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25 Jul 2022
Adventures in lipid research: bioactive lipids of inflammation and coagulationIn this webinar we heard from the 2022 Morton Lecture winner, Professor Valerie O'Donnell at Cardiff University, UK. During her Award lecture, Professor O'Donnell discussed her latest lipid research.
28 Jan 2021
Obesity: from genes to biochemistry of a global pandemicIn this webinar, we heard from Nik Morton and Katherine Kentistou from the University of Edinburgh who explored the research around the genetic extremes of body weight, and covered discovery approaches to obesity genes and their biochemistry.
12 Jan 2022
The importance of essential fatty acids and their derivativesIn this webinar the speakers discussed the sources of dietary components (fish via their ingestion of algae) and the lipid mediators derived from such fatty acids and their functions in health and disease.
25 Mar 2021
Amphiphilic polymers for membrane proteinsMembrane proteins play a vital role in cellular communication and the control of transport across the membrane, and are therefore key therapeutic targets for many human diseases. In this webinar, Professor Tim Dafforn outlined this breakthrough methodology and Professor Antoinette Killian discussed the role of lipids in membrane protein solubilization by SMA.
The 2020 Morton Lecture
The 2020 Morton Lecture: The key role of lipids in the synthesis of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis cell envelope and identification of new drug targets. In this webinar, Professor Besra presented his award lecture, which explored his group's research into the contribution of highly specialised lipids found in the cell envelope of M. tuberculosis to the essentiality of the organism both in terms of integrity and assembly, offering the potential identification of new drug targets./media/edrjubuf/bcs20-1025_bio_focus_webinar_series_hero_1440x377_700.jpg