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Liverpool Postdoc Appreciation Week

Please note this event is for staff and students at the university. No admission for the general public.
Past event - 2021
24 Sep 3pm to 5pm
The Shipping Forecast, 15 Slater Street,
Liverpool L1 4BW
As part of National Postdoc Appreciation Week (#NPAW2021) come listen to these fantastic postdoc talk about their research, discuss their work, discuss your work, and ask them about their journey to becoming a successful postdoc!

Register your place now! All students, researchers, staff, and postdocs welcome. Refreshments and limited goody bags provided courtesy of Proteintech. Please register one ticket per person.

Planning habitat conservation in a dynamic world

Dr Claudia Gutierrez-Arellano (Postdoctoral Research Associate)
Recent decades have seen unprecedented biodiversity loss driven by humans’ unsustainable use of land and natural resources. Our future depends on biodiversity co-existing with large human populations. The key to do so is securing species’ habitats. We aim to develop a method to identify ‘habitat networks’ that are large and interconnected enough to support many species and be resilient to climate change and other pressures.

Using small molecules to inhibit bacterial toxins

Dr Daniel Faulke (Postdoctoral Researcher)
Bacteria are ubiquitous and essential to our existence. In certain circumstances bacteria such as Pseudomonas and Staphylococcus can become pathogenic, leading to deadly infections. These bacteria utilise distinct toxins to cause cytotoxicity, tissue damage and spread of infection. As a novel means of treatment, our group is interested in discovering compounds that can directly inhibit certain bacterial toxins.