Seminar series

External Seminar Programme

The Department of Biomedical Science runs a lively and exciting external seminar programme. Topics presented represent the wide-range of research interests within the department and are presented by experts in particular areas.

Seminars are held on Mondays at 12.00 noon (unless stated) in the Conference Room (room A225), A Floor, Alfred Denny building.

If you have any questions regarding our programme, please contact Wendy Howard.


2019/2020 Programme:

Monday 2nd March 2020

Dr Sara Wells, MRC Harwell

"New data and ideas from broad-based pipelines to new phenotyping paradigms. What do we really know about mice?"

Host: Dr Ivana Barbaric


Monday 9th March 2020

Dr Michael Harrison, Saban Research Institute, University of Southern California

"Development and regeneration of the cardiac vasculature systems and their role in repair"

Host: Prof Marysia Placzek


Monday 16th March 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Dr Yohanns Bellaiche, Institut Curie, Paris, has been postponed.  It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Wednesday 18th March 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Dr Helen Matthews, University College London has been postponed.  It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 23rd March 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Professor Giorgio Scita from the University of Milan has been postponed.  The talk has been rescheduled to take place on Monday 5th October 2020.


Wednesday 25th March 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Dr Ian McGough, Francis Crick Institute has been postponed.  It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 30th March 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Dr Sarah McClelland, Barts Cancer Institute has been postponed.  It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 6th April 2020

Unfortunately, the talk due to be given by Dr Colin Logie, Radboud University, Nijmegen has been postponed.  It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 20th April 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Dr Brigitte Dorner, Robert Koch-Institut, Berlin, has been postponed.  It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 27th April 2020

Unfortunately, the talk due to be given by Dr Sally Lowell, University of Edinburgh has been postponed.  It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 11th May 2020

Unfortunately, the talk due to be given by Professor Hilary Ashe, University of Manchester, has been postponed. It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 18th May 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Dr Marie-Laure Baudet, University of Trento, has been postponed. It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 1st June 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Dr Robert Pinnock, RDP Life Sciences, has been postponed.  It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 8th June 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Professor Marta Miaczynska, IIMCB Warsaw, has been postponed.  It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 22nd June 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Professor Christof Niehrs, Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz, has been postponed. It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 29th June 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Dr MaĆ«va Luxey, University of Basel, has been postponed. It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.


Monday 6th July 2020

Unfortunately, the seminar due to be given by Professor Oscar Marin, King's College London, has been postponed. It is hoped that the talk will be rescheduled to take place later in the year.



2020/2021 Programme:

Monday 5th October 2020

Professor Giorgio Scita, University of Milan

"Solid-to-liquid phase transition in pathophysiology"

Host: Prof Walter Marcotti


Monday 26th October 2020

Dr Vassilis Pachnis, Francis Crick Institute

Title to be announced

Host: Dr Anestis Tsakiridis