiming to increase regional participation in NDPIA and programme activities, five “NDPIA Ambassadors” have been appointed. The ambassadors will promote NDPIA and activities together with the NDPIA Directors of Studies for their respective region/university.

Ambassador

University

Naveed Asghar

Örebro University

Stefan Börjesson

National Veterinary Institute (SVA, Uppsala)

Padryk Merkl

KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University

Lena-Mari Tamminen

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU, Uppsala)

Helena Vandesande

Linnaeus University (Kalmar)

TBD

Chalmers (Gothenburg)

TBD

Malmö University

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